Awards and Acclaim

Here's a look back at recent awards, reviews, and other Penn Press news items from January, 2013.

An Infinity of NationsMichael Witgen’s An Infinity of Nations: How the Native New World Shaped Early North America and Jeffrey Friedman and Wladimir Kraus’s Engineering the Financial Crisis
were among Choice magazine’s top 25 Outstanding Academic Titles for 2012.

Foreign Affairs magazine included China and Africa: A Century of Engagement by David H. Shinn and Joshua Eisenman and on their Best Books of 2012 on Africa list.

The Weekly Standard reviewed China Hand: An Autobiography by John Paton Davies, Jr.

Foreign Affairs also reviewed Lincoln Mitchell’s recent book, The Color Revolutions.  

Montreal Review published an editoral by Laurence Cockcroft, author of Global Corruption: Money, Power, and Ethics in the Modern World.

Natural History magazine praised A Glorious Enterprise: The Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia and the Making of American Science, wirtten by Robert McCracken Peck and Patricia Tyson Stroud with Photographs by Rosamond Purcell.

New York Times Home & Garden writer Elaine Louis reviewed Gail Caskey Winkler's Capricious Fancy: Draping and Curtaining the Historic Interior, 1800-1930.

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