Merle Curti Award

Given by Organization of American Historians (OAH)

Other Names: Merle Curti Award in Intellectual History, Organization of American Historians
71 Works / 72 Items 11,876 Books 136 Reviews 4.0
The Merle Curti Award consists of two awards. They are given annually by the Organization of American Historians: one to the author of the best book in American social history; and one to the author show more of the best book in American intellectual history. show less
All, Honorable Mention (4), Intellectual History (10), Social History (11), No Category (47)
All, 2022 (1), 2021 (2), 2020 (2), 2019 (3), 2018 (2), 2017 (2), 2016 (2), 2015 (2), 2014 (2), 2013 (2), 2012 (2), 2011 (2), 2010 (4), 2009 (2), 2008 (1), 2007 (4), 2006 (2), 2005 (2), 2004 (2), 2003 (1), 2002 (1), 2001 (1), 2000 (1), 1999 (1), 1998 (1), 1997 (2), 1996 (1), 1995 (1), 1994 (1), 1993 (1), 1992 (1), 1991 (2), 1990 (1), 1989 (1), 1988 (2), 1987 (1), 1986 (1), 1985 (1), 1984 (1), 1983 (2), 1982 (1), 1981 (1), 1980 (2), 1979 (1), 1977 (1)
Race, Removal, and the Right to Remain: Migration and the Making of the United States (Published by the Omohundro Institute of Early American History ... and the University of North Carolina Press) by Samantha Seeley
Social History2022
Those Who Know Don't Say: The Nation of Islam, the Black Freedom Movement, and the Carceral State by Garrett Felber
Intellectual History2021
The Young Lords: A Radical History by Johanna Fernández
Social History2021
In the Shadow of Justice: Postwar Liberalism and the Remaking of Political Philosophy by Katrina Forrester
Intellectual History2020
They Were Her Property: White Women as Slave Owners in the American South by Stephanie E. Jones-Rogers
Social History2020
The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America by Sarah E. Igo
Intellectual History2019
Embattled Freedom: Journeys through the Civil War’s Slave Refugee Camps by Amy Murrell Taylor
Social History2019
The Known Citizen: A History of Privacy in Modern America by Sarah E. Igo
Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women by Brittney C. Cooper
Intellectual History2018
The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits by Tiya Miles
Social History2018
Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture by Susanna L. Blumenthal
Intellectual History2017
New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America by Wendy Warren
Social History2017
Thinking Small: The United States and the Lure of Community Development by Daniel Immerwahr
Intellectual History2016
Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910 by Julie M. Weise
Social History2016
Moral Minorities and the Making of American Democracy by Kyle G. Volk
Intellectual History2015
Robert Love's Warnings: Searching for Strangers in Colonial Boston by Cornelia H. Dayton
Social History2015
The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery: Garrisonian Abolitionists and Transatlantic Reform by W. Caleb McDaniel
Intellectual History2014
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 by Alan Taylor
Social History2014
The Great Persuasion: Reinventing Free Markets Since the Depression by Angus Burgin
Intellectual History2013
Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France by Brett Rushforth
Social History2013
The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America by Susan J. Pearson
Intellectual History2012
No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor by Cindy Hahamovitch
Social History2012
Stayin' Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class by Jefferson R. Cowie
Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South by Stephanie McCurry
Inventing America's "Worst" Family: Eugenics, Islam, and the Fall and Rise of the Tribe of Ishmæl by Nathaniel Deutsch
Honorable Mention2010
Passing Strange by Martha A. Sandweiss
Honorable Mention2010
Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore by Seth Rockman
The Passage to Cosmos: Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America by Laura Dassow Walls
The Reaper's Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery by Vincent Brown
The Comanche Empire by Pekka Hämäläinen
The slave ship. A human history by Marcus Rediker
Transcending Capitalism: Visions of a New Society in Modern American Thought by Howard Brick
Honorable Mention2007
Calling This Place Home: Women on the Wisconsin Frontier, 1850-1925 by Joan M. Jensen
Honorable Mention2007
Coolies and Cane: Race, Labor, and Sugar in the Age of Emancipation by Moon-Ho Jung
Steel Drivin' Man: John Henry: the Untold Story of an American Legend by Scott Reynolds Nelson
A New Deal for the World: America's Vision for Human Rights by Elizabeth Borgwardt
The Face of Decline: The Pennsylvania Anthracite Region in the Twentieth Century by Thomas Dublin
Huck's Raft: A History of American Childhood by Steven Mintz
Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860 (2 Volume Set) by Michael O'Brien
One Vast Winter Count: The Native American West before Lewis and Clark by Colin G. Calloway
Jonathan Edwards: A Life by George M. Marsden
Rereading Sex: Battles Over Sexual Knowledge and Suppression in Nineteenth-Century America by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz
Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory by David W. Blight
The Dominion of Voice: Riot, Reason, and Romance in Antebellum Politics by Kimberly K. Smith
Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia by Woody Holton
Civic Ideals: Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U.S. History by Rogers M. Smith
Thank You, St. Jude: Women`s Devotion to the Patron Saint of Hopeless Causes by Robert A. Orsi
The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal Republic by Lance Banning
Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s by Ann Douglas
Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Makings of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 by George Chauncey
The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America by Wilfred M. McClay
Lynching in the New South: Georgia and Virginia, 1880-1930 by W. Fitzhugh Brundage
John Dewey and American Democracy (Cornell Paperbacks) by Robert B. Westbrook
The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class by David R. Roediger
The Heart of the Commonwealth: Society and Political Culture in Worcester County, Massachusetts 1713-1861 by John L. Brooke
Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Belief in Early New England by David D. Hall
The Indians' New World: Catawbas and their Neighbors from European Contact through the Era of Removal by James H. Merrell
Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America by Edmund S. Morgan
Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Merchant Seamen, Pirates and the Anglo-American Maritime World, 1700 - 1750 by Marcus Rediker
Uncertain Victory: Social Democracy and Progressivism in European and American Thought, 1870-1920 by James T. Kloppenberg
Emigrants and Exiles: Ireland and the Irish Exodus to North America by Kerby A. Miller
The Old Christian Right: The Protestant Far Right from the Great Depression to the Cold War by Leo P. Ribuffo
From Italy to San Francisco: The Immigrant Experience by Dino Cinel
Jonathan Edwards's Moral Thought and Its British Context (Institute of Early American History) by Norman Fiering
Moral philosophy at seventeenth-century Harvard : a discipline in transition by Norman Fiering
White Supremacy: A Comparative Study of American and South African History by George M. Fredrickson
The Making of Tocqueville's Democracy in America by James T. Schleifer
Women at Work: The Transformation of Work and Community in Lowell, Massachusetts, 1826-1860 by Thomas Dublin
A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837 by Paul E. Johnson
Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence by Garry Wills
The Enlightenment in America by Henry F. May


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