The Book Award Reception celebrates outstanding writers whose contributions to the humanities change the conversation by fostering new directions for their discipline. 2021 Book Award and Author Reception (In-Person and Virtual Options) Oct. 5, 2021, 4:30 PM This year's Book Award winner is Hannah Barker, for her book “That Most Precious Merchandise,” on the history of the slave trade in the Black Sea. This event will include a presentation by Barker on “That Most Precious Merchandise: The Mediterranean Trade in Black Sea Slaves, 1260-1500,” followed by a Q&A and book signing. RSVP IHR Book Award recipients That Most Precious Merchandise: The Mediterranean Trade in Black Sea Slaves, 1260-1500Year: 2021 The Shenzhen Experiment: The Story of China's Instant CityYear: 2020 Porous Borders: Multiracial Migrations and the Law in the U.S.-Mexico BorderlandsYear: 2019 Beautiful Wasteland: The Rise of Detroit as America's Postindustrial FrontierYear: 2018 Ingenious Citizenship: Recrafting Democracy for Social ChangeYear: 2017 The Emotional Logic of Capitalism: What Progressives Have MissedYear: 2016 Sex and Herbs and Birth ControlYear: 2015 Writing with Scissors: American Scrapbooks from the Civil War to the Harlem RenaissanceYear: 2014 Surface Encounters: Thinking with Animals and ArtYear: 2013 Slow Violence and the Environmentalism of the PoorYear: 2012 Pagination Current page 1 Page 2 Next page ›› Last page Last » Request a previous Book Award recipient in digital or physical copy from the ASU Library. Nominate a book for the next Book Award competition.