Monday, March 4

Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History

1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerBenevolence and Betrayal: Five Italian Jewish Families Under FascismAlexander StilleExploring the experiences of Italian Jews under fascism, five factual narratives and extensive interviews reconstruct Mussolini's Italy for Italian Jews from the perspectives and fates of five different Italian-Jewish families....Amazon1992 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistFrontiers: The Epic of South Africa's Creation and the Tragedy of the Xhosa PeopleNoel MostertAmazonOwen Lattimore and the "Loss" of ChinaRobert P. NewmanAmazonThe Campaign of the Century: Upton Sinclair's Race for Governor of California and the Birth of Media PoliticsGreg MitchellAmazonTriumphs and Tragedy: A History of the Mexican PeopleRamón Eduardo RuizAmazon
1993 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1993 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1993 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerNew Worlds, Ancient Texts: The Power of Tradition and the Shock of DiscoveryAnthony Grafton, April Shelford, Nancy SiraisiOn encountering what he called "the Indies", the Jesuit Jose de Acosta wrote, "Having read what poets and philosophers write of the Torrid Zone, I persuaded myself that when I came to the Equator, I would not be able to endure the violent heat, but it turn...Amazon1993 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistRising in the West: The True Story of an "Okie" family in Search of the American DreamDan MorganAmazonThe Immobile EmpireAlain Peyrefitte, Jon RothschildAmazonThe Most Southern Place on Earth: The Mississippi Delta and the Roots of Regional IdentityJames C. CobbAmazonTragic Mountains: The Hmong, the Americans...
1994 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerGay New York: Gender, Urban Culture, and the Making of the Gay Male World, 1890-1940George ChaunceyThe award-winning, field-defining history of gay life in New York City in the early to mid-20th century Gay New York brilliantly shatters the myth that before the 1960s gay life existed only in the closet, where gay men were isolated, invisible, and self-h...Amazon1994 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistAnti-Semitism in AmericaLeonard DinnersteinAmazonBecoming Mexican American: Ethnicity, Culture and Identity in Chicano Los Angeles, 1900-1945George SanchezAmazonMarriage of Likeness: Same-sex Unions in Pre-modern EuropeJohn BoswellAmazonWomen's Work: The First 20,000 Years: Women, Cloth, and Society in Early TimesElizabeth Wayland ...
1995 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerFables of Abundance: A Cultural History of Advertising in AmericaJackson LearsFables of Abundance ranges from the traveling peddlers of early modern Europe to the twentieth-century American corporation, exploring the ways that advertising collaborated with other cultural institutions to produce the dominant aspirations and anxieties...Amazon1995 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistMarketing Modernism in Fin-de-Siècle EuropeRobert JensenAmazonRewriting the Soul: Multiple Personality and the Sciences of MemoryIan HackingAmazonSpeak Now Against the Day: The Generation Before the Civil Rights Movement in the SouthJohn EgertonAmazonStalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, 1939-1956David HollowayAmazon
1996 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerBlack SeaNeal AschersonAn acclaimed, award-winning book on a fascinating subject, recently . and updated by the author. Black Sea is a homage to an ocean and its shores and a meditation on Eurasian history, from the earliest times to the present. It explores the culture, h...Amazon1996 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistAshes to Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip MorrisRichard KlugerAmazonEndangered Dreams: The Great Depression in CaliforniaKevin StarrAmazonEurope: A HistoryNorman DaviesAmazonWar Before Civilization: The Myth of the Peaceful SavageLawrence H. KeeleyAmazonWilliam Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American RepublicAlan...
1997 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerA People's Tragedy: A History of the Russian RevolutionOrlando FigesUnrivalled in scope and brimming with human drama, A People's Tragedy is the most vivid, moving and comprehensive history of the Russian Revolution available today. 'A modern masterpiece' Andrew Marr 'The most moving account of the Russian Revolution since...Amazon1997 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistEchoes of a Native Land: Two Centuries of a Russian VillageSerge SchmemannAmazonFat History: Bodies and Beauty in the Modern WestPeter N. StearnsAmazonNazi Germany and the Jews: Volume 1. The Years of Persecution, 1933-1939Saul FriedländerAmazonSun Dancing: Life in a Medieval Irish Monastery and How Celtic Spirituality Influenced the WorldGeoffrey MoorhouseAmazo...
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, Los Angeles Times Book Prize, Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize – History Winner and Nominees

1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History WinnerThe Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of HumanityRoy PorterExplores the development of medicine against the backdrop of the religious, scientific, philosophical, and political beliefs of each age, and unearths a treasure trove of medicinal oddities...Amazon1998 Los Angeles Times Book Prize - History ShortlistHope in a Jar: The Making of America's Beauty CultureKathy PeissAmazonMany Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North AmericaIra BerlinAmazonSlave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and LowcountryPhilip D. MorganAmazonThe Gospel of Germs: Men, Women, and the Microbe in American LifeNancy TomesAmazon