Caughey Western History Association Prize

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The Caughey Western History Association Prize is given annually by the Western History Association to the best book published the previous year on the American West. The winner receives $2,500 and a certificate.

Winners[edit]

  • 2015 - Andrew Needham - Power Lines: Phoenix and the Making of the Modern Southwest
  • 2014 - Keith R. Widder - Beyond Pontiac's Shadow: Michilmackinac and the Anglo-Indian War of 1763
  • 2013 - Frederick E. Hoxie - This Indian Country: American Indian Activists and the Place They Made
  • 2012 - Anne F. Hyde - Empires, Nations and Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860
  • 2011 - Erika Lee and Judy Yung - Angel Island: Immigrant Gateway to America
  • 2010 - Elliott West - The Last Indian War: The Nez Perce Story
  • 2009 - Pekka Hämäläinen - The Comanche Empire
  • 2008 - B. Byron Price - Charles M. Russell: A Catalogue Raisonné
  • 2007 - Albert L. Hurtado - John Sutter: A Life on the North American Frontier
  • 2006 - Louis S. Warren - Buffalo Bill's America: William Cody and the Wild West Show
  • 2005 - Jeffrey Ostler - The Plains Sioux and U.S. Colonialism from Lewis and Clark to Wounded Knee
  • 2004 - Colin G. Calloway - One Vast Winter Count: The Native American West Before Lewis and Clark
  • 2003 - Will Bagley - Blood of the Prophets: Brigham Young and the Massacre at Mountain Meadows
  • 2002 - Donald Worster - A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell
  • 2001 - Robert V. Hine and John Mack Faragher - The American West: A New Interpretive History
  • 2000 - Walter Nugent - Into the West: The Story of Its People
  • 1999 - Elliott West - The Contested Plains: Indians, Goldseekers, and the Rush to Colorado
  • 1998 - Malcolm J Rorhbough - Days of Gold: The California Gold Rush and the American Nation
  • 1997 - Richard W. Etulain - Re-Imagining the Modern American West: A Century of Fiction, History and Art
  • 1996 - David W. Adams - Education for Extinction: American Indians and the Boarding School Experience, 1875-1928
  • 1995 - Clyde A. Milner III, Carol A. O’Connor, Martha A. Sandweiss, eds. - The Oxford History of the American West
  • 1994 - Robert M. Utley - The Lance and the Shield: The Life and Times of Sitting Bull
  • 1993 - David J. Weber The Spanish Frontier in North America

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