Historians Receive 2016 Bancroft Prizes
On March 15, Columbia University awarded Mary Sarah Bilder, Deborah A. Rosen, and Andrew Lipman the prestigous Bancroft Prize for works in American history or diplomacy. Rosen and Lipman are AHA members.
Deborah A. Rosen (Lafayette College) won for Border Law: The First Seminole War and American Nationhood (Harvard University Press).
Andrew Lipman (Barnard College) won for The Saltwater Frontier: Indians and the Contest for the American Coast (Yale University Press).
Mary Sarah Bilder (Boston College Law School) won for Madison's Hand: Revisiting the Constitutional Convention (Harvard University Press).