DAHS Book Award

Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions


Biannual award honoring original works that significantly advance scholarship and thinking in the field either by opening up new lines of inquiry or by consolidating existing ones at a high level of accomplishment.

The three-member DAHS Book Award Committee, was "very impressed" by "the depth and extent" of the research behind "Civil War Settlers: Scandinavians, Citizenship, and American Empire, 1848-1870", which provided a "nuanced" perspective on "the complex topic of Scandinavian immigrant assimilation and aspirations in the Civil War-era United States."
Degree of recognitionInternational
Granting OrganisationsDAHS (Danish American Heritage Society)