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Book awards: Allan Nevins Prize

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American Ambassador: Joseph C. Grew and the Development of the United States Diplomatic Tradition by Waldo H. Heinrichs1961
The Liberator: William Lloyd Garrison: A Biography by John L. Thomas1962
Rehearsal for Reconstruction: The Port Royal Experiment by Willie Lee Rose1963
Prelude to Civil War: The Nullification Controversy in South Carolina, 1816-1836 by William W. Freehling1965
Twelve Against Empire: The Anti-Imperialists, 1898-1900 by Robert L. Beisner1966
The Failure of Independent Liberalism, 1930-1941 by R. Alan Lawson1967
Crisis of Fear: Secession in South Carolina by Steven A. Channing1969
The British-Americans : The Loyalist Exiles in England, 1774-1789 by Mary Beth Norton1970
The Lure of Africa: American Interests in Tropical Africa, 1919-1939 by Edward H. McKinley1971
Allen the Biography of an Army Officer 1850 1930 by Heath Twitchell1972
Patricide in the house divided : a psychological interpretation of Lincoln and his age by George B. Forgie1973
Masters Without Slaves: Southern Planters in the Civil War and Reconstruction by James L. Roark1974
China Scapegoat: The Diplomatic Ordeal of John Carter Vincent by Gary May1975
The Education of John Randolph by Robert Dawidoff1976
The Idea of a Southern Nation: Southern Nationalists and Southern Nationalism, 1830-1860 by John McCardell1977
The Germ of Laziness: Rockefeller Philanthropy and Public Health in the New South by John Ettling1979
The Roots of Southern Populism: Yeoman Farmers and the Transformation of the Georgia Upcountry, 1850-1890 by Steven Hahn1980
All the World's a Fair: Visions of Empire at American International Expositions, 1876-1916 by Robert W. Rydell1981
Southern Emancipator: Moncure Conway: The American Years, 1832-1865 by John d'Entremont1982
God's Caress: The Psychology of Puritan Religious Experience by Charles Lloyd Cohen1983
The Shadow of a Dream: Economic Life and Death in the South Carolina Low Country, 1670-1920 by Peter A. Coclanis1984
Home Town News: William Allen White and the Emporia Gazette by Sally Foreman Griffith1985
When Ladies Go A-Thieving: Middle-Class Shoplifters in the Victorian Department Store by Elaine S. Abelson1986
Democratic Eloquence: The Fight for Popular Speech in Nineteenth-Century America by Kenneth Cmiel1987
City of Eros: New York City, Prostitution, and the Commercialization of Sex, 1790-1920 by Timothy J. Gilfoyle1988
The Rich Neighbor Policy: Rockefeller and Kaiser in Brazil by Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman1989
Spreading the News: The American Postal System from Franklin to Morse by Richard R. John1990
Froth and Scum: Truth, Beauty, Goodness, and the Ax Murder in America's First Mass Medium by Andie Tucher1991
White Women, Black Men: Illicit Sex in the Nineteenth-Century South by Martha Hodes1992
American Heretic: Theodore Parker and Transcendentalism by Dean Grodzins1994
A Mother's Job: The History of Day Care, 1890-1960 by Elizabeth R. Rose1995
Virginia's Private War: Feeding Body and Soul in the Confederacy, 1861-1865 by William Blair1996
Selling Hollywood to the World: U.S. and European Struggles for Mastery of the Global Film Industry, 1920-1950 (Cambridge Studies in the History of Mass Communication) by John Trumpbour1997
The Strike That Changed New York: Blacks, Whites, and the Ocean Hill-Brownsville Crisis by Jerald E. Podair1998
The Health of the Country: How American Settlers Understood Themselves and Their Land by Conevery Valencius1999
The Claims of Kinfolk: African American Property and Community in the Nineteenth-Century South by Dylan C. Penningroth2000
White on Arrival: Italians, Race, Color, and Power in Chicago, 1890-1945 by Thomas A. Guglielmo2001
Political Manhood: Red Bloods, Mollycoddles, and the Politics of Progressive Era Reform by Kevin P. Murphy2002
Contested Waters: A Social History of Swimming Pools in America by Jeff Wiltse2003
Acts of Conscience: Christian Nonviolence and Modern American Democracy by Joseph Kip Kosek2005
From Bible Belt to Sunbelt: Plain-Folk Religion, Grassroots Politics, and the Rise of Evangelical Conservatism by Darren Dochuk2006
Nature's Currency: the Atlantic Mahogany Trade, 1720-1830 by Jennifer L. Anderson2007
The Many Panics of 1837: People, Politics, and the Creation of a Transatlantic Financial Crisis by Jessica M. Lepler2008
Scientists at War: The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research by Sarah Bridger2012

Award description

Presented annually by the Society of American Historians to the best doctoral dissertation on an American subject.
These are the published editions of the dissertations.
Allan Nevins Prize web page



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