Prize-Winning Publications

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Saint Joseph's University Press

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School for Advanced Research Press

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Society of Biblical Literature

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University of South Carolina Press
  • Prisoners of Conscience: Moral Vernaculars of Political Agency by Gerard A. Hauser
    Book Award, Rhetoric Society of America, 2013

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Southern Illinois University Press

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Southern Methodist University Press

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Stanford University Press
  • The Meridian: Final Version—Drafts—Materials by Paul Celan, edited by Bernhard Böschenstein and Heino Schmull, translated by Pierre Joris
    Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Translation Prize, Modern Language Association, 2013

  • Global Citizenship and the University: Advancing Social Life and Relations in an Interdependent World by Robert A. Rhoads and Katalin Szelényi
    CIHE Research Award, ASHE Council for International Higher Education, 2013

  • Measuring Up: A History of Living Standards in Mexico, 1850–1950 by Moramay Lopez-Alonso
    Mexican History Book Prize, Conference on Latin American History, 2013

  • Varieties of Feminism: German Gender Politics in Global Perspective by Myra Marx Ferree
    Victoria Schuck Award, American Political Science Association, 2013

  • A City Consumed: Urban Commerce, the Cairo Fire, and the Politics of Decolonization in Egypt by Nancy Y. Reynolds
    Roger Owen Book Award, Middle East Studies Association, 2013

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SUNY Press
  • The Triumph of Mercy: Philosophy and Scripture in Mulla Sadra by Mohammed Rustom
    International Book of the Year Prize in Iran, 2013

  • Sex in Transition: Remaking Gender and Race in South Africa by Amanda Lock Swarr
    Sylvia Rivera Award, Center for Gay and Lesbian Studies, 2013
    Honorable Mention, Ruth Benedict Book Prize, Association for Queer Anthropology, 2013

  • Music, Cosmology, and the Politics of Harmony in Early China by Erica Fox Brindley
    Reading Committee Accolade, International Convention of Asia Scholars, 2013

  • From the Shahs to Los Angeles: Three Generations of Iranian Jewish Women between Religion and Culture by Saba Soomekh
    Gold, Religion, Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2013

  • Structural Violence: Hidden Brutality in the Lives of Women by Joshua M. Price
    Gold, Women's Studies, Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2013

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Syracuse University Press
  • Stone Canoe: A Journal of Arts, Literature, and Social Commentary, Number 6 edited by Robert M. Colley
    Gold, Anthologies, Independent Publisher Book Awards, 2012
    Gold, University Continuing Education Association, 2013
  • A Muslim Suicide by Bensalem Himmich, translated by Roger Allen
    Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize, Banipal Trust for Arab Literature, 2012

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Teachers College Press
  • Finnish Lessons: What Can the World Learn from Educational Change in Finland? by Pasi Sahlberg
    Grawemeyer Award for Education, 2013

  • The Flat World and Education: How America's Commitment to Equity Will Determine Our Future by Linda Darling-Hammond
    Grawemeyer Award for Education, 2012

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Temple University Press
  • Transfeminist Perspectives in and beyond Transgender and Gender Studies edited by Anne Enke
    Best Book in Transgender Nonfiction, Lambda Literary Awards, 2013

  • Rude Democracy: Civility and Incivility in American Politics by Susan Herbst
    Doris Graber Award, American Political Science Association, 2013

  • Behind the Backlash: Muslim Americans after 9/11 by Lori Peek
    Best Book Award, American Sociological Association, Section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity, 2013

  • Envisioning Emancipation: Black Americans and the End of Slavery by Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer
    NAACP Image Award, Non-Fiction, 2013
    Top 25 Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2013

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University of Tennessee Press

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University of Texas Press
  • The Gernsheim Collection by Roy Flukinger
    Alfred H. Barr Jr. Award, College Art Association, 2012

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Texas A&M University Press
  • Farm Workers and the Churches: The Movement in California and Texas by Alan J. Watt
    Paul J. Foik Award, Texas Catholic Historical Society, 2012

  • The Gurob Ship-Cart Model and Its Mediterranean Context by Shelley Wachsmann
    Keith Muckelroy Memorial Award, Nautical Archaeology Society, 2013

  • My Boys and Girls Are in There: The 1937 New London School Explosion by Ron Rozelle
    Finalist, Writers' League of Texas, 2013
    Robert A. Calvert Book Prize, Texas A&M University, 2013

  • River of Contrasts: The Texas Colorado by Margie Crisp
    Carr P. Collins Award for Non-Fiction, Texas Institute of Letters, 2013

  • Captain James A. Baker of Houston, 1857-1941 by Kate Sayen Kirkland
    Most Significant Scholarly Book, Texas Institute of Letters, 2013

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TCU Press

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Texas Tech University Press
  • The Texas Legation Papers, 1836-1845 by Kenneth R. Stevens
    Will Rogers Medallion Award, Western Nonfiction, 2013

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University of Tokyo Press

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University of Toronto Press
  • The Matter of Mind: Reason and Experience in the Age of Descartes by Christopher Braider
    Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize, Modern Language Association, 2013
  • Fascism, Architecture, and the Claiming of Modern Milan, 1922-1943 by Lucy Maulsby
    Mellon Author Award, Society of Architectural Historians, 2013

  • Ruling by Schooling in Quebec: Conquest to Liberal Governmentality - A Historical Sociology by Bruce Curtis
    Political History Group Book Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 2013
    Shortlisted, John A. Macdonald Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 2013
    Clio Prize, Canadian Historical Association, 2013

  • Moving Beyond Borders: A History of Black Canadian and Caribbean Women in the Diaspora by Karen Flynn
    Lavinia L. Dock Award, American Association for the History of Nursing, 2013

  • The Natural History of Canadian Mammals by Donna Naughton
    First Place, Reference, New York Book Show, 2013
    Best Reference of 2013, Sciences, Library Journal
    PROSE Award, Single Volume Reference/Science, Association of American Publishers, 2012
    Finalist, Nonfiction, Ottawa Book Awards, 2013

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United States Institute of Peace

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W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research

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University of Utah Press
  • The Glen Canyon Country: A Personal Memoir by Don D. Fowler
    Utah Book Award, Nonfiction, 2012
  • Island of Fogs: Archaeological and Ethnohistorical Investigations of Isla Cedros, Baja California by Matthew R. Des Lauriers
    Book Award, Society for American Archaeology, 2012

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Utah State University Press

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Vanderbilt University Press

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University of Virginia Press
  • Lost Communities of Virginia by Terri Fisher and Kirsten Sparenborg
    Award of Merit, American Association for State and Local History, 2013

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University of Washington Press
  • Plume by Kathleen Flenniken
    Washington State Book Award, Washington Center for the Book, 2013

  • Make Yourself a Teacher: Rabbinic Tales of Mentors and Disciples by Susan Handelman
    Finalist, Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice, National Jewish Book Award, Jewish Book Council, 2013

 

  • The Nature of Borders: Salmon, Boundaries, and Bandits on the Salish Sea by Lissa K. Wadewitz
    John Lyman Book Award, Naval and Maritime Science and Technology, North American Society for Oceanic History, 2013
    Hal Rothman Award, Western History Association, 2013
  • Tahiti Beyond the Postcard: Power, Place, and Everyday Life by Miriam Kahn
    ICAS Book Prize, Social Science, International Convention of Asia Scholars, 2013

 

  • Beneath the Cold Seas: The Underwater Wilderness of the Pacific Northwest by David Hall
    Winner, Design and Artistic Merit, National Outdoor Book Awards, 2012

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Washington State University Press

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Wayne State University Press
  • Embodying Hebrew Culture: Aesthetics, Athletics, and Dance in the Jewish Community of Mandate Palestine by Nina S. Spiegel
    Finalist, Sami Rohr Prize, Jewish Book Council, 2013
    Finalist, Writing Based on Archival Material, National Jewish Book Award, 2014

 

  • The Intellectual History and Rabbinic Culture of Medieval Ashkenaz by Ephraim Kanarfogel
    Goldstein-Goren Prize, 2013
    Jordan Schnitzer Book Award, 2013
    Finalist, Scholarship, National Jewish Book Award, 2014
  • The Russian Folktale by Vladimir Yakovlevich Propp, edited and translated by Sibelan Forrester
    Heldt Prize, Translation, Association for Women in Slavic Studies, 2013
  • allegiance: Poems by francine j. harris
    Finalist, Kate Tufts Discovery Award, 2013
    Finalist, Poetry, ForeWord Book of the Year Awards, 2013
    Shortlisted, Open Book Award, PEN American Center, 2013
  • Detroit's Historic Places of Worship compiled and edited by Marla O. Collum, Barbara E. Krueger, and Dorothy Kostuch
    Michigan Notable Book Award, 2012
    da Vinci Eye Award, 2013
    Gold, Great Lakes - Regional Nonfiction, Independent Publishers Book Award, 2013
    Midwest Book Award, Midwest Regional Interest: Illustration, 2013
    Finalist, Coffee Table/Photography, Next Generation Indie Book Awards, 2013
    Eric Hoffer Book Awards, Academic Press, 2013
    Finalist, Architecture, ForeWord Book of the Year Awards, 2013

 

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Wesleyan University Press

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University of the West Indies Press

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West Virginia University Press

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Wilfrid Laurier University Press
  • Just a Larger Family: Letters of Marie Williamson from the Canadian Home Front, 1940-1944 edited by Mary F. Williamson and Tom Sharp
    Heritage Toronto Award of Excellence, 2012

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University of Wisconsin Press
  • A Heaven of Words: Last Journals by Glenway Wescott, edited by Jerry Rosco
    Lambda Literary Award, Gay Memoir/Biography, 2014

  • Who's Yer Daddy?: Gay Writers Celebrate Their Mentors and Forerunners edited by Jim Elledge and David Groff
    Lambda Literary Award, LGBT Anthology, 2014

  • The Blind Masseuse: A Traveler's Memoir from Costa Rica to Cambodia by Alden Jones
    Finalist, Essay, PEN Awards, 2014
  • The Politics of Necessity: Community Organizing and Democracy in South Africa by Elke Zuern
    Honorable Mention, Herskovits Award, African Studies Association, 2013
  • Butterfly Boy: Memories of a Chicano Mariposa by Rigoberto González
    American Book Award, 2013
    Writers for Writers Award, Poets & Writers Magazine, 2013

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Woodrow Wilson Center Press

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Yale University Press
  • Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World by Leo Damrosch
    NBCC Award Winner, Biography
    , 2013

  • The African Shore by Rodrigo Rey Rosa, translated by Jeffrey Gray
    Finalist, PEN Translation Award, 2014
    Longlist, Best Translated Book Award, 2014

  • Building Seagram by Phyllis Lambert
    Award for Excellence in Architecture & Urban Planning, PROSE Awards, 2013

  • The Genius: Elijah of Vilna and the Making of Modern Judaism by Eliyahu Stern
    Finalist, Sami Rohr Prize for Jewish Literature, 2014
    Samuel and Ronnie Heyman Prize for Outstanding Scholarly Publication, 2012

  • A Quiet Revolution: The Veil's Resurgence, from the Middle East to America by Leila Ahmed
    Grawemeyer Award for Religion, 2013

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