[Marxism] Eric Foner letter on Lincoln

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sat Dec 1 10:28:36 MST 2012


On 12/1/12 12:16 PM, Jon Flanders wrote:
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> 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.
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> He is critical of the self emancipation thesis.  Worth reading
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> Jon Flanders
>

Ira Berlin responds to McPherson:

http://www.library.vanderbilt.edu/Quaderno/Quaderno5/Q5.C3.Berlin.pdf





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