OAH Lecturer Sven Beckert Awarded 2015 Bancroft Prize
OAH member and lecturer Sven Beckert has been awarded the 2015 Bancroft Prize for his book, Empire of Cotton: A Global History. The Bancroft Prize is an annual award given out by Columbia University. The candidates "are judged in terms of the scope, significance, depth of research, and richness of interpretation they present in the areas of American history and diplomacy."
For more information on Professor Beckert's book and for more information on the Bancroft Prize, click here.
Posted: April 17, 2015
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