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Book awards: Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize

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Works (72)

Balkan Economic History by John R. Lampe1983
Russian Literature since the Revolution by Edward J. BrownHonorable Mention, 1983
Slavery in Russia, 1450-1725 by Richard HellieHonorable Mention, 1983
Aristocrats and Servitors: The Boyar Elite in Russia, 1613-1689 by Robert O. CrummeyHonorable Mention, 1984
The Formation of Political Parties and the First National Elections in Russia by Terence Emmons1984
The Parish Clergy in Nineteenth-Century Russia: Crisis, Reform, Counter-Reform by Gregory L. FreezeHonorable Mention, 1984
Roots of Rebellion: Workers' Politics and Organizations in St. Petersburg and Moscow, 1900-1914 by Victoria E. BonnellHonorable Mention, 1984
Empire of knowledge : the Academy of Sciences of the USSR (1917-1970) by Alexander VucinichHonorable Mention, 1985
The National Question in Yugoslavia by Ivo Banac1985
When Russia Learned to Read: Literacy and Popular Literature, 1861-1917 by Jeffrey Brooks1986
A History of Russian Literature of the Romantic Period by William Edward Brown1987
The End of the Russian Imperial Army by Allan K. Wildman1988
The Twilight of the French Eastern Alliances, 1926-1936: French-Czechoslovak-Polish Relations from Locarno to the Remilitarization of the Rhineland by Piotr Stefan Wandycz1989
Revolutionary Dreams: Utopian Vision and Experimental Life in the Russian Revolution by Richard Stites1990
Beyond Nationalism by István Deák1991
Absolutism and Ruling Class by John P. LeDonne1992
The Keys to Happiness by Laura Engelstein1993
Revolution of 1905: Authority Restored by Abraham AscherHonorable Mention, 1993
Tolstoy's art and thought, 1847-1880 by Donna Tussing OrwinHonorable Mention, 1994
The Walls Came Tumbling Down by Gale Stokes1994
Pushkin and romantic fashion: fragment, elegy, Orient, irony by Monika GreenleafHonorable Mention, 1995
Stalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, 1939-1956 by David Holloway1995
Marxism and the Leap to the Kingdom of Freedom by Andrzej Walickico-winner, 1996
Petersburg : Crucible of Cultural Revolution by Katerina Clarkco-winner, 1996
Aleksander Wat: Life and Art of an Iconoclast by Tomas Venclova1997
Time and Revolution: Marxism and the Design of Soviet Institutions by Stephen E. Hanson1998
Identity in Formation by David D. Laitin1999
Mikhail Kuzmin: A Life in Art by John MalmstadHonorable Mention, 2000
A Whole Empire Walking: Refugees in Russia during World War I by Peter Gatrell2000
Between Two Fires by Alaina Lemon2001
The Affirmative Action Empire: Nations and Nationalism in the Soviet Union 1923-1939 by Terry Martin2002
Russia's Unfinished Revolution: Political Change from Gorbachev to Putin by Michael McFaulHonorable Mention, 2002
Beyond the Pale: The Jewish Encounter with Late Imperial Russia by Benjamin Nathans2003
From Newspeak to Cyberspeak: A History of Soviet Cybernetics by Slava GerovitchHonorable Mention, 2003
Khrushchev: The Man and His Era by William Taubman2004
The Vanishing Hectare: Property and Value in Postsocialist Transylvania (Culture and Society After Socialism) by Katherine VerderyHonorable Mention, 2004
A Biography of No Place: From Ethnic Borderland to Soviet Heartland by Kate BrownHonorable Mention, 2005
The Jewish Century by Yuri Slezkine2005
Imagine No Possessions: The Socialist Objects of Russian Constructivism by Christina Kiaerhonorable mention, 2006
Empire of Nations: Ethnographic Knowledge and the Making of the Soviet Union by Francine Hirsch2006
Cartographies of Tsardom by Valerie Kivelsonhonorable mention, 2007
Caviar and Ashes: A Warsaw Generation's Life and Death in Marxism, 1918-1968 by Marci Shorehonorable mention, 2007
For Prophet and Tsar by Robert D. Crewshonorable mention, 2007
Revolution on My Mind: Writing a Diary Under Stalin by Jochen Hellbeckhonorable mention, 2007
Stalin and the Soviet Science Wars by Ethan Pollockhonorable mention, 2007
Everything Was Forever, Until It Was No More by Alexei Yurchak2007
The House in the Garden: The Bakunin Family and the Romance of Russian Idealism by John Randolphhonorable mention, 2008
Prague in Black: Nazi Rule and Czech Nationalism by Chad Bryanthonorable mention, 2008
Islam After Communism by Adeeb Khalid2008
Holy Fathers, Secular Sons: Clergy, Intelligentsia, and the Modern Self in Revolutionary Russia (Studies of the Harriman Institute) (Studies of the Harriman Institute) by Laurie Manchester2009
Blue Helmets and Black Markets: The Business of Survival in the Siege of Sarajevo by Peter AndreasHonorable Mention, 2009
Khrushchev's Cold Summer: Gulag Returnees, Crime, and the Fate of Reform After Stalin by Miriam Dobson2010
Bloodlands: Europe Between Hitler and Stalin by Timothy SnyderShortlist, 2011
The Experimental Group: Ilya Kabakov, Moscow Conceptualism, Soviet Avant-Gardes by Matthew Jesse Jackson2011
The Greengrocer and His TV: The Culture of Communism After the 1968 Prague Spring by Paulina BrenShortlist, 2011
Police Aesthetics: Literature, Film, and the Secret Police in Soviet Times by Cristina VatulescuShortlist, 2011
Wandering Soul: The Dybbuk's Creator, S. An-sky by Gabriella SafranShortlist, 2011
Moscow, the Fourth Rome: Stalinism, Cosmopolitanism, and the Evolution of Soviet Culture, 1931-1941 by Katerina ClarkHonorable Mention, 2012
Peasants under Siege: The Collectivization of Romanian Agriculture, 1949-1962 by Gail KligmanHonorable Mention, 2012
Portrait of a Russian Province: Economy, Society, and Civilization in Nineteenth-Century Nizhnii Novgorod (Pitt Russian East European) by Catherine Evtuhov2012
First Films of the Holocaust: Soviet Cinema and the Genocide of the Jews, 1938-1946 (Pitt Russian East European) by Jeremy Hicks2013
Desperate Magic: The Moral Economy of Witchcraft in Seventeenth-Century Russia by Valerie KivelsonHonorable Mention, 2014
Plutopia: Nuclear Families, Atomic Cities, and the Great Soviet and American Plutonium Disasters by Kate Brown2014
Prague, Capital of the Twentieth Century: A Surrealist History by Derek SayerHonorable Mention, 2014
Gulag Town, Company Town: Forced Labor and Its Legacy in Vorkuta (The Yale-Hoover Series on Authoritarian Regimes) by Alan BarenbergHonorable Mention, 2015
A Public Empire: Property and the Quest for the Common Good in Imperial Russia by E. A. Pravilova2015
Putin's Kleptocracy: Who Owns Russia? by Karen DawishaHonorable Mention, 2015
"They Can Live in the Desert but Nowhere Else": A History of the Armenian Genocide (Human Rights and Crimes against Humanity) by Ronald Grigor Suny2016
The Depths of Russia: Oil, Power, and Culture after Socialism by Douglas RogersHonorable Mention, 2016
How Not to Network a Nation: The Uneasy History of the Soviet Internet (Information Policy) by Benjamin Petersnot in English Common Knowledge2017
Losing Pravda: Ethics and The Press in Post-Truth Russia by Natalia Roudakovanot in English Common Knowledge2018
Therapeutic fascism : experiencing the violence of the Nazi New Order in Yugoslavia by Ana Antićnot in English Common KnowledgeHonorable Mention, 2018

Award description

Awarded by the Association for  Slavic Studies, East European, and Eurasian StudiesThe ASEEES Wayne S. Vucinich Book Prize, sponsored by the Association for  Slavic Studies, East European, and Eurasian Studies (ASEEES) and the Stanford University Center for Russian and East European Studies, is awarded annually for the most important contribution to Russian, Eurasian, and East European studies in any discipline of the humanities or social sciences published in English in the United States in the previous calendar year. Award website


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