Award Winning Books: Geography

Beyond Preservation

Using Public History to Revitalize Inner Cities

Andrew Hurley

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

A framework for stabilizing and strengthening inner-city neighborhoods through the public interpretation of historic landscapes

248 pages | 6 x 9 | 3 maps 14 halftones

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Captain America and the Nationalist Superhero

Metaphors, Narratives, and Geopolitics

Jason Dittmer

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2013

A provocative exploration of the nationalist comic book superhero genre in the U.S., Canada, and Britain.

242 pages | 6 x 9 | 26 halftones

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Communities and Crime

An Enduring American Challenge

Pamela Wilcox, Francis T. Cullen, and Ben Feldmeyer

The James Short Senior Scholar Award, given by the American Society of Criminology Awards Committee for the Division of Communities and Place, 2019

A systematic exploration of how criminology has accounted for the role of community over the past century

274 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 line drawings

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Hegemony

The New Shape of Global Power

John Agnew

Outstanding Academic Title, Choice, 2005

How American hegemony came about, its effects on the world, and how it now haunts its creators

296 pages | 6 x 9 | 10 tables, 4 figures, 9 halftones, 3 maps

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