History Pulitzer Prize Winners
Published on Thursday, July 30, 2009 - 1:52pm
The Pulitzer Prize has been honoring excellence in journalism and the arts since 1917.
Read these prize winners:
- The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed (2009)
- What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker Howe (2008)
- The Race Beat: The Press, the Civil Rights Struggle, and the Awakening of a Nation by Gene Roberts and Hank Klibanoff (2007)
- Polio: An American Story by David M. Oshinsky (2006)
- Washington's Crossing by David Hackett Fischer (2005)
- A Nation Under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great Migration by Steven Hahn (2004)
- An Army at Dawn: The War in North Africa, 1942-1943 by Rick Atkinson (2003)
- The Metaphysical Club: A Story of Ideas in America by Louis Menand (2002)
- Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation by Joseph J. Ellis (2001)
- Freedom From Fear: The American People in Depression and War, 1929-1945 by David M. Kennedy (2000)
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For more past winners and nominees, visit the Pulitzer Prize Website.