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Awards and Reviews

Below is a list of some of the most recent award-winning books from Cornell University Press:

  • Todd H. Hall’s Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage is Cowinner of the DPLST Book Prize given by the Diplomatic Studies Section of the International Studies Association.
  • David Soll’s Empire of Water: An Environmental and Political History of the New York City Water Supply and Charity Vogel’s The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads are co-winners of the Herbert H. Lehman Award given by the New York Academy of History at Columbia University.
  • Marcia M. Gallo’s “No One Helped”: Kitty Genovese, New York City, and the Myth of Urban Apathy, is a finalist for the Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Non-fiction given by the Publishing Triangle and a Lambda Literary Award Finalist (LGBT Nonfiction category).
  • Edin Hajdarpasic’s Whose Bosnia?: Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840–1914, is winner of the Joseph Rothschild Prize in Nationalism and Ethnic Studies given by the Association for the Study of Nationalities.
  • Madeleine Reeves’s Border Work: Spatial Lives of the State in Rural Central Asia, is winner of the Alec Nove Prize in Russian, Soviet and Post-Soviet Studies given by the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies.
  • Eric Helleiner’s Forgotten Foundations of Bretton Woods: International Development and the Making of the Postwar Order, is winner of the Francesco Guicciardini Prize for Best Book in Historical International Relations given by the Historical International Relations Section of the International Studies Association.
  • Isabel V. Hull’s A Scrap of Paper: Breaking and Making International Law during the Great War, is winner of the American Society of International Law Book Award.
  • Maureen C. Miller’s Clothing the Clergy: Virtue and Power in Medieval Europe, c. 800–1200, is winner of the Otto Gründler Book Prize given by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University.

                                         Emotional Diplomacy: Official Emotion on the International Stage                    The Angola Horror: The 1867 Train Wreck That Shocked the Nation and Transformed American Railroads                    Whose Bosnia?: Nationalism and Political Imagination in the Balkans, 1840-1914