3 Historians Win Bancroft Honor
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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