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David S. Reynolds

David S. Reynolds, a Distinguished Professor at the CUNY Graduate Center, is the author or editor of sixteen books, including Walt Whitman’s America: A Cultural ­Biography, Waking Giant: America in the Age of Jackson, and John Brown, Abolitionist. His book Abe: Abraham Lincoln in His Times will be published in September. (April 2020)

‘Mother Abbess Strangling the Infant’; lithograph from the anti-Catholic pamphlet Popery!: As It Was and as It Is, 1845

The Popery Panic

Escaped Nuns: True Womanhood and the Campaign Against Convents in Antebellum America

by Cassandra L. Yacovazzi

Elizabeth Seton: American Saint

by Catherine O’Donnell

April 18, 2019 issue

James M. McPherson giving a tour of Shiloh National Military Park, Tennessee, 2008

The Commander of Civil War History

Embattled Rebel: Jefferson Davis as Commander in Chief

by James M. McPherson

The War That Forged a Nation: Why the Civil War Still Matters

by James M. McPherson

November 19, 2015 issue

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