Sunday, September 26

2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner

An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873

An American Genocide: The United States and the California Indian Catastrophe, 1846-1873

Benjamin Madley

Between 1846 and 1873, California’s Indian population plunged from perhaps 150,000 to 30,000. Benjamin Madley is the first historian to uncover the full extent of the slaughter, the involvement of state and federal officials, the taxpayer dollars that supp…

2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Shortlist

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy
Heather Ann Thompson
Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939
Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936–1939
Adam Hochschild
Where the Jews Aren’t: The Sad and Absurd Story of Birobidzhan, Russia’s Jewish Autonomous Region
Where the Jews Aren’t: The Sad and Absurd Story of Birobidzhan, Russia’s Jewish Autonomous Region
Masha Gessen
White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America
White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America
Nancy Isenberg

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