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The Fiery Trial

Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

Eric Foner

Selected as a Notable Book of the Year by the New York Times Book Review, this landmark work gives us a definitive account of Lincoln's lifelong engagement with the nation's critical issue: American slavery. A master historian, Eric Foner draws Lincoln and the broader history of the period into perfect balance. We see Lincoln, a pragmatic politicia...
Publish Date
2011
September 26
Goodreads rating
4.15
ISBN
9780393340662
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Jun 13, 2020
“History, it has been said, is what the present chooses to remember about the past.” A SPLENDID BOOK. — The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery by Eric Foner      source