Frederick Douglass Prize

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The Frederick Douglass Book Prize is awarded by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History at Yale University. It is a $25,000 award for a book on the subject of slavery.[1][2]

Year Author Title
2009 Annette Gordon-Reed The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family
2008 Stephanie E. Smallwood Saltwater Slavery: A Middle Passage from Africa to American Diaspora
2007 Christopher Leslie Brown Moral Capital: Foundations of British Abolitionism
2006 Rebecca J. Scott Degrees of Freedom: Louisiana and Cuba after Slavery
2005 Laurent Dubois A Colony of Citizens: Revolution and Slave Emancipation in the French Caribbean[3]
2004 Jean Fagan Yellin Harriet Jacobs: A Life
2003 Seymour Drescher The Mighty Experiment: Free Labor versus Slavery in British Emancipation
2003
Second Prize
James F. Brooks Captives and Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands
2002 Robert Harms The Diligent: A Voyage through the Worlds of the Slave Trade
2002
Second Prize
John Stauffer The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race[4]
2001 David Blight Race and Reunion: The Civil War in American Memory
2000 David Eltis The Rise of African Slavery in the Americas
1999 Ira Berlin Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery
1999
Second Prize
Philip D. Morgan Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FREDERICK DOUGLASS BOOK PRIZE". Gilder Lehrman @ Yale. Retrieved September 18, 2010. 
  2. ^ "National Book Prizes – Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History". Retrieved September 18, 2010. 
  3. ^ Nhu Vien Thi Nguyen (12-05-05). Interview with Laurent Dubois, Winner of the $25,000 Frederick Douglass Book Prize. Retrieved September 18, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Two Frederick Douglass Prize Winners". the New York Times. September 26, 2002. Retrieved September 18, 2010. 

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