Award-Winning Books: History

2079 reg

Beyond Preservation

Using Public History to Revitalize Inner Cities

Andrew Hurley

248 pages
6 x 9
3 maps 14 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0229-5 $33.95 May 10
HC: 978-1-4399-0228-8 $86.50 May 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0230-1 $33.95

National Council on Public History's Book Award Award, 2012

2375 reg

Boathouse Row

Waves of Change in the Birthplace of American Rowing

Dotty Brown

288 pages
10 x 8
63 color photos, 3 line drawings, 110 halftones

HC: 978-1-4399-1282-9 $35.00 Oct 16

The Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia 2018 Preservation Education Award

2145 reg

The City on the Hill from Below

The Crisis of Prophetic Black Politics

Stephen H. Marshall

250 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-0656-9 $30.95 Aug 12
HC: 978-1-4399-0655-2 $71.50 Jun 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0657-6 $30.95 Jun 11

American Political Science Association's Foundations of Political Theory First Book Award, 2012

1332 reg

Claiming America

Constructing Chinese American Identities during the Exclusion Era

Edited by K. Scott Wong and Sucheng Chan

226 pages
6 x 9
4 tables

PB: 978-1-56639-576-2 $31.95 Jan 98
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0770-2 $31.95 Jan 98

Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies, 2001

1888 reg

The Coolie Speaks

Chinese Indentured Laborers and African Slaves in Cuba

Lisa Yun

336 pages
6 x 9
6 tables, 3 figs., 1 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-582-0 $31.95 Feb 09
HC: 978-1-59213-581-3 $61.50 Feb 08
Ebook: 978-1-59213-583-7 $31.95 Feb 08

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2008

2418 reg

The Death and Life of the Single-Family House

Lessons from Vancouver on Building a Livable City

Nathanael Lauster

262 pages
6 x 9
7 tables, 11 figs., 4 halftones, 6 maps

PB: 978-1-4399-1394-9 $34.95 Oct 16
HC: 978-1-4399-1393-2 $94.50 Oct 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1395-6 $34.95 Oct 16

Canadian Sociological Association's John Porter Tradition of Excellence Book Award, 2017

2255 reg

Deregulating Desire

Flight Attendant Activism, Family Politics, and Workplace Justice

Ryan Patrick Murphy

252 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-0989-8 $34.95 Oct 16
HC: 978-1-4399-0988-1 $94.50 Oct 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0990-4 $34.95 Oct 16

The Organization of American Historians' David Montgomery Award for the best book on a topic in American labor and working-class history, 2017

2251 reg

Disability and Passing

Blurring the Lines of Identity

Edited by Jeffrey A. Brune and Daniel J. Wilson

216 pages
5.5 x 8.25
1 halftone

PB: 978-1-4399-0980-5 $31.95 May 13
HC: 978-1-4399-0979-9 $86.50 May 13
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0981-2 $31.95

Contributor Dea H. Bolster, won the Disability History Association Award for Best Book Chapter, 2015

1280 reg

The Disability Rights Movement

From Charity to Confrontation

Doris Zames Fleischer and Frieda Zames

360 pages
7 x 10


PB: 978-1-4399-0744-3 $35.95 Jun 11
HC: 978-1-4399-0743-6 $91.50 Jun 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0745-0 $35.95

Frieda Zames is the recipient of the Eileen Healy Public Service Award, 2003

2290 reg

Dr. Radway's Sarsaparilla Resolvent

Beth Kephart

198 pages
5.5 x 8.5


PB: 978-0-9840429-6-8 $15.95 Apr 13

Parrott Library Award from the St. Albans School Library, 2014
Kirkus Reviews' Best in Children's Books, 2013

1397 reg

East Indian Music in the West Indies

Tân-Singing, Chutney, and the Making of Indo-Caribbean Culture

Peter Manuel

288 pages
7 x 10
1 map 34 figures 18 halftones

HC: 978-1-56639-762-9 $96.50 Jun 00
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0570-8 $43.95 Jun 00

Gordon K. Lewis Award from the Caribbean Studies Association, 2000

2253 reg

Envisioning Emancipation

Black Americans and the End of Slavery

Deborah Willis and Barbara Krauthamer

240 pages
7 x 10
150 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0986-7 $24.95 Feb 17
HC: 978-1-4399-0985-0 $59.50 Feb 13

Winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work—Non-Fiction, 2014
One of the Top 25 Outstanding Academic Titles, Choice, 2013

1518 reg

Historical Thinking and Other Unnatural Acts

Charting the Future of Teaching the Past

Sam Wineburg

272 pages
6 x 9
8 tables 3 figures 3 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-856-5 $30.95 Mar 01
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0301-8 $30.95 Mar 01

Winner of the Frederic W. Ness Award, The Association of American Colleges and Universities, 2002

2222 reg

The International Monetary Fund and Latin America

The Argentine Puzzle in Context

Claudia Kedar

264 pages
6 x 9
2 tables

PB: 978-1-4399-0910-2 $
HC: 978-1-4399-0909-6 $76.50 Jan 13
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0911-9 $76.50

Honorable Mention, Luciano Tomassini Latin American International Relations Book Award Committee of the Latin American Studies Association, 2014

542 reg

A Life in the Struggle

Ivory Perry and the Culture of Opposition

George Lipsitz

320 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-321-8 $32.95 May 89
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0775-7 $32.95 Feb 95

Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in Race Relations, 1989

1174 reg

Mickey Mouse History and Other Essays on American Memory

Mike Wallace

336 pages
6 x 9
5 figs., 10 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-445-1 $31.95 Apr 96
HC: 978-1-56639-444-4 $69.95 Apr 96

Historic Preservation Book Prize, The Center for Historic Preservation at Mary Washington College, 1997

1898 reg

Model City Blues

Urban Space and Organized Resistance in New Haven

Mandi Isaacs Jackson

296 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 5 figs., 45 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-604-9 $31.95 Apr 08
HC: 978-1-59213-603-2 $81.50 Apr 08
Ebook: 978-1-59213-605-6 $31.95

Urban Communication Foundation Jane Jacobs Urban Communication Publication Award, 2008

1642 reg

The New Left Revisited

edited by John McMillian and Paul Buhle

280 pages
7 x 10


PB: 978-1-56639-976-0 $33.95 Jan 03
HC: 978-1-56639-975-3 $96.50 Jan 03
Ebook: 978-1-59213-797-8 $33.95 Jan 03

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2003

New york young lords sm

The New York Young Lords and the Struggle for Liberation

Darrel Wanzer-Serrano

248 pages
6 x 9
11 figs., 6 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1203-4 $30.95 Jul 15
HC: 978-1-4399-1202-7 $85.50 Jul 15
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1204-1 $30.95

National Communication Association Critical and Cultural Division Book of the Year 2017

On margins of citizenship sm comp

On the Margins of Citizenship

Intellectual Disability and Civil Rights in Twentieth-Century America

Allison C. Carey

240 pages
6 x 9
4 figs.

PB: 978-1-59213-698-8 $32.95 May 10
HC: 978-1-59213-697-1 $66.50 Jul 09
Ebook: 978-1-59213-699-5 $32.95

Scholarly Achievement Award, North Central Sociological Association, 2010

2459 reg

On the Stump

Campaign Oratory and Democracy in the United States, Britain, and Australia

Sean Scalmer

232 pages
6 x 9
8 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1504-2 $27.95 Sep 17
HC: 978-1-4399-1503-5 $89.50 Sep 17
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1505-9 $27.95 Sep 17

New South Wales Premier's History Award in General History, 2018

1476 reg

Out in the Union

A Labor History of Queer America

Miriam Frank

240 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-1140-2 $30.95 Jan 15
HC: 978-1-4399-1139-6 $55.50 Jun 14
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1141-9 $30.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2015

1530 reg

Paper Son

One Man's Story

Tung Pok Chin, with Winifred C. Chin

184 pages
5.5 x 8.25
16 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-801-5 $29.95 Oct 00
HC: 978-1-56639-800-8 $74.50 Oct 00
Ebook: 978-1-59213-812-8 $29.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2001

Possessive investment rev ed sm

The Possessive Investment in Whiteness

How White People Profit from Identity Politics
Revised and Expanded Edition

George Lipsitz

312 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-494-6 $31.95 Mar 06
HC: 978-1-59213-493-9 $91.50 Mar 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-495-3 $31.95 Mar 06

Outstanding Books Award, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America, 1999

1523 reg

The Puerto Rican Diaspora

Historical Perspectives

Edited by Carmen Teresa Whalen and Víctor Vázquez-Hernández

320 pages
6 x 9
5 tables, 20 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-413-7 $30.95 Aug 05
HC: 978-1-59213-412-0 $75.50 Aug 05
Ebook: 978-1-59213-414-4 $30.95 Aug 05

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2006

1593 reg

Rubble Films

German Cinema in the Shadow of the Third Reich

Robert R. Shandley

240 pages
6 x 9
19 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-878-7 $31.95 Jun 01
HC: 978-1-56639-877-0 $81.50 Jun 01
Ebook: 978-1-59213-806-7 $31.95 Jun 01

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2002

929 reg

Shadows on the Past

Studies in the Historical Fiction Film

Leger Grindon

264 pages
6 x 9
19 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-182-5 $32.95 Jun 94
HC: 978-1-56639-181-8 $69.50 Jun 94
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0488-6 $32.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1995

1841 reg

The Smoke of the Gods

A Social History of Tobacco

Eric Burns

296 pages
6 x 9


HC: 978-1-59213-480-9 $41.50 Oct 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-482-3 $41.50

A "Best of the Best from the University Presses" program selection at the 2007 American Library Association Annual Conference

1684 reg

The Spirits of America

A Social History of Alcohol

Eric Burns

344 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-269-0 $31.95 Aug 04
HC: 978-1-59213-214-0 $51.50 Sep 03
Ebook: 978-1-59213-769-5 $31.95

A "Best of the Best from the University Presses" program selection at the 2004 American Library Association Annual Conference

2181 reg

St. Peter's Church

Faith in Action for 250 Years

Cordelia Frances Biddle, Elizabeth S. Browne, Alan J. Heavens, and Charles P. Peitz

272 pages
8 x 10
125 color illustrations

HC: 978-1-4399-0795-5 $41.50 Oct 11
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0797-9 $41.50

Laurence D. Fish Award for Outstanding Parish History from the National Episcopal Historians and Archivists, 2014

1651 reg

The Story of Reo Joe

Work, Kin, and Community in Autotown, U.S.A.

Lisa M. Fine

256 pages
6 x 9
7 tables, 17 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-258-4 $30.95 Jun 04
HC: 978-1-59213-257-7 $81.50 Jun 04
Ebook: 978-1-59213-788-6 $30.95

Selected for inclusion on the list of Michigan Notable Books, 2005
Cugnot Award of Distinction, 2005

2056 reg

The Temp Economy

From Kelly Girls to Permatemps in Postwar America

Erin Hatton

232 pages
5.5 x 8.25
2 tables, 7 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-0081-9 $30.95 Nov 10
HC: 978-1-4399-0080-2 $76.50 Nov 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0082-6 $30.95

Honorable Mention, Labor and Labor Movements Section of the American Sociological Association, 2012

1513 reg

Veils and Daggers

A Century of National Geographic's Representation of the Arab World

Linda Steet

224 pages
6 x 9
34 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-752-0 $33.95 Feb 00
HC: 978-1-56639-751-3 $70.50 Feb 00

The American Educational Studies Association (AESA) Critics’ Choice Award, 2001

1671 reg

Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability

Paul K. Longmore

288 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-024-5 $31.95 Apr 03
HC: 978-1-59213-023-8 $86.50 Apr 03
Ebook: 978-1-59213-775-6 $31.95 Apr 03

Honorable Mention in the category of Disability Rights, Gustavus Myers Book Award, 2004
Paul Longmore was selected by the American Association of People with Disabilities to receive The Henry B. Betts Award, 2004