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David Chang, Finalist for ASA Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize


The Lora Romero First Book Publication Prize was established in 2002
and is awarded annually for the best-published first book in American
Studies that highlights the intersections of race with gender, class,
sexuality and/or nation.

The 2011 prizewinner is Cynthia M. Blair, I've Got to Make My Livin':
Black Women's Sex Work in Turn-of-the-Century Chicago (University of
Chicago Press, 2010).

Finalist mentions go to:

David Chang, The Color of the Land: Race, Nation, and the Politics
of Landownership in Oklahoma, 1832-1929
(University of North Carolina
Press, 2010)

Kelly Lytle Hernández, Migra! A History of the U.S. Border Patrol.
(University of California Press. 2010)