2011 Winners


R.R. Hawkins Award
McGraw-Hill Professional
The Diffusion Handbook: Applied Solutions for Engineers


 
Award for Excellence in Humanities
Cambridge University Press
Byzantium in the Iconoclast Era, c. 680-850: A History
 
Award for Excellence in Social Sciences
Yale University Press
Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms
 
Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics
McGraw-Hill Professional
The Diffusion Handbook: Applied Solutions for Engineers
 
Award for Excellence in Biology & Life Sciences
Princeton University Press
Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us about Morality
 
Award for Excellence in Reference Works
Princeton University Press
The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds
 
Archeology & Anthropology
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
Histories of Peirene: A Corinthian Fountain in Three Millennia
 
Honorable Mention:
Harvard University Press
The Evolution of the Human Head
- Promotional flier
 
Architecture & Urban Planning
The MIT Press
Pastoral Capitalism: A History of Suburban Corporate Landscapes
 
Honorable Mention:
The MIT Press
Helvetica and the New York City Subway System: The True (Maybe) Story
 
Art History & Criticism
The Museum of Modern Art
de Kooning: A Retrospective
 
Honorable Mention:
The MIT Press
Artists’ Magazines: An Alternative Space for Art
 
The University of Chicago Press
Between Raphael and Galileo: Mutio Oddi and the Mathematical Culture of Late Renaissance Italy
 
The University of Chicago Press
The Controversy of Renaissance Art
 
Art Technique
Elsevier Science and Technology
Tradigital Blender: A CG Animator’s Guide to Applying the Classic Principles of Animation
 
Biography & Autobiography
Oxford University Press
Bismarck: A Life
 
Honorable Mention:
Little, Brown and Company
Wonder Girl: The Magnificent Sporting Life of Babe Didrikson Zaharias
 
Stanford University Press
Ghosts of Revolution: Rekindled Memories of Imprisonment in Iran
 
The University of Chicago Press
Michael Polanyi and His Generation: Origins of the Social Construction of Science
 
Biological Sciences
Harvard University Press
Field Notes on Science and Nature
- Promotional flier
 
Honorable Mention:
John Wiley & Sons
Evolution: A Developmental Approach
 
Yale University Press
New England Wild Flower Society’s Flora Novae Angliae: A Manual for the Identification of Native and Naturalized Higher Vascular Plants of New England
 
Biomedicine & Neuroscience
Princeton University Press
Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us about Morality
 
Honorable Mention:
John Wiley & Sons
Epistemology of the Cell: A Systems Perspective on Biological Knowledge
 
Business, Finance & Management
John Wiley & Sons
Regulating Wall Street: The Dodd-Frank Act and the New Architecture of Global Finance
 
Honorable Mention:
The MIT Press
Unlocking Energy Innovation: How America Can Build a Low-Cost, Low-Carbon Energy System
 
Chemistry & Physics
John Wiley & Sons
Synthetic Diamond Films: Preparation, Electrochemistry, Characterization, and Applications
 
Honorable Mention:
John Wiley & Sons
Classics in Total Synthesis III: Further Targets, Strategies, Methods
 
Classics & Ancient History
Cambridge University Press
Sacred Violence
 
Honorable Mention:
Wiley-Blackwell
Constantine: Dynasty, Religion and Power in the Later Roman Empire
 
Clinical Medicine
Elsevier
Diagnostic Imaging for the Emergency Physician
 
Honorable Mention:
Thieme Medical Publishers
Encyclopedia of Body Sculpting After Massive Weight Loss
 
Elsevier
Imaging Painful Spine Disorders
 
Cosmology & Astronomy
Cambridge University Press
The Exoplanet Handbook
 
Honorable Mention:
Princeton University Press
How Old is the Universe?
 
Earth Sciences
The MIT Press
The Fate of Greenland: Lessons from Abrupt Climate Change
 
Honorable Mention:
Yale University Press
The Roof at the Bottom of the World: Discovering the Transantarctic Mountains
 
Simon & Schuster/Scribner
The Ripple Effect
 
Economics
Cambridge University Press
The Changing Body: Health, Nutrition, and Human Development in the Western World since 1700
 
Honorable Mention:
Elsevier Science and Technology
Handbook of the Economics of Education, Volume 4
 
Princeton University Press
Pillars of Prosperity: The Political Economics of Developmental Clusters
 
Princeton University Press
The Darwin Economy: Liberty, Competition, and the Common Good
 
Education
Getty Publications
Teaching in the Art Museum: Interpretation as Experience
 
Honorable Mention:
Teachers College Press
Girl Time
 
Engineering & Technology
McGraw-Hill Professional
The Diffusion Handbook: Applied Solutions for Engineers
 
Honorable Mention:
The MIT Press
Engineering Systems: Meeting Human Needs in a Complex Technological World
 
eProduct/Best in Biological & Life Sciences
McGraw-Hill Professional
AccessPediatrics
 
eProduct/Best in Humanities
University of Virginia Press
The Presidential Recordings of Lyndon B. Johnson, Digital Edition
 
eProduct/Best in Physical Sciences & Mathematics
American Chemical Society
C&EN Mobile
 
 
 
     
eProduct/Best in Social Sciences
Gale/Cengage Learning
Gale World Scholar: Latin America and the Caribbean
 
eProduct/Best Multidiscipline Platform
Elsevier
SciVerse Hub with SciVerse Applications Platform
 
eProduct/Innovation in ePublishing
Elsevier
SciVerse Hub with SciVerse Applications Platform
 
European & World History
Cambridge University Press
Byzantium in the Iconoclast Era, c. 680-850: A History
 
Honorable Mention:
Harvard University Press
Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China
- Promotional flier
 
Government & Politics
Yale University Press
Remedy and Reaction: The Peculiar American Struggle over Health Care Reform
 
Honorable Mention:
Oxford University Press
A High Price: The Triumphs and Failures of Israeli Counterterrorism
 
Princeton University Press
Theories of International Politics and Zombies
 
Journal/Best New in Science, Technology & Medicine
American Association for Cancer Research
Cancer Discovery
 
Journal/Best New in Social Sciences and Humanities
Palgrave Macmillan
postmedieval: a journal of medieval cultural studies
 
Law & Legal Studies
Yale University Press
Representing Justice: Invention, Controversy, and Rights in City-States and Democratic Courtrooms
 
Honorable Mention:
Harvard University Press
Justice for Hedgehogs
- Promotional flier
 
Harvard University Press
The Collapse of American Criminal Justice
- Promotional flier
 
Language & Linguistics
Wiley-Blackwell
Foundations of Voice Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Voice Production and Perception
 
Literature
Princeton University Press
The Indignant Generation: A Narrative History of African American Writers and Critics, 1934-1960
 
Honorable Mention:
University of Toronto Press
Don Quixote Among the Saracens: A Clash of Civilizations and Literary Genres
 
The Johns Hopkins University Press
Hart Crane’s Poetry: "Appollinaire lived in Paris, I live in Cleveland, Ohio"
 
The Johns Hopkins University Press
The Prodigious Muse: Women’s Writing in Counter-Reformation Italy
 
Mathematics
John Wiley & Sons
Statistics for Spatio-Temporal Data
 
Media & Cultural Studies
The University of Chicago Press
Mutants and Mystics: Science Fiction, Superhero Comics, and the Paranormal
 
Honorable Mention:
Louisiana State University Press
Daisy Petals and Mushroom Clouds: LBJ, Barry Goldwater, and the Ad that Changed American Politics
 
The University of Texas Press
Zaprudered: The Kennedy Assassination Film in Visual Culture
 
The University of Chicago Press
What’s Fair on the Air?: Cold War Right-Wing Broadcasting and the Public Interest
 
Multivolume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences
Academic Press/Elsevier
Encyclopedia of Adolescence
 
Honorable Mention:
Wiley-Blackwell
The Encyclopedia of Eastern Orthodox Christianity
 
Multivolume Reference/Science
Elsevier Science and Technology
Encyclopedia of Fish Physiology
 
Music & the Performing Arts
Yale University Press
Music for Silenced Voices: Shostakovich and His Fifteen Quartets
 
Nursing & Allied Health Sciences
Springer Publishing Company
The Growth and Development of Nurse Leaders
 
Honorable Mention:
Oncology Nursing Society
Cancer Rehabilitation and Survivorship: Transdisciplinary Approaches to Personalized Care
- Promotional flier
Philosophy
Harvard University Press
The Ethical Project
 
 
Honorable Mention:
Princeton University Press
A Book Forged in Hell
 
Popular Science & Popular Mathematics
Princeton University Press
Avian Architecture: How Birds Design, Engineer, and Build
 
Honorable Mention:
The Johns Hopkins University Press
Bats of the United States and Canada
 
Psychology
The MIT Press
When Johnny and Jane Come Marching Home: How All of Us Can Help Veterans
 
Honorable Mention:
Wiley-Blackwell
Rationality and the Pursuit of Happiness: The Legacy of Albert Ellis
 
Little, Brown and Company
Redirect: The Surprising New Science of Psychological Change
 
Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences
CQ Press
Cities in American Political History
 
Honorable Mention:
Wiley-Blackwell
A Companion to Families in the Greek and Roman Worlds
 
Oxford University Press
The Oxford Companion to Beer
 
Single Volume Reference/Science
Princeton University Press
The Crossley ID Guide: Eastern Birds
 
Honorable Mention:
University of California Press
Encyclopedia of Biological Invasions
 
Sociology & Social Work
Princeton University Press
Exceptional People: How Migration Shaped Our World and Will Define Our Future
 
Honorable Mention:
Scribner/Simon & Schuster
Popular Crime
 
Princeton University Press
Remaking the Heartland
 
Theology & Religious Studies
The University of Chicago Press
The Religious Question in Modern China
 
Honorable Mention:
Georgetown University Press
Christianity in Evolution: An Exploration
 
Cambridge University Press
Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating
 
Princeton University Press

How Judaism Became a Religion

 
U.S. History
Oxford University Press
The Battle of Midway
 
Honorable Mention:
Yale University Press
Black Gotham: A Family History of African Americans in Nineteenth-Century New York City
 
Little, Brown and Company
Harlem is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America
 
   
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