2007 Award-Winning Books

1868 reg

Another Arabesque

Syrian-Lebanese Ethnicity in Neoliberal Brazil

John Tofik Karam

232 pages
6 x 9


PB: 978-1-59213-540-0 $31.95 Dec 06
HC: 978-1-59213-539-4 $81.50 Dec 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-541-7 $31.95 Dec 06

Winner of the Roberto Reis BRASA Book Award, 2008
Arab American National Museum Book Award in the Adult Non-Fiction Category, 2007

1799 reg

Arsenio Rodríguez and the Transnational Flows of Latin Popular Music

David F. García

224 pages
6 x 9
5 tables, 18 figs., 12 halftones

PB: 978-1-59213-386-4 $31.95 Jun 06
HC: 978-1-59213-385-7 $86.50 Jun 06
Ebook: 978-1-59213-387-1 $31.95 Jun 06

Certificate of Merit for Best Research in Recorded Folk, Ethnic, or World Music from the Association for Recorded Sound, 2007

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

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

There goes the hood web

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

Winner of the Urban Affairs Association Best Book Award, 2007