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Book awards: Merle Curti Award

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Works (63)

The Enlightenment in America by Henry F. May1977
Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence by Garry Wills1979
A Shopkeeper's Millennium: Society and Revivals in Rochester, New York, 1815-1837 by Paul E. Johnson1980
Women at Work: The Transformation of Work and Community in Lowell, Massachusetts, 1826-1860 by Thomas Louis Dublin1980
The Making of Tocqueville's Democracy in America by James T. Schleifer1981
White Supremacy: A Comparative Study of American and South African History by George M. Fredrickson1982
Jonathan Edwards's Moral Thought and Its British Context (Institute of Early American History) by Norman Fiering1983
Moral philosophy at seventeenth-century Harvard : a discipline in transition by Norman Fiering1983
From Italy to San Francisco: The Immigrant Experience by Dino Cinel1984
The Old Christian Right: The Protestant Far Right from the Great Depression to the Cold War by Leo P. Ribuffo1985
Emigrants and Exiles: Ireland and the Irish Exodus to North America by Kerby A. Miller1986
Uncertain Victory: Social Democracy and Progressivism in European and American Thought, 1870-1920 by James T. Kloppenberg1987
Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: Merchant Seamen, Pirates and the Anglo-American Maritime World, 1700 - 1750 by Marcus Rediker1988
Like a Family: The Making of a Southern Cotton Mill World by Jacquelyn Dowd Hall1988
Inventing the People: The Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America by Edmund S. Morgan1989
The Indians' New World: Catawbas and their Neighbors from European Contact through the Era of Removal by James H. Merrell1990
The Heart of the Commonwealth: Society and Political Culture in Worcester County, Massachusetts 1713-1861 by John L. Brooke1991
Worlds of Wonder, Days of Judgment: Popular Religious Belief in Early New England by David D. Hall1991
The Wages of Whiteness: Race and the Making of the American Working Class by David R. Roediger1992
John Dewey and American Democracy (Cornell Paperbacks) by Robert B. Westbrook1993
Lynching in the New South: Georgia and Virginia, 1880-1930 by W. Fitzhugh Brundage1994
The Masterless: Self and Society in Modern America by Wilfred M. McClay1995
Gay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Makings of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940 by George Chauncey1996
The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal Republic by Lance Banning1997
Terrible Honesty: Mongrel Manhattan in the 1920s by Ann Douglas1997
Thank You, St. Jude: Women`s Devotion to the Patron Saint of Hopeless Causes by Robert A. Orsi1998
Civic Ideals: Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U.S. History (The Institution for Social and Policy St) by Rogers M. Smith1999
Forced Founders: Indians, Debtors, Slaves, and the Making of the American Revolution in Virginia by Woody Holton2000
The Dominion of Voice: Riot, Reason, and Romance in Antebellum Politics by Kimberly K. Smith2001
Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory by David W. Blight2002
Rereading Sex: Battles Over Sexual Knowledge and Suppression in Nineteenth-Century America by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz2003
Jonathan Edwards: A Life by George M. Marsden2004
One Vast Winter Count: The Native American West before Lewis and Clark by Colin G. Calloway2004
Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860 (2 Volume Set) by Michael O'Brien2005
Huck's Raft: A History of American Childhood by Steven Mintz2005
The Face of Decline: The Pennsylvania Anthracite Region in the Twentieth Century by Thomas Dublin2006
A New Deal for the World: America's Vision for Human Rights by Elizabeth Borgwardt2006
Calling This Place Home: Women on the Wisconsin Frontier, 1850-1925 by Joan M. JensenHonorable Mention, 2007
Coolies and Cane: Race, Labor, and Sugar in the Age of Emancipation by Moon-Ho Jung2007
Steel Drivin' Man: John Henry: the Untold Story of an American Legend by Scott Reynolds Nelson2007
Transcending Capitalism: Visions of a New Society in Modern American Thought by Howard BrickHonorable Mention, 2007
The Slave Ship: A Human History by Marcus Rediker2008
The Comanche Empire by Pekka Hämäläinen2009
The Reaper's Garden: Death and Power in the World of Atlantic Slavery by Vincent Brown2009
Inventing America's "Worst" Family: Eugenics, Islam, and the Fall and Rise of the Tribe of Ishmæl by Nathaniel DeutschHonorable Mention, 2010
The Passage to Cosmos: Alexander von Humboldt and the Shaping of America by Laura Dassow Walls2010
Passing Strange by Martha A. SandweissHonorable Mention, 2010
Scraping By: Wage Labor, Slavery, and Survival in Early Baltimore by Seth Rockman2010
Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South by Stephanie McCurry2011
Stayin' Alive: The 1970s and the Last Days of the Working Class by Jefferson R. Cowie2011
No Man's Land: Jamaican Guestworkers in America and the Global History of Deportable Labor by Cindy Hahamovitch2012
The Rights of the Defenseless: Protecting Animals and Children in Gilded Age America by Susan J. Pearson2012
Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France by Brett Rushforth2013
The Great Persuasion: Reinventing Free Markets Since the Depression by Angus Burgin2013
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 by Alan Taylor2014
The Problem of Democracy in the Age of Slavery: Garrisonian Abolitionists and Transatlantic Reform by W. Caleb McDaniel2014
Moral Minorities and the Making of American Democracy by Kyle G. Volk2015
Robert Love's Warnings: Searching for Strangers in Colonial Boston by Cornelia H. Dayton2015
Corazón de Dixie: Mexicanos in the U.S. South since 1910 by Julie M. Weise2016
Thinking Small: The United States and the Lure of Community Development by Daniel Immerwahr2016
Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture by Susanna L. Blumenthal2017
New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America by Wendy Warren2017
The Dawn of Detroit: A Chronicle of Slavery and Freedom in the City of the Straits by Tiya Miles2018

Award description

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 of the best book in American intellectual history.


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