Ethan J. Kytle

Ethan J. Kytle is a professor of history at California State University, Fresno. The co-author, with Blain Roberts, of Denmark Vesey’s Garden (The New Press) and the author of Romantic Reformers and the Antislavery Struggle in the Civil War Era, he lives in Fresno, California.

News and Reviews

The New York Times

On Kanye and denying the horrors of slavery, authors Kytle and Roberts speak to the moment in their latest The New York Times op–ed.

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Ethan J. Kytle and Blain Roberts

In an era when debates rage over how to treat Civil War monuments and address our country’s racist past, this new book narrows the focus to the epicenter of


Books by Ethan J. Kytle

Denmark Vesey’s Garden
Slavery and Memory in the Cradle of the Confederacy

Ethan J. Kytle, Blain Roberts