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2017 Awards


In the Power of the Government: The Rise and Fall of Newsprint in Ontario, 1894-1932

Winner
Best Book in Canadian Business History awarded by the Canadian Business History Association

In the Power of the Government: The Rise and Fall of Newsprint in Ontario, 1894-1932
by Mark Kuhlberg

Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914–1954

Winner
"Outstanding" Rating awarded by the American Association of School Librarians

Winner
Best Book in the fields of Ukrainian history and politics awarded by the American Association for Ukrainian Studies

Honourable Mention
Southern Conference on Slavic Studies Book Prize

Total Wars and the Making of Modern Ukraine, 1914–1954
by George O. Liber

On Friendship and Freedom: The Correspondence of Ignazio Silone and Marcel Fleischmann

Winner
Premio Flaiano Prize in the category of Italian Studies

On Friendship and Freedom: The Correspondence of Ignazio Silone and Marcel Fleischmann
by Maria Nicolai Paynter

Understanding School Choice in Canada

Winner
Publication of the Year Award awarded by the Canadian Association of Foundations of Education

Understanding School Choice in Canada
by Lynn Bosetti and Diane Gereluk

Negotiating the Deal: Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements in Canada

Winner
S.M. Lipset Book Award awarded by American Political Science Association

Negotiating the Deal: Comprehensive Land Claims Agreements in Canada
by Christopher Alcantara

A Poisoned Past: The Life and Times of Margarida de Portu, a Fourteenth-Centuru Accused Poisoner

Winner
2017 D2L Innovation Award in Teaching and Learning

A Poisoned Past: The Life and Times of Margarida de Portu, a Fourteenth-Centuru Accused Poisoner
by Steven Bednarski

Separate Beds: A History of Indian Hospitals in Canada, 1920s-1980s

Winner
Aboriginal History Book Prize awarded by the Canadian Historical Association

Separate Beds: A History of Indian Hospitals in Canada, 1920s-1980s
by Maureen K. Lux

Kouchibouguac: Removal, Resistance, and Remembrance at a Canadian National Park

Winner
Clio Atlantic Region Prize awarded by the Canadian Historical Association

Winner
Canadian Oral History Association Prize awarded by the Canadian Historical Association

Shortlisted
Sir John A. Macdonald Prize awarded by the Canadian Historical Association

Kouchibouguac: Removal, Resistance, and Remembrance at a Canadian National Park
by Ronald Rudin

Remembering Vancouver’s Disappeared Women: Settler Colonialism and the Difficulty of Inheritance

Winner
Outstanding Scholarship Prize awarded by the Women’s and Gender Studies Association

Winner
Donald Shepherd Book Prize awarded by the McMaster University Faculty of Humanities

Remembering Vancouver’s Disappeared Women: Settler Colonialism and the Difficulty of Inheritance
by Amber Dean

A Century of Maritime Science: The St. Andrews Biological Station

Winner
John Lyman Book Award, “Naval and Maritime Science and Technology” Category, awarded by the North American Society for Oceanic History

A Century of Maritime Science: The St. Andrews Biological Station
Edited by Jennifer Hubbard, David Wildish, and Robert Stephenson

Freedom and Indigenous Constitutionalism

Winner
Donald Smiley Prize awarded by the Canadian Political Science Association

Freedom and Indigenous Constitutionalism
by John Borrows

O.D. Skelton: A Portrait of Canadian Ambition

Winner
2015 Stacey Prize awarded by the Canadian Commission for Military History and the Canadian Committee for the History of the Second World War

O.D. Skelton: A Portrait of Canadian Ambition
by Norman Hillmer

Reading as the Angels Read: Speculation and Politics in Dante's

Winner
Medieval Book Prize awarded by the American Association for Italian Studies

Reading as the Angels Read: Speculation and Politics in Dante's "Banquet"
by Maria Luisa Ardizzone

Unruly Women: Performance, Penitence, and Punishment in Early Modern Spain

Winner
Vern Williamsen Comedia Book Prize awarded by The Association for Hispanic Classical Theater

Unruly Women: Performance, Penitence, and Punishment in Early Modern Spain
by Margaret E. Boyle

Naamiwan’s Drum: The Story of a Contested Repatriation of Anishinaabe artefacts

Winner
Alexander Kennedy Isbister Award for Non-Fiction awarded by the Manitoba Book Awards

Shortlisted
McNally Robinson Book of the Year awarded by the Manitoba Book Awards

Shortlisted
Eileen McTavish Sykes Award for Best First Book awarded by the Manitoba Book Awards

Shortlisted
John Hirsch Award for Most Promising Manitoba Writer awarded by the Manitoba Book Awards

Naamiwan’s Drum: The Story of a Contested Repatriation of Anishinaabe artefacts
by Maureen Matthews

Brewing Legal Times: Things, Form, and the Enactment of Law

Winner
Socio-Legal Theory and History Prize awarded by The Socio-Legal Studies Association

Brewing Legal Times: Things, Form, and the Enactment of Law
by Emily Grabham

From New Peoples to New Nations: Aspects of Métis History and Identity from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Centuries

Winner
CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

Finalist
Canada Prize in the Humanities and Social Sciences awarded by The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

From New Peoples to New Nations: Aspects of Métis History and Identity from the Eighteenth to the Twenty-first Centuries
by Gerhard J. Ens and Joe Sawchuk

Observing the Outports: Describing Newfoundland Culture, 1950-1980

Winner
Peter J Cashin award for the best book in Newfoundland History or Political Science

Observing the Outports: Describing Newfoundland Culture, 1950-1980
by Jeff A. Webb

Measured Words: Computation and Writing in Renaissance Italy

Winner
Newberry Weiss-Brown Publication Subvention Award for publication of a scholarly book on European civilization before 1700

Measured Words: Computation and Writing in Renaissance Italy
by Arielle Saiber

The National Mall: No Ordinary Public Space

Winner
John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize awarded by The American Association of Geographers

The National Mall: No Ordinary Public Space
by Lisa Benton-Short

Donald Creighton: A Life in History

Finalist
Canada Prize in the Humanities and Social Sciences awarded by The Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences

Donald Creighton: A Life in History
by Donald Wright

Lessons of the Holocaust

Finalist
National Jewish Book Awards, Holocaust Category awarded by the Jewish Book Council

Lessons of the Holocaust
by Michael R. Marrus

Unbound: Ukrainian Canadians Writing Home

Shortlisted
The Kobzar Literary Award awarded by The Shevchenko Foundation

Unbound: Ukrainian Canadians Writing Home
edited by Lisa Grekul and Lindy Ledohowski

The Judicial Role in a Diverse Federation: Lessons from the Supreme Court of Canada

Shortlisted
Donald Smiley Prize awarded by the Canadian Political Science Association

The Judicial Role in a Diverse Federation: Lessons from the Supreme Court of Canada
by Robert Schertzer

From Body to Community: Venereal Disease and Society in Baroque Spain

Shortlisted
Wallace K. Ferguson Prize awarded by the Canadian Historical Association

From Body to Community: Venereal Disease and Society in Baroque Spain
by Cristian Berco

Yakuglas’ Legacy: The Art and Times of Charlie James

Shortlisted
The Basil Stuart-Stubbs Prize awarded by the UBC Library and the Pacific BookWorld News Society

Yakuglas’ Legacy: The Art and Times of Charlie James
by Ronald W. Hawker

Reconsidering C.B. Macpherson: From Possessive Individualism to Democratic Theory and Beyond

Shortlisted
Arts Award for Scholarly Writing awarded by Saskatchewan Book Awards

Reconsidering C.B. Macpherson: From Possessive Individualism to Democratic Theory and Beyond
by Phillip Hansen

Productivity and Prosperity: A Historical Sociology of Productivist Thought

Honourable Mention
John Porter Prize awarded by the Canadian Sociological Association

Productivity and Prosperity: A Historical Sociology of Productivist Thought
by Karen R. Foster

The All-Encompassing Eye of Ukraine: Ivan Nechui-Levyts'kyi's Realist Prose

Honourable Mention
Best Book awarded by the American Association for Ukrainian Studies

The All-Encompassing Eye of Ukraine: Ivan Nechui-Levyts'kyi's Realist Prose
by Maxim Tarnawsky

Achieving Longevity: How Great Firms Prosper through Entrepreneurial Thinking

Honourable Mention
PROSE Award, Business, Finance, and Management category awarded by the Association of American Publishers

Achieving Longevity: How Great Firms Prosper through Entrepreneurial Thinking
by Jim Dewald