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Congrats Randy Johnson! Grandfather Mountain wins 1st Place & Best in Show, 2017 Writing/Photo Contest, Eastern Ch. Soc of Am Travel Writers

Congrats Randy Johnson! Grandfather Mountain wins 1st Place & Best in Show, 2017 Writing/Photo Contest, Eastern Ch. Soc of Am Travel Writers

We love our partnership at @uncpressblog w/ @AcklandArt store on Franklin St in #ChapelHill. Freshly made books there

We love our partnership at @uncpressblog w/ @AcklandArt store on Franklin St in #ChapelHill. Freshly made books there

Happy birthday, Grace Lee Boggs! Stephen Ward honored her legacy in his recent bio, "In Love and Struggle"

Happy birthday, Grace Lee Boggs! Stephen Ward honored her legacy in his recent bio, "In Love and Struggle"

Congratulations to author Benjamin Cowan, whose book Securing Sex won the 2017 Brazil Section Award, LASA Brazil Section!

Congratulations to author Benjamin Cowan, whose book Securing Sex won the 2017 Brazil Section Award, LASA Brazil Section!

Congratulations Christopher Dunn whose book Contracultura received an Honorable Mention, 2017 Brazil Section Award, LASA Brazil Section!

Congratulations Christopher Dunn whose book Contracultura received an Honorable Mention, 2017 Brazil Section Award, LASA Brazil Section!

Congratulations Johanna Schoen! Her book Abortion after Roe won the William H. Welch Medal, American Association for the History of Medicine

Congratulations Johanna Schoen! Her book Abortion after Roe won the William H. Welch Medal, American Association for the History of Medicine

Congratuations Greta de Jong! You Can't Eat Freedom won the 2017 Theodore Saloutos Award, Agricultural History Society

Congratuations Greta de Jong! You Can't Eat Freedom won the 2017 Theodore Saloutos Award, Agricultural History Society

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Who’s excited to find out who our 12th Chancellor will be? 🙋🏽‍♂️🙋🏽Watch live at 3:30 pm to see via this link ➡️ https://t.co/geuALMxexD.
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Highlights

Remaking the American Patient by Nancy Tomes

Bancroft Prize, Columbia University

for Remaking the American Patient: How Madison Avenue and Modern Medicine Turned Patients into Consumers by Nancy Tomes

2017 Bobbie and John Nau Book Prize in American Civil War Era History, John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia

for Lincoln and the Politics of Slavery: The other Thirteenth Amendment and the Struggle to Save the Union by Daniel W. Crofts

2017 Bentley Book Prize, World History Association

for Selling Empire: India in the Making of Britain and America, 1600-1830 by Jonathan Eacott

First Place and Best in Show, 2017 Writing and Photography Contest, Eastern Chapter, Society of American Travel Writers

for Grandfather Mountain: The History and Guide to an Appalachian Icon by Randy Johnson

2016 Foreword INDIES Bronze Travel Book of the Year

for Grandfather Mountain: The History and Guide to an Appalachian Icon by Randy Johnson

2017 Theodore Saloutos Award, Agricultural History Society

for You Can’t Eat Freedom: Southerners and Social Justice after the Civil Rights Movement by Greta de Jong

Best Book Award, Mormon History Association

for American Universities and the Birth of Modern Mormonism, 1867-1940 by Thomas W. Simpson

Finalist, 2017 ARSC Awards for Excellence, Association for Recorded Sound Collections

for Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music by John W. Troutman

2017 Wallace K. Ferguson Prize, Canadian Historical Association

for Reproduction and Its Discontents in Mexico: Childbirth and Contraception from 1750 to 1905 by Nora E. Jaffary

2017 American College of Nurse-Midwives Media Award

for Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship by Lisa Yarger

2016 John Lyman Book Award, North American Society for Oceanic History

for Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life by Tamara Plakins Thornton

James A. Rawley Prize, Organization of American Historians

for The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution by Robert G. Parkinson

Frederick Jackson Turner Award, Organization of American Historians

for Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era, by Max Krochmal

Lawrence W. Levine Award, Organization of American Historians

for Kika Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music by John W. Troutman

William H. Welch Medal, American Association for the History of Medicine

for Abortion after Roe by Johanna Schoen

Silver Medalist, General Nonfiction, Florida Book Awards

for Beyond Integration: The Black Freedom Struggle in Escambia County, Florida, 1960-1980 by J. Michael Butler

Brazil Section Award, Latin American Studies Association Brazil Section

for Securing Sex: Morality and Repression in the Making of Cold War Brazil by Benjamin A. Cowan

Honorable Mention, Brazil Section Award, Latin American Studies Association Brazil Section

for Contracultura: Alternative Arts and Social Transformation in Authoritarian Brazil by Christopher Dunn

Ibero-American Prize for an Academic Book on the Nineteenth Century, Nineteenth Century Section of the Latin American Studies Association

for Mapping the Country of Regions: The Chorographic Commission of Nineteenth-Century Colombia by Nancy P. Appelbaum

Clarendon Award, Lower Cape Fear Historical Society

for The Wilmington Ten: Violence, Injustice, and the Rise of Black Politics in the 1970s by Kenneth Robert Janken

Theodore Saloutos Book Award, Immigration and Ethnic History Society

for Defiant Braceros: How Migrant Workers Fought for Racial, Sexual, and Political Freedom by Mireya Loza

New Scholar’s Book Award, Division F, American Educational Research Association

for A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi’s Black Freedom Struggle by Crystal R. Sanders

AEJMC History Division Book Award, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

for The Common Cause: Creating Race and Nation in the American Revolution by Robert G. Parkinson

Finalist, Wallace K. Ferguson Prize, Canadian Historical Association

for Reproduction and Its Discontents in Mexico: Childbirth and Contraception from 1750 to 1905 by Nora E. Jaffary

Finalist, Foreword INDIES, Travel Writing

for Grandfather Mountain: The History and Guide to an Appalachian Icon by Randy Johnson

Weatherford Award, Berea College and Appalachian Studies Association

for Reconstruction’s Ragged Edge: The Politics of Postwar Life in the Southern Mountains by Steven E. Nash

Finalist, Weatherford Award, Berea College and Appalachian Studies Association

for Family of Earth: A Southern Mountain Childhood by Wilma Dykeman

Finalist, Lambda Literary Award, Lambda Literary

for Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis by Kevin Mumford

Finalist, Randy Shilts Award, Publishing Triangle

for Not Straight, Not White: Black Gay Men from the March on Washington to the AIDS Crisis by Kevin Mumford

Finalist, New England Society Book Awards, New England Society in the City of New York

for Nathaniel Bowditch and the Power of Numbers: How a Nineteenth-Century Man of Business, Science, and the Sea Changed American Life by Tamara Plakins Thornton

Ramirez Family Award, Texas Institute of Letters

for Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era, by Max Krochmal

Pneuma Book of the Year, Society for Pentecostal Studies

for Migrating Faith: Pentecostalism in the United States and Mexico in the Twentieth Century by Daniel Ramírez

Finalist, Gilder Lehrman Lincoln Prize, Gettysburg College and the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History

for A More Civil War: How the Union Waged a Just War by D. H. Dilbeck

Coral Horton Tullis Memorial Prize, Texas State Historical Association

for Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era, by Max Krochmal

National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies Tejas Foco Non-Fiction Book Award

for Blue Texas: The Making of a Multiracial Democratic Coalition in the Civil Rights Era, by Max Krochmal

Richard Barksdale Harwell Award, Civil War Round Table of Atlanta

for Braxton Bragg: The Most Hated Man of the Confederacy, by Earl J. Hess

Charles Rufus Morey Book Award, College Art Association

for The Transnational Mosque: Architecture and Historical Memory in the Contemporary Middle East, by Kishwar Rizvi