Bancroft Prize Winners

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Illusions of Emancipation: ...

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Bancroft Prize (2020)
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Saving America's Cities: Ed...

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3.75 avg rating — 68 ratings
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Frederick Douglass: Prophet...

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Bancroft Prize (2019)
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Our Beloved Kin: A New Hist...

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4.20 avg rating — 133 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2019)
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Darkness Falls on the Land ...

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4.36 avg rating — 25 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2018)
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God's Red Son: the Ghost Da...

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4.17 avg rating — 88 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2018)
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Implacable Foes: War in the...

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4.01 avg rating — 100 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2018)
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Remaking the American Patie...

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3.85 avg rating — 33 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2017)
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Blood in the Water: The Att...

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4.44 avg rating — 3,183 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2017)
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The Other Slavery: The Unco...

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4.01 avg rating — 1,230 ratings
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The Saltwater Frontier: Ind...

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3.85 avg rating — 104 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2016)
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Madison's Hand: Revising th...

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3.69 avg rating — 39 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2016)
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Border Law

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3.82 avg rating — 11 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2016)
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The Empire of Necessity: Sl...

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3.97 avg rating — 748 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2015)
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Empire of Cotton: A Global ...

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3.87 avg rating — 2,546 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2015)
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A Misplaced Massacre: Strug...

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4.23 avg rating — 284 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2014)
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Fear Itself: The New Deal a...

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3.97 avg rating — 590 ratings
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The Mortal Sea: Fishing the...

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4.03 avg rating — 127 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2013)
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Lincoln's Code: The Laws of...

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3.98 avg rating — 205 ratings
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Courage to Dissent: Atlanta...

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3.90 avg rating — 41 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2012)
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Age of Fracture

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Empires, Nations, and Famil...

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Freedom Bound: Law, Labor, ...

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3.79 avg rating — 24 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2011)
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Ourselves Unborn: A History...

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3.52 avg rating — 25 ratings
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The Fiery Trial: Abraham Li...

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4.16 avg rating — 5,675 ratings
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Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyo...

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4.08 avg rating — 487 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2010)
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Abigail Adams

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3.90 avg rating — 2,122 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2010)
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White Mother to a Dark Race...

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4.05 avg rating — 115 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2010)
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Killing for Coal: America's...

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3.94 avg rating — 508 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2009)
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The Comanche Empire

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4.15 avg rating — 1,071 ratings
Bancroft Prize (2009)
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