Cambridge University Press triumphs at 2016 Prose Awards
Cambridge University Press has recorded its best ever showing at the annual PROSE awards.
In all, books published by Cambridge accounted for ten categories including Classics, Cosmology and Astronomy, Earth Science, Art History and Criticism, and Law and Legal Studies. Honorable Mentions were achieved in almost all categories, including Government and Politics, Psychology and Philosophy.
The Roman Forum: A Reconstruction and Architectural Guide carried off both the Award for Excellence in Humanities and winning its category, Archeology & Ancient History.
The PROSE awards are given out by the Association of American Publishers (AAP). Winning books published by Cambridge University Press include:
Award for Excellence in Humanities
The Roman Forum
Archaeology & Ancient History
The Roman Forum
Prison, Punishment and Penance in Late Antiquity
Art History & Criticism
Art and Risk in Ancient Yoruba
Art and Vision in the Inca Empire
Structural DNA Nanotechnology
The Pantheon: From Antiquity to the Present
The Closure of Space in Roman Poetics
Cosmology & Astronomy
The Singular Universe and the Reality of Time
Discovering the Deep
Engineering & Technology
The Art of Electronics
Government & Politics
A Darkling Plain: Stories of Conflict and Humanity during War
Law & Legal Studies
Borderless Wars: Civil Military Disorder and Legal Uncertainty
The Letters of Ernest Hemingway: Volume 3: 1926-1929
The Cambridge Dictionary of Probability and Its Applications
Multivolume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences
The Cambridge History of the Second World War
The Cambridge World History
Music & the Performing Arts
Music and the Exotic from the Renaissance to Mozart
The Guitar in Tudor England: A Social and Musical History
Ockham's Razors: A User's Manual
Popular Science & Popular Mathematics
The New Cosmos: Answering Astronomy's Big Questions
Modern Families: Parents and Children in New Family Forms
Single Volume Reference/Humanities & Social Sciences
The Cambridge Prehistory of the Bronze and Iron Age Mediterranean
The Art and Archaeology of Ancient Greece
Causal Inference for Statistics, Social, and Biomedical Sciences
The prizes were presented today (4 February) at the PROSE Awards Luncheon hosted by the AAP's Professional & Scholarly Publishing Division during their Annual Conference in Washington, D.C.
MD, Academic, Mandy Hill said: "This is our best ever showing at these prestigious awards and is a truly exceptional achievement, showcasing the full range of our academic publishing. I would like to congratulate everyone involved in the publication of these remarkable books – they represent the very best of Cambridge publishing."
The PROSE Awards, which this year celebrate 40 years, annually recognize the very best in professional and scholarly publishing by bringing attention to distinguished books, journals, and electronic content in 54 categories.
Judged by peer publishers, librarians, and medical professionals since 1976, the PROSE Awards are unique in their breadth and depth.
PROSE website https://proseawards.com/