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Celebrating success at the 2018 PROSE Awards

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The Association of American Publishers (AAP) recognized Cambridge University Press again this year at the 2018 PROSE Awards, awarding books in six categories and naming a further six as honorable mentions.

The PROSE Awards, taking place annually since 1976, recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals, and electronic content in 58 categories. Judged by peer publishers, librarians, and medical professionals, the PROSE Awards are unique in their breadth and depth.

Cambridge publications were winners in six categories, including Art History & Criticism, Computing & Information Sciences, Cosmology & Astronomy, Earth Science, Multivolume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences, and Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences. Honorable mentions were awarded in the categories of Chemistry & Physics, Engineering & Technology, European & World History, Law & Legal Studies, Earth Science, and Theology & Religious Studies.

The full list of winning titles published by Cambridge University Press include:

Art History & Criticism


The Architecture of the Christian Holy Land: Reception from Late Antiquity through the Renaissance

Chemistry & Physics

Honorable Mention:

Quantum Field Theory and Condensed Matter: An Introduction

Computing & Information Sciences


The Measure of All Minds: Evaluating Natural and Artificial Intelligence

Cosmology & Astronomy


Bayesian Models for Astrophysical Data Using R, JAGS, Python, and Stan

Earth Science


Earth History and Palaeogeography

Honorable Mention:

Salt Tectonics: Principles and Practice

Engineering & Technology

Honorable Mention:

Human and Machine Hearing: Extracting Meaning from Sound

European & World History

Honorable Mention

Tamta’s World: The Life and Encounters of a Medieval Noblewoman from the Middle East to Mongolia

Law & Legal Studies

Honorable Mention:

A Realistic Theory of Law

Multivolume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences


The Cambridge History of Communism

Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences


The Cambridge Intellectual History of Byzantium

Theology & Religious Studies

Honorable Mention:

Genes, Determinism and God

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