[Marxism] Eric Foner letter on Lincoln

Jon Flanders jonathan.flanders at verizon.net
Sat Dec 1 10:16:18 MST 2012


In "Drawn With the Sword, Reflections on the Civil War", chapter 13, "Who Freed the Slaves", James McPherson comes down quite persuasively to my mind on the crucial role that Lincoln played in emancipation.

He is critical of the self emancipation thesis.  Worth reading

Jon Flanders

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