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Gateway to Freedom

The Hidden History of the Underground Railroad

Gateway to Freedom( )
Author: Foner, Eric
ISBN:978-0-393-24407-6
Publication Date:Jan 2015
Publisher:W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $30.00
Book Description:

The dramatic story of fugitive slaves and the antislaveryactivists who defied the law to help them reach freedom.

Book Details
Pages:320
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Slavery
History / United States / Civil War Period (1850-1877)
History / United States / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.4 x 9.6 x 1.2 Inches
Book Weight:1.395 Pounds
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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