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Book Award Announcement

The Society for U.S. Intellectual History Annual Book Award 

The Society for U.S. Intellectual History (S-USIH) announces an Annual Book Award for the best book in American intellectual history.  The book should be a work of original scholarship.  Books eligible for the 2013 award must be published in English in the period between Jan. 1, 2012, and Dec. 31, 2012.  Any member of the Society or publisher may nominate books for the award.  The finalists will be announced in Spring 2013; the winner will be announced in Summer 2013, receive a $250.00 prize, and participate in a panel on the winning book at the 2013 annual meeting of the Society.  The winning author must be a member of the Society. 


A copy of the nominated book must be sent to each of the following committee members no later than Jan. 15, 2013.  A separate letter listing each entry should be sent to the committee members so that they can verify arrival of all entries.


2013 Award Committee:


David Steigerwald

Department of History
The Ohio State University
230 West 17th Ave.
Columbus, OH  43210-1367


Jennifer Burns
Department of History


Stanford University


450 Serra Mall, Bldg. 200


Stanford, CA 94305-2024


Dorothy Ross
2914 33rd Place, NW


Washington, DC 20008-3527

Editor’s note: An earlier version of this post identified the S-USIH as the “Society for United States Intellectual History.”  The name of the organization is the Society for U.S. Intellectual History.  The post has been corrected accordingly. 9/6/12, 6:34 PM.

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