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Book awards: Frederick Jackson Turner Award

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Works (74)

The idea of continental union; agitation for the annexation of Canada to the United States, 1849-1893 by Donald F. Warner1959
An Affair of Honor: Woodrow Wilson and the Occupation of Veracruz by Robert E. Quirk1961
The Challenge to American Freedoms: World War I and the Rise of the American Civil Liberties Union by Donald Johnson1962
Erie Water West by Ronald E. Shaw1965
Congressional Conservatism and the New Deal: The Growth of the Conservative Coalition in Congress, 1933-1939 by James T. Patterson1966
Radicalism & Reform by Ross E. Paulson1967
Walter Hines Page, Ambassador to the Court of St. James’s by Ross Gregory1969
The Politics of Fear by Robert Griffith1970
The Citizen Soldiers: The Plattsburg Training Camp Movement, 1913-1920 by J. Garry Clifford1971
The Crisis of Democratic Theory: Scientific Naturalism and the Problem of Value by Edward A. Purcell, Jr.1972
Advocacy & Objectivity by Mary O. Furner1973
Toward an Urban Vision: Ideas and Institutions in Nineteenth-Century America by Thomas Bender1974
Harpers Ferry Armory and the New Technology by Merritt Roe Smith1977
The Work Ethic in Industrial America, 1850-1920 by Daniel T. Rodgers1978
Finley Peter Dunne & Mr. Dooley : the Chicago years by Charles Fanning1979
Women and Men on the Overland Trail by John Mack Faragher1980
Henry Cabot Lodge and the Search for an American Foreign Policy by William C. Widenor1981
In Struggle by Clayborne Carson1982
Beyond Separate Spheres by Rosalind Rosenberg1983
The Roots of Southern Populism: Yeoman Farmers and the Transformation of the Georgia Upcountry, 1850-1890 by Steven Hahn1984
Chants Democratic: New York City and the Rise of the American Working Class, 1788-1850 by Sean Wilentz1985
The Wool-Hat Boys by Barton C. Shaw1985
Redneck Liberal by Chester M. Morgan1986
Out of Work: The First Century of Unemployment in Massachusetts by Alexander Keyssar1987
Anglos and Mexicans in the Making of Texas, 1836-1986 by David Montejano1988
Workers on the Waterfront: Seamen, Longshoremen, and Unionism in the 1930s by Bruce Nelson1989
The Indians' New World: Catawbas and their Neighbors from European Contact through the Era of Removal by James H. Merrell1990
The Roots of Rural Capitalism by Christopher Clark1991
When Jesus Came, the Corn Mothers Went Away: Marriage, Sexuality, and Power in New Mexico, 1500-1846 by Ramón A. Gutiérrez1992
The Ordeal of the Longhouse: The Peoples of the Iroquois League in the Era of European Colonization by Daniel K. Richter1993
Common Labour by Peter Way1994
Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Makings of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 by George Chauncey1995
Songs of Zion by James T. Campbell1996
Gender and Jim Crow: Women and the Politics of White Supremacy in North Carolina, 1896-1920 by Glenda Elizabeth Gilmore1997
The White Scourge: Mexicans, Blacks, and Poor Whites in Texas Cotton Culture by Neil Foley1998
From Bondage to Contract: Wage Labor, Marriage, and the Market in the Age of Slave Emancipation by Amy Dru Stanley1999
Radio Free Dixie: Robert F. Williams and the roots of Black power by Timothy B. Tyson2000
Soul by Soul: Life Inside the Antebellum Slave Market by Walter Johnson2000
Captain Ahab Had a Wife: New England Women and the Whalefishery, 1720-1870 by Lisa Norling2001
The Bulldozer in the Countryside by Adam Rome2002
Captives & Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands by James F. Brooks2003
White on Arrival: Italians, Race, Color, and Power in Chicago, 1890-1945 by Thomas A. Guglielmo2004
Impossible Subjects: Illegal Aliens and the Making of Modern America by Mae M. Ngai2005
Between Two Empires: Race, History, and Transnationalism in Japanese America by Eiichiro Azumahonorable mention, 2006
Ties That Bind: The Story of an Afro-Cherokee Family in Slavery and Freedom by Tiya Miles2006
The Humboldt Current : Nineteenth-Century Exploration and the Roots of American Environmentalism by Aaron Sachshonorable mention, 2007
Violence Over The Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West by Ned Blackhawk2007
The Populist Vision by Charles Postel2008
Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class, and Black Community Development in the Jim Crow South by Leslie Brown2009
Alien Neighbors, Foreign Friends: Asian Americans, Housing, and the Transformation of Urban California by Charlotte BrooksHonorable Mention, 2010
A Movement Without Marches: African American Women and the Politics of Poverty in Postwar Philadelphia by Lisa LevensteinHonorable Mention, 2010
The Oyster Question: Scientists, Watermen, and the Maryland Chesapeake Bay since 1880 (Environmental History and the American South) by Christine KeinerHonorable Mention, 2010
To Serve God and Wal-Mart: The Making of Christian Free Enterprise by Bethany Moreton2010
At the Dark End of the Street: Black Women, Rape, and Resistance--A New History of the Civil Rights Movement from Rosa Parks to the Rise of Black Power by Danielle L. McGuire2011
The Color of America Has Changed: How Racial Diversity Shaped Civil Rights Reform in California, 1941-1978 by Mark BrilliantHonorable Mention, 2011
Slavery in Indian Country: The Changing Face of Captivity in Early America by Christina SnyderHonorable Mention, 2011
Texas Tough: The Rise of America's Prison Empire by Robert PerkinsonHonorable Mention, 2011
The Myth of American Religious Freedom by David Sehat2012
Warfare State: World War II Americans and the Age of Big Government by James T. SparrowHonorable Mention, 2012
Freaks of Fortune: The Emerging World of Capitalism and Risk in America by Jonathan Levy2013
Little Manila Is in the Heart: The Making of the Filipina/o American Community in Stockton, California by Dawn Bohulano MabalonHonorable Mention, 2014
Standing on Common Ground: The Making of a Sunbelt Borderland by Geraldo L. Cadava2014
A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life by Allyson Hobbs2015
Moral Minorities and the Making of American Democracy by Kyle G. VolkHonorable Mention, 2015
The Open Mind: Cold War Politics and the Sciences of Human Nature by Jamie Cohen-ColeHonorable Mention, 2015
Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack by Katherine C. MooneyHonorable Mention, 2015
Pirate Nests and the Rise of the British Empire, 1570-1740 by Mark G. Hanna2016
The Sea Is My Country: The Maritime World of the Makahs (The Henry Roe Cloud Series on American Indians and Modernity) by Joshua L. ReidHonorable Mention, 2016
Seeds of Empire: Cotton, Slavery, and the Transformation of the Texas Borderlands, 1800-1850 by Andrew J. TorgetHonorable Mention, 2016
Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era (Justice, Power, and Politics) by Max Krochmal2017
Getting Tough: Welfare and Imprisonment in 1970s America (Politics and Society in Modern America) by Julilly Kohler-HausmannHonorable Mention, 2018
Landscapes of Hope: Nature and the Great Migration in Chicago by Brian McCammack2018
The Profit of the Earth: The Global Seeds of American Agriculture by Courtney FulliloveHonorable Mention, 2018
Mothers of massive resistance : white women and the politics of white supremacy by Elizabeth Gillespie McRae2019

Award description

Awarded by the Organization of American Historians
The Frederick Jackson Turner Award, first given in 1959 as the Prize Studies Award of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association, has been given each year by the Organization of American Historians for an author's first book on some significant phase of American history and also to the press that submits and publishes it.
Frederick Jackson Turner Award website
No awards were made in 1960, 1963, 1964, 1968, 1975 and 1976
Two awards were made in 1985 and 2000
Honorable mentions were also made in 2006 and 2007



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