Academic journal article Civil War History

Awards

Academic journal article Civil War History

Awards

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Frederick Douglass Book Prize: The fourth annual award featured two books on slavery sharing in the $25,000 prize. ROBERT HARMS, professor of African studies at Yale University, received first prize and $15,000 for his book The Diligent: A Voyage through the Worlds of the Slave Trade, published by Basic Books. JOHN STAUFFER, associate professor of English and American civilization at Harvard University, was awarded second prize for The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race, published by Harvard University Press. Honorable mention went to MICHAEL SALMAN, associate professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles, for his work, The Embarrassment of Slavery: Controversies over Bondage and Nationalism in the American Colonial Philippines, released by University of California Press.

Lincoln Prize: The thirteenth annual prize of $20,000 went to GEORGE C. RABLE, Charles G. Summersell Chair in Southern History at the University of Alabama, for Fredericksburg! Fredericksburg! published by University of North Carolina Press. The book also received the 2002 Douglas Southall Freeman History Award from the Military Order of the Stars and Bars. …

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