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After Words: "A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War," hosted by Eric Foner, Columbia University

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Oxford historian Amanda Foreman reveals that many British citizens fought on both sides of the Civil War for a host of personal and political reasons. She talks about this lesser-known influence in the war of secession with Pulitzer Prize winning historian Eric Foner.

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Amanda Foreman

Amanda Foreman is a Visiting Research Fellow at Queen Mary, University of London, having earned her master's and doctorate degrees in History at Oxford University.  She won the Whitbread Prize for her first book, "Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire."  


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After Words: "A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War," hosted by Eric Foner, Columbia University

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Past Airings

  • Friday, November 25th at 3:15pm (ET)
  • Friday, November 25th at 3:15am (ET)
  • Sunday, August 14th at 12pm (ET)
  • Monday, August 8th at 3am (ET)
  • Sunday, August 7th at 9pm (ET)
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