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October 3, 2017

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OAH - Merle Curti Award

Organization: Organization of American Historians

The Merle Curti Award is given annually for the best book in social, intellectual, and/or cultural history. The committee may decide to give the award to two books, one in social history and one in intellectual history. Each entry must be published during the previous calendar year. If a book carries a copyright date that is different from the publication date, but the actual publication date falls during the correct time frame making it eligible, please include a letter of explanation with each copy of the book sent to committee members.The author of the winning book will receive $2,000 (or $1,000 should two books be selected). The publisher of the book will be honored with a certificate of merit. The award will be presented at the 2008 annual meeting of the OAH in New York, New York, March 28-31. One copy of each entry, clearly labeled "2008 Merle Curti Award Entry," must be mailed directly to:

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