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David Blackbourn

AKA David Gordon Blackbourn

Born: 1-Nov-1949
Birthplace: Spilsby, Lincolnshire, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Historian

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Populists and Patricians

Father: Harry Blackbourn
Mother: Pamela Jean Youngman
Wife: Deborah Frances Langton (m. 1985, one son, one daughter)

    High School: Leeds Modern Grammar School
    University: Jesus College, Cambridge University
    Fellow: Jesus College, Cambridge University (1973-76)
    Lecturer: Queen Mary College (1976-79)
    Professor: Birkbeck College (1979-92)
    Professor: Harvard University (1992-12)
    Department Chair: History, Harvard University (1998-2002)
    Professor: Vanderbilt University (2012-)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences 2007
    American Historical Association
    Guggenheim Fellowship

Author of books:
Class, Religion, and Local Politics in Wilhelmine Germany: The Centre Party in Württemberg Before 1914 (1980, history)
The Peculiarities of German History: Bourgeois Society and Politics in Nineteenth-Century Germany (1984, history)
Populists and Patricians: Essays in Modern German History (1987, history)
Marpingen: Apparitions of the Virgin Mary in Nineteenth-Century Germany (1994, religion)
History of Germany, 1780-1918: The Long Nineteenth Century (1997, history)
The Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape and the Making of Modern Germany (2006, history)

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