Over the past month the Western History Association and Denver Public Library’s Western/Genealogy Department announced the winners of numerous book prizes in western history. Winners included several boarder lands histories, two works on Japanese internment, Native American history, and the 18th century West. We here at BlogWest wish to congratulate each of the winners, and look forward to sitting down with your books soon.
W. TURRENTINE-JACKSON AWARD – Paul W. Mapp, The Elusive West and the Contest for Empire, 1713-1763
JOAN PATTERSON KERR AWARD – Eric L. Muller, Colors of Confinement: Rare Kodachrome Photographs of Japanese American Incarceration in World War II
ROBERT M. UTLEY AWARD – Amy S. Greenberg, A Wicked War: Polk, Clay, Lincoln, and the 1846 U.S. Invasion of Mexico
HAL K. ROTHMAN AWARD – Lissa K. Wadewitz, The Nature of Borders: Salmon, Boundaries, and Bandits on the Salish Sea
DAVID J. WEBER-CLEMENTS PRIZE – Lance R. Blyth, Chiricahua and Janos: Communities of Violence in the Southwestern Borderlands, 1680-1880
CAUGHEY WESTERN HISTORY ASSOCIATION PRIZE – Frederick E. Hoxie, This Indian Country: American Indian Activists and the Place They Made
CAROLINE BANCROFT HISTORY PRIZE – Greg Robinson, After Camp: Portraits in Mid Century Japanese American Life and Politics