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2014 S-USIH Book Award

The S-USIH Book Award and the State of the Field

Note to readers: Kevin Schultz presented the essay below as part of the S-USIH 2014 Plenary Roundtable in Honor of the Annual Book Award Recipient and Honorable Mentions. The book prize committee selected Ajay K. Mehrotra’s Making the Modern American Fiscal State: Law, Politics, and the Rise of Progressive Taxation, 1877-1929 as this year’s winner and singled out for honorable mention Raúl Coronado’s A World Not to Come: A History of Latino Writing and Print Culture.  In the essay below, Schultz discusses the field of entrants from which these two books were chosen. State of the Field by Kevin Schultz Read more