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Awardees will be announced this fall. To promote and honor outstanding historical writing, the American Historical Association offers each year the Albert J. Beveridge Award in American History. The award was established on a biennial basis in and has been awarded annually since Beveridge Indiana, — , a longtime member of the Association and an active supporter of history as both a lawyer and a senator. Catherine Beveridge in honor of her husband in The award is given for a distinguished book in English on the history of the United States, Latin America, or Canada, from to the present.
Books that employ new methodological or conceptual tools or that constitute significant reexaminations of important interpretive problems will be given preference. Literary merit is also an important criterion.
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See the list of past recipients. Please Note: Entries must be received by May 15, , to be eligible for the competition.
Entries will not be returned. For questions, please contact the Prize Administrator.
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The review committee contact information and prize submission form will be posted by March 1 for submissions due May In this masterful study, Camilla Townsend makes the ancient histories of the Nahuas accessible to contemporary readers. Contributing to a long historiography on postconquest indigenous-language literature, Townsend resurrects historical annals written in the 16th and 17th centuries, includes extensive translated excerpts, and analyzes the Native intellectuals who produced these works and their motivations and methods.
Townsend demonstrates how Nahuatl annals preserved indigenous knowledge while responding to colonial processes reshaping Mexican communities.
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Beveridge deserves a prominent place in the history of early Twentieth Century America for a number of reasons. The Senator from Indiana championed American expansionism, Roosevelt Bull Moose Progressivism, and concentration of federal power — a stance he later repudiated.
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However, it is the career he turned to after his political fortunes collapsed with the Progressive movement that most fascinates us. After his political career, the disillusioned Republican turned to writing history to make sense of his own tempestuous life in American politics. This freshman effort earned the retired politico a Pulitzer Prize.
He decided to follow this success with an equally ambitious four-volume biography of Abraham Lincoln.
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