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Pulitzer Prize for History

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The Pulitzer Prize has been awarded by Columbia University each spring since 1917. The awards are chosen by a board of jurors for Journalism, Letters, Music and Drama. The awards for Letters include Nonfiction, Poetry, Biography or Autobiography, History, and Fiction.

Pulitzer Prize for History

Publisher Comments: Frederick Douglass recalled that slaves living along Chesapeake Bay longingly viewed sailing ships as “freedom’s swift-winged angels.” In 1813 those angels appeared in the bay as British warships coming to punish the Americans for... (read more)

Awards for 2014

  1. Pulitzer Prize for History

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    Publisher Comments: Frederick Douglass recalled that slaves living along Chesapeake Bay longingly viewed sailing ships as “freedom’s swift-winged angels.” In 1813 those angels appeared in the bay as British warships coming to punish the Americans for... (read more)

Past Winners

  1. 2013

    Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire... Used Hardcover $27.50
  2. 2012

    Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
    Used Trade Paper $12.50
  3. 2011

  4. 2010

    Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who...
    Used Trade Paper $7.50
  5. 2009

    The Hemingses of Monticello: An... Used Trade Paper $9.95
  6. 2008

    What Hath God Wrought: The...
    Used Trade Paper $11.00
  7. 2007

    The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil... Used Hardcover $9.50
  8. 2006

    Polio: An American Story
    Used Trade Paper $9.00
  9. 2005

    Washington's Crossing (Pivotal... Used Trade Paper $11.00
  10. 2004

    A Nation Under Our Feet: Black... Used Trade Paper $7.95
  11. 2003

    An Army at Dawn: The War in Africa,... Used Trade Paper $5.50
  12. 2002

    The Metaphysical Club: A Story of...
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  13. 2001

    Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary...
    Used Trade Paper $4.95
  14. 2000

    Oxford History of the United States...
    Used Trade Paper $13.00
  15. 1999

    Gotham: A History of New York City...
    Used Trade Paper $16.95
  16. 1998

    Summer for the Gods: The Scopes... Used Trade Paper $7.95
  17. 1997

    Original Meanings: Politics and...
    Used Trade Paper $7.95
  18. 1996

    William Cooper's Town: Power and... Used Trade Paper $7.50
  19. 1995

    No Ordinary Time: Franklin and...
    Used Trade Paper $4.95
  20. 1993

    The Radicalism of the American... Used Trade Paper $10.00
  21. 1992

    The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln... Used Trade Paper $7.50
  22. 1991

    A Midwife's Tale: The Life of Martha...
    Used Trade Paper $5.95
  23. 1990

    In Our Image: America's Empire in... Used Trade Paper $14.00

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