David Brion Davis: 1927-2019

David Brion Davis, distinguished author and historian, passed away on Sunday, April 14th 2019, at the age of 92. Davis was Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University, and founder and Director Emeritus of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. Throughout his career, he wrote and edited sixteen

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