Winners

2006
Winners
R.R. Hawkins Award
Harvard University Press
Evolutionary Dynamics
By: Martin A. Nowak

  • Best New Undergraduate Textbook
    Elsevier, Inc.
    Exploring Engineering
    Philip Kosky & Joel Stein
    Honorable Mention
    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
    Modern Nuclear Chemistry
    By: Walter D. Loveland, David Morrissey and Glenn T. Seaborg

 
Category Award Winners
 
  • Archaeology & Anthropology
    The University of Chicago Press
    Wondrous Curiosities: Ancient Egypt at the British Museum
    By: Stephanie Moser
    Honorable Mention
    Getty Publications
    Stories in Stone: Conserving Mosaics of Roman Africa
    Aicha Ben Abed and Tevuy Ball

  • Architecture & Urban Planning
    The MIT Press
    Design for Ecological Democracy
    By: Randolph T. Hester
    Honorable Mention
    Johns Hopkins University
    The Domestic Architecture of Benjamin Henry Latrobe
    By: Michael W. Fazio and Patrick A. Snadon

  • Arts & Art History
    Princeton University Press
    Pictures of Nothing
    By: Kirk Varnedoe
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Other Icons
    Henry Maguire and Eunice Dauterman-Maguire

  • Biography & Autobiography
    Oxford University Press
    Dean Acheson: A Life in the Cold War
    By: Robert Beisner
    Honorable Mention
    Harvard University Press
    In Search of Nella Larsen
    By: George Hutchinson
    Honorable Mention
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    James Joseph Sylvester: Jewish Mathematician in a Victorian World
    Karen Hunger Parshall

  • Biological Science
    Yale University Press
    Vietnam: A Natural History
    By: Eleanor Jane Sterling and Martha Maud Hurley
    Honorable Mention
    Harvard University Press
    The Fire Ants
    By: Walter R. Tschinkel

  • Business, Management, & Accounting
    The MIT Press
    Invisible Engines
    By: David S. Evans, Andrei Hagiu and Richard Schmalensee
    Honorable Mention
    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
    A Guide to Forensic Accounting Investigation
    Thomas W. Golden, Steven L. Skalak and Mona M. Clayton

  • Chemistry
    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
    Biochemical Thermodynamics: Applications of Mathematica
    By: Robert A. Alberty

  • Classics & Ancient History
    University of Texas Press
    Caesar in Gaul and Rome: War in Words
    By: Andrew M. Riggsby
    Honorable Mention
    University of California Press
    A Greek Roman Empire: Power and Belief under Theodosius II (408-450)
    By: Fergus Millar

  • Clinical Medicine
    Thieme Medical Publishers Inc.
    Atlas of Neurological Technique, 2 Volumes
    By: Richard G. Fessler and Laligam Sekhar
    Honorable Mention
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    Surgically Shaping Children
    By: Erik Parens
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier, Inc
    Multi-Media Procedures Clinical Case
    By: Michael Tuggy, Jorge Garcia and Gary Newkirk

  • Communication & Cultural Studies
    University of Chicago Press
    From Counterculture to Cyberculture: Stewart Brand, the Whole Earth Network, and the Rise of Digital Utopianism
    By: Fred Turner
    Honorable Mention
    MIT Press
    The Laws of Simplicity
    John Maeda

  • Computer & Information Science
    Princeton University Press
    Information Science
    By: David G. Luenberger
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Google’s Page Rank and Beyond: The Science of Search Engine Rankings
    By: Carl D. Meyer and Amy N. Langville
    Honorable Mention
    Morgan Kaufmann, Elsevier
    Foundations of Multidimensional Data Structures
    By: Hanan Samet

  • Education
    Teachers College Press
    Forever After: New York City Teachers on 911
    By: Teachers College Press with Maureen Grolnick
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Our Underachieving Colleges
    Derek Bok

  • Engineering
    Mc Graw-Hill
    Foundation Engineering Handbook
    By: Robert W. Day
    Honorable Mention
    Springer Science+Business Media
    Leonardo’s Lost Robots
    By: Mark Elling Rosheim

  • Finance & Economics
    Cambridge University Press
    Economic Origins of Dictatorship and Democracy
    By: Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson
    Honorable Mention
    University of Chicago Press
    The Bourgeois Virtues: Ethics for an Age of Commerce
    By: Deirdre N. McCloskey
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    The Theory of Corporate Finance
    By: Jean Tirole

  • Geology & Geography
    University of Chicago Press
    Mapping Paradise: A History of Heaven on Earth
    By: Alessandro Scafi
    Honorable Mention
    American Geophysical Union
    Atmospheric Halos and the Search for Angle X
    By: Walter Tape and Jarmo Moilanen

  • Government & Political Science
    Cornell University Press
    The Order of Genocide: Race, Power and War in Rwanda
    By: Scott Straus
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Our Undemocratic Constitution: Where the Constitution Goes Wrong (And How We The People Can Correct It)
    By: Sanford Levinson

  • History & American Studies
    Oxford University Press
    Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World
    By: David Brion Davis
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Freedom Riders: 1961- and the Struggle for Racial Justice
    By: Raymond Arsenault

  • History of Science
    The Johns Hopkins University Press
    The Troubled Dream of Genetic Medicine: Ethnicity and Innovation in Tay-Sachs, Cystic Fibrosis, and Sickle Cell Disease
    By: Keith Wailoo and Stephen Pemberton
    Honorable Mention
    The University of Chicago Press
    The Science of Describing: Natural History in Renaissance Europe
    By: Brian W. Ogilvie

  • Journals
    American Chemical Society
    ACS Chemical Biology
    By: Evelyn Jabri and Laura L. Kiessling

  • Law & Legal Studies
    Oxford University Press
    Americans in Waiting: The Lost Story of Immigration and Citizenship in the United States
    By: Hiroshi Motomura
    Honorable Mention
    Cambridge University Press
    Law as a Means to an End
    By: Brian Tamanaha

  • Literature, Language, & Linguistics
    University of California Press
    The Language of the Gods in the World of Men: Sanskrit, Culture and Power
    By: Sheldon Pollock
    Honorable Mention
    The University of Chicago Press
    Friedrich Durrenmatt: Selected Writings
    By: Friedrich Durrenmatt, Translated By: Joel Agee

  • Mathematics & Statistics
    John Wiley & Sons, Inc
    Visual Statistics: Seeing Data with Dynamic Interactive Graphics
    By: Forrest W. Young, Pedro M. Valero-Mora and Michael Friendly
    Honorable Mention
    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
    Understanding Uncertainty
    By: Dennis V. Lindley

  • Medical Science
    Oxford University Press
    Fiber Pathways of the Brain
    By: Jeremy D. Schmahmann and Deepak N. Pandya
    Honorable Mention
    Harvard University Press
    Cross-Sectional Atlas
    By: Peter Ratiu and Ion-Florin Talos

  • Nursing & Allied Health
    Elsevier, Inc.
    Forensic Nursing
    By: Virginia A. Lynch and Janet B. Duval
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier, Inc.
    Kinesiology: The Skeletal System and Muscle Function
    By: Joseph E. Muscolino

  • Philosophy
    Princeton University Press
    Pessimism
    By: Joshua Foa Dienstag
    Honorable Mention
    Columbia University Press
    The Rise and Fall of Soul and Self
    By: Raymond Martin and John Barresi

  • Psychology & Cognitive Science
    Oxford University Press
    The Redemptive Self
    By: Dan P. McAdams
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Comparative Cognition: Experimental Explorations of Animal Intelligence
    By: Edward A. Wasserman and Thomas R. Zentall

  • Sociology & Social Work
    Oxford University Press
    The Civil Sphere
    By: Jeffrey C. Alexander
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    Territory, Authority, Rights
    By: Saskia Sassen

  • Theology & Religious Studies
    Columbia University Press
    The Natural History of the Bible
    By: Daniel Hillel
    Honorable Mention
    Oxford University Press
    Therese of Lisieux: Gods of Gentle Warrior
    By: Thomas R. Nevin

  • Multi Volume Reference Works/ Humanities & Social Sciences
    Oxford University Press
    Encyclopedia of African American History
    By: Paul Finkelman
    Honorable Mention
    Princeton University Press
    The Novel: 2 Volumes
    By: Franco Moretti

  • Multi Volume Reference Works/ Science
    Elsevier, Inc.
    Encyclopedia of Respiratory Medicine
    By: Geoffrey Laurent and Steven Shapiro
    Honorable Mention
    John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
    Wiley Encyclopedia of Biomedical Engineering
    By: Metin Akay

  • Single Volume Reference/ Humanities & Social Sciences
    CQ Press
    Historical Atlas of U.S Presidential Elections 1788-2004
    By: J.Clark Archer, Stephen J. Lavin, Kenneth C. Martis and Fred M. Shelley
    Honorable Mention
    Yale University Press
    The Yale Book of Quotations
    By: Fred R. Shapiro

  • Single Volume Reference/ Science
    Johns Hopkins University Press
    Dragonfly Genera of the New World: An Illustrated and Annotated Key to the Anisoptera
    By: Dr. Rosser W. Garrison, Natalia von Ellenrieder and Jerry A. Louton
    Honorable Mention
    Elsevier, Inc.
    The Immune Response
    By: Tak Mak and Mary Saunders