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Resurrection of the Wild longlisted for 2020 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

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EXCITING NEWS!
This morning, Deborah Fleming’s stellar book of essays, Resurrection of the Wild: Meditations on Ohio’s Natural Landscape, was longlisted for the 2020 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay! This year’s judges—Jelani Cobb, Daniel Menaker, and Judith Thurman!
Congratulations to Deborah and all the honorees!!

 


At the Forefront of Lee’s Invasion wins Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable award for 2018′s best book on Gettysburg Campaign

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PRESS RELEASE
FROM:   Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable
RE:  Annual Distinguished Book Award
The Gettysburg Civil War Roundtable is pleased to announce that its annual award for the best book published on the Gettysburg Campaign in 2018  goes to Robert J. Wynstra for his work  At the Forefront of Lee’s Invasion: Retribution, Plunder, and Clashing Cultures on Richard S. [...]

 


Zoar author Kathleen Fernandez wins national award

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Kathleen M. Fernandez, former director of the North Canton Heritage Society, has won the Outstanding Publication Book Award from the Communal Studies Association for Zoar: The Story of an Intentional Community.
Zoar, published by the Kent State University Press, is an informative historical analysis of a group of German religious dissenters who immigrated to Ohio in [...]

 


A Family and Nation under Fire is 2018 Foreword INDIES finalist

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Congratulations to Georgiann Baldino. Her book A Family and Nation under Fire: The Civil War Letters and Journals of William and Joseph Medill is a 2018 Foreword INDIES finalist in the History (adult non-fiction) category.
About the book…

 


Penitentiaries, Punishment, and Military Prisons wins Honorable Mention in Civil War Monitor‘s “Best Civil War Books of 2018″

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Congratulations to KSU Press author Angela M. Zombek for receiving Honorable Mention in the Civil War Monitor‘s “Best Civil War Books of 2018.”
Honorable Mention: Prisons remain an understudied topic in Civil War studies. In Penitentiaries, Punishments, and Military Prisons: Familiar Responses to an Extraordinary Crisis During the American Civil War (Kent State University Press), Angela M. Zombek compares [...]

 


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