Wednesday, November 30

1989 Pulitzer Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1989 Pulitzer Prize – History Winner

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson

Filled with fresh interpretations and information, puncturing old myths and challenging new ones, Battle Cry of Freedom will unquestionably become the standard one-volume history of the Civil War. James McPherson’s fast-paced narrative fully integrates the…

Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954–1963

Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954–1963

Taylor Branch

In volume one of his America in the King Years, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch gives a masterly account of the American civil rights movement. Hailed as the most masterful story ever told of the American civil rights movement, Parting the Waters is de…

1989 Pulitzer Prize – History Shortlist

A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam
Neil Sheehan
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863–1877
Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863–1877
Eric Foner

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