Difference between revisions of "2017 Organization of American Historians Book Awards"

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The Turner Award is given to an author for their first scholarly book on United States history.
 
The Turner Award is given to an author for their first scholarly book on United States history.
 
[[File:Blue_Texas.jpg|thumbnail|200px|left|<i>Blue Texas</i> by Max Krochmal]]
 
[[File:Blue_Texas.jpg|thumbnail|200px|left|<i>Blue Texas</i> by Max Krochmal]]
#Max Krochmal, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1469626756/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1469626756&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=b2b81365891c344688cebde27a68c3d2 Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era]</i> (University of North Carolina Press)
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*Max Krochmal, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1469626756/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1469626756&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=b2b81365891c344688cebde27a68c3d2 Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era]</i> (University of North Carolina Press)
  
 
===Merle Curti Intellectual History Award===
 
===Merle Curti Intellectual History Award===
 
The Curti Award is given to the best new books in the fields of American intellectual history.
 
The Curti Award is given to the best new books in the fields of American intellectual history.
  
Susanna L. Blumenthal, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0674048938/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0674048938&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=353ce90fed5027eec0f1aa80a45e17de Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture]</i> (Harvard University Press)
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*Susanna L. Blumenthal, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0674048938/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0674048938&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=353ce90fed5027eec0f1aa80a45e17de Law and the Modern Mind: Consciousness and Responsibility in American Legal Culture]</i> (Harvard University Press)
  
 
===Merle Curti Social History Award===
 
===Merle Curti Social History Award===
 
The Curti Award is given to the best new books in the fields of American social history.
 
The Curti Award is given to the best new books in the fields of American social history.
  
Wendy Warren, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0871406721/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0871406721&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=c4a96687964932ddb2ff921c346f8f04 New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America]</i> (Liveright Publishing Corporation)
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*Wendy Warren, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0871406721/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0871406721&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=c4a96687964932ddb2ff921c346f8f04 New England Bound: Slavery and Colonization in Early America]</i> (Liveright Publishing Corporation)
  
 
===Avery O. Craven Award===
 
===Avery O. Craven Award===
 
The Craven award is given to best book covering the Civil War, the Civil War years, or the Era of Reconstruction. Military history books are excluded from this prize.
 
The Craven award is given to best book covering the Civil War, the Civil War years, or the Era of Reconstruction. Military history books are excluded from this prize.
  
Manisha Sinha, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FMVQS3Y/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B01FMVQS3Y&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=f4e10e385de8e666701763ca5413ac6c The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition]</i> (Yale University Press)
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*Manisha Sinha, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01FMVQS3Y/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=B01FMVQS3Y&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=f4e10e385de8e666701763ca5413ac6c The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition]</i> (Yale University Press)
  
 
===Ray Allen Billington Prize===
 
===Ray Allen Billington Prize===
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The Billington Prize is awarded for the best book on the history of native and/or settler peoples in frontier, border, and borderland zones of intercultural contact.
 
The Billington Prize is awarded for the best book on the history of native and/or settler peoples in frontier, border, and borderland zones of intercultural contact.
  
Karl Jacoby, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/039323925X/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=039323925X&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=7849b607eb91bd54fd66a7d079ed924e The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire]</i> (W. W. Norton & Company)
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*Karl Jacoby, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/039323925X/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=039323925X&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=7849b607eb91bd54fd66a7d079ed924e The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire]</i> (W. W. Norton & Company)
  
 
===James A. Rawley Prize===
 
===James A. Rawley Prize===
 
The Rawley Prize recognizes the best new book addressing the history of race relations in the United States.
 
The Rawley Prize recognizes the best new book addressing the history of race relations in the United States.
  
Robert G. Parkinson, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1469626632/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1469626632&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=62e33e1217e67b5165ca8e627b8ba16d The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution]</i> (University of North Carolina Press)
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*Robert G. Parkinson, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1469626632/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1469626632&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=62e33e1217e67b5165ca8e627b8ba16d The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution]</i> (University of North Carolina Press)
  
 
===Ellis W. Hawley Prize===
 
===Ellis W. Hawley Prize===
 
The Hawley prize is awarded for the best book-length on the political economy, politics, or institutions of the United States, in its domestic or international affairs, from the Civil War to the present.
 
The Hawley prize is awarded for the best book-length on the political economy, politics, or institutions of the United States, in its domestic or international affairs, from the Civil War to the present.
  
Sam Lebovic, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0674659775/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0674659775&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=7e25048190e8f29be85e0493827de82e Free Speech and Unfree News: The Paradox of Press Freedom in America]</i> (Harvard University Press)
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*Sam Lebovic, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0674659775/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0674659775&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=7e25048190e8f29be85e0493827de82e Free Speech and Unfree News: The Paradox of Press Freedom in America]</i> (Harvard University Press)
  
 
===Liberty Legacy Foundation Award===
 
===Liberty Legacy Foundation Award===
 
The Liberty Legacy Award is specifically for the best book by a historian on the civil rights struggle.
 
The Liberty Legacy Award is specifically for the best book by a historian on the civil rights struggle.
  
Russell Rickford, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0199861471/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0199861471&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=096b94fbc5ece013f9bc180cd78df3e8 We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination]</i> (Oxford University Press)
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*Russell Rickford, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0199861471/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0199861471&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=096b94fbc5ece013f9bc180cd78df3e8 We Are an African People: Independent Education, Black Power, and the Radical Imagination]</i> (Oxford University Press)
  
 
HONORABLE MENTION: Elizabeth Hinton, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0674737237/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0674737237&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=4df4026dbe0be7749fc509c5d213a0a8 From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America]</i> (Harvard University Press).
 
HONORABLE MENTION: Elizabeth Hinton, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0674737237/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0674737237&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=4df4026dbe0be7749fc509c5d213a0a8 From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America]</i> (Harvard University Press).
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[[File:Kika_kila.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px|<i>Kīkā Kila</i> by John W. Troutman]]
 
[[File:Kika_kila.jpg|thumbnail|left|200px|<i>Kīkā Kila</i> by John W. Troutman]]
  
John W. Troutman, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1469627922/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1469627922&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=f69606bb2011fb616b27b103eda39217 Kīkā Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music]</i> (University of North Carolina Press)
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*John W. Troutman, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1469627922/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=1469627922&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=f69606bb2011fb616b27b103eda39217 Kīkā Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music]</i> (University of North Carolina Press)
  
 
===David Montgomery Award===
 
===David Montgomery Award===
 
The Montgomery Award is given to the best book on a topic in American labor and working-class history.  
 
The Montgomery Award is given to the best book on a topic in American labor and working-class history.  
  
Ryan Patrick Murphy, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/143990989X/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=143990989X&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=b1873043db66d3dab58c061b1a45d8ce Deregulating Desire: Flight Attendant Activism, Family Politics, and Workplace Justice]</i> (Temple University Press)
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*Ryan Patrick Murphy, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/143990989X/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=143990989X&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=b1873043db66d3dab58c061b1a45d8ce Deregulating Desire: Flight Attendant Activism, Family Politics, and Workplace Justice]</i> (Temple University Press)
  
 
===Mary Jurich Nickliss Prize in U.S. Women’s and/or Gender History===
 
===Mary Jurich Nickliss Prize in U.S. Women’s and/or Gender History===
 
The Nickless Prize is awarded to the most original book in during any period of American women’s or gender history.
 
The Nickless Prize is awarded to the most original book in during any period of American women’s or gender history.
  
Katherine Turk, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0812248201/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0812248201&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=a009f87153f2f5c07e429a7f8f7a672b Equality on Trial: Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace]</i> (University of Pennsylvania Press)
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*Katherine Turk, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0812248201/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0812248201&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=a009f87153f2f5c07e429a7f8f7a672b Equality on Trial: Gender and Rights in the Modern American Workplace]</i> (University of Pennsylvania Press)
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===Darlene Clark Hine Award===
 
===Darlene Clark Hine Award===
 
The Clark Award is given to the author of the best book in African American women’s and gender history.
 
The Clark Award is given to the author of the best book in African American women’s and gender history.
  
LaShawn D. Harris, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0252081668/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0252081668&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=6524570f0a8fce28a54380a040833904 Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners: Black Women in New York City’s Underground Economy]</i> (University of Illinois Press)
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*LaShawn D. Harris, <i>[https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0252081668/ref=as_li_tl?ie=UTF8&camp=1789&creative=9325&creativeASIN=0252081668&linkCode=as2&tag=dailyh0c-20&linkId=6524570f0a8fce28a54380a040833904 Sex Workers, Psychics, and Numbers Runners: Black Women in New York City’s Underground Economy]</i> (University of Illinois Press)
  
 
===Willi Paul Adams Award===
 
===Willi Paul Adams Award===
 
Every 2 years, this award is given to the author of the best book on American history published in a foreign language.
 
Every 2 years, this award is given to the author of the best book on American history published in a foreign language.
Catherine Collomp, Université Paris-Diderot, <i>Résister au nazisme: Le Jewish Labor Committee, New York, 1934–1945</i>
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*Catherine Collomp, Université Paris-Diderot, <i>Résister au nazisme: Le Jewish Labor Committee, New York, 1934–1945</i>
 
(CNRS Editions) [<i>Relief, Rescue and Resistance: The Jewish Labor Committee’s Anti-Nazi Operations: 1934–1945</i>]
 
(CNRS Editions) [<i>Relief, Rescue and Resistance: The Jewish Labor Committee’s Anti-Nazi Operations: 1934–1945</i>]
  
HONORABLE MENTION:
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HONORABLE MENTION: Gilles Havard, <i>Histoire des coureurs de bois. Amérique du Nord 1600 –1840 (Les Indes Savantes)</i> [<i>A History of Indian Traders. North America, 1600 –1840</i>].
Gilles Havard, <i>Histoire des coureurs de bois. Amérique du Nord 1600 –1840 (Les Indes Savantes)</i> [<i>A History of Indian Traders. North America, 1600 –1840</i>].
 
 
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Revision as of 16:13, 14 April 2017

Every year, the Organization of American Historians awards prizes for the best books in United States history for that year in different historical disciplines. These books are evaluated by extremely qualified historians and they highlight some of the best new books in American history for 2017.

Frederick Jackson Turner Award

The Turner Award is given to an author for their first scholarly book on United States history.

Blue Texas by Max Krochmal

Merle Curti Intellectual History Award

The Curti Award is given to the best new books in the fields of American intellectual history.

Merle Curti Social History Award

The Curti Award is given to the best new books in the fields of American social history.

Avery O. Craven Award

The Craven award is given to best book covering the Civil War, the Civil War years, or the Era of Reconstruction. Military history books are excluded from this prize.

Ray Allen Billington Prize

The Strange Career of William Ellis by Karl Jacoby

The Billington Prize is awarded for the best book on the history of native and/or settler peoples in frontier, border, and borderland zones of intercultural contact.

James A. Rawley Prize

The Rawley Prize recognizes the best new book addressing the history of race relations in the United States.

Ellis W. Hawley Prize

The Hawley prize is awarded for the best book-length on the political economy, politics, or institutions of the United States, in its domestic or international affairs, from the Civil War to the present.

Liberty Legacy Foundation Award

The Liberty Legacy Award is specifically for the best book by a historian on the civil rights struggle.

HONORABLE MENTION: Elizabeth Hinton, From the War on Poverty to the War on Crime: The Making of Mass Incarceration in America (Harvard University Press).

Lawrence W. Levine Award

The Levine Award focuses on the best book in American cultural history.

Kīkā Kila by John W. Troutman

David Montgomery Award

The Montgomery Award is given to the best book on a topic in American labor and working-class history.

Mary Jurich Nickliss Prize in U.S. Women’s and/or Gender History

The Nickless Prize is awarded to the most original book in during any period of American women’s or gender history.

Darlene Clark Hine Award

The Clark Award is given to the author of the best book in African American women’s and gender history.

Willi Paul Adams Award

Every 2 years, this award is given to the author of the best book on American history published in a foreign language.

  • Catherine Collomp, Université Paris-Diderot, Résister au nazisme: Le Jewish Labor Committee, New York, 1934–1945

(CNRS Editions) [Relief, Rescue and Resistance: The Jewish Labor Committee’s Anti-Nazi Operations: 1934–1945]

HONORABLE MENTION: Gilles Havard, Histoire des coureurs de bois. Amérique du Nord 1600 –1840 (Les Indes Savantes) [A History of Indian Traders. North America, 1600 –1840].

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