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21 titles named finalists in 2020 PROSE Awards

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) announced that 21 titles published by Cambridge University Press have been chosen as finalists for the 2020 PROSE Awards.

This matches the number of finalists chosen by the AAP in 2019.

Since 1976, the Association of American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence have recognized publishers who produce books, journals, and digital products of extraordinary merit that make a significant contribution to a field of study in a given year.

A panel of 19 judges reviewed more than 630 entries in this year’s competition to select the field of 157 finalists across 49 subject categories.

The full list of titles among the finalists include:

Biological and Life Sciences

Modern Statistics for Modern Biology

Archeology and Ancient History

Climate, Clothing, and Agriculture in Prehistory

Music and the Performing Arts

The Cambridge History of Music Criticism


The Logic in Philosophy of Science

Theology and Religious Studies

Biblical Theology

World History

Holocaust and New World Slavery

Jacob and Esau

Unearthly Powers

Chemistry and Physics

Imaging Optics

Cosmology and Astronomy

Atlas of Mars

Physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts

Earth Science

The Anthropocene as a Geological Time Unit

Environmental Science

Global Environmental Outlook – GEO-6


High-Dimensional Statistics

Multivolume Reference

The Cambridge History of the American Civil War

Single Volume Reference

The Cambridge History of Music Criticism

Roman Architecture and Urbanism


Abstract Algebra with Applications

Climate Mathematics

Government, Policy and Politics

White Identity Politics

Legal Studies

High Crimes and Misdemeanors

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