Mark Lynton History Prize Winners

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Frederick Douglass: Prophet...

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Mark Lynton History Prize (2019)
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The New Negro: The Life of ...

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4.01 avg rating — 197 ratings
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The War Before the War: Fug...

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4.35 avg rating — 622 ratings
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Stalin: Waiting for Hitler ...

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4.47 avg rating — 775 ratings
Mark Lynton History Prize (2018)
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City of Dreams: The 400-Yea...

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4.34 avg rating — 686 ratings
Mark Lynton History Prize (2017)
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KL: A History of the Nazi C...

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Mark Lynton History Prize (2016)
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Lincoln and the Power of th...

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Mark Lynton History Prize (2015)
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Book of Ages: The Life and ...

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The Passage of Power

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Mark Lynton History Prize (2013)
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Common Sense: A Political H...

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Mark Lynton History Prize (2012)
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The Warmth of Other Suns: T...

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Mark Lynton History Prize (2011)
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The Greeks & Greek Love: A ...

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3.89 avg rating — 114 ratings
Mark Lynton History Prize (2010)
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Vermeer's Hat: The Seventee...

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3.84 avg rating — 1,902 ratings
Mark Lynton History Prize (2009)
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Our Savage Neighbors: How I...

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Mark Lynton History Prize (2008)
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Middle Passages: African Am...

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Mark Lynton History Prize (2007)
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The Peabody Sisters: Three ...

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Mark Lynton History Prize (2006)
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Beasts of the Field: A Narr...

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River of Shadows: Eadweard ...

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4.15 avg rating — 1,351 ratings
Mark Lynton History Prize (2004)
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The Diligent: A Voyage Thro...

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Mark Lynton History Prize (2003)
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A Past in Hiding: Memory an...

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Crucible of War: The Seven ...

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Embracing Defeat: Japan in ...

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King Leopold's Ghost

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Mark Lynton History Prize (1999)
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Pogrom: Kishinev and the Ti...

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3.89 avg rating — 315 ratings
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Asperger's Children: The Or...

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3.80 avg rating — 804 ratings
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The Evangelicals: The Strug...

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Mark Lynton History Prize Nominee (2018)
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Ali: A Life

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The Thin Light of Freedom: ...

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Prairie Fires: The American...

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The Brazen Age: New York Ci...

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3.34 avg rating — 47 ratings
Mark Lynton History Prize Nominee (2017)
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