"Give Me Liberty!" Book Review by Top Papers

"Give Me Liberty!"
A discussion on Eric Foner's "Give Me Liberty!".
# 142521 | 1,250 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Literature (American)


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The paper relates that Eric Foner is considered a leftist in American history and his views are old-fashioned. The paper discusses how in his writings of freedom, Foner progressively discusses freedom through the contemporary academic idols, and his post-modern ideals are first seen in the title he chooses for his book-"Give Me Liberty!" The paper relates that for Foner, history is a story of actual events and invention, and what this means is that telling the history of freedom is a story of America through actual events and invention (Foner xiii).

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"Eric Foner is considered a leftist in American History. His views are old-fashioned. In his writings of freedom, Foner progressively discusses freedom through the contemporary academic idols. Foner's post-modern ideals are first seen in the title he chooses for his book--"Give Me Liberty!" For Foner history is a story of actual events and invention. What this means is that telling the history of freedom is a story of America through actual events and invention (Foner xiii). Foner focuses on race, gender and class in his telling of the history of American freedom. It is through his ability to express the first-hand..."

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