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Book awards: George Washington Book Prize

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Works (14)

Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow2005
A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America by Stacy Schiff2006
Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, the Slave Trade, and the American Revolution by Charles Rappleye2007
The Slave Ship: A Human History by Marcus Rediker2008
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed2009
Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution by Richard Beeman2010
Ratification: The People Debate the Constitution, 1787-1788 by Pauline Maier2011
Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World by Maya Jasanoff2012
George Washington: Gentleman Warrior by Stephen Brumwell2013
The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire by Andrew Jackson O'Shaughnessy2014
An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America by Nick Bunker2015
The Washingtons: George and Martha, "Join'd by Friendship, Crown'd by Love" by Flora Fraser2016
Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick2017
George Washington: A Life in Books by Kevin J. Hayes2018

Award description

Awards an annual $50,000 prize. The George Washington Book Prize recognizes the year’s best books on the nation’s founding era, especially those that have the potential to advance broad public understanding of American history.


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