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Roger Ekirch

– Selected publications – Poor Carolina: Politics and society in Colonial North Carolina, 1729–1776, University of North Carolina Press, 1981 – Bound for America: The […]

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– Selected publications
– Poor Carolina: Politics and society in Colonial North Carolina, 1729–1776, University of North Carolina Press, 1981
– Bound for America: The Transportation of British Convicts to the Colonies, 1718–1775, Oxford University Press, 1987
– At Days Close: Night in Times Past, W.W. Norton, 2005
– Birthright: The True Story of the Kidnapping of Jemmy Annesley, W.W. Norton, 2010
– American Sanctuary: Mutiny, Martyrdom, and National Identity in the Age of Revolution, Pantheon, 2017

– Books
– La Grande Transformation du Sommeil: Comment la Revolution Industrielle a Bouleversé Nos Nuits, Editions Amersterdam, 2021

– Articles
– Sleep We Have Lost: Pre-Industrial Slumber in the British Isles, The American Historical Review, 2001
– The Modernization of Western Slumber: Or, Does Insomnia Have a History?, Past & Present, 2015
– Segmented Sleep in Preindustrial Societies, Sleep, 2016
– What Sleep Research Can Learn From History, Sleep Health, 2018

– See also
– Biphasic and polyphasic sleep

– References
– A. Roger Ekirch, History.vt.edu, Department of History, Virginia Tech, Retrieved August 8, 2017
– Arthur A. Ekirch Jr. (1915-2000) | Perspectives on History | AHA, www.historians.org, Retrieved November 7, 2022
– Sleep We Have Lost Commentary, History.vt.edu, Department of History, Virginia Tech, Retrieved August 8, 2017
– Gideon Lewis-Kraus (July 24, 2005). At Days Close: The Dark Ages, The New York Times, Retrieved August 8, 2017
– Review: At Days Close by A Roger EkirchBooks, The Guardian, July 30, 2005, Retrieved August 8, 2017

Roger Ekirch (Wikipedia)

Arthur Roger Ekirch (born February 6, 1950) is University Distinguished Professor of history at Virginia Tech in the United States. He was a Guggenheim fellow in 1998.

Roger Ekirch
Ekirch in 2012
Born (1950-02-06) February 6, 1950 (age 74)
Academic work
DisciplineHistorian
InstitutionsVirginia Tech

The son of intellectual historian Arthur A. Ekirch Jr. and Dorothy Gustafson, Roger Ekirch is internationally known for his pioneering research into pre-industrial sleeping patterns that was first published in "Sleep We Have Lost: Pre-Industrial Slumber in the British Isles" and later in his award-winning 2005 book At Day's Close: Night in Times Past.

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