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Book awards: Jacques Barzun Prize in Cultural History

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The First Jesuits by John W. O'Malley1993
Karl Lamprecht: A German Academic Life (Studies in German Histories) by Roger Chickering1993
The Envy of Angels: Cathedral Schools and Social Ideals in Medieval Europe, 950-1200 by C. Stephen Jaeger1994
The Resurrection of the Body in Western Christianity, 200-1336 by Caroline Walker Bynum1995
Art and the Victorian Middle Class: Money and the Making of Cultural Identity by Dianne Sachko Macleod1996
An Early Encounter with Tomorrow: Europeans, Chicago's Loop, and the World's Columbian Exposition by Arnold Lewis1997
Nuns as Artists: The Visual Culture of a Medieval Convent by Jeffrey F. Hamburger1997
Seeds of virtue and knowledge by Maryanne Cline Horowitz1998
Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry by Philip D. Morgan1998
Barbarism and Religion, Vol. 2: Narratives of Civil Government by J. G. A. Pocock1999
In the Footsteps of the Ancients by Ronald G. Witt2000
Peiresc's Europe: Learning and Virtue in the Seventeenth Century by Peter N. Miller2000
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes by Jonathan Rose2001
Secret Germany: Stefan George and His Circle by Robert E. Norton2002
The Pride of Place: Local Memories & Political Culture in Nineteenth-Century France by Stéphane Gerson2003
Henry Sidgwick - Eye of the Universe: An Intellectual Biography by Bart Schultz2004
Publishing The Prince: History, Reading, and the Birth of Political Criticism by Jacob Soll2005
Five Germanys I Have Known by Fritz Stern2006
Reading the Qur'an in Latin Christendom, 1140-1560 (Material Texts) by Thomas E. Burman2007
Enchanted Lives, Enchanted Objects: American Women Collectors and the Making of Culture, 1800-1940 by Dianne Sachko Macleod2008
Authorship and Publicity Before Print: Jean Gerson and the Transformation of Late Medieval Learning (The Middle Ages Series) by Daniel Hobbins2009
Continental Divide: Heidegger, Cassirer, Davos by Peter E. Gordon2010
Vico and Naples: The Urban Origins of Modern Social Theory by Barbara Ann Naddeo2011
Through the Eye of a Needle: Wealth, the Fall of Rome, and the Making of Christianity in the West, 350-550 AD by Peter Brown2012
Androids in the Enlightenment: Mechanics, Artisans, and Cultures of the Self by Adelheid Voskuhl2013
A History of Balance, 1250-1375: The Emergence of a New Model of Equilibrium and its Impact on Thought by Joel Kaye2014

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The Jacques Barzun Prize honors historian and cultural critic Jacques Barzun, University Professor Emeritus of Columbia University, a member of the American Philosophical Society since 1984. A gift from Roger Williams, Distinguished Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Wyoming, a former student of Professor Barzun, funds this prize. It is awarded annually to the author or authors whose book exhibits distinguished work in American or European cultural history.


Authors must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States. Books must be written in English, and published in the United States . Books must be single-authored volumes, not collections of articles or edited texts. The subject must be American or European cultural history.




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