バンクロフト賞(The Bancroft Prize)は、1948年にフレデリック・バンクロフトの寄付によって設立された米国の学術賞であり、毎年コロンビア大学から授与される。




  • Allan Nevins, Ordeal of the Union (2.vols). (Charles Scribner and Sons, 1947).
  • Bernard DeVoto, Across the Wide Missouri. (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1947).


  • Robert E. Sherwood, Roosevelt and Hopkins: am intimate History. (Harper & Brothers, 1948).
村上光彦訳『ルーズヴェルトとホプキンズ(1・2)』(みすず書房, 1957年)
  • Samuel E. Morison The Rising Sun in the Pacific:1931-April 1942. History of United States naval operations in World War II. (Little, Brown and Company, 1948).
中野五郎訳『太平洋の旭日――1931年-1942年4月(上・下)』(改造社, 1950年)


  • Lawrence H. Gipson, The Great War for the Empire: the Victorious Year, 1758-1760 (of the series titled The British Empire before the American Revolution). (Alfred A. Knopf, 1949).
  • Herbert E. Bolton, Coronado. (Whittlesey House and the University of New Mexico Press, 1949).


  • Arthur N. Holcombe, Our more Perfect Union: from Eighteenth-Century Principles to Twentieth Century Practice. (Harvard University Press, 1950).
  • Henry N. Smith, Virgin Land: the American West as Symbol and Myth. (Harvard University Press, 1950).


  • Merlo J. Pusey, Charles Evans Hughes (2.vols). (The Macmillan Company, 1951).
  • Comer. Vann Woodward, Origins of the New South, 1877-1913. (Louisiana State University Press, 1951).


  • George Dangerfield, The Era of Good Feelings. (Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc., 1952).
  • Eric F. Goldman, Rendezvous with Destiny: History of Modern American Reform. (Alfred A. Knopf, 1952).


  • Clinton Rossiter, Seedtime of the Republic: the Origin of the American Tradition of Political Liberty. (Harcourt, Brace and Company, Inc., 1953).
  • William L. Langer and S. Everett Gleason, The Undeclared War, 1940-1941. (Harper & Brothers, 1953).


  • Paul Horgan, Great River: the Rio Grande in North American History. (Rinehart & Company, Inc., 1954).
  • Leonard D. White, The Jacksonians: a Study in Administrative History, 1829-1861. (The Macmillan Company, 1954).


  • Elizabeth Stevenson, Henry Adams: a Biography. (The Macmillan Company, 1955).
  • James. G. Randall and Richard N. Current, Last Full Measure: Lincoln the President. (Dodd, Mead & Company, 1955).


  • George F. Kennan, Russia leaves the War: Soviet-American Relations, 1917-1920. (Princeton University Press, 1956).
村上光彦訳『ソヴェト革命とアメリカ――第一次大戦と革命』(みすず書房, 1958年)


救仁郷繁訳『ローズヴェルトの時代(1)旧体制の危機 1919-1933』(論争社, 1962年)
  • Frank Luther Mott, A History of American Magazines Vol.4. (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1957).


  • Ernest Samuels, Henry Adams, the Middle Years. (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1958).
  • Daniel J. Boorstin, The Americans: the Colonial Experience. (Random House, 1958).


  • R. R. Palmer, The Age of the Democratic Revolution: a Political History of Europe and America, 1760-1800 Vol.1. (Princeton University Press, 1959).
  • Margaret Leech, In the Days of McKinley. (Harper & Brothers, 1959).


  • Merrill D. Peterson, The Jefferson Image in the American Mind. (Oxford University Press, 1960).
  • Arthur S. Link, Wilson:the Struggle for Neutrality, 1914-1915. (Princeton University Press, 1960).


  • Lawrence A. Cremin, The Transformation of the School: Progressivism in American Education, 1876-1957. (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1961).
  • Felix Gilbert, To the Farewell Address: Ideas of Early American Foreign Policy. (Princeton University Press, 1961).
  • Martin B. Duberman, Charles Francis Adams, 1807-1886. (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1961).


  • Page Smith, John Adams. (Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1962).
  • Roberta Wohlstetter, Pearl Harbor: Warning and Decision. (Stanford University Press, 1962).
岩島久夫・斐子訳『パールハーバー ――トップは情報洪水の中でいかに決断すべきか』(読売新聞社, 1987年)


  • William E. Leuchtenburg, Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal, 1932-1940. (Harper & Row, 1963).
  • John L. Thomas, The Liberator: William Lloyd Garrison. (Little, Brown and Company, 1963).
  • Paul Seabury, Power, Freedom, and Diplomacy: the Foreign Policy of the United States of America. (Random House, 1963).


  • Bradford Perkins, Castlereagh and Adams: England and the United States, 1812-1823 (the University of California Press, 1965).
  • William B. Willcox, Portrait of a General: Sir Henry Clinton in the War of Independence. (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1965).
  • Dorothy Borg, The United States and the Far Eastern Crisis of 1933-1938. (Harvard University Press, 1964).


  • Richard B. Morris, The Peacemakers: the Great Powers and American Independence. (Harper & Row, 1965).
  • Theodore W. Friend III, Between Two Empires: the Ordeal of the Philippines, 1929-1946. (Yale University Press, 1965).


  • William W. Freehling, Prelude to Civil War: the Nullification Controversy in South Carolina, 1816-1836. (Harper & Row, 1966).
  • Charles G. Sellers, James K. Polk, Vol.2. Continentalist, 1843-1846. (Princeton University Press, 1966).
  • James Sterling Young, The Washington Community, 1800-1828. (Columbia University Press, 1966).


  • Henry Allen Bullock, A History of Negro Education in the South from 1619 to the Present. (Harvard University Pressm, 1967).
  • Richard L. Bushman, From Puritan to Yankee: Character and Social Order in Connecticut, 1690-1765. (Harvard University Press, 1967).
  • Bernard Bailyn, The Ideological Origins of the American Revolution. (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1967).


  • Winthrop D. Jordan, White over Black: American Attitudes toward the Negro, 1550-1812. (the University of North Carolina Press for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1968).
  • N. Gordon Levin Jr., Woodrow Wilson and World Politics: America's Response to War and Revolution. (Oxford University Press, 1968).
  • Rexford Guy Tugwell, The Brains Trust. (The Viking Press, 1968).


  • Charles Coleman Sellers, Charles Wilson Peale. (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1969).
  • Gordon S. Wood, The Creation of the American Republic, 1776-1787. (University of North Carolina Press for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1969).
  • Dan T. Carter, Scottsboro: a Tragedy of the American South. (Louisiana State University Press, 1969).


  • Erik Barnouw, The Image Empire: a History of Broadcasting in the United States, Vol.3: from 1953. (Oxford University Press, 1970).
岩崎昶訳『映像の帝国――アメリカ・テレビ現代史』(サイマル出版会, 1973年)
  • David M. Kennedy, Birth Control in America: the Career of Margaret Sanger. (Yale University Press, 1970).
  • Joseph Frazier Wall, Andrew Carnegie. (Oxford University Press, 1970).


  • Carl N. Degler, Neither Black nor White. (The Macmillan Company, 1971).
  • Robert Middlekauff, The Mathers: Three Generations of Puritan Intellectuals, 1596-1728. (Oxford University Press, 1971).
  • Samuel Eliot Morison, The European Discovery of America: the Northern Voyages. (Oxford University Press, 1971).


  • Frances FitzGerald, Fire in the Lake: the Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam. (Atlantic, Little, Brown and Company, 1972).
  • John Lewis Gaddis, The United States and the Origins of the Cold War. (Columbia University Press, 1972).
  • Louis R. Harlan, Booker T. Washington: the Making of a Black Leader, 1856-1901. (Oxford University Press, 1972).


  • Ray Allen Billington, Frederick Jackson Turner: Historian, Scholar, Teacher. (Oxford University Press, 1973).
  • Townsend Hoopes, The Devil and John Foster Dulles. (Atlantic, Little, Brown and Company, 1973).
  • Stephan Thernstrom, The Other Bostonians: Poverty and Progress in the American Metropolis, 1880-1970. (Harvard University Press, 1973).


  • Robert William Fogel and Stanley L. Engerman, Time on the Cross: the Economics of American Negro Slavery and Time on the Cross: Evidence and Methods-a Supplement. (Little, Brown and Company, 1974).
田口芳弘ほか訳『苦難のとき――アメリカ・ニグロ奴隷制の経済学』(創文社, 1981年)
  • Alexander L. George and Richard Smoke, Deterrence in American Foreign Policy: Theory and Practice. (Columbia University Press, 1974).
  • Eugene Genovese, Roll, Jordan, Roll: the World the Slaves made. (Pantheon Books, Inc., 1974).


  • David Brion Davis, The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Revolution, 1770-1823. (Cornell University Press, 1975).
  • R. W. B. Lewis, Edith Wharton: a Biography. (Harper & Row, 1975).


  • Alan Dawley, Class and Community: the Industrial Revolution in Lynn. (Harvard University Press, 1976).
  • Robert A. Gross, The Minutemen and their World. (Hill and Wang, 1976).
宇田佳正・大山綱夫訳『ミニットマンの世界――アメリカ独立革命民衆史』(北海道大学図書刊行会, 1980年)
  • Barry W. Higman, Slave Population and Economy in Jamaica, 1807-1834. (Cambridge University Press, 1976).


  • Alfred D. Chandler Jr., The Visible Hand: The Managerial Revolution in American Business. (Harvard University Press, 1977).
鳥羽欽一郎・小林袈裟治訳『経営者の時代――アメリカ産業における近代企業の成立(上・下)』(東洋経済新報社, 1979年)
  • Morton J. Horwitz, The Transformation of American Law, 1780-1860. (Harvard University Press, 1977).


  • Christopher Thorne, Allies of a Kind: the United States, Britain, and the War against Japan, 1941-1945. (Oxford University Press, 1978).
市川洋一訳『米英にとっての太平洋戦争(上・下)』(草思社, 1995年)
  • Anthony F. C. Wallace, Rockdale: the Growth of an American Village in the Early Industrial Revolution. (Alfred Knopf, Inc., 1978).


  • Robert Dallek, Franklin D. Roosevelt and American Foreign Policy, 1932-1945. (Oxford University Press, 1979).
  • Thomas Dublin, Women at Work: the Transformation of Work and Community in Lowell, Massachusetts, 1826-1860. (Columbia University Press, 1979).
  • Donald Worster, Dust Bowl: the Southern Plains in the 1930s.(Oxford University Press, 1979).


  • Ronald Steel, Walter Lippmann and the American Century. (Little, Brown and Company, 1980).
浅野輔訳『現代史の目撃者――リップマンとアメリカの世紀』(TBSブリタニカ, 1982年)
  • Jean Strouse, Alice James: A Biography. (Houghton Mifflin Company, 1980).


  • Edward Countryman, A People in Revolution: the American Revolution and Political Society in New York, 1760-1790. (The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1981).
  • Mary P. Ryan, Cradle of the Middle Class: the Family in Oneida County, New York, 1790-1865. (Cambridge University Press, 1981).


  • John Putnam Demos, Entertaining Satan: Witchcraft and the Culture of Early New England. (Oxford University Press, 1982).
  • Nick Salvatore, Eugene V. Debs: Citizen and Socialist. (University of Illinois Press, 1982).


  • Louis R. Harlan, Booker T. Washington: the Wizard of Tuskegee, 1901-1915. (Oxford University Press, 1983).
  • Paul Starr, The Social Transformation of American Medicine: the Rise of a Sovereign Profession and the Making of a Vast Industry. (Basic Books, Inc., 1983).


  • Suzanne Lebsock, The Free Women of Petersburg: Status and Culture in a Southern Town, 1784-1860. (Norton & Co., Inc. , 1984).
  • Kenneth Silverman, The Life and Times of Cotton Mather. (Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., 1984).


  • Kenneth T. Jackson, Crabgrass Frontier: the Suburbanization of the United States. (Oxford University Press, 1985).
  • Jacqueline Jones, Labor of Love, Labor of Sorrow: Black Women, Work, and the Family from Slavery to the Present. (Basic Books, Inc., 1985).
風呂本惇子ほか訳『愛と哀――アメリカ黒人女性労働史』(学芸書林, 1997年)


  • Thomas Doerflinger, A Vigorous Spirit of Enterprise: Merchants and Economic Development in Revolutionary Philadelphia. (University of North Carolina Press for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1986).
  • Roger Lane, Roots of Violence in Black Philadelphia, 1860-1900. (Harvard University Press, 1986).


  • Michael S. Sherry, The Rise of American Air Power: The Creation of Armageddon. (Yale University Press, 1987).
  • Peter Kolchin, Unfree Labor: American Slavery and Russian Serfdom. (Harvard University Press, 1987).


  • Eric Foner, Reconstruction: America’s Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877. (Harper & Row, 1988).
  • Edmund S. Morgan, Inventing the People: the Rise of Popular Sovereignty in England and America. (W. W. Norton & Company, 1988).


  • James H. Merrell, The Indians' New World: Catawbas and their Neighbors from European Contact through the Era of Removal. (University of North Carolina Press for the Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1989).
  • Neil R. McMillen, Dark Journey: Black Mississippians in the Age of Jim Crow. (University of Illinois Press, 1989).


  • Lizabeth Cohen, Making a New Deal: Industrial Workers in Chicago, 1919-1939. (Cambridge University Press, 1990).
  • Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, A Midwife’s Tale: the Life of Martha Ballard, based on her Diary, 1785-1812. (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1990).


  • William Cronon, Nature's Metropolis: Chicago and the Great West. (W. W. Norton & Company, 1991).
  • Charles Royster, The Destructive War: William Tecumseh Sherman, Stonewall Jackson, and the Americans. (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1991).


  • Charles Capper, Margaret Fuller: an American Romantic Life Vol.1 the Private Years. (Oxford University Press, 1992).
  • Melvyn P. Leffler, A Preponderance of Power: National Security, the Truman Administration, and the Cold War. (Stanford University Press, 1992).


  • Stanley Elkins and Eric McKitrick, The Age of Federalism: the Early American Republic, 1788-1800. (Oxford University Press, 1993).
  • Winthrop D. Jordan, Tumult and Silence at Second Creek: An Inquiry into a Civil War Slave Conspiracy. (Louisiana State University Press, 1993).
  • David Levering Lewis, W.E.B. Du Bois: The Biography of a Race, 1868-1919. (Henry Holt and Company, Inc., 1993).


  • John L. Brooke, The Refiner’s Fire: the Making of Mormon Cosmology, 1644-1844. (Cambridge University Press, 1994).
  • John Dittmer, Local People: the Struggle for Civil Rights in Mississippi. (University of Illinois Press, 1994).


  • Alan Taylor, William Cooper’s Town: Power and Persuasion on the Frontier of the Early American Republic. (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. , 1995).
  • David S. Reynolds, Walt Whitman’s America: a Cultural Biography. (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1995).


  • David E. Kyvig, Explicit and Authentic Acts: Amending the U.S. Constitution, 1776-1995. (the University of Kansas Press, 1996).
  • James T. Patterson, Grand Expectations: the United States, 1945-1974. (Oxford University Press, 1996).


  • Christine Leigh Heyrman, Southern Cross: the Beginnings of the Bible Belt. (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1997).
  • Walter LaFeber, The Clash: A History of U.S.-Japan Relations. (W. W. Norton & Company, 1997).
  • Thomas J. Sugrue, The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit. (Princeton University Press, 1996).
川島正樹訳『アメリカの都市危機と「アンダークラス」――自動車都市デトロイトの戦後史』(明石書店, 2002年)


  • Ira Berlin, Many Thousands gone: the First two Centuries of Slavery in North America. (Harvard University Press, 1998).
  • Philip D. Morgan, Slave Counterpoint: Black Culture in Eighteenth-Century Chesapeake and Low Country. (University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 1998).
  • Jill Lepore, The Name of War: King Philip's War and the Origins of American Identity. (Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1998).


  • James H. Merrell, Into the American Woods: Negotiators on the American Frontier. (W. W. Norton & Company, 1999).
  • John Dower, Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II. (W. W. Norton & Company and The New Press, 1999).
三浦陽一高杉忠明訳『敗北を抱きしめて――第二次大戦後の日本人』(岩波書店, 2001年/増補版, 2004年)
  • Linda Gordon, The Great Arizona Orphan Abduction. (Harvard University Press, 1999).


  • Susan Lee Johnson, Roaring Camp: the Social World of the California Gold Rush. (W. W. Norton & Company, 2000).
  • David Nasaw, The Chief: the Life of William Randolph Hearst. (Houghton Mifflin Company, 2000).
井上廣美訳『新聞王ウィリアム・ランドルフ・ハーストの生涯』(日経BP社, 2002年)


  • David W. Blight, Race and Reunion: the Civil War in American Memory. (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2001).
  • Alice Kessler-Harris, In Pursuit of Equity: Women, Men, and the Quest for Economic Citizenship in 20th-century America. (Oxford University Press, 2001).


  • James F. Brooks, Captives and Cousins: Slavery, Kinship, and Community in the Southwest Borderlands. (the University of North Carolina Press for the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture, 2002).
  • Alan Gallay, The Indian Slave Trade: the Rise of the English Empire in the American South, 1670-1717. (Yale University Press, 2002).


  • Edward L. Ayers, In the Presence of Mine Enemies: War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863. (W.W. Norton & Co., 2003).
  • Steven Hahn, A Nation under Our Feet: Black Political Struggles in the Rural South from Slavery to the Great migration. (Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2003).
  • George M. Marsden, Jonathan Edwards: a Life. (Yale University Press, 2003).


  • Melvin Patrick Ely, Israel on the Appomattox: A Southern Experiment in Black Freedom from the 1790S through the Civil War. (Alfred A. Knopf, 2004).
  • Michael J. Klarman, From Jim Crow to Civil Rights: the Supreme Court and the Struggle for Racial Equality. (Oxford University Press, 2004).
  • Michael O'Brien, Conjectures of Order: Intellectual Life and the American South, 1810-1860 (2.Vols). (University of North Carolina Press, 2004).


  • Erskine Clarke, Dwelling Place: a Plantation Epic. (Yale University Press, 2005).
  • Odd Arne Westad, The Global Cold War: Third World Interventions and The Making of our Times. (Cambridge University Press, 2005).
佐々木雄太監訳『グローバル冷戦史――第三世界への介入と現代世界の形成』(名古屋大学出版会, 2010年)
  • Sean Wilentz, The Rise of American Democracy: Jefferson to Lincoln. (W. W. Norton & Company, 2005).


  • Jack Temple Kirby, Mockingbird Song: Ecological Landscapes of the South. (The University of North Carolina Press, 2006).
  • Robert D. Richardson, William James: in the Maelstrom of American Modernism. (Houghton Mifflin, 2006).


  • Allan M. Brandt, The Cigarette Century: the Rise, Fall, and Deadly Persistence of the Product that defined America. (Basic Books, 2007).
  • Charles Postel, The Populist Vision. (Oxford University Press, 2007).
  • Peter Silver, Our Savage Neighbors: How Indian War transformed Early America. (W. W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2007).


  • Thomas G. Andrews, Killing for Coal: America's Deadliest Labor War. (Harvard University Press, 2008).
  • Drew Gilpin Faust, This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War. (Alfred A. Knopf, 2008).
  • Pekka Hämäläinen, The Comanche Empire. (Yale University Press, 2008).


  • Linda Gordon, Dorothea Lange: A Life Beyond Limits. (W.W. Norton & Company, 2009).
  • Woody Holton, Abigail Adams. (Free Press, 2009).
  • Margaret D. Jacobs, White Mother to a Dark Race: Settler Colonialism, Maternalism, and the Removal of Indigenous Children in the American West and Australia, 1880-1940. (University of Nebraska Press, 2009).


  • Sara Dubow, Unborn America: A History of the Fetus in Modern America. (Oxford University Press, 2010).
  • Eric Foner, The Fiery Trial: Abraham Lincoln and American Slavery. (Norton & Company, 2010).
  • Christopher Tomlins, Freedom Bound: Law, Labor, and Civic Identity in Colonizing English America, 1580-1865. (Cambridge University Press, 2010).


  • Anne Hyde, Empires, Nations and Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860... (University of Nebraska, 2011).
  • Daniel T. Rodgers, Age of Fracture... (Belknap Press of Harvard University, 2011).
  • Tomiko Brown-Nagin, Courage to Dissent: Atlanta and the Long History of the Civil Rights Movement... (Oxford University Press, 2011).


  • Jeffrey W.Bolster, The Mortal Sea: Fishing the Atlantic in the Age of Sail. (Belknap Press of Harvard University, 2012).
  • John Fabian Witt, Lincoln’s Code: The Laws of War in American History. (Free Press, 2012).


  • Ari Kelman, A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling over the Memory of Sand Creek. (Harvard University Press, 2013).
  • Ira Katznelson, Fear Itself: The New Deal and the Origins of Our Time. (Liveright Publishing Corporation / W.W. Norton & Company, 2013).