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HUMANITIES, Summer 2018 | Volume 39, Number 3

Posted July 5, 2018

Prizes

American Historical Association, Albert J. Beveridge Prize for a distinguished book on the history of the United States, Latin America, or Canada, from 1492 to the present. Chang, David A. The World and All the Things Upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016.

American Historical Association, George L. Mosse Prize for outstanding book in the intellectual and cultural history of Europe since 1500. Kloppenberg, James T. Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

American Historical Association, James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic history for the best book exploring the integration of Atlantic worlds before the 20th century. Wheat, David. Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570–1640. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016.

Brazilian Studies Association, Roberto Ries Book Prize for the best book in Brazilian Studies published in English. Dunn, Christopher. Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016.

Caribbean Studies Association, Gordon K. Lewis and Sybil Farrell Prize for best book about the Caribbean. Dalleo, Raphael. American Imperialism’s Undead: The Occupation of Haiti and the Rise of Caribbean Anticolonialism. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016.

Lapidus Center, Harriet Tubman Prize for best nonfiction book published in the United States on the slave trade, slavery, and antislavery in the Atlantic World. Wheat, David. Atlantic Africa and the Spanish Caribbean, 1570–1640. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016.

Organization of American Historians, Avery O. Craven Award for most original book on the coming of the Civil War, Civil War years, or the Era of Reconstruction. Sinha, Manisha. The Slave’s Cause: A History of Abolition. New Haven & London: Yale University Press, 2016.

Organization of American Historians, James A. Rawley Prize for best book on race relations in the United States. Parkinson, Robert G. The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution. Chapel Hill: The University of North Carolina Press, 2016.

Organization of American Historians, Ray Allen Billington Prize for best book on the history of native and/or settler people in frontier, border, and borderland zones. Jacoby, Karl. The Strange Career of William Ellis: The Texas Slave Who Became a Mexican Millionaire. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2016.

Washington Arts Club, Marfield Prize for arts writing. Lesser, Wendy. You Say to Brick: The Life of Louis Kahn. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2017.

ART AND ARCHITECTURE

Dunn, Christopher. Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2016.

Fowler, Caroline O. Drawing and the Senses: An Early Modern History. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols Publishers, 2016.

Hong, Jeehee. Theater of the Dead: A Social Turn in Chinese Funerary Art, 1000–1400. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2016.

Smith, Kathryn. Wright on Exhibit: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Architectural Exhibitions. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017.

Spieth, Darius A. Revolutionary Paris and the Market for Netherlandish Art. Leiden, Netherlands: Brill, 2018.

Sutherland, Cyrus A. Buildings of Arkansas. Society of Architectural Historians. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2018.

ARCHAEOLOGY

Cosmopoulos, Michael, ed. The Political Geography of a Mycenaean District: The Archaeological Survey at Iklaina. Athens, Greece: The Archaeological Society at Athens, 2016.

Honeychurch, William. Inner Asia and the Spatial Politics of Empire. New York: Springer, 2015.

Prentiss, Anna Marie, ed. The Last House at Bridge River: The Archaeology of an Aboriginal Household in British Columbia during the Fur Trade Period. Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2017.

HISTORY – NON U.S.

Buckley, Eve E. Technocrats and the Politics of Drought and Development in Twentieth-Century Brazil. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Bueno, Christina. The Pursuit of Ruins: Archaeology, History, and the Making of Modern Mexico. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 2016.

Choudhury, Mita. The Wanton Jesuit and the Wayward Saint: A Tale of Sex, Religion, and Politics in Eighteenth-Century France. University Park: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2015.

del Valle, Ivonne. Escribiendo Desde Los Margenes: Colonialismo y jesuitas en el siglo XVIII. Mexico, Argentina, Spain: Siglo XXI Editores, 2009.

Mutongi, Kenda. Matatu: A History of Popular Transportation in Nairobi. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Nishida, Mieko. Diaspora and Identity: Japanese Brazilians in Brazil and Japan. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2018.

Puente Luna, José Carlos de la. Andean Cosmopolitans: Seeking Justice and Reward at the Spanish Royal Court. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2018.

Slezkine, Yuri. The House of Government: A Saga of the Russian Revolution. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017.

Taubman, William. Gorbachev: His Life and Times. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 2017.

Voigt, Lisa. Spectacular Wealth: The Festivals of Colonial South American Mining Towns. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2016.

HISTORY OF SCIENCE

Harper, Kristine C. Make It Rain: State Control of the Atmosphere in Twentieth-Century America. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Lee, Debbie J., and Kathryn Newfont, eds. The Land Speaks: New Voices at the Intersection of Oral and Environmental History. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Secord, James A., et al., eds. The Correspondence of Charles Darwin, Volume 24: 1876. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Tappan, Jennifer. The Riddle of Malnutrition: The Long Arc of Biomedical and Public Health Interventions in Uganda. Athens: Ohio University Press, 2017.

HISTORY – U.S.

Anderson, Virginia DeJohn. The Martyr and the Traitor: Nathan Hale, Moses Dunbar, and the American Revolution. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Chang, David A. The World and All the Things Upon It: Native Hawaiian Geographies of Exploration. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2016.

Cohen, Michael David, ed. Correspondence of James K. Polk: Volume XIII, August 1847–March 1848. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 2017.

Cohn, Ellen R., ed. The Papers of Benjamin Franklin: Volume 42, March 1 through August 15, 1784. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2017.

Dalleo, Raphael. American Imperialism’s Undead: The Occupation of Haiti and the Rise of Caribbean Anticolonialism. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2016.

Ferraro, William M., ed. The Papers of George Washington, Revolutionary War Series: Volume 25, 10 March–12 May 1780. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017.

Fuentes, Marisa J. Dispossessed Lives: Enslaved Women, Violence, and the Archive. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.

Kaminski, John P., and Gaspare J. Saladino, et al., eds. The Documentary History of the Ratification of the Constitution, Volume XXVIII: Ratification of the Constitution by the States: New Hampshire. Madison: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, 2017.

Kiechle, Melanie A. Smell Detectives: An Olfactory History of Nineteenth-Century Urban America. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2017.

Lewis Jr., James E. The Burr Conspiracy: Uncovering the Story of an Early American Crisis. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017.

Lindsay, Lisa A. Atlantic Bonds: A Nineteenth-Century Odyssey from America to Africa. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 2017.

Marszalek, John F., Louie P. Gallo, and David S. Nolen, eds. The Personal Memoirs of Ulysses S. Grant: The Complete Annotated Edition. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2017.

Meyer, Heinz-Dieter. The Design of the University: German, American, and “World Class.” London: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.

Mickenberg, Julia L. American Girls in Red Russia: Chasing the Soviet Dream. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Mirabal, Nancy Raquel. Suspect Freedoms: The Racial and Sexual Politics of Cubanidad in New York, 1823–1957. New York: New York University Press, 2017.

Nuxoll, Elizabeth M., ed. The Selected Papers of John Jay: Volume 5, 1788–1794. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2018.

Olsson, Tore C. Agrarian Crossings: Reformers and the Remaking of the U.S. and Mexican Countryside. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2017.

Pitelka, Morgan. Spectacular Accumulation: Material Culture, Tokugawa Ieyasu, and Samurai Sociability. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2016.

Stagg, John C.A., et al., eds. The Papers of James Madison, Secretary of State Series: Volume 11, 1 January 1806–31 May 1806. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017.

LITERATURE

Fienup-Riordan, Ann, ed., and Alice Rearden, trans. Qanemcit Amllertut: Many Stories to Tell. Fairbanks: University of Alaska Press, 2017.

Gruesser, John Cullen, and Hanna Wallinger, eds. Sutton Griggs’s The Hindered Hand, or The Reign of the Repressionist. Morgantown: West Virginia University Press, 2017.

Hager, Christopher. I Remain Yours: Common Lives in Civil War Letters. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2018.

Jensen, Claudia, and Ingrid Maier. Pridvorniy Teatr V Rossii XVII Veka [Russian Court Theater of the Seventeenth Century]. Moscow: Indrik, 2016.

Johnson, Martin L. Main Street Movies: The History of Local Film in the United States. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2018.

McWilliams, John. Revolution and the Historical Novel. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2018.

Menzer, Paul. Shakespeare in the Theatre: The American Shakespeare Center. London: Bloomsbury Arden Shakespeare, 2017.

Orlando, Valerie K. The Algerian New Novel: The Poetics of a Modern Nation, 1950–1979. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2017.

Simpson, James, and Sarah Peverley, eds. John Hardyng Chronicle: Edited from British Library MS Lansdown 204, Vol. 1. Kalamazoo: Medieval Institute Publications, 2015.

Stringer, Gary A., et al., eds. The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, The Songs and Sonnets, Part 1: General and Topical Commentary. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Stringer, Gary A., et al., eds. The Variorum Edition of the Poetry of John Donne, Vol. 3. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Zilcosky, John. Uncanny Encounters: Literature, Psychoanalysis, and the End of Alterity. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2016.

MUSIC

Betz, Marianne, ed. Music of the United States of America, Volume 28: George Whitefield Chadwick, The Padrone. Middleton: AR Editions, Inc., 2017.

Chusid, Martin, ed. The Works of Giuseppe Verdi, Series I, Operas, Volume 17: Rigoletto, Critical Edition Study Score. Chicago: University of Chicago Press; Milan: Ricordi; 2017.

Della Seta, Fabrizio, ed. The Works of Giuseppe Verdi, Series I, Operas, Volume 19: La Traviata, Study Score from the Critical Edition. Chicago: University of Chicago Press; Milan: Ricordi; 2017.

Giger, Andreas, ed. The Works of Giuseppe Verdi, Series I, Operas, Volume 6: I due Foscari, Critical Commentary. Chicago: University of Chicago Press; and Milano: Ricordi; 2017.

Ochs, Michael, ed. Music of the United States of America, Volume 27A: Joseph Rushminsky’s di goldene kale, Part 1. Middleton: AR Editions, Inc., 2017.

Ochs, Michael, ed. Music of the United States of America, Volume 27B: Joseph Rushminsky’s di goldene kale, Part 2. Middleton: AR Editions, Inc., 2017.

PHILOSOPHY

Klima, Gyula, ed. Questions on the Soul by John Buridan and Others. Cham, Switzerland: Springer International Publishing AG, 2017.

Wokeck, Marianne S., ed. The Works of George Santayana, Volume VII, Book Five, The Life of Reason or the Phases of Human Progress: Reason in Science. Cambridge: MIT Press, 2016.

POLITICS AND POLITICAL THEORY

Engster, Daniel. Justice, Care, and the Welfare State. New York: Oxford University Press, 2015.

Hodgson, Dorothy L. Gender, Justice, and the Problem of Culture: From Customary Law to Human Rights in Tanzania. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2017.

Kloppenberg, James T. Toward Democracy: The Struggle for Self-Rule in European and American Thought. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

MacLean, Nancy. Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America. New York: Viking Press, 2017.

Wallach, John R. Democracy and Goodness: A Historicist Political Theory. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2018.

RELIGION

Baker, Cynthia M. Jew. Key Words in Jewish Studies. New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2017.

Colwell, Chip. Plundered Skulls and Stolen Spirits: Inside the Fight to Reclaim Native America’s Culture. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2017.

Fluker, Walter Earl, ed. The Papers of Howard Washington Thurman: Volume 4, The Soundless Passion of a Single Mind, June 1949–December 1962. Columbia: University of South Carolina Press, 2017.

Harline, Craig. A World Ablaze: The Rise of Martin Luther and the Birth of the Reformation. New York: Oxford University Press, 2017.

Tutino, Stefania. Uncertainty in Post-Reformation Catholicism: A History of Probabilism. New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.