Beik & DuPlessis Prizes

2014
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Beik Prize "Accounting for Heroes: Violence and Virtue During the Great War, 1914-1918" Steven Hazel '14
DuPlessis Prize "Critical Politics in a Neoliberal Institution: Gay and Lesbian Organizing at Swarthmore College, 1998-1993" Alison Roseberry-Polier '14
2013
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Beik Prize "Into A Great Nation: Mennonites and Nationalism in Imperial Germany, 1871-1900" Ben Goossen '13
DuPlessis Prize " 'This Little City': Constructed Colonialism at the 1922 Colonial Exposition of Marseille" Allison Ranshous '13
DuPlessis Prize "The Writings of John of Damascus During the First Iconoclast Controversy" Alejandro Sills '13
2012
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Beik Prize " 'A Good Time A'Soldiering': Passing Women, Female Masculinity, and the History of Female Soldiers in the American Civil War" Madeline Williams '12
DuPlessis Prize "A Fig For Your Philosophy and Great Knowledge in the Sciences: Observation, Deception, Scientific Fraud and Social Authority in the Antebellum Museum" Jeff Nagle '12
DuPlessis Prize "Shule Ya Uhuru: The 'Modern Strivers' and D.C.'s Eastern High School Freedom Annex" Ari Pomerantz '12
2011
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Beik Prize "Accidental Liberalism: Empire and Administration in the Mid-Nineteenth Century" Isaac Hock '11
Beik Prize "Civilized Pains: Race, Gender, & Obstetric Anesthesia in the Nineteenth-Century United States" Miriam Rich '11
DuPlessis Prize "The Role of Work in African American Children's Literature from 1965 to 1979" Ashia Troiano '11
2010
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Beik Prize "Avec Cette Malheureuse Carte D: The Language of Identification in Post-World War One Alsace" Liana Katz '10
2009
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Beik Prize "Personlizing Salvation: Pious Choices in Castelló d'Empúries, 1286-1363" Abigail N. Agresta '09
Beik Prize "Women and Family in the Medieval Jewish Community of Castelló d'Empúries, 1260-1300" Sarah Ifft '09
History 91 Prize "On the Border: Race and Slavery in Bedford County, Pennsylvania" Ben Hopkins '09
2008
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Beik Prize " 'Laughing Just to Keep From Crying': Time, Culture and Authenticity in the Early Recording Industry for Southern Music" Benjamin Bradlow '08
History 91 Prize "A Bleached Blueprint: Planning for Integration in Columbia, MD" Eric Sweigard '08
History 91 Prize "Light a Sacred Fire: The Feminism and Nationalism of Sarojini Naidu" Glenavin White '08
2007
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Beik Prize "Desegregation Diluted: Integration Under the Busing Order in Charlotte, North Carolina, 1965-2001" Katie Chamblee '07
History 91 Prize "Bringing the Fight to the Diamond: The Pythian Base Ball Club and the Struggle for Racial Equality" James Pilkington '07
2006
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Beik Prize "A Good Neighbor in Print: Politics, Propaganda, and the Consumption of Selecciones del Reader's Digest in Buenos Aires (1940-1960)" Lisa Ubelaker-Andrade '06
History 91 Prize "Remembering Frank Rizzo and Constructing Philadelphia's Public Heritage" Emily Tredeau '06
2005
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Beik Prize "The Troubles By Our Women: The Urban Male Perspective on Independent Women in Independent Nigeria" Lulu Miller '05
Beik Prize "America's First Public Library: The Library Company of Philadelphia, 1929-1966" Elisabeth Oppenheimer '05
2004
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Beik Prize "From Mountain Homeland to National Playground: A History of Perceptions of Landscape in Estes Park, Colorado" Amanda Cravens '04
Beik Prize " 'For it is not light that is needed, but fire': Race, Riot and Citizenship in Philadelphia, 1834-1844" Mariah Montgomery '04
2002
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Beik Prize "Black Organizing in 20th Century Panama: Combating Internal and External Challenges" Kaysha Corinealdi '02
2001
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Beik Prize "Manning the Home Front: Gender, Citizenship, and Conscientious Objection During World War II" Timothy Stewart-Winter '01
2000
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Beik Prize "Wilderness Scenery and the Theater of Gender: Middle-Class Vacations in Adirondacks in the Late Nineteenth Century" Will Mackintosh '00
1999
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Beik Prize "Creating Chinese Nationalism: The 1905 Shanghai Mixed Court Riot" Jessica Harbour '99
Beik Prize "A Community History of Black Swarthmore" Andrew Kinney '99
1998
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Beik Prize "Protestant Missionary Ideology and the Chinese in Nineteenth-Century California" Cecilia Tsu '98
1997
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Beik Prize "Negotiating Identity: British Education in India in the Nineteenth Century" Abigail Swingen '97
Beik Prize "Equality of Man Before His Creator: The Life and Career of Thaddeus Stevens" Joshua Zeitz `96
1995
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Beik Prize "Revolution in a Royalist City: Negotiating Radicalism and Legitimacy in Orléans from 1789 to 1848" Andrew Elmore `95
"Prostitution, Protestantism and Prohibition: Josephine Butler and the Contagious Diseases Acts" Elizabeth Maloney `95
1994
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Beik Prize "The Rewriting of History in the Former Soviet Union: Changing Portrayals of Stalin in Perestroika-Era Textbooks" Karen Birdsall '94
1993
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Beik Prize "A Pattern of Conflict: Government-Business Interaction in the Delaware River Shipbuilding Industry During the First World War and the 1920s" Guian A. McKee '93
1992
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Beik Prize "The Whys of Watts: Causes of the Los Angeles Riot" Joey S. Connors '92
1991
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Beik Prize "A History of Claude Bernard's Effect on, and Relationship to the Philosophy and Methodology of Biology: A Feminist Critique" Laurel Hester '91
"Radical Student Activism and the Streams of Liberalism: The Rise of the New Left of Swarthmore College 1960-1967" Edward Miller '91
1990
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Beik Prize "Ultra and the Historiography of the Second World War" Darin L. Weyhrich '90
1998
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Beik Prize "Hushed Voices": A Study of Incest and 'Childsaving' in Gilded Age Philadelphia Beth Silverberg '89
1988
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Beik Prize " 'The Society of Real Sports': Prostitutes, Working Women and Progressive Social Reform in Baltimore, 1900-1915" Pamela Haag '88
1986
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Beik Prize "The McMillan Commission: A Comprehensive Plan for the Nation's Capital" David L. Schutte '86
1985
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Beik Prize "For Whom Was Medicare Created?" Rebecca A. Sielman '85