Bancroft Prize

Check all the winners of Bancroft Prize.
Year Winner Winner Work
2010 Linda Gordon Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits
2010 Woody Holton Abigail Adams
2010 Margaret D. Jacobs White Mother to a Dark Race: Settler Colonialism, Maternalism, and the Removal of Indigenous Children in the American West and Australia, 1880-1940.
2009 Drew Gilpin Faust This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War
2009 Pekka Hämäläinen The Comanche Empire
2009 Thomas G. Andrews Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War
2008 Allan M. Brandt The Cigarette Century: The Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product that Defined America
2008 Charles Postel The Populist Vision
2008 Peter Silver Our Savage Neighbors: How Indian War Transformed Early America
2007 Robert D. Richardson William James: In the Maelstrom of American Modernism
2007 Jack T. Kirby Mockingbird Song
2006 Sean Wilentz The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln
2006 Odd Arne Westad The Global Cold War
2006 Erskine Clarke Dwelling Place
2005 Michael O'Brien Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810\u20131860
2005 Melvin Patrick Ely Israel on the Appomattox
2005 Michael Klarman From Jim Crow to Civil Rights
2004 Edward L. Ayers In the Presence of Mine Enemies: War in the Heart of America, 1859\u20131863
2004 Steven Hahn A Nation Under Our Feet
2004 George Marsden Jonathan Edwards
2003 Alan Gallay The Indian Slave Trade
2003 James F. Brooks Captives and Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands
2002 Alice Kessler-Harris In Pursuit of Equity
2002 David W. Blight Race and Reunion
2001 Michael A. Bellesiles
2001 David Nasaw The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst
2001 Susan Lee Johnson Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush
2000 John W. Dower Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
2000 Linda Gordon The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction
2000 James Merrell Into the American Woods
1999 Ira Berlin Many Thousands Gone
1999 Jill Lepore The Name of War
1999 Philip D. Morgan A Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Low Country
1998 Thomas Sugrue The Origins of the Urban Crisis
1998 Walter LaFeber The Clash
1998 Christine Leigh Heyrman Southern Cross
1997 James T. Patterson Grand Expectations: The United States, 1945-1974
1997 David E. Kyvig Explicit and Authentic Acts
1996 Alan Taylor William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic
1996 David S. Reynolds Walt Whitman's America: A Cultural Biography
1995 John L. Brooke The Refiner's Fire
1995 John Dittmer Local People
1994 Winthrop Jordan Tumult and Silence at Second Creek
1994 David Levering Lewis W.E.B. Du Bois: Biography of a Race, 1868-1919
1994 Stanley Elkins The Age of Federalism: The Early American Republic, 1788 - 1800
1993 Charles Capper Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life, Vol. 1: The Private Years
1993 Melvyn P. Leffler A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War
1992 Charles Royster The Destructive War
1992 William Cronon Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West
1991 Laurel Thatcher Ulrich A Midwife's Tale
1991 Lizabeth Cohen Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939
1990 James Merrell The Indians' New World
1990 Neil R. McMillen Dark Journey
1989 Edmund Morgan Inventing the People
1989 Eric Foner Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877
1988 Michael S. Sherry The Rise of American Air Power
1988 Peter Kolchin Unfree Labor
1987 Roger Lane Roots of Violence in Black Philadelphia, 1860-1900
1987 Thomas Doerflinger A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise: Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia
1986 Kenneth T. Jackson Crabgrass Frontier: The Suburbanization of the United States
1986 Jacqueline Jones Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow
1985 Kenneth Silverman The Life and Times of Cotton Mather
1985 Suzanne Lebsock The Free Women of Petersburg: Status and Culture in a Southern Town, 1784\u20131860
1984 Paul Starr The Social Transformation of American Medicine: The Rise of a Sovereign Profession and the Making of a Vast Industry
1984 Louis R. Harlan Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee
1983 John Putnam Demos Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft and the Culture of Early New England
1983 Nick Salvatore Eugene V. Debs
1982 Mary P. Ryan Cradle of the Middle Class
1982 Edward Countryman A People in Revolution
1981 Ronald Steel Walter Lippmann and the American Century
1981 Jean Strouse Alice James, A Biography
1980 Robert Dallek Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945
1980 Donald Worster Dust Bowl
1980 Thomas Dublin Women at Work
1979 Anthony F. C. Wallace Rockdale
1979 Christopher Thorne Allies of A Kind
1978 Morton Horwitz The Transformation of American Law, 1870-1960
1978 Alfred D. Chandler, Jr. The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business
1977 Alan Dawley Class and Community
1977 Robert A. Gross The Minutemen and Their World
1977 Barry W. Higman Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica, 1807\u20131834
1976 David Brion Davis The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823
1976 R. W. B. Lewis Edith Wharton: A Biography
1975 Eugene Genovese Roll, Jordan, Roll
1975 Robert Fogel Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery
1975 Richard Smoke Deterrence in American Foreign Policy: Theory and Practice
Alexander L. George Deterrence in American Foreign Policy: Theory and Practice
1975 Stanley Engerman Time on the Cross: The Economics of American Negro Slavery
1974 Ray Allen Billington Frederick Jackson Turner: Historian, Scholar, Teacher
1974 Stephan Thernstrom The Other Bostonians, Poverty and Progress in the American Metropolis, 1880-1970
1974 Townsend Hoopes The Devil and John Foster Dulles
1973 Frances FitzGerald Fire in the Lake
1973 John Lewis Gaddis The United States and the Origins of the Cold War, 1941-1947
1973 Louis R. Harlan Booker T. Washington: The Wizard of Tuskegee
1972 Samuel Eliot Morison The European Discovery of America
1972 Robert Middlekauff The Mathers
1972 Carl N. Degler Neither Black nor white
1971 Joseph Frazier Wall Andrew Carnegie
1971 Erik Barnouw The Image Empire : A History of Broadcasting in the United States
1971 David M. Kennedy Birth Control in America
1970 Gordon S. Wood The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787
1970 Dan T. Carter Scottsboro
1970 Charles Sellers Charles Willson Peale
1969 Winthrop Jordan White over Black: American Attitudes Toward the Negro, 1550-1812
1969 Norman Gordon Levin, Jr. Woodrow Wilson and World Politics: America's Response to War and Revolution
1969 Rexford Tugwell The Brains Trust
1968 Bernard Bailyn The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution
1968 Richard Bushman From Puritan to Yankee; Character and the Social Order in Connecticut, 1690-1765
1968 Henry Allen Bullock A History of Negro Education in the South from 1619 to the Present
1967 James Sterling Young The Washington Community, 1800-1828
1967 William W. Freehling Prelude to Civil War
1967 Charles Sellers James K. Polk, Continentalist, 1843\u20131846. Vol. II
1966 Richard Brandon Morris The Peacemakers: The Great Powers and American Independence
1966 Theodore Friend Between Two Empires: The Ordeal of the Philippines, 1929\u20131946
1965 Bradford Perkins Castlereagh and Adams
1965 William Bradford Willcox Portrait of A General
1965 Dorothy Borg The United States and the Far Eastern Crisis of 1933\u20131938
1964 Paul Seabury Power, Freedom, and Diplomacy
1964 William Leuchtenburg Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal: 1932-1940
1964 John L. Thomas The Liberator: William Lloyd Garrison
1963 Roberta Wohlstetter Pearl Harbor: Warning and Decision
1963 Page Smith John Adams
1963 John G. Stoessinger Might of Nations
1962 Felix Gilbert To the Farewell Address
1962 Lawrence Cremin The Transformation of the School
1962 Martin Duberman Charles Francis Adams, 1807-1886
1961 Arthur S. Link Wilson
1961 Merrill D. Peterson The Jefferson Image in the American Mind
1960 Margaret Leech In the Days of McKinley
1960 Robert Roswell Palmer Age of the Democratic Revolution: A Political History of Europe & America, 1760-1800, Volume 1 - The Challenge
1959 Daniel J. Boorstin The Americans: The Colonial Experience
1959 Ernest Samuels Henry Adams
1958 Frank Luther Mott A History of American Magazines
1958 Arthur Schlesinger, Jr. The Crisis of the Old Order
1957 George F. Kennan Russia Leaves the War
1957 Arthur S. Link Wilson
1956 James G. Randall Lincoln, the President
1956 Elizabeth Stevenson Henry Adams
1956 Richard N. Current Lincoln, the President
1955 Paul Horgan Great River
1955 Leonard D. White The Jacksonians
1954 Clinton Rossiter Seedtime of the Republic
1954 William L. Langer The Undeclared War, 1940-1941
1953 Eric F. Goldman Rendezvous with Destiny
1953 George Dangerfield The Era of Good Feelings
1952 Merlo J. Pusey Charles Evans Hughes
1952 C. Vann Woodward Origins of the New South, 1877-1913
1951 Henry Nash Smith Virgin Land
1951 Arthur N. Holcombe Our More Perfect Union
1950 Herbert Eugene Bolton Coronado
1950 Lawrence H. Gipson The Great War for the Empire: The Victorious Year, 1758\u20131760
1949 Samuel Eliot Morison The Rising Sun in the Pacific 1931 - April 1942
1949 Robert E. Sherwood Roosevelt and Hopkins
1948 Bernard DeVoto Across the Wide Missouri
1948 Allan Nevins Ordeal of the Union