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Pulitzer Prize for History

The Pulitzer Prize for History is awarded for a distinguished book on the history of the United States.  Previous winners and finalists have included:

Lords of finance : the bankers who broke the world / Liaquat Ahamed The Hemingses of Monticello : an American family / Annette Gordon-Reed Washington's crossing / David Hackett Fischer The eleventh day : the full story of 9/11 and Osama bin Laden Empire of liberty : a history of the early Republic, 1789-1815 / Gordon S. Wood This republic of suffering : death and the American Civil War / Drew Gilpin Faust An army at dawn : the war in North Africa, 1942-1943 / Rick Atkinson Founding brothers : the revolutionary generation / by Joseph J. Ellis The coldest winter : America and the Korean War / David Halberstam Freedom from fear : the American people in Depression and war / David M. Kennedy Mayflower : a story of courage, community, and war / Nathaniel Philbrick New York burning : liberty, slavery, and conspiracy in eighteenth-century Manhattan / Jill Lepore Summer for the gods : the Scopes trial and America's continuing debate over science and religion / Edward J. Larson Arc of justice : a saga of race, civil rights, and murder in the Jazz Age / Kevin Boyle No ordinary time : Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt : the home front in World War II / Doris Kearns Goodwin Facing east from Indian country : a Native history of early America / Daniel K. Richter Battle cry of freedom : the Civil War era / James M. McPherson The cousins' wars : religion, politics, and the triumph of Anglo-America / Kevin Phillips The battle for Christmas / Stephen Nissenbaum

updated 12/27/2013