Monday, November 28

1990 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1990 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner

The Quest For El Cid

The Quest For El Cid

Richard Fletcher

Rodrigo Díaz, the legendary warrior-knight of eleventh-century Castile known as El Cid, is still honored in Spain as a national hero for liberating the fatherland from the occupying Moors. Yet, as this book reveals, there are many contradictions between el…

1990 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Shortlist

A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East
A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East
David Fromkin
Awash in a Sea of Faith: Christianizing the American People
Awash in a Sea of Faith: Christianizing the American People
Jon Butler
Italy and its Monarchy
Italy and its Monarchy
Denis Mack Smith
The Search for Modern China
The Search for Modern China
Jonathan D. Spence

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