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Book awards: Douglas Dillon Book Award

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Works (28)

The Ambassadors and America's Soviet Policy by David Mayers1995
Germany Unified and Europe Transformed: A Study in Statecraft by Philip Zelikow1996
Autopsy on an Empire: The American Ambassador's Account of the Collapse of the Soviet Union by Jack Matlock1997
Origins of a Catastrophe: Yugoslavia and Its Destroyers- -America's Last Ambassador Tells What Happened an d Why by Warren Zimmerman1997
Disarming Strangers: Nuclear Diplomacy with North Korea by Leon V. Sigal1998
Acheson: The Secretary of State Who Created the American World by James Chace1999
Intervening in Africa: Superpower Peacemaking in a Troubled Continent (Studies in Diplomacy) by Herman J. Cohenco-recipient, 2000
Massive Entanglement, Marginal Influence: Carter and Korea in Crisis by William H. Gleysteen Jrco-recipient, 2000
John Adams by David McCullough2001
Cursed is the Peacemaker: The American Diplomat Versus the Israeli General, Beirut 1982 by John Boykin2002
Partner to History: The U.S. Role in South Africa's Transition to Democracy by Princeton N. LymanSpecial Citation, 2002
First great triumph : how five Americans made their country a world power by Warren Zimmermann2003
Vietnam and Beyond: A Diplomat's Cold War Education [32] by Robert Hopkins MillerCitation, 2003
Uncle Sam in Barbary: A Diplomatic History by Richard B. Parker2004
Going Critical: The First North Korean Nuclear Crisis by Joel S. Wit2005
Mr. Ambassador: Warrior for Peace by Edward J. PerkinsSpecial recognition, 2006
Plunging into Haiti: Clinton, Aristide, and the Defeat of Diplomacy by Ralph Pezzullo2006
Dean Acheson: A Life in the Cold War by Robert L. Beisner2007
After the Taliban: Nation-Building in Afghanistan by Amb. James F. Dobbins2008
The Limits of Influence: America's Role in Kashmir by Howard B. Schaffer2009
Honorable Survivor: Mao's China, McCarthy's America and the Persecution of John S. Service by Lynne Joiner2010
High-Value Target: Countering al Qaeda in Yemen by Edmund J. Hull2011
China Hand: An Autobiography (Haney Foundation Series) by Paton Davies John Jr.2012
All the Great Prizes: The Life of John Hay, from Lincoln to Roosevelt by John Taliaferro2013
The Limits of Partnership: U.S.-Russian Relations in the Twenty-First Century by Angela Stent2014
Back Channel to Cuba: The Hidden History of Negotiations between Washington and Havana by William M. LeoGrande2015
Jimmy Carter in Africa: Race and the Cold War (Cold War International History Project) by Nancy Mitchell2016
Foreign Service: Five Decades on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy by James Dobbins2017

Award description

The Douglas Dillon Award for Distinguished Writing on American Diplomacy
Since 1995, the American Academy of Diplomacy has awarded an annual prize for a book of distinction on the practice of American diplomacy. This award honors those who broaden public understanding of the need for excellence in American diplomacy.


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