Abraham Lincoln Institute Winning Scholarship

BOOK AWARD WINNERS

The Abraham Lincoln Institute enjoys recognizing award winning research and writing in books and dissertations. Book honors of the past several years are listed by year, author, and title.

2018

Richard Carwardine
Lincoln’s Sense of Humor

2017

James B. Conroy
Lincoln’s White House: The People’s House in Wartime

2016

Terry Alford:
Fortune’s Fool  [VIDEO]

2015

Jonathan W. White
Emancipation, the Union Army, and the Reelection of Abraham Lincoln  [VIDEO]

2014

Martin P. Johnson
Writing the Gettysburg Address

2013

Louis Masur
Lincoln’s Hundred Days

2012

William C. Harris
Lincoln and the Border States: Preserving the Union

2011

Eric Foner
The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery

2010

Michael Burlingame
Abraham Lincoln: A Life
Craig Symonds
Lincoln and His Admirals  [VIDEO]

2009

James Oakes
The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the Triumph of Antislavery Politics  [VIDEO]

2008

Allen C. Guelzo
Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates That Defined America  [VIDEO]

2007

Douglas L. Wilson
Lincoln’s Sword: The Presidency and the Power of Words  [VIDEO]
Gabor Boritt
The Gettysburg Gospel: The Lincoln Speech That Nobody Knows  [VIDEO]

2006

Joshua Wolf Shenk
Lincoln’s Melancholy: How Depression Challenged a President and Fueled His Greatness  [VIDEO]
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

2005

Allen C. Guelzo
Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

2004

William C. Harris
Lincoln’s Last Months

2003

William Lee Miller
Lincoln’s Virtues: An Ethical Biography

2002

Kenneth J. Winkle
The Young Eagle: The Rise of Abraham Lincoln

2001

Lincoln Legal Papers (G. Cullom Davis and Martha Benner, eds.)
The Law Practice of Abraham Lincoln: Complete Documentary Edition

2000

Allen C. Guelzo
Reedeemer President

1999

Douglas L. Wilson
Honor’s Voice: The Transformation of Abraham Lincoln

1999

Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis
Herndon’s Informants: Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln