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The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

 
 
 
 
The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery
Author: Eric Foner
ISBN 13: 9780393066180
ISBN 10: 393066185
Edition: First Edition
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 2010-10-04
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 448
List Price: $29.95
 
 

From a master historian, the story of Lincoln's—and the nation's—transformation through the crucible of slavery and emancipation.

The Washington Post - Fred Kaplan

The value of Eric Foner's The Fiery Trial lies in its comprehensive review of mostly familiar material; in its sensible evaluation of the full range of information already available about Abraham Lincoln and slavery; and in the deft thoroughness of its scholarship. The Fiery Trial does well what has already been done before "but ne'er so well expressed."