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Bancroft Prize Winners – 2012

Congratulations to the 2012 winners of Columbia University’s prestigious Bancroft Prize. The three historians, all AHA members, are Anne F. Hyde (AHA Council member and professor at Colorado College), Daniel T. Rodgers (Princeton University), and Tomiko Brown-Nagin (University of Virginia).

The Bancroft Prize is awarded annually by the trustees of Columbia to the authors of books of exceptional merit in the fields of American history, biography, and diplomacy. There were 175 books nominated for the 2012 award, all published in 2011.

Bancroft Prize Winners Announced

Columbia University announced the 2010 winners of the prestigious Bancroft Prize on March 17. The three historians named were Linda Gordon (professor at NYU and AHA member), Woody Holton (Univ. of Richmond), and Margaret D. Jacobs (Univ. of Nebraska). The Bancroft Prize is awarded annually by the trustees of Columbia to the authors of books of exceptional merit in the fields of American history, biography, and diplomacy. The 2010 awards are for books published in 2009.

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Linda Gordon won for Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits, published in hardcover in October 2009 by W.W.

Bancroft Prize Winners Announced

Jack Temple Kirby and Robert D. Richardson have won the prestigious Bancroft Prize for 2007. One of the most coveted honors in the field of history, the Bancroft Prize is awarded annually by Columbia University to the authors of books of exceptional merit in the fields of American history, biography, and diplomacy. Jack Temple Kirby, W. E. Smith Professor Emeritus of History at Miami University (Ohio), won for his Mockingbird Song: Ecological Landscapes of the South. Robert D. Richardson won for his biography William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism.