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Pauline Maier - About the Prize: Created in 2005, the George Washington Book Prize was presented that year to Ron Chernow for Alexander Hamilton. Other winners are Stacy Schiff (2006) for A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, Charles Rappleye (2007) for Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, the Slave Trade, and the American Revolution, Marcus Rediker (2008) for The Slave Ship: A Human History, and Annette Gordon-Reed (2009) for The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, which also won the Pulitzer Prize for History, the National Book Award and the Frederick Douglass Prize. In 2010, the Prize was awarded to Richard Beeman for Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution. The George Washington Book Prize recognizes the year's best books on the nation's founding era, especially those that have the potential to advance broad public understanding of American history.

Lois Kitz , George Washington Book Prize Coordinator
E-mail: lkitz2@washcoll.edu

Submissions should be sent to:

George Washington Book Prize
101 South Water Street
Chestertown MD 21620
Fax: (410) 810-7175
Tel: (410) 810-7165

2011 George Washington Book Prize Washington College

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Pauline Maier - About the Prize: Created in 2005, the George Washington Book Prize was presented that year to Ron Chernow for Alexander Hamilton. Other winners are Stacy Schiff (2006) for A Great Improvisation: Franklin, France, and the Birth of America, Charles Rappleye (2007) for Sons of Providence: The Brown Brothers, the Slave Trade, and the American Revolution, Marcus Rediker (2008) for The Slave Ship: A Human History, and Annette Gordon-Reed (2009) for The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, which also won the Pulitzer Prize for History, the National Book Award and the Frederick Douglass Prize. In 2010, the Prize was awarded to Richard Beeman for Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution. The George Washington Book Prize recognizes the year's best books on the nation's founding era, especially those that have the potential to advance broad public understanding of American history.

Lois Kitz , George Washington Book Prize Coordinator
E-mail: lkitz2@washcoll.edu

Submissions should be sent to:

George Washington Book Prize
101 South Water Street
Chestertown MD 21620
Fax: (410) 810-7175
Tel: (410) 810-7165

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