Magazine article Humanities

Ex Libris

Magazine article Humanities

Ex Libris

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A list of Endowment-supported books based on research by Anne Lopez-Buitrago, Margaret Scymser, and Russell Wyland.


American Association of Museums Design Competition for Exhibition Publications, first prize

Hail, Barbara A. et al., eds. Gifts of Pride and Love: Kiowa and Comanche Cradles. Bristol, III: Haffenreffer Museum of Anthropology, Brown University, 2000.

American Historical Association, Albert J. Beveridge Award for the best English-- language book on American history

Keyssar, Alexander. The Right to Vote: The Contested History of Democracy in the United States. New York: Basic Books, 2000.

American Historical Association, Herbert Feis Prize for outstanding work by a public historian or independent scholar

Filene, Benjamin. Romancing the Folk: Public Memory and American Roots in Music. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2000.

American Historical Association, J. Russell Major Prize for outstanding work in French history

Silverman, Debora. Van Gogh and Gauguin: The Search for Sacred Art. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2001.

American Historical Association, Wesley-- Logan Prize for outstanding book on African diaspora history

Arnesen, Eric. Brotherhoods of Color: Black Railroad Workers and the Struggle for Equality. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001.

American Philological Association, Goodwin Award of Merit for the best book by a member of the Association

Janko, Richard, ed. and trans. Philodemus. On Poems, Book One. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Arnold Rubin Outstanding Publication 2001 Award

Ross, Doran H., et al., eds. Wrapped in Pride: Ghanaian Kente and African American Identity. Los Angeles: UCLA Fowler Museum of Cultural History Textile Series, 1998.

Association of American Publishers, Annual Prize for best scholarly biography

Greenspan, Ezra. George Palmer Putnam: Representative American Publisher. State College: Penn State Press, 2000.

CHOICE, the Association of College and Research Libraries, a division of the American Library Association, Outstanding Academic Title in 2000; 2000 Kraszna-Krausz Photography Book Awards, Special Commendation; and Brookbuilders of Boston,

Design Award Winner

Kao, Deborah Martin, Laura Katzman, and Jenna Webster. Ben Shahn's New York: The Photography of Modern Times. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000.

History of Science Society, Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize for outstanding book in the history of science directed to a wide public audience

Tomes, Nancy. The Gospel of Germs: Men, Women, and the Microbe in American Life. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2000.

Modern Language Association, Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for comparative literary studies

Ryan, Marie-Laure. Narrative as Virtual Reality: Immersion and Interactivity in Literature and Electronic Media. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2001.

Modern Language Association, Aldo and Jean Scaglione Prize for French and francophone studies

Hampton, Timothy. Literature and Nation in the Sixteenth Century: Inventing Renaissance France. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2001.

Modern Language Association, Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Publication Award for a manuscript in Italian literary studies

Moe, Nelson. The View of Vesuvius: Italian Culture and the Southern Question. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001.

Modern Language Association, Morton N. Cohen Award for distinguished edition of letters

Devlin, Albert J., and Nancy M. Tischler, eds. The Selected Letters of Tennessee Williams: Volume 1, 1920-1945. New York: New Directions, 2000.

Organization of American Historians, James A. Rawley Prize for outstanding book on the history of race relations in the United States

Smith, Sherry L. …

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