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2001-present

2018
The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea, by Jack E. Davis (Liveright/W.W. Norton)
(Finalists)
Fear City: New York’s Fiscal Crisis and the Rise of Austerity Politics, by Kim Phillips-Fein (Metropolitan Books)
Hitler in Los Angeles: How Jews Foiled Nazi Plots Against Hollywood and America, by Steven J. Ross (Bloomsbury)
2017
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy, by Heather Ann Thompson (Pantheon)
(Finalists)
Brothers at Arms: American Independence and the Men of France and Spain Who Saved It, by Larrie D. Ferreiro (Alfred A. Knopf)
New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America, by Wendy Warren (Liveright/W.W. Norton)
2016
Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America, by T.J. Stiles (Alfred A. Knopf)
(Finalists)
Marching Home: Union Veterans and Their Unending Civil War, by Brian Matthew Jordan (Liveright/Norton)
Target Tokyo: Jimmy Doolittle and the Raid That Avenged Pearl Harbor, by James M. Scott (W.W. Norton & Company)
The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency, by Annie Jacobsen (Little, Brown & Company)
2015
Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People, by Elizabeth A. Fenn (Hill and Wang)
(Finalists)
An Empire on the Edge: How Britain Came to Fight America, by Nick Bunker (Alfred A. Knopf)
Empire of Cotton: A Global History, by Sven Beckert (Alfred A. Knopf)
2014
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832, by Alan Taylor (W.W. Norton)
(Finalists)
A Dreadful Deceit: The Myth of Race from the Colonial Era to Obama's America, by Jacqueline Jones (Basic Books)
Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident and the Illusion of Safety, by Eric Schlosser (The Penguin Press)
2013
Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam, by Fredrik Logevall (Random House)
(Finalists)
Lincoln's Code: The Laws of War in American History, by John Fabian Witt (Free Press)
The Barbarous Years: The Peopling of British North America: The Conflict of Civilizations, 1600-1675, by Bernard Bailyn (Alfred A. Knopf)
2012
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, by Manning Marable (Viking)
(Finalists)
Empires, Nations & Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860, by Anne F. Hyde (University of Nebraska Press)
Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America, by Richard White (W.W. Norton & Company)
The Eleventh Day: The Full Story of 9/11 and Osama Bin Laden, by Anthony Summers and Robbyn Swan (Ballantine Books)
2011
The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery, by Eric Foner (W.W. Norton & Company)
(Finalists)
Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South, by Stephanie McCurry (Harvard University Press)
Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston, by Michael Rawson (Harvard University Press))
2010
Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World, by Liaquat Ahamed (The Penguin Press)
(Finalists)
Empire of Liberty: A History of the Early Republic, 1789-1815, by Gordon S. Wood ((Oxford University Press)
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City, by Greg Grandin (Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt & Company)
2009
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, by Annette Gordon-Reed (W.W. Norton & Company)
(Finalists)
The Liberal Hour: Washington and the Politics of Change in the 1960s, by G. Calvin Mackenzie and Robert Weisbrot (The Penguin Press)
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War, by Drew Gilpin Faust (Alfred A. Knopf)
2008
What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848, by Daniel Walker Howe (Oxford University Press)
(Finalists)
Nixon and Kissinger: Partners in Power, by Robert Dallek (HarperCollins)
The Coldest Winter: America and the Korean War, by David Halberstam (Hyperion)
2007
The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation, by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff (Alfred A. Knopf)
(Finalists)
Mayflower: A Story of Courage, Community, and War, by Nathaniel Philbrick (Viking)
Middle Passages: African American Journeys to Africa, 1787-2005, by James T. Campbell (The Penguin Press)
2006
Polio: An American Story, by David M. Oshinsky (Oxford University Press)
(Finalists)
New York Burning, by Jill Lepore (Alfred A. Knopf)
The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln, by Sean Wilentz (W.W. Norton)
2005
Washington's Crossing, by David Hackett Fischer (Oxford University Press)
(Finalists)
Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age, by Kevin Boyle (Henry Holt)
Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860, volumes 1 & 2, by Michael O'Brien (The University of North Carolina Press)
2004
A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration, by Steven Hahn (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press)
(Finalists)
Great Fortune: The Epic of Rockefeller Center, by Daniel Okrent (Viking)
They Marched Into Sunlight: War and Peace, Vietnam and America, October1967, by David Maraniss (Simon & Schuster)
2003
An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943, by Rick Atkinson (Henry Holt and Company)
(Finalists)
At the Hands of Persons Unknown: The Lynching of Black America, by Philip Dray (Random House)
Rereading Sex: Battles Over Sexual Knowledge and Suppression in Nineteenth Century America, by Helen Lefkowitz Horowitz (Alfred A. Knopf)
2002
The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America, by Louis Menand (Farrar)
(Finalists)
Deep Souths: Delta, Piedmont, and the Sea Island Society in the Age of Segregation, by J. William Harris (The Johns Hopkins University Press)
Facing East from Indian Country: A Native History of Early America, by Daniel K. Richter (Harvard University Press)
2001
Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation, by Joseph J. Ellis (Alfred A. Knopf)
(Finalists)
The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States, by Alexander Keyssar (Basic Books)
Way Out There in the Blue, by Frances FitzGerald (Simon & Schuster)


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1917-2000

2000
Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945, by David M. Kennedy (Oxford University Press)
(Finalists)
Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the Pennsylvania Frontier, by James H. Merrell (W.W. Norton)
The Cousins' Wars: Religion, Politics and the Triumph of Anglo-America, by Kevin Phillips (Basic Books)
1999
Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898, by Edwin G. Burrows and Mike Wallace (Oxford University Press)
(Finalists)
In a Barren Land: American Indian Dispossession and Survival, by Paula Mitchell Marks (William Morrow and Company)
The New Ocean: The Story of the First Space Age, by William E. Burrows (Random House)
1998
Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial and America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion, by Edward J. Larson (BasicBooks)
(Finalists)
Big Trouble: A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America, by J. Anthony Lukas (Simon & Schuster)
Civic Ideals: Conflicting Visions of Citizenship in U.S. History, by Rogers M. Smith (Yale University Press)
1997
Original Meanings: Politics and Ideas in the Making of the Constitution, by Jack N. Rakove (Alfred A. Knopf)
(Finalists)
Founding Mothers and Fathers, by Mary Beth Norton (Alfred A. Knopf)
The Battle for Christmas, by Stephen Nissenbaum (Alfred A. Knopf)
1996
William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic, by Alan Taylor (Alfred A. Knopf)
(Finalists)
Dark Sun: The Making of the Hydrogen Bomb, by Richard Rhodes (Simon & Schuster)
The Sacred Fire of Liberty: James Madison and the Founding of the Federal Republic, by Lance Banning (Cornell University Press)
1995
No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt: The Home Front in World War II, by Doris Kearns Goodwin (Simon & Schuster)
(Finalists)
Lincoln in American Memory, by Merrill D. Peterson (Oxford University Press)
Stories of Scottsboro, by James Goodman (Pantheon)
Case Closed: Lee Harvey Oswald and the Assassination of JFK, by Gerald Posner (Random House)
Crime and Punishment in American History, by Lawrence M. Friedman (Basic Books)
William Faulkner and Southern History, by Joel Williamson (Oxford University Press)
1993
The Radicalism of the American Revolution, by Gordon S. Wood (Alfred A. Knopf)
(Finalists)
Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America, by Garry Wills (Simon & Schuster)
The Promise of the New South: Life After Reconstruction, by Edward L. Ayers (Oxford University Press)
1992
The Fate of Liberty: Abraham Lincoln and Civil Liberties, by Mark E. Neely
(Finalists)
A Very Thin Line: The Iran-Contra Affairs, by Theodore Draper (Hill & Wang)
Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West, by William Cronon (W.W. Norton & Company)
Profits in the Wilderness: Entrepreneurship and the Founding of New England Towns in the Seventeenth Century, by John Frederick Martin (The University of North Carolina Press)
The Middle Ground: Indians, Empires, and Republics in the Great Lakes Region, 1650-1815, by Richard White (Cambridge University Press)
1991
A Midwife's Tale, by Laurel Thatcher Ulrich (Alfred A. Knopf)
(Finalists)
America in 1857: A Nation on the Brink, by Kenneth M. Stampp (Oxford University Press)
Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939, by Lizabeth Cohen (Cambridge University Press)
The Civil Rights Era: Origins and Development of National Policy, by Hugh David Graham (Oxford University Press)
1990
In Our Image: America's Empire in the Philippines, by Stanley Karnow (Random House)
(Finalists)
American Genesis: A Century of Invention and Technological Enthusiasm 1870-1970, by Thomas P. Hughes (Viking)
The Image of the Black in Western Art, Volume IV: From the American Revolution to World War I, by Hugh Honour (Harvard University Press)
1989
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era, by James M. McPherson (Oxford University Press)
(Finalists)
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954-1963, by Taylor Branch (Simon and Schuster)
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam, by Neil Sheehan (Random House)
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877, by Eric Foner (Harper & Row)
1988
The Launching of Modern American Science 1846-1876, by Robert V. Bruce (Alfred A. Knopf)
(Finalists)
The Care of Strangers: The Rise of America's Hospital System, by Charles E. Rosenberg (Basic Books)
The Fall of the House of Labor, by David Montgomery (Cambridge University Press)
1987
Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution, by Bernard Bailyn (Alfred A. Knopf)
(Finalists)
Bearing the Cross: Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, by David J. Garrow (William Morrow)
Eisenhower: At War, 1943-1945, by David Eisenhower (Random House)
1986
...the Heavens and the Earth: A Political History of the Space Age, by Walter A. McDougall (Basic Books)
(Finalists)
Emigrants and Exiles: Ireland and the Irish Exodus to North America, by Kerby A. Miller (Oxford University Press)
Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work and the Family from Slavery to the Present, by Jacqueline Jones (Basic Books)
Novus Ordo Seclorum: the Intellectual Origins of the Constitution, by Forrest McDonald (University Press of Kentucky)
1985
Prophets of Regulation, by Thomas K. McCraw (Belknap/Harvard)
(Finalists)
The Crucible of Race, by Joel Williamson (Oxford University Press)
The Great Father: The United States Government and the American Indians, by Francis Paul Prucha (University of Nebraska)
1983
The Transformation of Virginia, 1740-1790, by Rhys L. Isaac (U. North Carolina Press)
(Finalists)
Southern Honor: Ethics & Behavior in the Old South, by Bertram Wyatt-Brown
The Glorious Cause: The American Revolution, 1763-1789, by Robert L. Middlekauff (Oxford University Press)
1982
Mary Chesnut's Civil War, by C. Vann Woodward (Yale U. Press)
(Finalists)
Power and Culture: The Japanese-American War, 1941-1945, by Akira Iriye (Harvard University Press)
White Supremacy: A Comparative Study in American & South African History, by George M. Fredrickson (Oxford University Press)
1981
American Education: The National Experience, 1783-1876, by Lawrence A. Cremin (Harper & Row)
(Finalists)
A Search for Power: The 'Weaker Sex' in Seventeenth Century New England, by Lyle Koehler (Illinois)
Over Here: The First World War and American Society, by David M. Kennedy (Oxford)
1980
Been in the Storm So Long, by Leon F. Litwack (Knopf)
(Finalists)
The Plains Across, by John B. Unruh (Illinois)
The Urban Crucible, by Gary B. Nash (Harvard)
1979
The Dred Scott Case, by Don E. Fehrenbacher (Oxford Univ. Press)
1978
The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business, by Alfred D. Chandler
1977
The Impending Crisis, 1848-1861, by David M. Potter (Harper)
(A posthumous publication; manuscript finished by Don E. Fehrenbacker.)
1976
Lamy of Santa Fe, by Paul Horgan (Farrar)
1975
Jefferson and His Time, Vols. I-V, by Dumas Malone (Little)
1974
The Americans: The Democratic Experience, by Daniel J. Boorstin (Random)
1973
People of Paradox: An Inquiry Concerning the Origins of American Civilization, by Michael Kammen (Knopf)
1972
Neither Black Nor White, by Carl N. Degler (Macmillan)
1971
Roosevelt: The Soldier Of Freedom, by James MacGregor Burns (Harcourt)
1970
Present At The Creation: My Years In The State Department, by Dean Acheson (Norton)
1969
Origins of the Fifth Amendment, by Leonard W. Levy (Oxford Univ. Press)
1968
The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution, by Bernard Bailyn (Harvard Univ. Press)
1967
Exploration and Empire: The Explorer and the Scientist in the Winning of the American West, by William H. Goetzmann (Knopf)
1966
The Life of the Mind in America: From the Revolution to the Civil War, by Perry Miller (Harcourt)
1965
The Greenback Era: A Social and Political History of American Finance, 1865-1879, by Irwin Unger (Princeton Univ. Press)
1964
Puritan Village: The Formation of a New England Town, by Sumner Chilton Powell (Wesleyan Univ. Press)
1963
Washington, Village and Capital, 1800-1878, by Constance McLaughlin Green (Princeton Univ. Press)
1962
The Triumphant Empire: Thunder-Clouds Gather in the West 1763-1766, by Lawrence H. Gipson (Knopf)
1961
Between War and Peace: The Potsdam Conference, by Herbert Feis (Princeton Univ. Press)
1960
In the Days of McKinley, by Margaret Leech (Harper)
1959
The Republican Era: l869-1901, by Leonard D. White
1958
Banks and Politics in America, by Bray Hammond (Princeton Univ. Press)
1957
Russia Leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917-192O, by George F. Kennan (Princeton Univ. Press)
1956
The Age of Reform, by Richard Hofstadter (Knopf)
1955
Great River: The Rio Grande in North American History, by Paul Horgan (Rinehart)
1954
A Stillness at Appomattox, by Bruce Catton (Doubleday)
1953
The Era of Good Feelings, by George Dangerfield (Harcourt)
1952
The Uprooted, by Oscar Handlin (Little)
1951
The Old Northwest, Pioneer Period 1815-1840, by R. Carlyle Buley (Towers)
1950
Art and Life in America, by Oliver W. Larkin (Rinehart)
1949
The Disruption of American Democracy, by Roy Franklin Nichols (Macmillan)
1948
Across the Wide Missouri, by Bernard Devoto (Houghton)
1947
Scientists Against Time, by James Phinney Baxter 3rd (Little)
1946
The Age of Jackson, by Arthur Meier Schlesinger
1945
Unfinished Business, by Stephen Bonsal (Doubleday)
1944
The Growth of American Thought, by Merle Curti (Harper)
1943
Paul Revere and the World He Lived In, by Esther Forbes (Houghton)
1942
Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865, by Margaret Leech (Harper)
1941
The Atlantic Migration, 1607-1860, by Marcus Lee Hansen (Harvard Univ. Press)
1940
Abraham Lincoln: The War Years, by Carl Sandburg (Harcourt)
1939
A History of American Magazines, by Frank Luther Mott (Harvard Univ. Press)
1938
The Road to Reunion, 1865-1900, by Paul Herman Buck (Little)
1937
The Flowering of New England 1815-1865, by Van Wyck Brooks (Dutton)
1936
A Constitutional History of the United States, by Andrew C. McLaughlin (Appleton)
1935
The Colonial Period of American History, by Charles McLean Andrews (Yale Univ. Press)
1934
The People's Choice, by Herbert Agar (Houghton)
1933
The Significance of Sections in American History, by Frederick J. Turner (Holt)
1932
My Experiences in the World War, by John J. Pershing (Stokes)
1931
The Coming of the War 1914, by Bernadotte E. Schmitt (Scribner)
1930
The Founding of the American Republic, Volume II: The War of Independence: American Phase, by Claude H. Van Tyne (Houghton)
1929
The Organization and Administration of the Union Army, 1861-1865, by Fred Albert Shannon (A.H. Clark)
1928
Main Currents in American Thought, 2 vols., by Vernon Louis Parrington (Harcourt)
1927
Pinckney's Treaty, by Samuel Flagg Bemis (Johns Hopkins)
1926
A History of the United States, Vol. VI: The War for Southern Independence, 1849-1865, by Edward Channing (Macmillan)
1925
History of the American Frontier, by Frederic L. Paxson (Houghton)
1924
The American Revolution -- A Constitutional Interpretation, by Charles Howard McIlwain (Macmillan)
1923
The Supreme Court in United States History, by Charles Warren (Little)
1922
The Founding of New England, by James Truslow Adams (Little)
1921
The Victory at Sea, by William Sowden Sims in collaboration with Burton J. Hendrick (Doubleday)
1920
The War with Mexico, by Justin H. Smith (Macmillan)
Two volumes.

1918
History of the Civil War, 1861-1865, by James Ford Rhodes (Macmillan)
1917
With Americans of Past and Present Days, by His Excellency J.J. Jusserand


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