Award-winning books from UNC Press (updated)

We are honored and delighted to share the news of some of our most recent award-winning books. Hope you’ll join us in congratulating these fine authors. And you may want to consider using some of these books in your classroom or kitchen. Click the cover images or book titles to go to the book page on the UNC Press website, where you can read a sample.

Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil, by Paulina L. AlbertoTerms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil
by Paulina L. Alberto
2012 Roberto Reis Award, Brazilian Studies Association

Federal Fathers and Mothers: A Social History of the United States Indian Service, 1869-1933, by Cathleen D. CahillFederal Fathers and Mothers: A Social History of the United States Indian Service, 1869-1933
by Cathleen D. Cahill
2011 Labriola Center American Indian National Book Award
Finalist, 2012 David J. Weber-Clements Prize, Western History Association
2011 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

The New Southern Garden Cookbook: Enjoying the Best from Homegrown Gardens, Farmers' Markets, Roadside Stands, and CSA Farm Boxes, by Sheri CastleThe New Southern Garden Cookbook: Enjoying the Best from Homegrown Gardens, Farmers’ Markets, Roadside Stands, and CSA Farm Boxes
by Sheri Castle
2012 SIBA Book Award for Cookbooks, Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance
A Spring 2011 Okra Pick: Great Southern Books Fresh Off the Vine, Southern Independent Booksellers Alliance

The Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic, by Barbara A. GannonThe Won Cause: Black and White Comradeship in the Grand Army of the Republic
by Barbara A. Gannon
2012 Wiley-Silver Prize for Civil War History, Center for Civil War Research
Honorable Mention, 2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Finalist, 2011 Jefferson Davis Award, Museum of the Confederacy

Turning the Tables: Restaurants and the Rise of the American Middle Class, 1880-1920, by Andrew P. HaleyTurning the Tables: Restaurants and the Rise of the American Middle Class, 1880-1920
by Andrew P. Haley
2012 James Beard Foundation Book Award in Reference and Scholarship
Finalist, 2012 International Association of Culinary Professionals Book Award in Culinary History

The Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America, by Kate HaulmanThe Politics of Fashion in Eighteenth-Century America
by Kate Haulman
2011 Berkshire Conference of Women Historians First Book Prize

In This Timeless Time: Living and Dying on Death Row in America, by Bruce Jackson and Diane ChristianIn This Timeless Time: Living and Dying on Death Row in America
by Bruce Jackson and Diane Christian
Includes a DVD of the documentary film Death Row
2012 Independent Publisher Book Award, Essay/Creative Non-Fiction, Bronze Medal

Benjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement: A Biography, by Randal Maurice JelksBenjamin Elijah Mays, Schoolmaster of the Movement: A Biography
by Randal Maurice Jelks
2013 BCALA Literary Award, Black Caucus of the American Library Association

Climate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution, by Sherry JohnsonClimate and Catastrophe in Cuba and the Atlantic World in the Age of Revolution
by Sherry Johnson
2012 Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Prize, Caribbean Studies Association

DDT and the American Century: Global Health, Environmental Politics, and the Pesticide That Changed the World, by David KinkelaDDT and the American Century: Global Health, Environmental Politics, and the Pesticide That Changed the World
by David Kinkela
2012 Forum for the History of Science in America Distinguished Publication Prize

Lincoln's Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky, by Elizabeth D. LeonardLincoln’s Forgotten Ally: Judge Advocate General Joseph Holt of Kentucky
by Elizabeth D. Leonard
2012 Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

Bonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France, by Brett RushforthBonds of Alliance: Indigenous and Atlantic Slaveries in New France
by Brett Rushforth
2013 FEEGI Biennial Book Prize, Forum on European Expansion and Global Interaction

Cooking in Other Women's Kitchens: Domestic Workers in the South, 1865-1960, by Rebecca SharplessCooking in Other Women’s Kitchens: Domestic Workers in the South, 1865-1960
by Rebecca Sharpless
2012 Bennett H. Wall Award, Southern Historical Association
2011 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

Domingos Alvares, African Healing, and the Intellectual History of the Atlantic World, by James H. SweetDomingos Álvares, African Healing, and the Intellectual History of the Atlantic World
by James H. Sweet
2012 Frederick Douglass Book Prize, Gilder Lehrman Center for the Study of Slavery, Resistance, and Abolition
2011 James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History, American Historical Association
2011 Choice Outstanding Academic Title