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David Brion Davis National Book Critics Circle Award Awarded In 2014

David Brion Davis

David Brion Davis

Award Name : National Book Critics Circle Award

Year of Award : 2014

Award for : Literature

Location : New Haven, Connecticut, United States


David Brion Davis (born February 16, 1927) is an American intellectual and cultural historian, and a leading authority on slavery and abolition in the Western world. He is a Sterling Professor of History Emeritus at Yale University, and founder and director emeritus of Yale’s Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition. The author and editor of 17 books, he received the 1967 Pulitzer Prize for General Nonfiction, and the National Humanities Medal, presented by President Barack Obama in 2014 for "reshaping our understanding of history." He also received the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award for General Nonfiction.


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