George L. Mosse Prize Recipients

The George L. Mosse Prize was established in 2000 with funds donated by former students, colleagues, and friends of Professor Mosse, eminent scholar of European history. The prize is awarded annually for an outstanding major work of extraordinary scholarly distinction, creativity, and originality in the intellectual and cultural history of Europe since the Renaissance.

2018
Yuri Slezkine, The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution (Princeton Univ. Press)

2017
James Kloppenberg, Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought (Oxford Univ. Press)

2016
Thomas Laqueur, The Work of the Dead: A Cultural History of Mortal Remains (Princeton Univ. Press)

2015
Ekaterina Pravilova, A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia (Princeton Univ. Press)

2014
Derek Sayer, Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History (Princeton Univ. Press)

2013
Miranda Spieler, Empire and Underworld: Captivity in French Guiana (Harvard Univ. Press)

2012
Sophus A. Reinert, Translating Empire: Emulation and the Origins of Political Economy (Harvard Univ. Press)

2011
James Johnson, Venice Incognito: Masks in the Serene Republic (Univ. of California Press)

2010
Suzanne Marchand, German Orientalism in the Age of Empire (Cambridge Univ. Press)

2009
Stuart Schwartz, All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World (Yale Univ. Press)

2008
Atina Grossmann, Jews, Germans, and Allies: Close Encounters in Occupied Germany (Princeton Univ. Press)

2007
David Blackbourn, The Conquest of Nature: Water, Landscape, and the Making of Modern Germany (W.W. Norton)

2006
Sandra Herbert, Charles Darwin, Geologist (Cornell Univ. Press)

2005
Jonathan Sheehan, The Enlightenment Bible: Translation, Scholarship, Culture (Princeton Univ. Press)

2004
Siep Stuurman, Francois Poulain de la Barre and the Invention of Modern Equality (Harvard Univ. Press)

2003
Sarah Maza, The Myth of the French Bourgeoises: An Essay on the Social Imaginary, 1750-1850 (Harvard Univ. Press)

2002
Anthony LaVopa, Fichte: The Self and the Calling of Philosophy, 1762-99 (Cambridge Univ. Press)

2001
Lionel Gossman, Basel in the Age of Burckhardt: A Study in Unseasonable Ideas (Univ. of Chicago Press)

2000
Richard Wortman, Scenarios of Power: Myth and Ceremony in Russian Monarchy: From Alexander II to the Abdication of Nicholas II, vol. 2 (Princeton Univ. Press)