The 2005 Pulitzer Prize Winners

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For a distinguished book upon the history of the United States, Ten thousand dollars ($10,000).

Awarded to Washington's Crossing by David Hackett Fischer (Oxford University Press)


Columbia University President Lee C. Bollinger (left) presents David Hackett Fischer with the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in History.

Finalists

Also nominated as finalists in this category were: “Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age” by Kevin Boyle (Henry Holt), and “Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860, volumes 1 & 2” by Michael O’Brien (The University of North Carolina Press).