March 18, 2010
Columbia University on Wednesday announced this year's winners of the Bancroft Prize, considered one of the most significant honors for historians. The winners are:
- Linda Gordon of New York University, for Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits (W.W. Norton).
- Woody Holton of the University of Richmond for Abigail Adams (Free Press).
- Margaret D. Jacobs of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln for White Mother to a Dark Race: Settler Colonialism, Maternalism, and the Removal of Indigenous Children in the American West and Australia, 1880-1940 (University of Nebraska Press).
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