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Book Award

The Missouri Conference on History seeks nominations for its annual book award.

The Book Award will be given to the best volume on any historical topic written by a Missouri resident and published in the calendar year preceding the conference. The winner will receive a $500 prize.

Those who wish to be considered for this prize should submit information to:

Louis S. Gerteis
Department of History
University of Missouri-St. Louis
One University Blvd.
St. Louis, MO 63121-4499
gerteis@umsl.edu

The deadline for receipt of nominations is December 31, 2014.

Award winners will be announced at the Missouri Conference on History.

Award Recipients

2014

Jeffrey L. Pasley, University of Missouri
The First Presidential Contest: 1796 and the Founding of American Democracy (University Press of Kansas)

2013

Thomas C. Danisi, Independent Scholar
Uncovering the Truth about Meriwether Lewis (Prometheus Books)

2012

Michael Jan Rozbicki, Saint Louis University
Culture and Liberty in the Age of the American Revolution (University of Virginia Press)

2011

Diane Mutti Burke, University of Missouri-Kansas City
On Slavery’s Border: Missouri’s Small-Slaveholding Households, 1815-1865 (University of Georgia Press)

2010

Brooks Blevins, Missouri State University
Arkansas/Arkansaw: How Bear Hunters, Hillbillies, and Good Ol Boys Defined a State

2009

Shannon L. Fogg, Missouri University of Science & Technology
The Politics of Everyday Life in Vichy France: Foreigners, Undesirables, and Strangers