Foner, Eric

views updated


FONER, Eric. American, b. 1943. Genres: History, Race relations. Career: Columbia University, NYC, instructor, and subsequently assistant professor and associate professor, 1969-73, Dewitt Clinton Professor of History, 1982-; City College, City University of New York, professor of history, 1973-82. Publications: Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War, 1970; Tom Paine and Revolutionary America, 1976; Politics and Ideology in the Age of the Civil War, 1980; Nothing but Freedom, 1983; Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1988; A House Divided, 1990; Freedom's Lawmakers, 1993; America's Reconstruction, 1995; The Story of American Freedom, 1998; Who Owns History?, 2002. EDITOR: America's Black Past: A Reader in Afro-American History, 1970; Nat Turner, 1971; Thomas Paine, 1995. Address: 606 W 116th St, New York, NY 10027, U.S.A.