Lawrence W. Levine Award Winners


Tiya Alicia Miles, Harvard University, All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake (Random House)


Marcia Chatelain, Georgetown University, Franchise: The Golden Arches in Black America (Liveright Publishing Corporation, W.W. Norton & Company)


Erik R. Seeman, University at Buffalo, Speaking with the Dead in Early America (University of Pennsylvania Press)


Monica Muñoz Martinez,Brown University, The Injustice Never Leaves You: Anti-Mexican Violence in Texas (Harvard University Press)


Cary Cordova, University of Texas at Austin, The Heart of the Mission: Latino Art and Politics in San Francisco (University of Pennsylvania Press)


John W. Troutman, University of Louisiana, Lafayette/National Museum of American History, Kīkā Kila: How the Hawaiian Steel Guitar Changed the Sound of Modern Music (University of North Carolina Press)


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


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


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)


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


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


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


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


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


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