Eric Foner Remarks on History and Fiction

Here’s Professor Eric Foner giving an excellent lecture on history and fiction, including some terrific insights into the historian’s craft.

The video’s description reads, “Author and historian Eric Foner presented his thoughts on history and fiction in a talk entitled, ‘Rethinking and Re-imaging the Past in a Changing World.’ Eric Foner is a history professor at Columbia University. He is the author of several books, including Who Owns History? Mr. Foner was formerly the president of the Organization of American Historians.”

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