Tuesday, May 11

Pulitzer Prize – History

2019 Pulitzer Prize – History

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom David W. Blight

Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom

David W. Blight

2018 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea Jack E. Davis

The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea

Jack E. Davis

2017 Pulitzer Prize – History

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy Heather Ann Thompson

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

Heather Ann Thompson

2016 Pulitzer Prize – History

Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America T. J. Stiles

Custer’s Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America

T. J. Stiles

2015 Pulitzer Prize – History

Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People Elizabeth A. Fenn

Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People

Elizabeth A. Fenn

2014 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 Alan Taylor

The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832

Alan Taylor

2013 Pulitzer Prize – History

Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam Fredrik Logevall

Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America’s Vietnam

Fredrik Logevall

2012 Pulitzer Prize – History

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention Manning Marable

Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention

Manning Marable

2011 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery Eric Foner

The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

Eric Foner

2010 Pulitzer Prize – History

Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World Liaquat Ahamed

Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World

Liaquat Ahamed

2009 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family Annette Gordon-Reed

The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

Annette Gordon-Reed

2008 Pulitzer Prize – History

What Hath God Wrought: the Transformation of America, 1815–1848 Daniel Walker Howe

What Hath God Wrought: the Transformation of America, 1815–1848

Daniel Walker Howe

2007 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Race Beat Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff

The Race Beat

Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff

2006 Pulitzer Prize – History

Polio: An American Story David Oshinsky

Polio: An American Story

David Oshinsky

2005 Pulitzer Prize – History

Washington's Crossing David Hackett Fischer

Washington’s Crossing

David Hackett Fischer

2004 Pulitzer Prize – History

A Nation Under Our Feet Steven Hahn

A Nation Under Our Feet

Steven Hahn

2003 Pulitzer Prize – History

An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa 1942–1943 Rick Atkinson

An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa 1942–1943

Rick Atkinson

2002 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America Louis Menand

The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America

Louis Menand

2001 Pulitzer Prize – History

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation Joseph J. Ellis

Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation

Joseph J. Ellis

2000 Pulitzer Prize – History

Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929–1945 David M. Kennedy

Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929–1945

David M. Kennedy

1999 Pulitzer Prize – History

Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace

Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898

Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace

1998 Pulitzer Prize – History

Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion Edward J. Larson

Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America’s Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion

Edward J. Larson

1997 Pulitzer Prize – History

Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution Jack N. Rakove

Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution

Jack N. Rakove

1996 Pulitzer Prize – History

William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic Alan Taylor

William Cooper’s Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic

Alan Taylor

1995 Pulitzer Prize – History

No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt

No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt

1994 Pulitzer Prize – History

No award given

No award given

1993 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Radicalism of the American Revolution Gordon S. Wood

The Radicalism of the American Revolution

Gordon S. Wood

1992 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties Mark E. Neely, Jr.

The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties

Mark E. Neely, Jr.

1991 Pulitzer Prize – History

A Midwife's Tale Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

A Midwife’s Tale

Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

1990 Pulitzer Prize – History

In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines Stanley Karnow

In Our Image: America’s Empire in the Philippines

Stanley Karnow

1989 Pulitzer Prize – History

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era James M. McPherson

Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson

1988 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846–1876 Robert V. Bruce

The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846–1876

Robert V. Bruce

1987 Pulitzer Prize – History

Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution Bernard Bailyn

Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution

Bernard Bailyn

1986 Pulitzer Prize – History

…The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age Walter A. McDougall

…The Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age

Walter A. McDougall

1985 Pulitzer Prize – History

Prophets of Regulation Thomas K. McCraw

Prophets of Regulation

Thomas K. McCraw

1984 Pulitzer Prize – History

No award given

No award given

1983 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Transformation of Virginia, 1740–1790 Rhys L. Isaac

The Transformation of Virginia, 1740–1790

Rhys L. Isaac

1982 Pulitzer Prize – History

Mary Chesnut's Civil War C. Vann Woodward

Mary Chesnut’s Civil War

C. Vann Woodward

1981 Pulitzer Prize – History

American Education: The National Experience, 1783–1876 Lawrence A. Cremin

American Education: The National Experience, 1783–1876

Lawrence A. Cremin

1980 Pulitzer Prize – History

Been in the Storm So Long Leon F. Litwack

Been in the Storm So Long

Leon F. Litwack

1979 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics Don E. Fehrenbacher

The Dred Scott Case: Its Significance in American Law and Politics

Don E. Fehrenbacher

1978 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business

Alfred D. Chandler, Jr.

1977 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Impending Crisis, 1848–1861 David M. Potter (Completed and edited by Don E. Fehrenbacher)

The Impending Crisis, 1848–1861

David M. Potter (Completed and edited by Don E. Fehrenbacher)

1976 Pulitzer Prize – History

Lamy of Santa Fe Paul Horgan

Lamy of Santa Fe

Paul Horgan

1975 Pulitzer Prize – History

Jefferson and His Time Dumas Malone

Jefferson and His Time

Dumas Malone

1974 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Americans: The Democratic Experience Daniel J. Boorstin

The Americans: The Democratic Experience

Daniel J. Boorstin

1973 Pulitzer Prize – History

People of Paradox: An Inquiry Concerning the Origins of American Civilization Michael Kammen

People of Paradox: An Inquiry Concerning the Origins of American Civilization

Michael Kammen

1972 Pulitzer Prize – History

Neither Black nor White Carl N. Degler

Neither Black nor White

Carl N. Degler

1971 Pulitzer Prize – History

Roosevelt: The Soldier Of Freedom James MacGregor Burns

Roosevelt: The Soldier Of Freedom

James MacGregor Burns

1970 Pulitzer Prize – History

Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department Dean Acheson

Present at the Creation: My Years in the State Department

Dean Acheson

1969 Pulitzer Prize – History

Origins of the Fifth Amendment Leonard W. Levy

Origins of the Fifth Amendment

Leonard W. Levy

1968 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution Bernard Bailyn

The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution

Bernard Bailyn

1967 Pulitzer Prize – History

Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West William H. Goetzmann

Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West

William H. Goetzmann

1966 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Life of the Mind in America Perry Miller

The Life of the Mind in America

Perry Miller

1965 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Greenback Era Irwin Unger

The Greenback Era

Irwin Unger

1964 Pulitzer Prize – History

Puritan Village: The Formation of a New England Town Sumner Chilton Powell

Puritan Village: The Formation of a New England Town

Sumner Chilton Powell

1963 Pulitzer Prize – History

Washington, Village and Capital, 1800–1878 Constance McLaughlin Green

Washington, Village and Capital, 1800–1878

Constance McLaughlin Green

1962 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Triumphant Empire: Thunder-Clouds Gather in the West, 1763–1766 Lawrence H. Gipson

The Triumphant Empire: Thunder-Clouds Gather in the West, 1763–1766

Lawrence H. Gipson

1961 Pulitzer Prize – History

Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference Herbert Feis

Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference

Herbert Feis

1960 Pulitzer Prize – History

In the Days of McKinley Margaret Leech

In the Days of McKinley

Margaret Leech

1959 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Republican Era: 1869–1901 Leonard D. White and Jean Schneider

The Republican Era: 1869–1901

Leonard D. White and Jean Schneider

1958 Pulitzer Prize – History

Banks and Politics in America Bray Hammond

Banks and Politics in America

Bray Hammond

1957 Pulitzer Prize – History

Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917–1920 George F. Kennan

Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917–1920

George F. Kennan

1956 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Age of Reform Richard Hofstadter

The Age of Reform

Richard Hofstadter

1955 Pulitzer Prize – History

Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History Paul Horgan

Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History

Paul Horgan

1954 Pulitzer Prize – History

A Stillness at Appomattox Bruce Catton

A Stillness at Appomattox

Bruce Catton

1953 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Era of Good Feelings George Dangerfield

The Era of Good Feelings

George Dangerfield

1952 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Uprooted Oscar Handlin

The Uprooted

Oscar Handlin

1951 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Old Northwest, Pioneer Period 1815–1840 R. Carlyle Buley

The Old Northwest, Pioneer Period 1815–1840

R. Carlyle Buley

1950 Pulitzer Prize – History

Art and Life in America Oliver W. Larkin

Art and Life in America

Oliver W. Larkin

1949 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Disruption of American Democracy Roy Franklin Nichols

The Disruption of American Democracy

Roy Franklin Nichols

1948 Pulitzer Prize – History

Across the Wide Missouri Bernard DeVoto

Across the Wide Missouri

Bernard DeVoto

1947 Pulitzer Prize – History

Scientists Against Time James Phinney Baxter III

Scientists Against Time

James Phinney Baxter III

1946 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Age of Jackson Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

The Age of Jackson

Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

1945 Pulitzer Prize – History

Unfinished Business Stephen Bonsal

Unfinished Business

Stephen Bonsal

1944 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Growth of American Thought Merle Curti

The Growth of American Thought

Merle Curti

1943 Pulitzer Prize – History

Paul Revere and the World He Lived In Esther Forbes

Paul Revere and the World He Lived In

Esther Forbes

1942 Pulitzer Prize – History

Reveille in Washington, 1860–1865 Margaret Leech

Reveille in Washington, 1860–1865

Margaret Leech

1941 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Atlantic Migration, 1607–1860 Marcus Lee Hansen

The Atlantic Migration, 1607–1860

Marcus Lee Hansen

1940 Pulitzer Prize – History

Abraham Lincoln: The War Years Carl Sandburg

Abraham Lincoln: The War Years

Carl Sandburg

1939 Pulitzer Prize – History

A History of American Magazines Frank Luther Mott

A History of American Magazines

Frank Luther Mott

1938 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Road to Reunion, 1865–1900 Paul Herman Buck

The Road to Reunion, 1865–1900

Paul Herman Buck

1937 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Flowering of New England, 1815–1865 Van Wyck Brooks

The Flowering of New England, 1815–1865

Van Wyck Brooks

1936 Pulitzer Prize – History

A Constitutional History of the United States Andrew C. McLaughlin

A Constitutional History of the United States

Andrew C. McLaughlin

1935 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Colonial Period of American History Charles McLean Andrews

The Colonial Period of American History

Charles McLean Andrews

1934 Pulitzer Prize – History

The People's Choice Herbert Agar

The People’s Choice

Herbert Agar

1933 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Significance of Sections in American History Frederick J. Turner

The Significance of Sections in American History

Frederick J. Turner

1932 Pulitzer Prize – History

My Experiences in the World War John J. Pershing

My Experiences in the World War

John J. Pershing

1931 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Coming of the War, 1914 Bernadotte E. Schmitt

The Coming of the War, 1914

Bernadotte E. Schmitt

1930 Pulitzer Prize – History

The War of Independence Claude H. Van Tyne

The War of Independence

Claude H. Van Tyne

1929 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Organization and Administration of the Union Army, 1861–1865 Fred Albert Shannon

The Organization and Administration of the Union Army, 1861–1865

Fred Albert Shannon

1928 Pulitzer Prize – History

Main Currents in American Thought Vernon Louis Parrington

Main Currents in American Thought

Vernon Louis Parrington

1927 Pulitzer Prize – History

Pinckney's Treaty Samuel Flagg Bemis

Pinckney’s Treaty

Samuel Flagg Bemis

1926 Pulitzer Prize – History

A History of the United States Edward Channing

A History of the United States

Edward Channing

1925 Pulitzer Prize – History

History of the American Frontier Frederic L. Paxson

History of the American Frontier

Frederic L. Paxson

1924 Pulitzer Prize – History

The American Revolution: A Constitutional Interpretation Charles Howard McIlwain

The American Revolution: A Constitutional Interpretation

Charles Howard McIlwain

1923 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Supreme Court in United States History Charles Warren

The Supreme Court in United States History

Charles Warren

1922 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Founding of New England James Truslow Adams

The Founding of New England

James Truslow Adams

1921 Pulitzer Prize – History

The Victory at Sea William Sowden Sims and Burton J. Hendrick

The Victory at Sea

William Sowden Sims and Burton J. Hendrick

1920 Pulitzer Prize – History

The War with Mexico Justin H. Smith

The War with Mexico

Justin H. Smith

1919 Pulitzer Prize – History

No award given

No award given

1918 Pulitzer Prize – History

A History of the Civil War, 1861-1865 James Ford Rhodes

A History of the Civil War, 1861-1865

James Ford Rhodes

1917 Pulitzer Prize – History

With Americans of Past and Present Days Jean Jules Jusserand

With Americans of Past and Present Days

Jean Jules Jusserand