Outline of U.S. History/Bibliography

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Recent prize-winning books[edit]

The Bancroft Prize for American History[edit]

  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780679447382, Alfred A. Knopf Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom From the 1790s Through the Civil War by Melvin Patrick Ely
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780195129038, Oxford University Press From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: The Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality by Michael J. Klarman
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780807828007, The University of North Carolina Press Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860 by Michael O’Brien
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780393326017, W.W. Norton and Company In the Presence of Mine Enemies: War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863 by Edward L. Ayers
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780674011694, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South From Slavery to the Great Migration by Steven Hahn
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780300105964, Yale University Press Jonathan Edwards: A Life by George M. Marsden
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9781458718587, University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture Captives & Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands by James F. Brooks
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780300101935, Yale University Press The Indian Slave Trade: The Rise of the English Empire in the American South, 1670-1717 by Alan Gallay
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780674008199, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory by David W. Blight
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780195158021, Oxford University Press In Pursuit of Equity: Women, Men, and the Quest for Economic Citizenship in 20th-Century America by Alice Kessler-Harris
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780393320992, W. W. Norton and Company Roaring Camp: The Social World of the California Gold Rush by Susan Lee Johnson
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780618154463, Houghton Mifflin Company The Chief: The Life of William Randolph Hearst by David Nasaw

Pulitzer Prize for a distinguished book upon the history of the United States[edit]

  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780195181593, Oxford University Press Washington’s Crossing by David Hackett Fischer
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780674011694, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South From Slavery to the Great Migration by Steven Hahn
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780805087246, Henry Holt and Company An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 by Rick Atkinson
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780374528492, Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America by Louis Menand
  • Info Simple bw.svg ISBN 9780375705243, Alfred A. Knopf Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph Ellis

Selected Internet resources[edit]