David W. Blight

David W. Blight

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List of Collections in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Union and Emancipation: Essays on Politics and Race in the Civil War Era
1997

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
The Columbian Orator (With: Caleb Bingham)
The Columbian Orator (With: Caleb Bingham)
1797
2
The Souls of Black Folk (With: W.E.B. Du Bois)
1903
3
Frederick Douglass' Civil War: Keeping Faith in Jubilee
1989
4
When This Cruel War is Over: The Civil War Letters (With: Charles Harvey Brewster)
1992
5
Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory
2001
6
Passages to Freedom: The Underground Railroad in History and Memory
2001
7
Beyond the Battlefield: Race, Memory, and the American Civil War
2002
8
A Slave No More: Two Men Who Escaped to Freedom, Including Their Own Narratives of Emancipation
2007
9
Hope is the First Great Blessing: African Free School 1812-1826
2008
10
Delia's Tears: Race, Science, and Photography in Nineteenth-Century America (With: Molly Rogers)
2010
11
American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era
2011
12
Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition (With: Robert W. Harms, Bernard K. Freamon)
Indian Ocean Slavery in the Age of Abolition (With: Robert W. Harms, Bernard K. Freamon)
2013
13
A People and a Nation, Volume I: to 1877 (With: Jane Kamensky, Carol Sheriff, Howard Chudacoff, Fredrik Logevall)
A People and a Nation, Volume I: to 1877 (With: Jane Kamensky, Carol Sheriff, Howard Chudacoff, Fredrik Logevall)
2018
14
A People and a Nation, Volume II: Since 1865 (With: Jane Kamensky, Carol Sheriff, Howard Chudacoff, Fredrik Logevall)
A People and a Nation, Volume II: Since 1865 (With: Jane Kamensky, Carol Sheriff, Howard Chudacoff, Fredrik Logevall)
2018
15
10
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
2018
16
Yale and Slavery: A History
2024

List of Slaveries since Emancipation Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Fighting Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking: History and Contemporary Policy (With: Genevieve Lebaron, Jessica R. Pliley)
2021

List of Great Lakes Books in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Independent Man: The Life of Senator James Couzens (By: Harry Barnard, David Levering Lewis)
Independent Man: The Life of Senator James Couzens (By: Harry Barnard, David Levering Lewis)
1958
2
Independent Man: The Life of Senator James Couzens (By: Harry Barnard, David L. Lewis)
Independent Man: The Life of Senator James Couzens (By: Harry Barnard, David L. Lewis)
1958
3
The Detroit Riot of 1967 (By: Hubert G. Locke)
The Detroit Riot of 1967 (By: Hubert G. Locke)
1969
4
Detroit: City of Race and Class Violence (By: B.J. Widick, Horace L. Sheffield Jr.)
Detroit: City of Race and Class Violence (By: B.J. Widick, Horace L. Sheffield Jr.)
1972
5
Waiting for the Morning Train (By: Bruce Catton, William B. Catton)
1972
6
Call It North Country ( By: John Bartlow Martin)
1986
7
Danny and the Boys: Being Some Legends of Hungry Hollow (By: Robert Traver)
1987
8
Michigan Voices: Our State’s History in the Words of the People Who Lived It (By: Joe Grimm)
1987
9
Seasons of Grace: A History of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit (By: Leslie Woodcock Tentler, Edmund Cardinal Szoka)
Seasons of Grace: A History of the Catholic Archdiocese of Detroit (By: Leslie Woodcock Tentler, Edmund Cardinal Szoka)
1990
10
Cobb Would Have Caught It: The Golden Age of Baseball in Detroit (By: Richard Bak)
1991
11
John Jacob Astor: Business and Finance in the Early Republic (By: John D. Haeger)
1991
12
Queen of the Lakes (By: Mark L. Thompson)
Queen of the Lakes (By: Mark L. Thompson)
1994
13
Turkey Stearnes and the Detroit Stars: The Negro Leagues in Detroit, 1919-1933 (By: Richard Bak)
1994
14
The Northern Lights: Lighthouses of the Upper Great Lakes (By: Charles K. Hyde, Ann Mahan, John Mahan)
The Northern Lights: Lighthouses of the Upper Great Lakes (By: Charles K. Hyde, Ann Mahan, John Mahan)
1994
15
Redevelopment and Race: Planning a Finer City in Postwar Detroit (By: June Manning Thomas)
1997
16
The Long Winter Ends (By: Newton G. Thomas, William Mulligan)
The Long Winter Ends (By: Newton G. Thomas, William Mulligan)
1998
17
All-American Anarchist: Joseph A. Labadie and the Labor Movement (By: Carlotta R. Anderson)
1998
18
Toast of the Town: The Life and Times of Sunnie Wilson (By: Sunnie Wilson, John Cohassey)
1998
19
Father Abraham's Children: Michigan Episodes in the Civil War (By: Frank B. Woodford, Arthur M. Woodford)
Father Abraham's Children: Michigan Episodes in the Civil War (By: Frank B. Woodford, Arthur M. Woodford)
1998
20
Huron: The Seasons of a Great Lake (By: Napier Shelton)
1999
21
A Sailor's Logbook: A Season Aboard Great Lakes Freighters (By: Mark L. Thompson)
1999
22
"Expanding the Frontiers of Civil Rights": Michigan, 1948-1968 (By: Sidney Fine)
2000
23
Arab Detroit: From Margin to Mainstream (By: Saladin Ahmed, Naomi Shihab Nye, Hayan Charara, Nabeel Abraham, Sally Howell, Lawrence Joseph, Kevin Rashid, Marilynn Rashid, Andrew Shryock, Alixa Naff, Amira Saad, Anne Rasmussen, Don Unis, Gary C. David, Jeffrey Ghannam, Lara Hamza, Karen Rignall, Kim Schopmeyer, Linda S. Walbridge, Richard R. Jones, Shams Alwujude, Sharkey Haddad, William G. Lockwood, Yvonne R. Lockwood, T.M. Aziz)
Arab Detroit: From Margin to Mainstream (By: Saladin Ahmed, Naomi Shihab Nye, Hayan Charara, Nabeel Abraham, Sally Howell, Lawrence Joseph, Kevin Rashid, Marilynn Rashid, Andrew Shryock, Alixa Naff, Amira Saad, Anne Rasmussen, Don Unis, Gary C. David, Jeffrey Ghannam, Lara Hamza, Karen Rignall, Kim Schopmeyer, Linda S. Walbridge, Richard R. Jones, Shams Alwujude, Sharkey Haddad, William G. Lockwood, Yvonne R. Lockwood, T.M. Aziz)
2000
24
Graveyard of the Lakes (By: Mark L. Thompson)
Graveyard of the Lakes (By: Mark L. Thompson)
2000
25
Great Lakes Journey: A New Look at America's Freshwater Coast (By: William Ashworth)
2000
26
History of the Finns in Michigan (By: Armas K.E. Holmio)
History of the Finns in Michigan (By: Armas K.E. Holmio)
2001
27
History of the Finns in Michigan (By: Armas K.E. Holmio, Ellen M. Ryynanen)
History of the Finns in Michigan (By: Armas K.E. Holmio, Ellen M. Ryynanen)
2001
28
Uppermost Canada: The Western District and the Detroit Frontier, 1800-1850 (By: R. Alan Douglas)
2002
29
Windjammers: Songs of the Great Lakes Sailors (By: Joe Grimm, Ivan Walton)
2002
30
Michigan's Early Military Forces: A Roster and History of Troops Activated Prior to the American Civil War (By: Leroy Barnett)
2003
31
Riding the Roller Coaster: A History of the Chrysler Corporation (By: Charles K. Hyde)
2003
32
Riding the Roller Coaster: A History of the Chrysler Corporation (By: Charles K. Hyde)
2003
33
The French Canadians of Michigan: Their Contribution to the Development of the Saginaw Valley and the Keweenaw Peninsula, 1840-1914 (By: Jean Lamarre)
2003
34
Beyond the Windswept Dunes: The Story of Maritime Michigan (By: Elizabeth B. Sherman)
2003
35
A Hanging in Detroit: Stephen Gifford Simmons and the Last Execution under Michigan Law (By: David Gardner Chardavoyne)
2003
36
Roy D. Chapin: The Man Behind the Hudson Motor Car Company (By: Charles K. Hyde, J.C. Long)
2003
37
Roy D. Chapin: The Man Behind the Hudson Motor Car Company (By: Charles K. Hyde, J.C. Long)
2003
38
Pulling Down the Barn: Memories of a Rural Childhood (By: Anne-Marie Oomen)
2004
39
To Keep the South Manitou Light (By: Anna Egan Smucker)
To Keep the South Manitou Light (By: Anna Egan Smucker)
2004
40
"I Hope to Do My Country Service" : The Civil War Letters of John Bennitt, M.D., Surgeon, 19th Michigan Infantry (By: Robert Beasecker, William M. Anderson)
2005
41
The Dodge Brothers: The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy (By: Charles K. Hyde)
2005
42
The Dodge Brothers: The Men, the Motor Cars, and the Legacy (By: Charles K. Hyde)
2005
43
Songquest: The Journals of Great Lakes Folklorist Ivan H. Walton (By: Joe Grimm, Ivan H. Walton)
2005
44
Under Michigan: The Story of Michigan's Rocks and Fossils (By: Charles Ferguson Barker)
2005
45
My Forty Years With Ford (By: John Kenneth Galbraith)
2006
46
House of Fields: Memories of a Rural Education (By: Anne-Marie Oomen)
2006
47
A Pocketful of Passage (By: Loraine Campbell)
A Pocketful of Passage (By: Loraine Campbell)
2007
48
Detroit on Stage: The Players Club, 1910-2005 (By: Marijean Levering)
2007
49
A Badger Boy in Blue: The Letters of Chauncey H. Cooke (By: William H. Mulligan Jr.)
2007
50
Life with Mae: A Detroit Family Memoir (By: Neal Shine)
2007
51
When You Come Home: A Wartime Courtship in Letters 1941-45 (By: Neal Shine, Robert E. Quirk)
2007
52
Who's Jim Hines? (By: Jean Alicia Elster)
Who's Jim Hines? (By: Jean Alicia Elster)
2008
53
Storied Independent Automakers: Nash, Hudson, and American Motors (By: Charles K. Hyde)
2009
54
Storied Independent Automakers: Nash, Hudson, and American Motors (By: Charles K. Hyde)
2009
55
Maxwell Motor and the Making of the Chrysler Corporation (By: Anthony J. Yanik)
2009
56
The Color of Law: Ernie Goodman, Detroit, and the Struggle for Labor and Civil Rights (By: Steve Babson, Dave Riddle, David Elsila)
2010
57
Monopoly on Wheels: Henry Ford and the Selden Automobile Patent (By: William Greenleaf, David L. Lewis)
2011
58
Iron Will: Cleveland-Cliffs and the Mining of Iron Ore, 1847-2006 (By: Terry S. Reynolds, Virginia P. Dawson)
Iron Will: Cleveland-Cliffs and the Mining of Iron Ore, 1847-2006 (By: Terry S. Reynolds, Virginia P. Dawson)
2011
59
The Fall and Recapture of Detroit in the War of 1812: In Defense of William Hull (By: Anthony J. Yanik)
2011
60
Arab Detroit 9/11: Life in the Terror Decade (By: Hayan Charara, Nabeel Abraham, Sally Howell, Lawrence Joseph, Yasmeen Hanoosh, Andrew Shryock, Kim Schopmeyer, Kristine J. Ajrouch, Khadigah Alasry, Amaney Jamal, Mujan Seif, Matthew W. Stiffler, Eren Tatari, Rachel Yezbick, William Youmans)
Arab Detroit 9/11: Life in the Terror Decade (By: Hayan Charara, Nabeel Abraham, Sally Howell, Lawrence Joseph, Yasmeen Hanoosh, Andrew Shryock, Kim Schopmeyer, Kristine J. Ajrouch, Khadigah Alasry, Amaney Jamal, Mujan Seif, Matthew W. Stiffler, Eren Tatari, Rachel Yezbick, William Youmans)
2011
61
Lake Superior Profiles : People on the Big Lake (By: John Gagnon)
2012
62
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan: People, Law, and Politics (By: David G. Chardavoyne)
2012
63
Among the Enemy: A Michigan Soldier's Civil War Journal (By: Mark Hoffman, William Horton Kimball)
Among the Enemy: A Michigan Soldier's Civil War Journal (By: Mark Hoffman, William Horton Kimball)
2013
64
The Political Activities of Detroit Clubwomen in the 1920s: A Challenge and a Promise (By: Jayne Morris-Crowther)
2013
65
The Colored Car (By: Jean Alicia Elster)
The Colored Car (By: Jean Alicia Elster)
2013
66
Arsenal of Democracy: The American Automobile Industry in World War II (By: Charles K. Hyde)
2013
67
Arsenal of Democracy: The American Automobile Industry in World War II (By: Charles K. Hyde)
2013
68
"Old Slow Town": Detroit during the Civil War (By: Paul Taylor)
2013
69
Mapping Detroit: Land, Community, and Shaping a City (By: Robert Fishman, June Manning Thomas, Henco Bekkering, Brian Leigh Dunnigan, Yanjia Liu, Joe Grengs, Maria Arquero De Alarcon, Larissa Larsen, Margaret Dewar, Robert Linn, Lars Graebner, Toni L. Griffin, Monica Ponce de Leon)
Mapping Detroit: Land, Community, and Shaping a City (By: Robert Fishman, June Manning Thomas, Henco Bekkering, Brian Leigh Dunnigan, Yanjia Liu, Joe Grengs, Maria Arquero De Alarcon, Larissa Larsen, Margaret Dewar, Robert Linn, Lars Graebner, Toni L. Griffin, Monica Ponce de Leon)
2015
70
8
Great Girls in Michigan History (By: Patricia Majher)
2015
71
Asian Americans in Michigan: Voices from the Midwest (By: Bich Minh Nguyen)
2015
72
Asian Americans in Michigan: Voices from the Midwest (By: Catherine Chung, Kyo Takahashi, Pratyusha Tummala-Narra, Grace Lee Boggs, Sook Wilkinson, Victor Jew, Chelsea Zuzindlak, Frank H. Wu, Lawrence G. Almeda, Tai Chan, Ti-Hua Chang, Kira Donnell, Joseph A. Galura, Kul Gauri, Jennifer Hilzinger, Emily Hsiao, Tukyul Andrew Kim, Kook-Wha Koh, Sachi Koto, Emily Porcincula Lawsin, Katherine Lee, Elaine Lok, Durriya Meer, Kurt Metzger, Mimi Doan Nguyen, Asae Shichi, Anna Shih, Toshiko Shimoura, Samir Singh, Dylan Sugiyama, Lynet Uttal, Jeffrey Vang, Frances Kai Wang, Sheila Xiong, Christine Chen, Barbara W. Kim, Leslie E Wong, Min Hyoung Song, Brianna Reckeweg)
Asian Americans in Michigan: Voices from the Midwest (By: Catherine Chung, Kyo Takahashi, Pratyusha Tummala-Narra, Grace Lee Boggs, Sook Wilkinson, Victor Jew, Chelsea Zuzindlak, Frank H. Wu, Lawrence G. Almeda, Tai Chan, Ti-Hua Chang, Kira Donnell, Joseph A. Galura, Kul Gauri, Jennifer Hilzinger, Emily Hsiao, Tukyul Andrew Kim, Kook-Wha Koh, Sachi Koto, Emily Porcincula Lawsin, Katherine Lee, Elaine Lok, Durriya Meer, Kurt Metzger, Mimi Doan Nguyen, Asae Shichi, Anna Shih, Toshiko Shimoura, Samir Singh, Dylan Sugiyama, Lynet Uttal, Jeffrey Vang, Frances Kai Wang, Sheila Xiong, Christine Chen, Barbara W. Kim, Leslie E Wong, Min Hyoung Song, Brianna Reckeweg)
2015
73
Race, Religion, and the Pulpit: Rev. Robert L. Bradby and the Making of Urban Detroit (By: Julia Marie Robinson)
2015
74
Young Henry Ford: A Picture History of the First Forty Years (By: Sidney Olsen)
2015
75
Justus S. Stearns: Michigan Pine King and Kentucky Coal Baron, 1845-1933 (By: Michael W. Nagle)
2015
76
A Fluid Frontier: Slavery, Resistance, and the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland (With: Karolyn Smardz Frost, Veta Smith Tucker, Bryan Prince, Irene Moore Davis, Adrienne Shadd, Afua Cooper, Roy Finkenbine, Margaret Washington, Debian Marty, Carol E. Mull, Louis A. DeCaro Jr., Larry McClellan, Barbara Hughes Smith, Kimberly Simmons)
A Fluid Frontier: Slavery, Resistance, and the Underground Railroad in the Detroit River Borderland (With: Karolyn Smardz Frost, Veta Smith Tucker, Bryan Prince, Irene Moore Davis, Adrienne Shadd, Afua Cooper, Roy Finkenbine, Margaret Washington, Debian Marty, Carol E. Mull, Louis A. DeCaro Jr., Larry McClellan, Barbara Hughes Smith, Kimberly Simmons)
2016
77
A Beaver Tale: The Castors of Conners Creek (By: Gerald Wykes)
2016
78
Lake Invaders: Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes (By: William Rapai)
2016
79
Lake Invaders: Invasive Species and the Battle for the Future of the Great Lakes (By: William Rapai)
2016
80
Designing Detroit: Wirt Rowland and the Rise of Modern American Architecture (By: Michael G. Smith)
2017
81
To the Copper Country: Mihaela's Journey (By: Barbara Carney-Coston)
To the Copper Country: Mihaela's Journey (By: Barbara Carney-Coston)
2017
82
Roads to Prosperity: Economic Development Lessons from Midsize Canadian Cities (By: Gary S. Sands)
2017
83
Survival and Regeneration: Detroit’s American Indian Community (By: Edmund Jefferson Danziger Jr.)
2017
84
Songquest: The Journals of Great Lakes Folklorist Ivan H. Walton (By: Joe Grimm, Ivan H Walton, Laurie Sommers)
Songquest: The Journals of Great Lakes Folklorist Ivan H. Walton (By: Joe Grimm, Ivan H Walton, Laurie Sommers)
2018
85
Whaleback Ships and the American Steel Barge Company (By: C. Roger Pellett)
2018
86
Bold Boys in Michigan History (By: Patricia Majher)
2018
87
John E. Fetzer and the Quest for the New Age (By: Brian C. Wilson)
2018
88
Rosie, A Detroit Herstory (By: Bailey Sisoy Isgro)
Rosie, A Detroit Herstory (By: Bailey Sisoy Isgro)
2018
89
Greening the Black Urban Regime: The Culture and Commerce of Sustainability in Detroit (By: Alesia Montgomery)
2020
90
What the Chickadee Knows (By: Margaret Noodin)
What the Chickadee Knows (By: Margaret Noodin)
2020
91
A Lincoln Legacy: The History of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Michigan (By: David Gardner Chardavoyne, Hugh W. Brenneman Jr)
2020
92
I Hope This Reaches You: An American Soldier’s Account of World War I (By: Hilary Connor)
2020
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List of UnCivil Wars Books in Publication Order (with Matthew C. Hulbert, with Megan Kate Nelson)

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
Weirding the War: Stories from the Civil War's Ragged Edges (By: Stephen Berry)
2011
2
Ruin Nation: Destruction and the American Civil War (By: Megan Kate Nelson)
2012
3
The Slave-Trader's Letter-Book: Charles Lamar, The Wanderer, and Other Tales of the African Slave Trade (By: Jim Jordan)
2018
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List of The Frank L. Klement Lectures: Alternative Views of the Sectional Conflict Books in Publication Order (with Gary W. Gallagher)

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1
Public Women and the Confederacy (By: Catherine Clinton)
Public Women and the Confederacy (By: Catherine Clinton)
1999
2
News from Fredericksburg (By: George C. Rable)
News from Fredericksburg (By: George C. Rable)
2000
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List of David W. Blight Anthologies in Publication Order

David W. Blight: Biography

David W. Blight is probably best known for his Non-Fiction Books. There are currently 16 books available. The first was released in 1797 with the novel The Columbian Orator. The most recently released novel was Yale and Slavery: A History which was released in 2024. There are no upcoming non-fiction books by David at this time.

David W. Blight has also written one book in the Collections series called, Union and Emancipation: Essays on Politics and Race in the Civil War Era.

David W. Blight: Awards & Accolades

Blight's book, Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom was nominated for the Dayton Literary Peace Prize, Nonfiction, in 2019.

David W. Blight: Author Insights

The highest rated book by David W. Blight on Book Notification is Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, a Non-Fiction book.

The most read book by David W. Blight on Book Notification is Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom, a Non-Fiction book.

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  4. Charles C. Mann, author of the novel: 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus.
  5. Zora Neale Hurston, author of the novel: Their Eyes Were Watching God.

David W. Blight: F.A.Q

What was the first book David W. Blight wrote?

The first novel written by David W. Blight was The Columbian Orator, published in 1797.

What was the most recent book David W. Blight wrote?

His most recently released work was Yale and Slavery: A History on February 16th, 2024.

Will there be any more books by David W. Blight?

David W. Blight does not have any upcoming novels with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has David W. Blight written?

David W. Blight has written 19 books. 16 books in the Non-Fiction Books, 1 book in the Collections, 1 book in the Slaveries since Emancipation Series, 1 book in the Great Lakes Series.

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