Blight, David W.

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BLIGHT, David W.

BLIGHT, David W. American, b. 1949. Genres: History. Career: Affiliated with Northern High School, Flint, MI, 1971-78; North Central College, Naperville, IL, assistant professor, 1982-87; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, assistant professor of history and Afro-American studies, 1987-89; Amherst College, Amherst, MA, assistant professor, beginning in 1987, became associate professor of history and Afro-American studies; writer. Publications: Frederick Douglass's Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee, 1989; Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory, 2001. EDITOR: C.H. Brewster, When This Cruel War Is Over: The Civil War Letters of Charles Harvey Brewster, 1992; F. Douglass, Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave, 1993. Address: Box 2251, Department of History, Amherst College, Amherst, MA 01002, U.S.A.