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21 Press titles chosen as 2019 PROSE finalists

The Association of American Publishers (AAP) revealed that 21 titles from Cambridge University Press have been chosen as finalists for the 2019 PROSE Awards.

Since 1976, the Association of American Publishers Awards for Professional and Scholarly Excellence [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 in a given year. A panel of 18 judges reviewed more than 500 entries in this year’s competition to select the field of 165 finalists.

The AAP will announce winners in each subject category on January 29th.

The full list of Press-published finalists include:

Archeology & Ancient History

The First Farmers of Europe: An Evolutionary Perspective


The Works of Literary Translation

Music & the Performing Arts

Guillaume Du Fay: The Life and Works

Women and Music in Sixteenth-Century Ferrara

North American/US History

Birthright Citizens: A History of Race and Rights in Antebellum America

World History

Citizens without Nations: Urban Citizenship in Europe and the World, c. 1000-1789

The Invention of Race in the European Middle Ages

Cosmology & Astronomy

Astrobiology, Discovery, and Societal Impact

Environmental Science

Statistical Downscaling and Bias Correction for Climate Research


High-Dimensional Probability: An Introduction with Applications in Data Science

The Theory of Quantum Information

Best New Journal in Humanities

Journal of Chinese History

Multivolume Reference/Humanities

The Cambridge History of Medieval Music

Multivolume Reference/Social Sciences

Rethinking Society for the 21st Century: Report of the International Panel on Social Progress

Single Volume Reference/Humanities

Gardens of the Roman Empire

Textbook/Physical Sciences & Mathematics

The Physics of Energy

Weather: A Concise Introduction

Anthropology, Criminology, and Sociology

Privacy as Trust: Information Privacy for an Information Age

Architecture and Urban Planning

Inventing the Opera House: Theater Architecture in Renaissance and Baroque Italy

Government, Policy and Politics

At the Boundaries of Homeownership: Credit, Discrimination, and the American State

Fragmented Democracy: Medicaid, Federalism, and Unequal Politics

In 2018, six Press-published titles were awarded in their categories with a further six named honorable mentions.

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