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Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

1982 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1982 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1982 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerThe Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution 1895-1980Jonathan D. SpenceChronicles the history of the Chinese Revolution, focusing on the people and events of modern Chinese history, the writings of modern Chinese authors, the issues facing the People's Republic, and more...Amazon
1983 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1983 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1983 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerThe Wheels of Commerce: Volume 2 of Civilization and Capitalism: 15Th-18th CenturyFernand BraudelBy examining in detail the material life of pre-industrial peoples around the world, Fernand Braudel significantly changed the way historians view their subject. Originally published in the early 1980s, Civilization traces the social and economic history o...Amazon
1984 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1984 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1984 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerThe Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural HistoryRobert DarntonWhen the apprentices of a Paris printing shop in the 1730s held a series of mock trials and then hanged all the cats they could lay their hands on, why did they find it so hilariously funny that they choked with laughter when they reenacted it in pantomime...Amazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1985 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1985 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerSon of the Morning Star: Custer and The Little BighornEvan S. ConnellOn a scorching June Sunday in 1876, thousands of Indian warriors - Lakota Sioux, Cheyenne and Arapaho - converged on a grassy ridge above the valley of Montana's Little Bighorn River. On the ridge five companies of United States cavalry - 262 soldiers, com...Amazon
1986 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1986 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1986 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerThe First Socialist Society: A History of the Soviet Union from WithinGeoffrey HoskingThe First Socialist Society is the compelling and often tragic history of what Soviet citizens lived through from 1917 to 1993, told with great sympathy and perception. Tracing the evolution of the Soviet political system from its origins in 1917, Geoffrey...Amazon
1988 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1988 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1988 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerReconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877Eric FonerNewly Reissued with a New Introduction: From the "preeminent historian of Reconstruction" (New York Times Book Review), a newly updated edition of the prize-winning classic work on the post-Civil War period which shaped modern America. Eric Foner's "master...Amazon
1989 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1989 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1989 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerAn Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented HollywoodNeal GablerA provocative, original, and richly entertaining group biography of the Jewish immigrants who were the moving forces behind the creation of America's motion picture industry. The names Harry Cohn, William Fox, Carl Laemmle, Louis B. Mayer, Jack and Harry W...Amazon
1991 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1991 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1991 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerThe Promised Land: The Great Black Migration and How It Changed AmericaNicholas LemannA New York Times bestseller, the groundbreaking authoritative history of the migration of African-Americans from the rural South to the urban North. A definitive book on American history, The Promised Land is also essential reading for educators and policy...Amazon1991 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistBehind the Mask of Innocence: Sex, Violence, Prejudice, Crime: Films of Social Conscience in the Silent EraKevin BrownlowAmazonSoulstealers: The Chinese Sorcery Scare of 1768Philip A. KuhnAmazonStalin in Power: The Revolution from Above, 1928-1941Robert C. TuckerAmazonThe Prize: The Epic Quest For Oil, Money & PowerDaniel YerginAmazon