2008 Awards

Scholarly, trade and regional book awards given to University of Minnesota Press books in 2008.

Listed in alphabetical order according to award:

 

American Institute of Pakistan Studies - Junior Book Prize

Making Lahore Modern

 

City of Minneapolis – Heritage Preservation Award in Education and Activism

Twin Cities By Trolley

 

Choice Current Reviews for Academic Libraries – Outstanding Academic Title list

OurSpace

Building a Century of Progress

The People Have Never Stopped Dancing

Hollywood Independents


Eric Hoffer Project – The Montaigne Medal

Aesthetics of Equity

 

The Environmental Design Research Association's 2008 EDRA/Places awards

America Town


Friends of the Duluth Public Library and University of Minnesota Duluth – Northeastern Book Awards

Morgan Park

 

Friends of the St. Paul Public Library – Minnesota Book Award

Land of Amber Waters

 

Gustavus Myers Center – Gustavus Myers Outstanding Book Awards (honorable mention)

Footsteps in the Dark

 

Minnesota Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians - David Stanley Gebhard Award

St. Paul’s Architecture


Modern Language Association – Allan Bray Memorial Book Award (honorable mention)

Cultural Erotics in Cuban America

 

Modern Language Association's William Sanders Scarborough Prize

Private Lives, Proper Relations

 

National Conference of Black Political Scientists – W.E.B. DuBois Book Award

Revolutionaries to Race Leaders

 

Railway & Locomotive Historical Society – George M. and Constance W. Hilton Book Award

The Tootin’ Louie

 

Society of Dance History Scholars – de la Torre Bueno Prize for Outstanding Book of the Year

The People Have Never Stopped Dancing

 

Vernacular Architecture Forum - Abbott Lowell Cummings Award

A Manufactured Wilderness

 

Western Literature Association - Thomas J. Lyon Book Award in Western American Literary and Cultural Studies

Bandits, Captives, Heroines, and Saints

University of Minnesota Press Podcast

More than two dozen essays of Indigenous resistance to the privatization and allotment of Indigenous lands

Allotment Stories: Daniel Heath Justice and Jean M. O'Brien.

A fascinating and unprecedented ethnography of animal sanctuaries in the United States

Saving AnimalsElan Abrell and Kathryn (Katie) Gillespie on sanctuary, care, ethics.

How popular debates about the so-called digital generation mediate anxieties about labor and life in twenty-first-century America

Making creative laborers for a precarious economy: Josef Nguyen, Carly Kocurek, and Patrick LeMieux.

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