The finalists for the George Washington Book Prize for 2010 are:
Richard Beeman's Plain, Honest Men: The Making of the American Constitution,
R.B. Bernstein's The Founding Fathers Reconsidered, and
Edith B Gelles' Abigail & John: Portrait of A Marriage.
"The $50,000 award—co-sponsored by Washington College, the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History, and George Washington's Mount Vernon—is the largest prize nationwide for a book on early American history, and one of the largest literary prizes of any kind."
Monday, February 22, 2010
R.B. Bernstein is finalist for the George Washington Book Prize
Another long-time American Society for Legal History member is nominated for a major book prize. Via Ralph Luker: