The 2022 George Washington Prize Finalists
Five books published in 2021 by the country’s most prominent historians have been named finalists for the George Washington Prize. The annual award recognizes the past year’s best works on the nation’s founding era, especially those that have the potential to advance a broad public understanding of early American history.
2022 George Washington Prize Finalists (in alphabetical order):
Max M. Edling, Perfecting the Union: National and State Authority in the US Constitution (Oxford University Press)
Julie Flavell, The Howe Dynasty: The Untold Story of a Military Family and the Women Behind Britain's Wars for America (Liveright Publishing Corporation, A Division of W.W. Norton & Company)
Jeffrey H. Hacker, Minds and Hearts: The Story of James Otis, Jr. and Mercy Otis Warren (Bright Leaf Amhurst and Boston, An imprint of the University of Massachusetts Press)
Bruce A. Ragsdale, Washington at the Plow: The Founding Farmer and the Question of Slavery (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts and London, England.
David O. Stewart, George Washington: The Political Rise of America's Founding Father (Dutton, An imprint of Penguin Random House LLC).