Award-Winning Books

Some recent awards for Cornell University Press books

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Valerie Kivelson’s Cartographies of Tsardom: The Land and Its Meanings in Seventeenth-Century Russia has won the Heldt Prize given by the Association for Women in Slavic Studies for the best book by a woman in Slavic studies. Cartographies of Tsardom also won the 2007 Bainton History and Theology Prize given by the Sixteenth Century Society and Conference.

Francine Hirsch’s Empire of Nations: Ethnographic Knowledge and the Making of the Soviet Union is the winner of the American Historical Association’s 2007 Herbert Baxter Adams Prize. Empire of Nations is also the cowinner of the 2006 Council for European Studies First Book Award and the winner of the 2006 Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize given by the AAASS.

Dalia Tsuk Mitchell’s Architect of Justice: Felix S. Cohen and the Founding of American Legal Pluralism is the winner of the American Historical Association’s 2007 Littleton-Griswold Prize.

The Order of Genocide by Scott Straus has received an honorable mention for the African Studies Association’s 2007 Melville J. Herskovits Award. The Order of Genocide is also the winner of the Award for Excellence in Government and Political Science (Professional and Scholarly Publishing Division of the Association of American Publishers).

Shaping a Monastic Identity: Liturgy and History at the Imperial Abbey of Farfa, 1000–1125 by Susan Boynton is the winner of the Lewis Lockwood Award given by the American Musicological Society.

Bach in Berlin: Nation and Culture in Mendelssohn’s Revival of the St. Matthew Passion by Celia Applegate is the winner of the DAAD Book Prize given by the German Studies Association.

Claiming the Pen: Women and Intellectual Life in the Early American South by Catherine Kerrison is the winner of the 2007 History of Education Society Outstanding Book Award.

Congratulations one and all!

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