George Washington Book Prize of $50,000 Goes to Maya Jasanoff
for Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World
Mount Vernon, VA, June 4, 2012—One of the nation’s largest literary awards, the annual George Washington Book Prize, has been awarded to Maya Jasanoff for Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World (Knopf, 2011). Jasanoff, a professor of history at Harvard University, received the $50,000 prize on Monday evening, June 4, at a black-tie dinner at George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate, Museum & Gardens.
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