Reconstruction, 1865–1877 author insight videos download or watch and listen online to over 150 informative podcasts in which textbook author, eric foner . Eric foner, dewitt clinton professor emeritus of history, specializes in the civil war and reconstruction, slavery, and 19th-century america he is one of only two persons to serve as president of the organization of american historians, american historical association, and society of american historians. [reconstruction is] a story of how ordinary people facing very difficult odds tried to create a better society, tried to create a functioning democracy, and tried to create a semblance of equality in this country. Eric foner's book on reconstruction is exhaustive and exhausting if you are a history professional or someone who can't get enough history, you may want to read it . A short history of reconstruction by eric foner is an important addition to documented american history the american civil war and its aftermath is a critical.
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The civil war and reconstruction with eric foner 838 likes a new history mooc taught by eric foner produced by columbia university and the columbia. Eric foner has also been the co-curator, with olivia mahoney, of two prize-winning exhibitions on american history: a house divided: america in the age of lincoln, which opened at the chicago historical society in 1990, and america's reconstruction: people and politics after the civil war, which opened at the virginia historical society in 1995 . Wsbctc 1 reconstruction - an unfinished revolution eric foner, dewitt clinton professor of history at columbia university, wrote a prize-winning book about reconstruction titled:.
This detailed literature summary also contains topics for discussion on reconstruction: america's unfinished revolution, 1863-1877 by eric foner reconstruction: america's unfinished revolution 1863-1877 is a historical account of the years following the civil war, known as the reconstruction era . Eric foner, the dewitt clinton professor of history at columbia university, is the author of numerous books on the civil war and reconstruction. “reconstruction” author eric foner talks abraham lincoln, frederick douglass and what’s become of the gop. Reconstruction: eric foner the reconstruction time period, 1865 through 1877, was a complex time for america the southern part of the nation was in need of governmental, economical, and social repair after losing the civil war.
Forever free: the story of emancipation and reconstruction by eric foner, joshua brown from one of our most distinguished historians comes a groundbreaking new examination of the myths and realities of the period after the civil war. 33 quotes from reconstruction: america's unfinished revolution 1863-1877: ‘frederick douglass, who had encountered racism even within abolitionist ranks . Eric foner (born february 7, 1943) is an american historian he writes extensively on american political history, the history of freedom, the early history of the republican party , african american biography, reconstruction , and historiography , and has been a member of the faculty at the columbia university department of history since 1982.
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