Frederick Douglass Prize
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It is a $25,000 award for the most outstanding non-fiction book in English on the subject of slavery, abolition or antislavery movements.
List of recipients
|2016||Jeff Forret||Slave against Slave: Plantation Violence in the Old South|
|2015||Ada Ferrer||Freedom’s Mirror: Cuba and Haiti in the Age of Revolution|
|2014||Christopher Hager||Word By Word: Emancipation and the Act of Writing|
|2013||Sydney Nathans||To Free a Family: The Journey of Mary Walker|
|2012||James Sweet||Domingos Álvares, African Healing, and the Intellectual History of the Atlantic World|
|2011||Stephanie McCurry||Confederate Reckoning: Power and Politics in the Civil War South|
|2010||Judith A. Carney and Richard Nicholas Rosomoff||In the Shadow of Slavery: Africa's Botanical Legacy in the Atlantic World|
|Siddharth Kara||Sex Trafficking: Inside the Business of Modern Slavery|
|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|
|2004||Jean Fagan Yellin||Harriet Jacobs: A Life|
|2003||Seymour Drescher||The Mighty Experiment: Free Labor versus Slavery in British Emancipation|
|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|
|John Stauffer||The Black Hearts of Men: Radical Abolitionists and the Transformation of Race|
|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|
|Philip D. Morgan||Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in the Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Lowcountry|
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