Browse Award Winners



Echoes of Chongqing

• Hong Kong Book Prize (for Chinese translation), 2014

Author: Danke Li

Squeeze This!

• Klaus Wachsmann Prize for Advanced and Critical Essays in Organology, Society for Ethnomusicology, 2014

Author: Marion Jacobson

Alec Wilder

• Certificate of Merit for Best Historical Research in Classical Music, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), 2014

Author: Philip Lambert

Rooting for the Home Team

• Co-winner, North American Society for Sport History Book Award, Anthology, 2014

Author: Edited by Daniel A. Nathan

Southern Soul-Blues

• Best History for Best Research in Recorded Blues, Hip-Hop, Rhythm & Blues, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), 2014
• Blues Book of the Year, Critics Poll, Living Blues magazine, 2014

Author: David Whiteis

The Encyclopedia of Caribbean Religions

• Honorable Mention, Dartmouth Medal, American Library Association’s Reference and User Services Association (RUSA), 2014
• Outstanding References Sources list, RUSA, 2014

Author: Patrick Taylor and Frederick I. Case, Editors

The Great Orchestrator

• Certificate of Merit for Best Historical Research in Classical Music, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), 2014

Author: James M. Doering

Our Roots Run Deep as Ironweed

• Association for Humanist Sociology Book Award, 2014
• Silver Winner in Journalism/Investigative Reporting, Nautilus Book Awards, 2014
• Runner-up in General Nonfiction, Green Book Festival, 2014  

Author: Shannon Elizabeth Bell

Transformation Now!

• Honorable Mention, Gloria E. Anzaldúa Award, National Womens Studies Association (NWSA), 2014

Author: AnaLouise Keating

Asian Americans in Dixie

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2014

Author: Edited by Khyati Y. Joshi and Jigna Desai

Chicago River Bridges

• Eugene S. Ferguson Prize, Society for the History of Technology, 2015
• Honorable Mention as a Finalist for the Traditional Nonfiction Category, Chicago Writers Association, 2014

Author: Patrick T. McBriarty

The Sons of Westwood

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2014

Author: John Matthew Smith

Eating Together

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2014

Author: Alice P. Julier

Queer Migration Politics

• Book of the Year, LGBTQ Communication Studies Division of the National Communication Association, 2014

Author: Karma R. Chávez

Fannie Barrier Williams

• Letitia Woods Brown Book Award, Association of Black Women Historians, 2014

Author: Wanda A. Hendricks

Intelligently Designed

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2014

Author: Edward Caudill

Loyalty and Liberty

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2014

Author: Alex Goodall

Anna Howard Shaw

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2014

Author: Trisha Franzen

Workers in Hard Times

• ILHA Book of the Year Award, International Labor History Association, 2014

Author: Edited by Leon Fink, Joseph A. McCartin, and Joan Sangster

Triple Entendre

• Certificate of Merit for Best Historical Research on General Recording Topics, Association for Recorded Sound Collections (ARSC), 2014

Author: Hervé Vanel

Ring Shout, Wheel About

• A Choice Outstanding Academic Title, 2014

Author: Katrina Dyonne Thompson

Beyond the White Negro

• Lois P. Rudnick Book Prize, New England American Studies Association, 2014

Author: Kimberly Chabot Davis

Appalachian Dance

• Weatherford Award (Nonfiction), Berea College and the Appalachian Studies Association, 2014

Author: Susan Eike Spalding