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OUSD Teaching American History Grant II
May 20, 2006


"American Freedom: Before and After 9/11"
Eric Foner, DeWitt Clinton Professor of History
Columbia University

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  • VIDEO: "The Story of American Freedom: 1776-2005" Lecture by Eric Foner from the series "Myths About America" sponsored by MIT SPURS/Humphrey Program. (requires Real Audio plug-in to listen)
    http://mitworld.mit.edu/video/263/ Video length is 1:25.

  • Eric Foner's Articles on the Web from his own homepage
    http://www.ericfoner.com/articles/index.html

  • Rethinking American History in a Post-9/11 World
    History News Network -- September 6 2004
    http://hnn.us/articles/6961.html

  • The Idea of Freedom in the American CenturyPresented by Eric Foner
    DeWitt Clinton Professor of History Columbia University
    November 2002
    http://www.ecu.edu/history/brewster/bl02.htm

  • Eric Foner Predicts Future Historians Will Disagree Over Analysis of September 11, Columbia News Video Brief
    http://www.columbia.edu/cu/news/media/02/ericFoner3/

  • Not All Freedom Is Made in America
    from The New York Times -- April 13 2003
    http://www.ericfoner.com/articles/041303nytimes.html

  • Eric Foner's articles from The Nation
    http://www.thenation.com/directory/bios/eric_foner

  • "Eric Foner on Freedom", Columbia Professor Eric Foner talks about our ideas of freedom from early America to the current election. By JOSHUA TANZER Offoffoff.com
    http://www.offoffoff.com/opinion/2004/foner.php

  • "American Freedom in a Global Age"
    Eric Foner's Presidential Address to the American Historical Association annual meeting January 2001
    http://www.historians.org/info/AHA_History/Efoner.htm

Web Projects

  • America's Reconstruction: People and Politics After the Civil War
    Online exhibit is based on the book by the same title by Eric Foner and Olivia Mahoney. http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/reconstruction/

  • A House Divided: America in the Age of Lincoln
    This exhibit is based on the book by the same title by Eric Foner and Olivia Mahoney http://www.digitalhistory.uh.edu/ahd/

Selected Books by E. Foner

  • Tom Paine and Revolutionary America, 1976
    by Eric Foner link to Amazon

  • Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men : The Ideology of the Republican Party before the Civil War With a New Introductory Essay
    by Eric Foner (April 20, 1995) link to Amazon

  • Forever Free : The Story of Emancipation and Reconstruction
    by Eric Foner, Joshua Brown (November 1, 2005) link to Amazon

  • The Story of American Freedom
    by Eric Foner (1998) l link to Amazon

  • Give Me Liberty!: An American History, Seagull Edition (Single-Volume Edition) by Eric Foner link to Amazon

  • Books by Eric Foner available at Amazon.com link to Amazon


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