First Book Award
A book may be nominated by its author, the publisher, a member of the prize committee, or a member of the Society. Inquiries and nominations should be submitted to email@example.com by the deadline: December 31, 2021.
2021 Committee Members
Danielle Battisti (Chair), Ashley Johnson-Bavery, Carl Lindskoog
Copies of the book must be received by all three members of the committee at the following addresses by the end of the calendar year:
Dr. Danielle Battisti
Associate Professor of History
Department of History Graduate Program Chair
University of Nebraska – Omaha
Department of History & Philosophy
701 Pray Harrold Hall
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Department of humanities social science social work and education
Somerset Hall, S-336
Raritan Valley community college
118 Lamington Rd.
Branchburg NJ 08876
Ashley Johnson Bavery - 2021
(Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2021)
Danielle Battisti - 2020
(Fordham University Press, 2019)
Rosina Lozano - 2019
An American Language: The History of Spanish in the United States (University of California Press, 2018)
Daniel Inouye, Distant Islands: The Japanese American Community in New York City, 1876-1930s. (University Press of Colorado, 2018)
Hidetaka Hirota - 2018
Rachel Kranson, Ambivalent Embrace: Jewish Upward Mobility in Postwar America.. University of North Carolina Press.
Lori Flores - 2017
Adam D. Mendelsohn - 2016
The Rag Race: How Jews Sewed Their Way to Success in America and the British Empire. New York University Press.