Award-Winning Books: Celebrating our 50th Anniversary

2016 reg

Behind the Backlash

Muslim Americans after 9/11

Lori Peek

230 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 3 figs.

PB: 978-1-59213-983-5 $30.95 Oct 10
HC: 978-1-59213-982-8 $86.50 Oct 10
Ebook: 978-1-59213-984-2 $30.95 Oct 10

Best Book Award from the American Sociological Association's section on Altruism, Morality, and Social Solidarity, 2013
Midwest Sociological Society Distinguished Book Award, 2012

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

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The Black Female Body

A Photographic History

Deborah Willis and Carla Williams

240 pages
9 x 12
26 color illustrations, 185 duotones

HC: 978-1-56639-928-9 $64.00 Jan 02

Finalist for the Publishers Marketing Association's Ben Franklin Award, Reference Category, 2003
Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2002
National Gold Ink Bronze Award, 2002

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

2400 reg

The Cost of Being a Girl

Working Teens and the Origins of the Gender Wage Gap

Yasemin Besen-Cassino

208 pages
6 x 9
11 tables, 8 line drawings

PB: 978-1-4399-1349-9 $27.95 Dec 17
HC: 978-1-4399-1348-2 $94.50 Dec 17
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1350-5 $27.95 Dec 17

Honorable Mention from the National Women's Studies Association for the Sara A. Whaley Book Prize, 2018

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

1635 reg

Fireweed

A Political Autobiography

Gerda Lerner

408 pages
7 x 10
24 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-236-2 $29.95 Aug 03
HC: 978-1-56639-889-3 $76.50 Mar 02

Outstanding Achievement Recognition by the Wisconsin Library Association Literary Awards Committee, 2003
A BookSense top 76 pick in the category, "Life Stories of Some Famous and Not-So-Famous Women," March/April 2003
A PW Book of the Day, June 2002

1746 reg

From Black Power to Hip Hop

Racism, Nationalism, and Feminism

Patricia Hill Collins

256 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-092-4 $27.95 Jan 06
HC: 978-1-59213-091-7 $71.50 Jan 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-790-9 $27.95 Jan 06

Honorable Mention at the 2006 Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards

1906 reg

Hapa Girl

A Memoir

May-lee Chai

232 pages
5.5 x 8.25
12 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-616-2 $26.95 Oct 08
HC: 978-1-59213-615-5 $66.50 Mar 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-617-9 $26.95 Mar 07

Named one of the Notable Books in the Kiriyama Prize, 2008
Honorable Mention at the Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards, 2007

2495 reg

Healing Our Divided Society

Investing in America Fifty Years after the Kerner Report

Edited by Fred Harris and Alan Curtis

488 pages
6 x 9
9 tables, 54 figs.

PB: 978-1-4399-1603-2 $24.95 Mar 18
HC: 978-1-4399-1602-5 $99.50 Mar 18

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2018

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

1926 reg

I Walked with Giants

The Autobiography of Jimmy Heath

Jimmy Heath and Joseph McLaren

344 pages
6 x 9
35 halftones

HC: 978-1-4399-0198-4 $39.50 Jan 10
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0200-4 $39.50

Best Book of the Year from the Jazz Journalists Association, 2011

2453 reg

The Man-Not

Race, Class, Genre, and the Dilemmas of Black Manhood

Tommy J. Curry

298 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-4399-1486-1 $34.95 Jun 17
HC: 978-1-4399-1485-4 $99.50 Jun 17
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1487-8 $34.95 Jun 17

The Before Columbus Foundation 2018 Winner of the Thirty-Ninth Annual AMERICAN BOOK AWARD

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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

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 Jun 14

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2015

1601 reg

Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell

Jane Golden, Robin Rice, and Monica Yant Kinney, photographs by David Graham and Jack Ramsdale

160 pages
9 x 11


HC: 978-1-56639-951-7 $39.50 Nov 02

Athenæum of Philadelphia’s Literary Award, 2004

1916 reg

Silent Gesture

The Autobiography of Tommie Smith

Tommie Smith and David Steele

288 pages
6 x 9
16 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-640-7 $27.95 Apr 08
HC: 978-1-59213-639-1 $71.50 Jan 07
Ebook: 978-1-59213-641-4 $27.95 Jan 07

Author Tommie Smith received the Arthur Ashe Courage Award at the ESPYs, 2008
Named one of two “Adult Nonfiction Honor Books” by The Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA)., 2008
Nominated for an NAACP Image Award in the category “Outstanding Literary Work – Biography/Autobiography”, 2008

272 reg

Still Philadelphia

A Photographic History, 1890-1940

Fredric M. Miller, Morris J Vogel, and Allen F. Davis

312 pages
8 x 10
282 halftones

HC: 978-0-87722-306-1 $46.50 Mar 83
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0761-0 $46.50 Mar 83

Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1984

2376 reg

Terrorizing Latina/o Immigrants

Race, Gender, and Immigration Politics in the Age of Security

Anna Sampaio

236 pages
6 x 9
1 tables, 1 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1286-7 $30.95 Sep 15
HC: 978-1-4399-1285-0 $76.50 Sep 15
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1287-4 $30.95 Sep 15

American Political Science Association's Latino Politics Best Book Prize, 2016

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There Goes the 'Hood

Views of Gentrification from the Ground Up

Lance Freeman

248 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-437-3 $31.95 Jun 06
HC: 978-1-59213-436-6 $81.50 Jun 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-438-0 $31.95 Jun 06

Winner of the Urban Affairs Association Best Book Award, 2007

2370 reg

Undocumented Fears

Immigration and the Politics of Divide and Conquer in Hazleton, Pennsylvania

Jamie Longazel

226 pages
6 x 9
1 halftones

PB: 978-1-4399-1268-3 $28.95 Feb 16
HC: 978-1-4399-1267-6 $89.50 Feb 16
Ebook: 978-1-4399-1269-0 $28.95 Feb 16

North Central Sociological Association's scholarly achievement awards, 2017