Another year, another immensely well-reviewed book of history from W.W. Norton winning a major award. Following in the footsteps of Eric Foner's The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery (2011) and The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family (2009), Alan Taylor has won the 2014 Pulitzer Prize for History for his book, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1932.
This is Alan Taylor's second Pulitzer Prize for History – he previously won in 1996 for William Cooper's Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic.
Congratulations to Alan Taylor and W.W. Norton!
The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
9780393073713 | $35.00 | Sept 2013
W. W. Norton