Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Bancroft Prize Winners Announced

HNN has this year’s Bancroft Prize winners:

Andrés Reséndez, University of California, Davis, for The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)

Heather Ann Thompson, University of Michigan, for Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy (Pantheon).

Nancy Tomes, Stony Brook University, for Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients Into Consumers (University of North Carolina Press)