Award Winning Books: 2004

Philadelphia Murals and the Stories They Tell

Jane Golden, Robin Rice, and Monica Yant Kinney

Athenæum of Philadelphia’s Literary Award, 2004

The most important public art program in the United States

160 pages | 9 x 11


Shifting Borders

Rhetoric, Immigration, and California's Proposition 187

John M Sloop, and Kent A Ono

Critical and Cultural Studies Division of the National Communication Association's Book of the Year Award, 2004

Learning the lessons of California's Proposition 187

264 pages | 6 x 9 | 1 figs.


The Spirits of America

A Social History of Alcohol

Eric Burns

A "Best of the Best from the University Presses" program selection at the 2004 American Library Association Annual Conference

A history of "the great American thirst"

344 pages | 6 x 9


White Boy

A Memoir

Mark D. Naison

Mark Naison is the recipient of the Poe Award for Literary Excellence of the Bronx County History Society, 2004

A life on the front lines of academic and social change

240 pages | 6 x 9


Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability

Paul K. Longmore

Honorable Mention in the category of Disability Rights, Gustavus Myers Book Award, 2004
Paul Longmore was selected by the American Association of People with Disabilities to receive The Henry B. Betts Award, 2004

"Personal inclination made me a historian. Personal encounter with public policy made me an activist."

288 pages | 6 x 9