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Dunmore’s New World: The Extraordinary Life of a Royal Governor in Revolutionary America—with Jacobites, Counterfeiters, Land Schemes, Shipwrecks, Scalping, Indian Politics, Runaway Slaves, and Two Illegal Royal Weddings by James Corbett David
- Reconstructing the Campus: Higher Education and the American Civil War, by Michael David Cohen, has won the 2014 Critics Choice Book Award of the American Educational Studies Association (AESA).
- The Canadian Association of African Studies has presented the prestigious Joel Gregory Prize for 2014 to Eric Allina for his book Slavery By Any Other Name. One of the judges said of the book, “It is a book I enjoyed reading from cover to cover–well-written, engaging, and scholarly.”
- The Evil Necessity: British Naval Impressment in the Eighteenth-Century Atlantic World, by Denver Brunsman, was awarded an honorable mention in the North American Society for Oceanic History John Lyman Book Award’s category of “U.S. Maritime History.”
- Glenn Andres and Curtis Johnson have received a Preservation Award from the Preservation Trust of Vermont for their work on the recently published Buildings of Vermont volume. The awards, presented at the Trust’s 20th Annual Historic Preservation & Downtown Conference on May 2, in Island Pont, Vermont, celebrate outstanding contributions in the field of historic preservation and recognize individuals and organizations that have been instrumental to the preservation of Vermont’s historic places.
- Melanie Choukas-Bradley has received the Casey Trees Canopy Award for Education for her book, City of Trees: The Complete Botanical and Historical Guide to the Trees of Washington, D.C., and for the guided tree tours she leads throughout the D.C. area.
- Colleen O’Brien’s Race, Romance, and Rebellion received an honorable mention in the British Association for American Studies Book Prize competition for 2014.
- Robert Sibley’s The Way of the Stars was a finalist for the Ottawa Book Awards and earned an honorable mention for the 2013 George Cornell Religion Reporter of the Year Award from the Religion Newswriters Association. The book was also selected as the “2013 Silver Medal Winner – Spirituality” in the Illumination Book Awards competition, sponsored by the Jenkins Group & Independent Publisher.com.
- Michael Nicholls’s book Whispers of Rebellion has been awarded the Library of Virginia’s People’s Choice Award for Nonfiction.
- Celeste-Marie Bernier was presented with the British Association for American Studies’ Book Award for her book, Characters of Blood. The award recognizes the best book in American Studies published in the previous year. The book is also the joint winner of the American Studies Network Book Prize of the European Association for American Studies. This biennial prize is awarded to a remarkable monograph published in English in the field of American Studies.
- In Death Lamented by Sarah Nehama won the Pictorial Print category in the annual New England Book Show. The book was selected for its design, quality of materials, and workmanship.
- Cathy Jean Maloney’s World’s Fair Gardens has been awarded the American Horticultural Society Book Award for 2013. The judges said, “It’s a must-read for those interested in the history of American landscape design.”
- The French-American Foundation and the Florence Gould Foundation have announced that The Color of Power: Racial Coalitions and Political Power in Oakland by Frédérick Douzet and translated by George Holoch is one of five the finalists for the nonfiction category of their 26th Annual Translation Prize for superior English translations of French works published in 2012.
- Charles LaPorte’s Victorian Poets and the Changing Bible is the co-winner of the Northeast Victorian Studies Association’s 2011 Sonya Rudikoff Award for the best Victorian book by a first time author.
- Micheline Nilsen’s manuscript “The Working Man’s Green Space: Allotment Gardens in England, France, and Germany, 1870-1919″ (forthcoming from UVA Press in Spring 2014) won the David R. Coffin Publication Grant from the Foundation for Landscape Studies.
- Edward Adams has been awarded the International Society for the Study of Narrative’s Barbara Perkins and George Perkins Award for his book, Liberal Epic: The Victorian Practice of History from Gibbon to Churchill. The prize is awarded annually to the book that makes the most significant contribution to the study of narrative.
- Ruth Hoberman’s book Museum Trouble received an honorable mention in the 2012 Modernist Studies Association Book Prize. The judges said, “Hoberman develops a fascinating rereading of the emergence of Anglo-American modernism in the complex, yet deeply embedded context of its relations to museum knowledge and culture.”
- C. Dickson (translator of At the Café and The Talisman, by Mohammed Dib) won honorable mention in the MLA’s Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for an Outstanding Translation of a Literary Work. The judges said of her translation, “Dickson’s word choices make prose into poetry, so that even banal events are an active pleasure to read.”
The University of Virginia Press will be exhibiting books and meeting with authors at the following conferences. If you’re attending, please drop by and see us.
Society for Historians of the Early American Republic (SHEAR)
July 17-20, 2014
American Political Science Association (APSA)
August 28-31, 2014
Southern Historical Association
November 13-16, 2014
American Academy of Religion/Society of Biblical Literature
November 23-26, 2014
San Diego, CA
American Historical Association
January 3-6, 2015
New York, NY
Modern Language Association
January 9-12, 2015
March 13-15, 2015
American Society for Environmental History
March 18-22, 2015
American Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies
March 17-22, 2015
Los Angeles, CA
Society of Architectural Historians
April 15-19, 2015
Organization of American Historians
April 16-19, 2015
St. Louis, MO
Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA)
March 19-23, 2015
Fort Worth, TX
May 27-29, 2015
New York, NY