Book awards: Bancroft Dissertation Award

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Jonathan Sewall; odyssey of an American loyalist by Carol Berkin1972
Revolt Against Chivalry by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall1974
Women at Work: The Transformation of Work and Community in Lowell, Massachusetts, 1826-1860 by Thomas Louis Dublin1975
From Loyalist to Founding Father: The Political Odyssey of William Samuel Johnson by Elizabeth Peterken McCaughey1976
Morals and Markets: The Development of Life Insurance in the United States by Viviana A. Rotman Zelizer1977
Journey from Jim Crow: The Desegregation of Southern Transit by C.A. Barnes1980
Early Cooper and his audience by James D. Wallace1983
Tales of Adventurous Enterprise: Washington Irving and the Poetics of Western Expansion by Peter Antelyes1986
Appalachian Mountain Religion: A History by Deborah Vansau McCauley1990
Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class by Eric Lott1991
Beyond the Lines: Pictorial Reporting, Everyday Life, and the Crisis of Gilded Age America by Joshua Brown1993
Making Sense of the Molly Maguires by Kevin Kenny1994
The Soul's Economy: Market Society and Selfhood in American Thought, 1820-1920 by Jeffrey Sklansky1996
A World Safe for Capitalism: Dollar Diplomacy and America's Rise to Global Power by Cyrus Veeser1997
Ready-Made Democracy: A History of Men's Dress in the American Republic, 1760-1860 by Michael Zakim1998
The Crisis of Imprisonment: Protest, Politics, and the Making of the American Penal State, 1776-1941 by Rebecca M. McLennan1999
Slave Country: American Expansion and the Origins of the Deep South by Adam Rothman2000
Nixon's Shadow: The History of an Image by David Greenberg2001
Encountering Revolution: Haiti and the Making of the Early Republic by Ashli White2003
The Day Wall Street Exploded by Beverly Gage2004
The Dissent Papers: The Voices of Diplomats in the Cold War and Beyond by Hannah Gurman2008
Western Union and the Creation of the American Corporate Order, 1845-1893 by Joshua D. Wolff2008
Battle for Bed-Stuy: The Long War on Poverty in New York City by Michael Woodsworth2012
City of Ambition: FDR, La Guardia, and the Making of Modern New York by Mason B. Williams2012

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Given by Columbia University for excellence in doctoral dissertations in the areas of American history (including biography), diplomacy, or international relations.



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