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And the 2013 NBCC Biography Award Goes to… YUP Author Leo Damrosch!

In January, the National Book Critics Circle announced their annual award finalists for the 2013 publishing year. Among those honored for book reviewing, lifetime achievement, and books published in a myriad of categories is Yale University Press author Leo Damrosch, whose book Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World is a finalist

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Notes from the Field: ACE Awards 2011

On the evening of November 16th, the Directors and Trustees of Art and Christianity Inquiry held the ACE Awards at the Bishopsgate Institute in London. One of the three awards presented was the ACE/Mercers’ International Book Award, with the goal of selecting “the book that makes an outstanding contribution to

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Mapping a Great Crime Against Humanity

The information compiled in the R.R. Hawkins Award-winning Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade, edited by David Eltis and David Richardson documents, in nearly 200 color maps, the paths of Europeans, Africans, merchants, slaves, and human life, showing how and when so many people went from port to port, hub to hub, as the many regions developed and evolved over the history of the slave trade.