Recent Award Winners

 

For Fear of an Elective King: George Washington and the Presidential Title Controversy of 1789 by Kathleen Bartoloni-Tuazon is a Choice Magazine 2015 Outstanding Academic Title

Class Lives: Stories from Across our Economic Divide, edited by Chuck Collins, Jennifer Ladd, Maynard Seider, and Felice Yeskel, was shortlisted for the C. L. R. James Award given by the Working-Class Studies Association

From Development to Dictatorship: Bolivia and the Alliance for Progress in the Kennedy Era by Thomas C. Field Jr. is a Choice Magazine 2015 Outstanding Academic Title

“No One Helped”: Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the Myth of Urban Apathy by Marcia M. Gallo is Finalist in the Gay & Lesbian Non-Fiction category of the 2015 USA Best Book Awards given by USA Book News 

Forgotten Foundations of Bretton Woods: International Development and the Making of the Postwar Order by Eric Helleiner was Shortlisted for the International Political Economy Group of the British International Studies Association Book Prize

Zoned in the USA: The Origins and Implications of American Land-Use Regulation by Sonia A. Hirt is a Choice Magazine 2015 Outstanding Academic Title

Becoming Muslim in Imperial Russia: Conversion, Apostasy, and Literacy by Agnès Nilüfer Kefeli is Winner of the Reginald Zelnik Book Prize in History given by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studie

Desperate Magic: The Moral Economy of Witchcraft in Seventeenth-Century Russia by Valerie Kivelson has won Honorable Mention for the Early Slavic Studies Association Book Prize

Revolution with a Human Face: Politics, Culture, and Community in Czechoslovakia, 1989–1992 by James Krapfl is Winner of the Czechoslovak Studies Association Book Prize and the George Blazyca Prize in East European Studies (British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies)

Northern Men with Southern Loyalties: The Democratic Party and the Sectional Crisis by Michael Todd Landis is a Choice Magazine 2015 Outstanding Academic Title

Emperor of the World: Charlemagne and the Construction of Imperial Authority, 800–1229 by Anne A. Latowsky is the winner of the Southeastern Medieval Association’s Award for Best First Book

Missing Class: Strengthening Social Movement Groups by Seeing Class Cultures by Betsy Leondar-Wright was shortlisted for the C. L. R. James Award given by the Working-Class Studies Association

What Galileo Saw: Imagining the Scientific Revolution by Lawrence Lipking is a Choice Magazine 2015 Outstanding Academic Title

Corruption as a Last Resort: Adapting to the Market in Central Asia by Kelly M. McMann has won Honorable Mention for the Ed A. Hewett Book Prize given by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studie

“Who, What Am I?”: Tolstoy Struggles to Narrate the Self by Irina Paperno is the winner of the Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for Studies in Slavic Languages and Literatures given by the Modern Language Association

To Follow in Their Footsteps: The Crusades and Family Memory in the High Middle Ages by Nicholas L. Paul is the winner of the 2016 John Nicholas Brown Prize given by the Medieval Academy of America

Diplomacy’s Value: Creating Security in 1920s Europe and the Contemporary Middle East by Brian C. Rathbun is the winner of the DPLST Book Prize given by the Diplomatic Studies Section of the International Studies Association

Networks of Rebellion: Explaining Insurgent Cohesion and Collapse by Paul Staniland is the winner of the Joseph S. Lepgold Book Prize given by Georgetown University

The Baron’s Cloak: A History of the Russian Empire in War and Revolution by Willard Sunderland has won Honorable Mention for the Reginald Zelnik Book Prize in History given by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

Birth Certificate: The Story of Danilo Kis by Mark Thompson is the winner of the Jan Michalski Prize for Literature given by the Jan Michalski Foundation

Life and Death in Captivity: The Abuse of Prisoners during War by Geoffrey P. R. Wallace is a Choice Magazine 2015 Outstanding Academic Title

Priest, Politician, Collaborator: Jozef Tiso and the Making of Fascist Slovakia by James Mace Ward is the winner of the 2016 Slovak Studies Association Book Prize and received Honorable Mention for the Czechoslovak Studies Association Book Prize

 

Recent Award Winners