Phillip W. Magness

Phillip W. Magness is a historian of the 19th Century United States, specializing in slavery, abolitionism, and the American Civil War. He is the co-author of the critically acclaimed book “Colonization After Emancipation: Lincoln and the Movement for Black Resettlement” as well as numerous scholarly articles on the history of slavery and mid 19th century economic policy. His popular writings on the history of the Civil War have appeared in numerous venues including the Civil War Monitor, Britannica.com, and the New York Times. He has also appeared on C-Span’s American History Television for Black History Month, and in the historical documentary film “The Contradictions of Fair Hope.”┬áis a historian of the 19th Century United States, specializing in slavery, abolitionism, and the American Civil War. He is the co-author of the critically acclaimed book “Colonization After Emancipation: Lincoln and the Movement for Black Resettlement” as well as numerous scholarly articles on the history of slavery and mid 19th century economic policy. His popular writings on the history of the Civil War have appeared in numerous venues including the Civil War Monitor, Britannica.com, and the New York Times. He has also appeared on C-Span’s American History Television for Black History Month, and in the historical documentary film “The Contradictions of Fair Hope.”