Books by Eric Foner


Eric Foner is DeWitt Clinton Professor Emeritus of History at Columbia University. In his teaching and scholarship, he focuses on the Civil War and Reconstruction, slavery, and nineteenth-century America. He has served as president of the Organization of American Historians and the American Historical Association. In 2006, he received the Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching from Columbia University. His most recent books are The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, winner of the Bancroft and Lincoln Prizes and the Pulitzer Prize for History; Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad, winner of the New York Historical Society Book Prize; and The Second Founding: How the Civil War and Reconstruction Remade the Constitution.


Rights of Man

Thomas Paine


At Freedom's Door: African American Founding Fathers and...

James Lowell Underwood and W. Lewis Burke


The Civil War in 50 Objects

Harold Holzer and New-York Historical Society


Social Darwinism in American Thought

Richard Hofstadter


The Modern Temper: American Culture and Society in the 1920s

Lynn Dumenil and Dumenil


American Populism: A Social History 1877-1898

Robert McMath


The Betrayal of the Negro, from Rutherford B. Hayes to...

Rayford Whittingham Logan


Make Good the Promises Lib/E: Reclaiming Reconstruction and...

Various Authors, Kinshasha Holman Conwill, et al.