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H. Wayne Morgan Book Prize

H. Wayne Morgan Book Prize

The Society for Historians of the Gilded Age and Progressive Era is delighted to announce the Wayne Morgan Prize for the best book published in political history of United States in the period 1865-1920s.

The prize is given in honor of H. Wayne Morgan, who was the George Lynn Cross Research Professor of History at the University of Oklahoma and a foundational historian of the Gilded Age. Please read our tribute to Morgan here.

The H. Wayne Morgan Prize is awarded in odd-numbered years beginning in 2021. Edited volumes and collections are not eligible. Books translated into English are eligible if they meet other criteria for the prize.

Winners of this award will be honored at the annual SHGAPE luncheon at the OAH and will receive a certificate and an honorarium.

To submit a book for the 2023 Morgan Prize, please send a copy of the nominated book to each of the committee members (3 hard copy books total) at the following addresses by October 1, 2022. Books published in 2021 and 2022 are eligible. Books published after the submission deadline but before the end of the second calendar year may be submitted in the following round, with an accompanying explanatory letter. Edited volumes and collections are not eligible. Books translated into English are eligible if they meet other criteria for the prize. Please direct any questions to the committee chair, Charlie Laderman at charlie.laderman@kcl.ac.uk.

Charlie Laderman (Chair)
History Department
Strand Building
King’s College, London
Strand
London
UK
WC2R 2LS

Julia Irwin
Dept of History, SOC 107
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Ave.
Tampa, FL 33620

Stephen West
Dept of History
301D McMahon Hall
The Catholic University of America
620 Michigan Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20064

Past Awardees

2021 Morgan Prize Winner
Charlie Laderman, Sharing the Burden: The Armenian Question, Humanitarian Intervention, and Anglo-American Visions of Global Order (Oxford University Press, 2019)

2021 Honorable Mention
Charles Postel, Equality: An American Dilemma, 1866-1896 (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019)

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