Past Winners of the W. Bruce Lincoln Book Prize

2022 - Co-Winner: Kristy IronsideA Full-Value Ruble: The Promise of Prosperity in the Postwar Soviet Union (Harvard University Press)

Co-Winner: Mie NakachiReplacing the Dead: The Politics of Reproduction in the Postwar Soviet Union (Oxford University Press)

2021 - Co-Winner: Pey-yi ChuThe Life of Permafrost: A History of Frozen Earth in Russian and Soviet Science (University of Toronto Press).

Co-Winner: Greg Afinogenov, Spies and Scholars: Chinese Secrets and Imperial Russia’s Quest for World Power (Harvard University Press).

2020 - Sean Griffin, The Liturgical Past in Byzantium and Early Rus (Cambridge University Press)

Honorable Mention: Brendan McGeever Antisemitism and the Russian Revolution (Cambridge University Press)

2019 - Sarah CameronThe Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan (Cornell University Press)

Honorable Mention: Elizabeth McGuire, Red at Heart: How Chinese Communists Fell in Love with the Russian Revolution (Oxford University Press)

2018 - Erika Monahan The Merchants of Siberia: Trade in Early Modern Eurasia (Cornell University Press)

Honorable Mentions: Jeffrey S. Hardy, The Gulag after Stalin: Redefining Punishment in Khrushchev's Soviet Union, 1953-1964 (Cornell University Press

Andy WillimottLiving the Revolution: Urban Communes & Soviet Socialism 1917-1932 (Oxford University Press)

2016 - Rebecca Mitchell, Nietzsche’s Orphans: Music, Metaphysics, and the Twilight of the Russian Empire (Yale University Press)

2014 - Russell MartinA Bride for the Tsar: Bride-Shows and Marriage Politics in Early Modern Russia  (Northern Illinois University Press)

2012 - Tracy Dennison, The Institutional Framework of Russian Serfdom (Cambridge U Press)

Honorable Mention: Kristin Roth-EyMoscow Prime Time: How the Soviet Union Built the Media Empire that Lost the Cultural Cold War (Cornell University Press)

2010 - Rebecca Manley, To the Tashkent Station: Evacuation and Survival in the Soviet Union at War (Cornell University Press)

2008 - John RandolphThe House in the Garden: The Bakunin Family and the Romance of Russian Idealism (Cornell University Press)

Honorable Mentions:

Jochen HellbeckRevolution on My Mind: Writing a Diary under Stalin (Harvard University Press)
Marianne KampThe New Woman in Uzbekistan: Islam, Modernity, and Unveiling under Communism (University of Washington Press)
Ethan Pollock, Stalin and the Soviet Science Wars (Princeton University Press)

2006 - Douglas NorthropVeiled Empire: Gender and Power in Stalinist Central Asia (Cornell University Press)

2004 - Benjamin NathansBeyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia (University of California Press)