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Pulitzer Prize for History

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The Pulitzer Prize for History, awarded since 1917.

1917
J. J. Jusserand With Americans of Past and Present Days
1918
James Ford Rhodes A History of the Civil War, 1861-1865
1919
(no award)  
1920
Justin H. Smith The War with Mexico
1921
William Sowden Sims and Burton J. Hendrick The Victory at Sea
1922
James Truslow Adams The Founding of New England
1923
Charles Warren The Supreme Court in United States History
1924
Charles Howard McIlwain The American Revolution: A Constitutional Interpretation
1925
Frederic L. Paxson History of the American Frontier
1926
Edward Channing A History of the United States
1927
Samuel Flagg Bemis Pinckney's Treaty
1928
Vernon Louis Parrington Main Currents in American Thought
1929
Fred Albert Shanoon The Organization and Administration of the Union Army, 1861-1865
1930
Claude H. Van Tyne The War of Independence
1931
Bernadotte E. Schmitt The Coming of the War, 1914
1932
John J. Pershing My Experiences in the World War
1933
Frederick Jackson Turner The Significance of Sections in American History
1934
Herbert Agar The People's Choice
1935
Charles McLean Andrews The Colonial Period of American History
1936
Andrew C. McLaughlin A Constitutional History of the United States
1937
Van Wyck Brooks The Flowering of New England, 1815-1865
1938
Paul Herman Buck The Road to Reunion, 1865-1900
1939
Frank Luther Mott A History of American Magazines
1940
Carl Sandburg Abraham Lincoln: The War Years
1941
Marcus Lee Hansen The Atlantic Migration, 1607-1860
1942
Margaret Leech Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865
1943
Esther Forbes Paul Revere and the World He Lived In
1944
Merle Curti The Growth of American Thought
1945
Stephen Bonsal Unfinished Business
1946
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. The Age of Jackson
1947
James Phinney Baxter III Scientists Against Time
1948
Bernard DeVoto Across the Wide Missouri
1949
Roy Franklin Nichols The Disruption of American Democracy
1950
Oliver W. Larkin Art and Life in America
1951
R. Carlyle Buley The Old Northwest, Pioneer Period 1815-1840
1952
Oscar Handlin The Uprooted
1953
George Dangerfield The Era of Good Feelings
1954
Bruce Catton A Stillness at Appomattox
1955
Paul Horgan Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History
1956
Richard Hofstadter The Age of Reform
1957
George F. Kennan Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917-1920
1958
Bray Hammond Banks and Politics in America
1959
Leonard D. White and Jean Schneider The Republican Era: l869-1901
1960
Margaret Leech In the Days of McKinley
1961
Herbert Feis Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference
1962
Lawrence H. Gipson The Triumphant Empire: Thunder-Clouds Gather in the West, 1763-1766
1963
Constance McLaughlin Green Washington, Village and Capital, 1800-1878
1964
Sumner Chilton Powell Puritan Village: The Formation of a New England Town
1965
Irwin Unger The Greenback Era
1966
Perry Miller The Life of the Mind in America
1967
William H. Goetzmann Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West
1968
Bernard Bailyn The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
1969
Leonard W. Levy Origins of the Fifth Amendment
1970
Dean Acheson Present At The Creation: My Years In The State Department
1971
James MacGregor Burns Roosevelt: The Soldier Of Freedom
1972
Carl N. Degler Neither Black Nor White
1973
Michael Kammen People of Paradox: An Inquiry Concerning the Origins of American Civilization
1974
Daniel Boorstin The Americans: The Democratic Experience
1975
Dumas Malone Jefferson and His Time
1976
Paul Horgan Lamy of Santa Fe
1977
David M. Potter and Don E. Fehrenbacher The Impending Crisis, 1841-1867
1978
Alfred Chandler The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business
1979
Don E. Fehrenbacher The Dred Scott Case
1980
Leon F. Litwack Been in the Storm So Long
1981
Lawrence A. Cremin American Education: The National Experience, 1783-1876
1982
C. Vann Woodward Mary Chesnut's Civil War
1983
Rhys L. Isaac The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790
1984
(no award)  
1985
Thomas K. McGraw Prophets of Regulation
1986
Walter A. McDougall ...the Heavens and the Earth
1987
Bernard Bailyn Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution
1988
Robert V. Bruce The Launching of Modern American Science, 1846-1876
1989
James M. McPherson Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era
1989
Taylor Branch Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963
1990
Stanley Karnow In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines
1991
Laurel Thatcher Ulrich A Midwife's Tale
1992
Mark E. Neely, Jr. The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties
1993
Gordon S. Wood The Radicalism of the American Revolution
1994
(no award)  
1995
Doris Kearns Goodwin No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II
1996
Alan Taylor William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic
1997
Jack N. Rakove Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution
1998
Edward J. Larson Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion
1999
Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898
2000
David M. Kennedy Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945
2001
Joseph J. Ellis Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation
2002
Louis Menand The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America
2003
Rick Atkinson An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa 1942-1943
2004
Steven Hahn A Nation Under Our Feet
2005
David Hackett Fischer Washington's Crossing
2006
David M. Oshinsky Polio: An American Story
2007
Steven Hahn A Nation Under Our Feet
2008
Daniel Walker Howe What Hath God Wrought: the Transformation of America, 1815-1848



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