Book awards: National Council on Public History Book Award

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Works (11)

History after Apartheid: Visual Culture and Public Memory in a Democratic South Africa by Annie E. Coombes2005
Road, River, And Ol'boy Politics: A Texas Country's Path from Farm to Supersuburb by Linda Scarbrough2006
The Lowell Experiment: Public History in a Postindustrial City by Cathy Stanton2007
Haunted by Waters: A Journey through Race and Place in the American West (American Land & Life) by Robert T. Hayashi2008
Slavery and Public History: The Tough Stuff of American Memory by James Oliver HortonHonorable Mention, 2008
Consuming History: Historians and Heritage in Contemporary Popular Culture by Jerome de GrootHonorable Mention, 2009
Massacre at Camp Grant: Forgetting and Remembering Apache History by Chip Colwell-Chanthaphonh2009
Remembering and Forgetting in Acadie: A Historian's Journey through Public Memory by Ronald Rudin2010
The House on Diamond Hill: A Cherokee Plantation Story by Tiya Miles2011
Those About Him Remained Silent: The Battle over W. E. B. Du Bois by Amy BassHonorable Mention, 2011
Voices from the Back Stairs: Interpreting Servants' Lives at Historic House Museums by JENNIFER PUSTZHonorable Mention, 2011

Related tags


  1. Sense of History: The Place of the Past in American Life by David Glassberg (2001)
  2. Historians in Public: The Practice of American History, 1890-1970 by Ian Tyrrell (2005)
  3. Representations of Slavery: Race and Ideology in Southern Plantation Museums by Jennifer L. Eichstedt (2002)
  4. Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa by Paul S. Landau (2002)
  5. Mixed Blood Indians: Racial Construction in the Early South (Mercer University Lamar Memorial Lectures) by Theda Perdue (2003)
  6. Public History and Heritage Today: People and their Pasts by Paul Ashton (2012)
  7. The Presence of the Past by Roy Rosenzweig (1998)
  8. Domesticating History: The Political Origins of America's House Museums by Patricia West (1999)
  9. Mickey Mouse History and Other Essays on American Memory by Michael Wallace (1996)
  10. The Oral History Manual by Barbara W. Sommer Mary Kay Quinlan (2002)
  11. Beyond Preservation: Using Public History to Revitalize Inner Cities (Urban Life, Landscape and Policy) by Andrew Hurley (2010)
  12. The Cherokees by Grace Steele Woodward (1963)
  13. Beyond the Ruins: The Meanings of Deindustrialization (ILR Press books) by Jefferson Cowie (2003)
  14. Imperial Bedlam: Institutions of Madness in Colonial Southwest Nigeria (Medicine and Society, 10) by Jonathan Sadowsky (1999)
  15. The New History in an Old Museum: Creating the Past at Colonial Williamsburg by Richard Handler (1997)

Award description

The National Council on Public History Book Award is a $1,000 award for the best book about or “growing out of” public history published within the previous two calendar years.



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