Matthew Fox-Amato’s Book a Finalist for the Lincoln Prize
February 10, 2020
“Exposing Slavery: Photography, Human Bondage and the Birth of Modern Visual Politics in America” by Matthew Fox-Amato, assistant professor of history, continues to garner accolades. The book is a finalist for the Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, awarded to the best scholarly work that enhances the public’s understanding of the Civil War era. More than 100 submissions were received for this year’s prize, awarded by Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History. The winner will be announced on Wednesday, Feb. 12, the 211th anniversary of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday.
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