Recent Award Winners

Empire of Water: An Environmental and Political History of the New York City Water Supply by David Soll is the winner of the Abel Wolman Award given by the American Public Works Association (APWA) Public Works Historical Society

Border Work: Spatial Lives of the State in Rural Central Asia by Madeleine Reeve has received Honorable Mention for the Heldt Prize in the category of Best Book in Slavic/Eastern European/Eurasian Studies given by the Association for Women in Slavic Studies

J. Edgar Hoover Goes to the Movies: The FBI and the Origins of Hollywood’s Cold War by John Sbardellati is the winner of the 2013 Michael Nelson Prize given by the International Association for Media and History

Global Unions, Local Power: The New Spirit of Transnational Labor Organizing by Jamie K. McCallum is the winner of the Distinguished Scholarly Book Award given by the Labor and Labor Movements Section of the American Sociological Association

Cleaning Up: How Hospital Outsourcing Is Hurting Workers and Endangering Patients by Dan Zuberi was honored with the Gold Award in the category of Social Sciences for Foreword Reviews’ 2013 IndieFab Book of the Year Awards

The Tie That Bound Us: The Women of John Brown’s Family and the Legacy of Radical Abolitionism by Bonnie Laughlin-Schultz is one of 15 Kansas Notable Books for 2014

Recent Award Winners