Sunday, November 27

2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner

Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963

Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963

Kevin Starr

A narrative tour de force that combines wide-ranging scholarship with captivating prose, Kevin Starr’s acclaimed multi-volume Americans and the California Dream is an unparalleled work of cultural history. In this volume, Starr covers the crucial postwar p…

2009 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Shortlist

Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815
Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815
Gordon S. Wood
Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940
Lynching and Spectacle: Witnessing Racial Violence in America, 1890-1940
Amy Louise Wood
Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line
Passing Strange: A Gilded Age Tale of Love and Deception Across the Color Line
Martha A. Sandweiss
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
Richard Holmes

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