Recent book awards

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andersonWinner, General History Category, 2015 New South Wales Premier’s History Award:

Intolerant Bodies:  A Short History of Autoimmunity by Warwick Anderson and Ian R. Mackay

foxHistory of Science Society’s 2015 Sarton Medal for lifetime scholarly achievement:

Robert Fox, author of The Savant and the State: Science and Cultural Politics in Nineteenth-Century France


eliotV2Winner, Modernist Studies Association 2015 Book Prize for an Edition, Anthology, or Essay Collection:

The Complete Prose of T. S. Eliot: The Critical Edition, Volume 2, The Perfect Critic, 1919–1926, edited by Anthony Cuda and Ronald Schuchard

reedWinner, Modern Language Association’s 2016 William Sanders Scarborough Prize:

Freedom Time: The Poetics and Politics of Black Experimental Writing by Anthony Reed


BailardBest Book in Information, Communication, and Politics, American Political Science Association section on Information, Communication, and Politics:

Democracy’s Double-Edged Sword by Catie Bailard


 hallArthur Ashe: Tennis and Justice in the Civil Rights Era, by Eric Allen Hall

Atlas of Crustacean Larvae, Joel W. Martin, Jørgen Olesen, and Jens T. Høeg, eds.

Before the Oath: How George W. Bush and Barack Obama Managed a Transfer of Power, by Martha Joynt Kumar

warrenFreshwater Fishes of North America: Volume 1, Petromyzontidae to Catostomidae, Melvin L. Warren, Jr., and Brooks M. Burr, eds.

Genealogical Fictions: Cultural Periphery and Historical Change in the Modern Novel, by Jobst Welge

More than Hot: A Short History of Fever, by Christopher Hamlin

lambPathologist of the Mind: Adolf Meyer and the Origins of American Psychiatry, by S. D. Lamb

Primate Comparative Anatomy, by Daniel L. Gebo

Reflections on Uneven Democracies: The Legacy of Guillermo O’Donnell, Daniel Brinks, Marcelo Leiras, and Scott Mainwaring, eds.

podolskyThe Antibiotic Era: Reform, Resistance, and the Pursuit of a Rational Therapeutics, by Scott H. Podolsky

The Cybernetics Moment, or Why We Call Our Age the Information Age, by Ronald R. Kline

The Papers of Frederick Law Olmsted: The Last Great Projects, 1890-1895, David Schuyler, Gregory Kaliss, and Jeffrey Schlossberg, eds.

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