The Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History at the New-York Historical Society
Purpose: To encourage public attention to the importance of military history for general educational purposes.
Prize: $50,000 cash prize to the winning author, presented at a formal program held at the New-York Historical Society.
Eligibility: Awarded for the best book on military history in the English-speaking world, without restrictions as to time, copyrighted 2016 and distinguished by its scholarship, its contribution to the literature, and its appeal to both a general and an academic audience. The winner of the 2015 prize was David Preston, Braddock’s Defeat, The Battle of the Monongahela and the Road to Revolution.
Method of Submission: There is no fee for participation. Publishers may submit as many titles as they wish, but must send at least five (5) copies to:
Vice President and Director of the Patricia D. Klingenstein Library
The New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
Submissions must be received by November 1, 2016.
For more information, please email or call Michael Ryan: