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 2021 and distinguished by its scholarship, its contribution to the literature, and its appeal to both a general and an academic audience.  

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:

​Daniela Mühling
Book Prize Manager
Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
49 West 45th Street
New York, NY 10036

Submissions must be received by November 1, 2021.

For more information, please email:
Daniela Mühling

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