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Press success at the 2020 PROSE Awards

Cambridge University Press was recognized again for its publishing by the Association of American Publishers at the 2020 PROSE Awards, coming away with 21 finalists in 16 categories, six Subject Category Winners, and one Award for Excellence.

Since 1976, AAP’s annual PROSE Awards have recognized publishers who produce books, journals, and digital products of extraordinary merit that make a significant contribution to a field of study each 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 recognized include:

Single Volume Reference

Roman Architecture and Urbanism (Award for Excellence in Reference Works)

The Cambridge History of Music Criticism (Finalist)

Environmental Science

Global Environmental Outlook – GEO-6 (Subject Category Winner)

Cosmology and Astronomy

Atlas of Mars (Subject Category Winner)

Physics of Gamma-Ray Bursts (Finalist)

Archeology and Ancient History

Climate, Clothing, and Agriculture in Prehistory (Subject Category Winner)

Theology and Religious Studies

Biblical Theology (Subject Category Winner)

World History

Holocaust and New World Slavery (Subject Category Winner)

Jacob and Esau (Finalist)

Unearthly Powers (Finalist)

Chemistry and Physics

Imaging Optics (Finalist)

Music and the Performing Arts

The Cambridge History of Music Criticism (Finalist)


The Logic in Philosophy of Science (Finalist)

Biological and Life Sciences

Modern Statistics for Modern Biology (Finalist)

Earth Science

The Anthropocene as a Geological Time Unit (Finalist)


High-Dimensional Statistics (Finalist)

Multivolume Reference

The Cambridge History of the American Civil War (Finalist)


Abstract Algebra with Applications (Finalist)

Climate Mathematics (Finalist)

Government, Policy and Politics

White Identity Politics (Finalist)

Legal Studies

High Crimes and Misdemeanors (Finalist)

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