2013 Winners


R.R. Hawkins Award
Elsevier Science
Alan Turing: His Work and Impact

Edited by S. Barry Cooper and Jan van Leeuwen


 
Award for Excellence in Humanities
HarperCollins Publishers
Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker
By Stanley Crouch
 
Award for Excellence in Social Sciences
Cambridge University Press
The Body in History: Europe from the Paleolithic to the Future
Edited by John Robb and Oliver J.T. Harris
 
Award for Excellence in Biological & Life Sciences
The MIT Press
The Neural Basis of Free Will: Criteria Causation
By Peter Ulric Tse
 
Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics
Elsevier Science
Alan Turing: His Work and Impact
Edited by S. Barry Cooper and Jan van Leeuwen
 
Award for Excellence in Reference Works
Elsevier/Academic Press
Epigenetic Regulation in the Nervous System: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Impact
Edited by J. David Sweatt, Michael J. Meaney, Eric J. Nestler, and Schahram Akbarian
 
Archeology & Anthropology
Cambridge University Press
The Body in History: Europe from the Paleolithic to the Future
Edited by John Robb and Oliver J.T. Harris
 
Honorable Mention:
Berghahn Books Inc.
Places of Pain: Forced Displacement, Popular Memory and Trans-Local Identities in Bosnian War-Tor Communities
By Hariz Halilovich
 
 
Architecture & Urban Planning
Yale University Press
Building Seagram
By Phyllis Lambert
 
Honorable Mention:
The American University in Cairo Press
The History and Religious Heritage of Old Cairo: Its Fortress, Churches, Synagogue, and Mosque
By Gawdat Gabra, Gertrud J.M. van Loon, Stefan Reif, and Tarek Swelim.
Edited by Carolyn Ludwig and Morris Jackson.
Photographs by Sherif Sonbol.
 
Art Exhibitions
The University of Chicago Press
Home Front: Daily Life in the Civil War North
By Peter John Brownlee, Sarah Burns, Diane Dillon, Daniel Greene, and Scott Manning Stevens
 
Honorable Mention:
University of Toronto Press
First Peoples of Canada: Masterworks from the Canadian Museum of Civilization
By Jean-Luc Pilon and Nicholette Prince
 
The Museum of Modern Art
Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938 
By Anne Umland with essays by Stephanie D’Alessandro, Michael Draguet and Claude Goormans, and Josef Helfenstein
 
Art History & Criticism
Cambridge University Press
The Gothic Screen: Space, Sculpture, and Community in the Cathedrals of France and Germany, ca. 1200-1400
By Jacqueline E. Jung
 
Honorable Mention:
Yale University Press
Mexico and American Modernism
By Ellen G. Landau
 
Best App/eProduct
American Chemical Society
ACS ChemWorx
 
Best in Social Sciences/eProduct
Oxford University Press
Encyclopedia of Social Work Online
Editor in Chief Cynthia Franklin
 
Best Multidiscipline Platform/eProduct
McGraw-Hill Education
AccessScience
By John Rennie and the AccessScience Team
 
 
Best New Journal/STM
American Chemical Society
ACS Synthetic Biology
Editor Christopher A. Voigt
 
Honorable Mention:
Elsevier
Global Food Security
Editors Kenneth G. Cassman, David Dawe, Navin Ramankutty, Achim Dobermann, and Beatrice Rogers
 
Biography & Autobiography
HarperCollins Publishers
Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker
By Stanley Crouch
 
Honorable Mention:
Yale University Press
Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World
By Leo Damrosch
 
Princeton University Press
Tesla: Inventor of the Electrical Age
By W. Bernard Carlson
 
Princeton University Press
Worldly Philosopher: The Odyssey of Albert O. Hirschman
By Jeremy Adelman
 
Biological Sciences
Wiley
Food Webs and Biodiversity: Foundations, Models, Data
By Axel G. Rossberg
 
Honorable Mention:
Wiley
Novel Ecosystems: Intervening in the New Ecological World Order
Edited by Richard J. Hobbs, Eric S. Higgs, and Carol M. Hall
 
The University of Chicago Press
The Ornaments of Life: Coevolution and Conservation in the Tropics 
By Theodore H. Fleming and W. John Kress
 
Princeton University Press
The Unfeathered Bird
By Katrina van Grouw
 
Biomedicine & Neuroscience
The MIT Press
The Neural Basis of Free Will: Criteria Causation
By Peter Ulric Tse
 
Honorable Mention:
Columbia University Press
People, Parasites, and Plowshares
By Dickson D. Despommier
 
Cambridge University Press
The Neuroscience of Freedom and Creativity: Our Predictive Brain
By Joaquin M. Fuster
 
Business, Finance & Management
Princeton University Press
The Bankers' New Clothes: What's Wrong with Banking and What to Do about It
By Anat Admati and Martin Hellwig
 
Chemistry & Physics
Wiley
Organometallics in Synthesis
Edited by Manfred Schlosser
 
Honorable Mention:
Elsevier
Encyclopedia of the Alkaline Earth Compounds
By R.C. Ropp
 
Classics & Ancient History
Cambridge University Press
Greece and Mesopotamia: Dialogues in Literature
By Johannes Haubold
 
Honorable Mention:
Oxford University Press
The Prince of Medicine: Galen in the Roman Empire
By Susan P. Mattern
 
Clinical Medicine
Oxford University Press
Mulliken and Young's Vascular Anomalies: Hemangiomas and Malformations
By John B. Mulliken, Patricia E. Burrows, and Steven J. Fishman
 
Honorable Mention:
Thieme Publishers
Color Atlas of Cerebral Revascularization: Anatomy, Techniques, Clinical Cases
By Robert F. Spetzler, Albert L. Rhoton Jr., Peter Nakaji, and Masatou Kawashima
 
Thieme Publishers
The Art of Microsurgical Hand Reconstruction
By David J. Slutsky
 
Computing & Information Sciences
The MIT Press
Spam: A Shadow History of the Internet
By Finn Brunton
 
Honorable Mention:
Cambridge University Press
Quantum Information Theory
By Mark M. Wilde
 
Cosmology & Astronomy
Cambridge University Press
In Search of the True Universe: The Tools, Shaping, and Cost of Cosmological Thought
By Martin Harwit
 
Honorable Mention:
Princeton University Press
Heart of Darkness: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Invisible Universe
By Jeremiah P. Ostriker and Simon Mitton
 
Earth Sciences
The University of Chicago Press
The Lost World of Fossil Lake: Snapshots from Deep Time
By Lance Grande
 
Honorable Mention:
Columbia University Press
Fossil Mammals of Asia: Neogene Biostratigraphy and Chronology
Edited by Xiaoming Wang, Lawrence J. Flynn, and Mikael Fortelius
 
Economics
Yale University Press
The Climate Casino: Risk, Uncertainty, and Economics for a Warming World
By William Nordhaus
 
Honorable Mention:
The Independent Institute
Global Crossings: Immigration, Civilization, and America
By Alvaro Vargas Llosa
 
Yale University Press
Risk, Chance, and Causation: Investigating the Origins and Treatment of Disease 
By Michael B. Bracken
 
Princeton University Press
The Great Escape: Health, Wealth, and the Origins of Inequality  
By Angus Deaton
 
Education
The University of Chicago Press
Education, Justice, and Democracy
Edited by Danielle S. Allen and Rob Reich
 
Honorable Mention:
Emerald Group Publishing
Culturally Responsive Methodologies
Edited by Mere Berryman, Suzanne SooHoo, and Ann Nevin
 
Simon & Schuster
The Smartest Kids in the World
By Amanda Ripley
 
Engineering & Technology
Wiley
Guide to State-of-the-Art Electron Devices
Edited by Joachim N. Burghartz
 
Honorable Mention:
Wiley
The Data Bonanza: Improving Knowledge Discovery in Science, Engineering, and Business
Edited by Malcolm Atkinson, Rob Baxter, Peter Brezany, Oscar Corcho, Michelle Galea, Mark Parsons, David Snelling, and Jano van Hemert
 
     
Environmental Science
Elsevier
Fukushima Accident: Radioactivity Impact on the Environment

By Pavel P. Povinec, Katsumi Hirose, and Michio Aoyama
 
Honorable Mention:
Wiley
Climatic Change and Global Warming of Inland Waters: Impacts and Mitigation for Ecosystems and Societies
Edited by Charles R. Goldman, Michio Kumagai, and Richard D. Robarts
 
Wiley
Decision Making in Natural Resource Management: A Structured, Adaptive Approach
By Michael J. Conroy and James T. Peterson
 
The University of Chicago Press
Our Once and Future Planet: Restoring the World in the Climate Change Century 
By Paddy Woodworth
 
European & World History
Princeton University Press
Why Can the Dead Do Such Great Things? Saints and Worshippers from the Martyrs to the Reformation
By Robert Bartlett
 
Honorable Mention:
Yale University Press
Global Crisis: War, Climate Change and Catastrophe in the Seventeenth Century
By Geoffrey Parker
 
Princeton University Press
Lost Enlightenment: Central Asia's Golden Age from the Arab Conquest to Tamerlane
By S. Frederick Starr
 
Oxford University Press
Strategy: A History
By Sir Lawrence Freedman
 
Government & Politics
Oxford University Press
Out of the Mountains: The Coming of Age of the Urban Guerrilla
By David Kilcullen
 
Honorable Mention:
Princeton University Press
The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election
By John Sides and Lynn Vavreck
 
History of Science, Medicine & Technology
Getty Publications
Twentieth-Century Color Photographs: Identification and Care
By Sylvie Penichon
 
Honorable Mention:
The MIT Press
Emil du Bois-Reymond: Neuroscience, Self, and Society in Nineteenth-Century Germany
By Gabriel Finkelstein
 
Oxford University Press
X-Ray Vision: The Evolution of Medical Imaging and Its Human Implications
By Richard B. Gunderman
 
Language & Linguistics
Cambridge University Press
Social Variation and the Latin Language
By J.N. Adams
 
Honorable Mention:
Princeton University Press
No Joke: Making Jewish Humor
By Ruth R. Wisse
 
Law & Legal Studies
The Independent Institute
The Power of Habeas Corpus in America: From the King's Prerogative to the War on Terror
By Anthony Gregory
 
Honorable Mention:
Oxford University Press
American Epic: Reading the U.S. Constitution
By Garrett Epps
 
University of California Press
M.K. Gandhi, Attorney at Law: The Man before the Mahatma
By Charles DiSalvo
 
Literature
Princeton University Press
The Lives of the Novel: A History
By Thomas G. Pavel
 
Honorable Mention:
The University of Chicago Press
Five Words: Critical Semantics in the Age of Shakespeare and Cervantes
By Roland Greene
 
Columbia University Press
The Tale of the Genji: Translation, Canonization, and World Literature
By Michael Emmerich
 
Mathematics
Elsevier Science
Alan Turing: His Work and Impact
Edited by S. Barry Cooper and Jan van Leeuwen
 
Honorable Mention:
Harvard University Press
A History in Sum: 150 Years of Mathematics at Harvard (1825-1975)
By Steve Nadis and Shing-Tung Yau
 
Cambridge University Press
Manifold Mirrors: The Crossing Paths of the Arts and Mathematics
By Felipe Cucker
 
Media & Cultural Studies
Louisiana State University Press
China Mission: A Personal History from the Last Imperial Dynasty to the People's Republic
By Audrey Ronning Topping
 
Honorable Mention:
Stanford University Press
Counterculture Colophon: Grove Press, The Evergreen Review, and the Incorporation of the Avant-Garde
By Loren Glass
 
Multivolume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences
Oxford University Press
The Grove Dictionary of American Music
Editor in Chief Charles Hiroshi Garrett
 
Honorable Mention:
Oxford University Press
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Islam and Women
Editor in Chief Natana J. DeLong-Bas
 
Multivolume Reference/Science
Elsevier/Academic Press
Encyclopedia of Sleep
By Clete Kushida
 
Honorable Mention:
Gale, Cengage Learning
Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia: Extinction
Editor in Chief Norman MacLeod
Advisory Editors J. David Archibald and Phillip Levin
 
Music & the Performing Arts
The University of Chicago Press
From the Score to the Stage: An Illustrated History of Continental Opera Production and Staging
By Evan Baker
 
Nursing & Allied Health Sciences
Springer Publishing Company
Introduction to Aboriginal Health and Health Care in Canada: Bridging Health and Healing
By Vasiliki Douglas, BSN, BA, MA, PhD
 
Honorable Mention:
Springer Publishing Company
A Man's Guide to a Nursing Career
By Chad E. O'Lynn, RN, PhD, RA
 
Philosophy
Palgrave Macmillan
The Problem of Political Authority: An Examination of the Right to Coerce and the Duty to Obey
By Michael Huemer
 
Honorable Mention:
The MIT Press
Radicalizing Enactivism: Basic Minds without Content
By Daniel D. Hutto and Erik Myin
 
Popular Science & Popular Mathematics
The MIT Press
The Outer Limits of Reason: What Science, Mathematics, and Logic Cannot Tell Us
By Noson S. Yanofsky
 
Honorable Mention:
Princeton University Press
The Golden Ticket: P, NP, and the Search for the Impossible
By Lance Fortnow
 
Psychology
Palgrave Macmillan
The Bitterest Pills: The Troubling Story of Antipsychotic Drugs
By Joanna Moncrieff
 
Honorable Mention:
Cambridge University Press
How Humans Learn to Think Mathematically: Exploring the Three Worlds of Mathematics
By David Tall
 
American Psychological Association
The Psychology of Dictatorship 
By Fathali M. Moghaddam
 
Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences
Cambridge University Press
The Cambridge History of Darwin and Evolutionary Thought
Edited by Michael Ruse
 
Honorable Mention:
Wiley Blackwell
A Companion to the Archeology of the Roman Republic
Edited by Jane DeRose Evans
 
Lousiana State University Press
Concert Life in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans 
By John H. Baron
 
Single Volume Reference/Science
Elsevier/Academic Press
Epigenetic Regulation in the Nervous System: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Impact
Edited by J. David Sweatt, Michael J. Meaney, Eric J. Nestler, and Schahram Akbarian
 
Honorable Mention:
Elsevier/Academic Press
Handbook of Systems Biology: Concepts and Insights
Edited by Marian Walhout, Marc Vidal, and Job Dekker
 
Princeton University Press
The Warbler Guide 
By Tom Stephenson and Scott Whittle with Drawings by Catherine Hamilton
 
Sociology & Social Work
The University of Chicago Press
Stuck in Place: Urban Neighborhoods and the End of Progress Toward Racial Equality  Ambiguous Danger
By Patrick Sharkey
 
Honorable Mention:
Princeton University Press
The New York Nobody Knows
By William B. Helmreich
 
Theology & Religious Studies
Georgetown University Press
Moral Evil
By Andrew Michael Flescher
 
Honorable Mention:
Cambridge University Press
God, Sexuality, and the Self: An Essay 'On the Trinity'
By Sarah Coakley
 
Yale University Press
Sarah Osborn's World: The Rise of Evangelical Christianity in Early America 
By Catherine A. Brekus
 
U.S. History
Oxford University Press
Roosevelt's Second Act
By Richard Moe
 
Honorable Mention:
University of California Press
Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party
By Joshua Bloom and Waldo E. Martin, Jr.
 
Yale University Press
The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire
By Andrew J. O'Shaughnessy
 


The list of all entries that were in competition for the 2013 PROSE Awards can be found here!  
 
   
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