Book AwardsFrancis Parkman Prize

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Works (61)

Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917-1920, Vol 1 by George F. Kennan1957
The Crisis of the Old Order, 1919-1933 by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.1958
Henry Adams: The Middle Years by Ernest Samuels1959
Edison: A Biography by Matthew Josephson1960
Turmoil and Tradition: A Study of the Life and Times of Henry L. Stimson by Elting E. Morrison1961
Little Brown Brother: How the United States Purchased and Pacified the Philippine Islands at the Century's Turn by Leon Wolff1962
That wilder image; the painting of America's native school from Thomas Cole to Winslow Homer by James Thomas Flexner1963
Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940 by William E. Leuchtenburg1964
Rehearsal for Reconstruction: The Port Royal Experiment (Galaxy Books) by Willie Lee Rose1965
The Americans: The National Experience by Daniel J. Boorstin1966
Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West by William H. Goetzmann1967
White over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812 by Winthrop D. Jordan1969
The First Summit: Roosevelt and Churchill at Placentia Bay, 1941: Revised Edition by Theodore A. Wilson1970
Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom, 1940-1945 by James MacGregor Burns1971
Eleanor and Franklin by Joseph P. Lash1972
FDR: The Beckoning of Destiny, 1882-1928 by Kenneth S. Davis1973
Stephen A. Douglas by Robert W. Johannsen1974
The Power Broker: Robert Moses and the Fall of New York by Robert A. Caro1975
American Slavery, American Freedom: The Ordeal of Colonial Virginia by Edmund S. Morgan1976
World of Our Fathers by Irving Howe1977
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 by David McCullough1978
The Potawatomis: Keepers of the Fire by R. David Edmunds1979
Been in the Storm So Long: The Aftermath of Slavery by Leon F. Litwack1980
A Revolutionary People At War: The Continental Army and American Character, 1775-1783 by Charles Royster1981
Grant: A Biography by William S. McFeely1982
Common Landscape of America, 1580-1845 by John R. Stilgoe1983
Changes in the Land: Indians, Colonists, and the Ecology of New England by William Cronon1984
The Crucible of Race: Black-White Relations in the American South since Emancipation by Joel Williamson1985
A Rage for Order: Black-White Relations in the American South since Emancipation (Galaxy Books) by Joel Williamson1985
A Machine That Would Go of Itself: The Constitution in American Culture by Michael Kammen1987
Commander in Chief: Franklin Delano Roosevelt, His Lieutenants, and Their War by Eric Larrabee1988
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 by Eric Foner1989
A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt by Geoffrey C. Ward1990
A New Andalucia and a Way to the Orient: The American Southeast During the Sixteenth Century by Paul E. Hoffman1991
The Middle Ground: Indian, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815 by Richard White1992
Truman by David McCullough1993
W. E. B. Du Bois, 1868-1919: Biography of a Race by David Levering Lewis1994
The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America by John Putnam Demos1995
Emerson: The Mind on Fire by Robert D. Richardson Jr.1996
Mothers of Invention: Women of the Slaveholding South in the American Civil War by Drew Gilpin Faust1997
The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, & the Rush to Colorado by Elliott West1999
Freedom from Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 by David M. Kennedy2000
Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 by Fred Anderson2001
The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America by Louis Menand2002
Captives & Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands by James F. Brooks2003
A Murder in Virginia: Southern Justice on Trial by Suzanne Lebsock2004
Shades of Hiawatha: Staging Indians, Making Americans, 1880-1930 by Alan Trachtenberg2005
Empires of the Atlantic World: Britain and Spain in America 1492-1830 by John Huxtable Elliott2007
FDR by Jean Edward Smith2008
On Zion's Mount: Mormons, Indians, and the American Landscape by Jared Farmer2009
Cheever: A Life by Blake Bailey2010
Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America by Richard Whitenot in English Common Knowledge2012
Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam by Fredrik Logevall2013
Our Declaration: A Reading of the Declaration of Independence in Defense of Equality by Danielle S. Allen2015
American Apostles: When Evangelicals Entered the World of Islam by Christine Leigh Heyrman2016
Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe Jackson2017
Great Crossings: Indians, Settlers, and Slaves in the Age of Jackson by Christina Snyder2018
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom by David W. Blight2019
Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century by Charles Kingnot in English Common Knowledge2020
In the Matter of Nat Turner: A Speculative History by Christopher Tomlinsnot in English Common Knowledge2021
Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America by Nicole Eustacenot in English Common Knowledge2022