David L. Lightner

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General Information

Name: David L. Lightner

Pen Name: None

Genres: History


Website: N/A

Email: david.lightner@ualberta.ca

Illinois Connection

David Lightner was an associate professor at the University of Chicago.

Biographical and Professional Information

David Lightner is a Professor Emeritus from the University of Alberta.He is working on a biography of singer and comedian Winnie Lightner (no relation to him), who was the foremost female star of Warner Brothers pictures in the early 1930s.

Published Works

  • Asylum, Prison, Poorhouse, SIU Press, 1999
  • Labor on the Illinois Central Railroad, Arno Press, 1977
  • Slavery and the Commerce Power, Yale University Press, 2006

Titles for Purchase and at Your Library

Asylum, Prison, and Poorhouse: The Writings and Reform Work of Dorothea Dix in Illinois

ISBN: 0809321637
Release Date: 1999-06-01

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Labor on the Illinois Central Railroad, 1852-1900: The Evolution of an Industrial Environment (Dissertations in American Economic History)

ISBN: 0405099142
Release Date: 1977-04

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Slavery and the Commerce Power: How the Struggle Against the Interstate Slave Trade Led to the Civil War

ISBN: 0300114702
Release Date: 2006-11-16

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Literary Awards

Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances

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External Links

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