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Review: Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War

User Review  - Joseph Stieb - Goodreads

This is an absolutely crucial book for understanding the causes of the Civil War and antebellum politics in general. Foner blends together the many roots of the Republican Party and shows how ... Read full review

Review: Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War

User Review  - Joshua - Goodreads

An outstanding book by Eric Foner that clearly and logically spells out slavery as the primary cause of the Civil War and the lowest common denominator uniting diverse Republicans during the 1850s ... Read full review

Review: Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War

User Review  - Sean Chick - Goodreads

A well researched and argued book, written with clarity, but not flair. Foner really does live up to his reputation. Read full review

Review: Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War

User Review  - David Withun - Goodreads

This is the best intellectual history of the Antebellum period that I have yet read. Foner does a wonderful job of examining the emergent ideology of both the Republican Party, which would become the ... Read full review

Review: Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War

User Review  - Kb - Goodreads

Very impressive study of Republican ideology in the antebellum era, with particular attention to the formation of the party. As a result, Foner highlights the many fissures and seams in the party ... Read full review

Review: Free Soil, Free Labor, Free Men: The Ideology of the Republican Party Before the Civil War

User Review  - Samantha - Goodreads

i already knew eric foner was a noted historian, so i found myself most excited to read this when it was assigned in a history class. foner maps out the formation of the republican party in the ... Read full review


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