1999 Award-Winning Books

1244 reg

Chanting Down Babylon

The Rastafari Reader

Nathaniel Samuel Murrell, William David Spencer, and Adrian Anthony

467 pages
7 x 10
1 table 1 figure

PB: 978-1-56639-584-7 $43.95 Mar 98
HC: 978-1-56639-583-0 $69.95 Mar 98

Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1999

997 reg

The First Suburban Chinatown

The Remaking of Monterey Park, California

Timothy P. Fong

240 pages
6 x 9
14 tables, 2 figs., 8 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-262-4 $35.95 Jul 94
HC: 978-1-56639-123-8 $85.50 Jan 94
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0463-3 $35.95

Donald H. Pflueger Local History Award, Historical Society of Southern California, 1999
Outstanding Book Award in the Social Sciences, Association for Asian American Studies, 1995

1567 reg

Holy Leisure

Recreation and Religion in God's Square Mile

Troy Messenger

192 pages
6 x 9
26 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-841-1 $30.95 Jul 00

Winner of the the Outstanding New Book on New Jersey award from the New Jersey Historical Alliance, 1999

1346 reg

Legal Bases

Baseball and the Law

Roger I. Abrams

240 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-890-9 $32.95
HC: 978-1-56639-599-1 $29.50 Feb 98

Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1999

1115 reg

Mexican American Women Activists

Identity and Resistance in Two Los Angeles Communities

Mary S. Pardo

322 pages
5.5 x 8.25


PB: 978-1-56639-573-1 $32.95
HC: 978-1-56639-572-4 $74.50

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

1375 reg

Orientals

Asian Americans in Popular Culture

Robert G. Lee

288 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-753-7 $30.95 Apr 00

Best Book Award Winner Culture Studies/Popular Culture, Northeast Popular Culture/American Culture Association, 2000
Best Book Award for the Social Construction of Race, The American Political Science Association, 1999
Honorable Mention for the John Hope Franklin Publication Prize for the best-published book in American Studies from the American Studies Association, 1999

1457 reg

Paradise, New York

A Novel

Eileen Pollack

288 pages
5 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-789-6 $27.95 Apr 00
HC: 978-1-56639-657-8 $69.50 Oct 98
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0403-9 $27.95 Oct 98

Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1999

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

1352 reg

The Puerto Rican Movement

Voices from the Diaspora

Edited by Andrès Torres and Josè E. Velázquez

432 pages
6 x 9
15 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-618-9 $36.95 Jul 98
HC: 978-1-56639-617-2 $69.95 Jul 98

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

1390 reg

Q & A

Queer in Asian America

edited by David L. Eng and Alice Y. Hom

445 pages
7 x 10


PB: 978-1-56639-640-0 $45.95 Aug 98
HC: 978-1-56639-639-4 $85.50 Aug 98

Book Award from The Association for Asian American Studies, 2001
Honorable Mention for Outstanding Books Awards, Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Bigotry and Human Rights in North America, 1999
Lambda Literary Award for Best Book in Lesbian and Gay Anthologies/Non-Fiction, 1998

1283 reg

The Red Atlantis

Communist Culture in the Absence of Communism

J. Hoberman

326 pages
5 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-767-4 $32.95 Apr 00
HC: 978-1-56639-643-1 $84.50 Nov 98

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1999
Philadelphia Book Clinic Certificate of Award, 1999
Association of American University Presses Book Jacket Award, 1999

1459 reg

The Trial Lawyer's Art

Sam Schrager

264 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-56639-799-5 $33.95 May 00

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1999

1315 reg

Voice Over

The Making of Black Radio

William Barlow

334 pages
6 x 9
21 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-667-7 $33.95 Dec 98
HC: 978-1-56639-666-0 $63.50 Dec 98
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0688-0 $33.95

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 1999

1331 reg

The Wild Animal Story

edited by Ralph H. Lutts

328 pages
6 x 9
4 figs., 15 halftones

PB: 978-1-56639-918-0 $30.95 Aug 01
HC: 978-1-56639-593-9 $81.50 Apr 98
Ebook: 978-1-4399-0150-2 $30.95 Aug 01

Association of American University Presses Book Jacket Award, 1999