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2017 Publications Awards

Book Award Louis P. Nelson, Architecture and Empire in Jamaica, Yale University Press, 2016. Book info: 324 pages, ISBN-13: 978-0300211009, Product Dimensions: 8.9 x 1 x 11.2 inches. Committee members noted: “Louis Nelson’s book is most ambitious in concept, with clear methodology and thorough scholarship. It is well-illustrated and makes note of details […]

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Winners of the 2016 SESAH Publication Awards Announced

Essay in an Edited Volume Louis P. Nelson, “The Falmouth House and Store:  The Social Landscapes of Caribbean Commerce in the Eighteenth Century,” in Building the British Atlantic World:  Spaces, Places, and Material Culture 1600 – 1850, edited by Daniel Maudlin and Bernard Herman, University of North Carolina Press, 2016. […]

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2017 SESAH Publication Award CFN

SESAH invites nominations for the 2017 Publication Awards. The SESAH Awards honor outstanding scholarship about the architecture of the South or by authors who reside in the South (defined as SESAH member states). Three categories of publication are recognized: books, journal articles, and essays published in edited volumes. The Publications Awards also recognize the category of guidebooks that increase knowledge and […]

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2015 SESAH Essay Prize Announced

So many qualities combine to celebrate the work of Richard Longstreth.  Beautifully composed pictures taken in 1965 share pages with others taken just a year or so ago.  Secondary references encyclopedically chart the rise of movements in diverse fields, and are well balanced by primary research into archives and the […]

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2015 SESAH Book Award

It is unusual that SESAH’s Award of Excellence for a Book honor a work on Native American architecture.  In fact, it has never been done.  This is likely because when such publications have appeared, they lean hard on the archeologically technical or the anthropologically social scientific.  Carrie Dilley’s Thatched Roofs […]

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Call for Publication Award Nominees

SESAH’s annual Publication Awards honor outstanding scholarship about the architecture of the South or by authors who reside in the South (defined as SESAH member states). Three categories of publication are recognized: books, journal articles, and essays published in book format. Criteria for consideration include the publication’s contribution to scholarship, […]

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