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Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men

The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War

Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men( )
Author: Foner, Eric
Publication Date:Apr 1995
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $29.05AUD $41.95
Book Description:

Foner's famous book has been one of the most influential and successful works dealing with the factors that brought the North to fight the Civil War. Foner has now written a new introduction that puts his argument in the book into the context of contemporary scholarship.

Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Political Science / Political Process / Political Parties
History / United States / 19Th Century
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):20.3 x 13.6 x 2 cm
Book Weight:0.38 Kilograms
Author Biography
Foner, Eric (Author)
Eric Foner is the preeminent historian of his generation. His books have won the top awards in the profession, and he has been president of both major history organizations, the American Historical Association and the Organization of American Historians. He is the author of Give Me Liberty!, which displays all of his trademark strengths as a scholar, teacher, and writer. A specialist on the Civil War/Reconstruction period, he regularly teaches the nineteenth-century survey at Columbia University, where he is DeWitt Clinton Professor of History. In 2011, Foner's The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery won the Pulitzer Prize in History, the Bancroft Prize, and the Lincoln Prize. His Gateway to Freedom: The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad is a 2015 New York Times bestseller.


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