Magazine article Humanities

Ex Libris

Magazine article Humanities

Ex Libris

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BOOKS RECENTLY PUBLISHED WITH NEH SUPPORT

* Prizes

American Comparative Literature Association. René Wellek Prize for the best book published in the field of comparative literature. Desai, Gaurav. Commerce with the Universe: Africa, India, and the Afrasian Imagination. New York: Columbia University Press, 2013.

American Historical Association. 2014 Littleton-Griswold Prize for outstanding book in U.S. law and society. Dauber, Michele Landis. The Sympathetic State: Disaster Relief and the Origins of the American Welfare State. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2013.

American Historical Association. 2014 Premio del Rey Prize for outstanding work in Spanish history and culture. Safran, Janina M. Defining Boundaries in al-Andalus: Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Islamic Iberia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2013.

American Musicological Society. 2014 Music in American Culture Award for outstanding scholarship in music of the United States. Fauser, Annegret. Sounds of War: Music in the United States during World War II. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

American Philosophical Association. 2014 Walter de Gruyter Stiftung Kant Lecture Prize. Ameriks, Karl. Kant's Elliptical Path. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012.

American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. 2014 Deems Taylor/Virgil Thomson Award for outstanding print, broadcast, and new media coverage of music. Fauser, Annegret. Sounds of War: Music in the United States during World War II. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.

American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers. 2014 Virgil Thomson Award for Outstanding Music Criticism. Massey, Drew. John Kirkpatrick, American Music, and the Printed Page. Rochester, NY: The University of Rochester Press, 2013.

Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies. Oscar Kenshur Prize for best book in eighteenth-century studies. Aravamudan, Srinivas. Enlightenment Orientalism: Resisting the Rise of the Novel. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Columbia University. Bancroft Prize. Kelman, Ari. A Misplaced Massacre: Struggling Over the Memory of Sand Creek. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2013.

Institute for Humanities Research. 2014 Transdisciplinary Book Award. Garvey, Ellen Gruber. Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

International Society for the Study of Narrative. 2014 Barbara Perkins and George Perkins Award for best study of narrative. Aravamudan, Srinivas. Enlightenment Orientalism: Resisting the Rise of the Novel. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2012.

Middle East Studies Association. 2014 Albert Hourani Book Award for outstanding work in Middle East studies. Catlos, Brian A. Muslims of Medieval Latin Christendom, c. 1050-1614. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014.

Smithsonian American Art Museum. 2014 Eldredge Prize for book-length publication that provides new insight into works of art. Bellion, Wendy. Citizen Spectator: Art, Illusion, and Visual Perception in Early National America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2011.

Society of American Archivists. 2014 Waldo Gifford Leland Award. Garvey, Ellen Gruber. Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem Renaissance. New York: Oxford University Press, 2012.

ARCHAEOLOGY

Braun, Eliot. Early Megiddo on the East Slope (the "Megiddo Stages"): A Report on the Early Occupation of the East Slope of Megiddo. Results of the Oriental Institute's Excavations, 1925-1933. Chicago: Oriental Institute Publications, 2013.

Psarras, Sophia-Karin. Han Material Culture: An Archaeological Analysis and Vessel Typology. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

ARTS: HISTORY AND CRITICISM

Gerhard, Jane. The Dinner Party: Judy Chicago and the Power of Popular Feminism, 1970-2007. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 2013. …

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