Race and Reunion Wins Bancroft Prize in American History

David Blight Receives Lincoln Book Prize for Race and Reunion

February 12, 2002 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417 AMHERST, Mass.—David W. Blight, the Class of 1959 Professor of History and Black Studies at Amherst College, has received the Lincoln Prize given by the Lincoln & Soldiers’ Institute at Gettysburg College for Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory ($29.95, 512 pp., Harvard University Press, Cambridge 2001). The prize is given annually to the best work on Abraham Lincoln and the Civil War era.

Yale University's David W. Blight To Speak at Amherst College Oct. 20

September 21, 2005 Director of Media Relations 413/542-8417