Award-Winning Books: History

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

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

Book Award from the Association for Asian American Studies, 2001

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

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

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
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0775-7 $32.95

Anisfield-Wolf Book Award in Race Relations, 1989

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

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

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

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

958 reg

To Save China, To Save Ourselves

The Chinese Hand Laundry Alliance of New York

Renqiu Yu

253 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-395-9 $34.95
HC: 978-0-87722-996-4 $67.50
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0771-9 $34.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1994
Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1993
Outstanding Book in History Award, Association for Asian American Studies, 1993

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