David Blight

David Blight has been mentioned or cited more than a dozen times throughout all the RSS channels we monitor. Especially, the channel 'The Atlantic' contains less than a dozen references to this person (or maybe different people with similar names) alone. As it’s displayed on the chart below, David Blight was highly popular in February last year.

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The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: DeVos Bearly Confirmed in the Senate

[...] ’: As a runaway slave in 1838, Frederick Douglass “was a dangerous illegal immigrant.” David Blight connects the prominent author’s life and work to the plight of millions of people [...]

theatlantic.com

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2015: The Year in Race Relations

[...] of failed reforms. The 150th anniversary of the Civil War’s end arrived in 2015. In April, David Blight explained why Americans have yet to make peace with questions at the heart of that conflict in [...]

theatlantic.com

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The Shame of Yale's Calhoun College

[...] the nation’s memory of the Civil War, greatly perpetuating those problems. The Yale historian David Blight is an expert about that choice. In Race and Reunion, his prize-winning 2001 account of the [...]

theatlantic.com

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A Eulogy in Charleston

[...] pastor at 18, and then became the youngest state senator in South Carolina. Earlier this week, David Blight, wrote for The Atlantic about attending an event in April at which both Blight and Pinckney [...]

theatlantic.com

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You might not have heard about this in history class, but it's a powerful post-Civil War story.

[...] of a fence with the words: "Martyrs of the racecourse." Yale professor and author David Blight did some of the most in-depth coverage on those April and May 1865 events. Blight has made the [...]

upworthy.com

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Who Should Decide How Students Learn About America’s Past?

[...] we like it or not." Americans want to be descendants of a noble people, explained David Blight, a U.S.-history professor and the director of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study [...]

theatlantic.com

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7 Pervasive Myths About the Underground Railroad That Have Been Debunked

[...] Philadelphia, including 16 who arrived on one day alone, June 1, 1855, according to historian David Blight. [...]

atlantablackstar.com

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Slavery Made America

[...] a "way of life." While I was reading McPherson, I was listening to recordings of David Blight's course at Yale, The Civil War and Reconstruction. The great thing about this was I could [...]

theatlantic.com

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Yale Open Courses on Youtube.

[...] If you're interested you can take the Civil War and Reconstruction class with David Blight on Youtube.  There are 27 video classes of about an hour each.  I'm just trying to get through [...]

iwannalearntowrite.blogspot.com

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Hospital Sketches by Louisa May Alcott

[...] and Reconstruction class I'm taking from Yale Open Courses.  The class is taught by Professor David Blight.  It is available on Itunes and here. During the past few days I've tried to get through [...]

iwannalearntowrite.blogspot.com

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Must Read: What Memorial Day really means to Americans in 2014

[...] track to “make sense of the death and destruction and what would come next,” said David Blight, a professor of American history at Yale University. “There were massive spiritual and [...]

memorialdaywishes.com

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