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Lawrence W. Levine Award Winners

2016 Benjamin Looker, Saint Louis University, A Nation of Neighborhoods: Imagining Cities, Communities, and Democracy in Postwar America (University of Chicago Press)

2015 Allyson Hobbs, Stanford University, A Chosen Exile: A History of Racial Passing in American Life (Harvard University Press)

2014 Shawn Michelle Smith, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, At the Edge of Sight: Photography and the Unseen (Duke University Press)

Honorable Mention: Teresa Barnett, UCLA Library Center for Oral History Research, Sacred Relics: Pieces of the Past in Nineteenth-Century America (University of Chicago Press)

2013 Adria L. Imada, University of California, San Diego, Aloha America: Hula Circuits through the U.S. Empire (Duke University Press)

2012 Michael Willrich, Brandeis University, Pox: An American History (Penguin Group, USA)

2011 Heather Murray, University of Ottawa, Not in this Family: Gays and the Meaning of Kinship in Postwar North America (University of Pennsylvania Press)

2010 Kathleen M. Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Foul Bodies: Cleanliness in Early America (Yale University Press)

2009 Peggy Pascoe, University of Oregon, What Comes Naturally: Miscegenation Law and the Making of Race in America (Oxford University Press)

2008 Daniel R. Mandell, Truman State University, Tribe, Race, History: Native Americans in Southern New England, 1780–1880 (The Johns Hopkins University Press)