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Curators’ Award for Scholarly Excellence

For Books Published by the University of Missouri Press

Purpose

The Board of Curators for the University of Missouri System recognizes scholarly excellence among Missouri faculty for a book published by the University of Missouri Press.

2009 Recipient (presented in 2011)

2009 Larry Gragg, Curators’ Teaching Professor of History & Political Science, Missouri S&T, “The Quaker Community on Barbados: Challenging the Culture of the Planter Class”

Prior to the Quakers large-scale migration to Pennsylvania, Barbados had more Quakers than any other English colony.  Gragg shows how the community dealt with contradictions of participating in a slave-owning society as it struggled to change the culture of the richest of England’s seventeenth-century colonies.  ISBN 978-008262-1847-6.

Previous Recipients
Year   AuthorTitleISBN Number
2008 Steve Weinberg "A Journalism of Humanity:  A Candid History of the World's First Journalism School" 978-0-8262-1796-7
2007 Tom Quirk "Mark Twain and Human Nature" 978-0-8261-1758-5
2006 Wilma King The Essence of Liberty: Free Black Women during the Slave Era 978-0-8262-1660-1
2005 Lloyd M. Wells From Anzio to the Alps:  An American Soldier’s Story 0-8262-1537-8
2004 Walter A. Schroeder Opening the Ozarks: A Historical Geography of Missouri's Ste. Genevieve District, 1760-1830 0-8262-1398-7
2003 John T. Graham A Three-Volume Comprehensive Study on the Thought of Ortega y Gasset 0-8262-1353-7
0-8262-1084-8
0-8262-0938-6
2002 Elaine Lawless Women Escaping Violence: Empowerment Through Narrative 0-8262-1314-6
2001 Christensen, Lawrence O. Dictionary of Missouri Biography 0-8262-1222-0
2000 Lambeth, Edmund B. and Thorson, Esther Assessing Public Journalism 0-8262-1158-5
1999 Hattaway, Herman Shades of Blue and Gray: An Introductory Military History of the Civil War 0-8262-1107-0
1998 Farnsworth, Robert M. From Vagabond to Journalist: Edgar Snow in Asia, 1928-1941 0-8262-1107-0
1997 Lago, Mary Christiana Herringham and the Edwardian Art Scene 0-8262-1024-4
1996 Carroll, Joseph Evolution and Literary Theory 0-8262-0979-3
1995 None Awarded    
1994 None Awarded    
1993 Holtz, William The Ghost in the Little House: A Life of Rose Wilder Lane 0-8262-0887-8
1992 Weinberg, Steve Telling the Untold Story: How Investigative Reporters are Changing the Craft of Biography 0-8262-0873-8
1991 Cunningham, Noble E. Popular Images of the Presidency: From Washington to Lincoln 0-8262-0782-0
1990 None Awarded    
1989 Ritter, Naomi Art as Spectacle: Images of the Entertainer Since Romanticism 0-8262-0719-7
1988 Barth, J. Robert Coleridge and the Power of Love 0-8262-0694out of print
1987 Jorgenson, Lloyd P. The State and the Non-Public School 1825-1925 0-8262-0633-6
1986 None Awarded    
1985 Monti, Daniel J. A Semblance of Justice: St. Louis School Desegregation and Order in Urban America 0-8262-0476-7
1984 Farnsworth, Robert M. Melvin B. Tolson, 1898-1966: Plain Talk and Poetic Prophecy 0-8262-0433-3
1983 Bullion, John L. A Great and Necessary Measure: George Grenville and the Genesis of the Stamp Act 1763-65 0-8262-0375-2
1982 Ugarte, Michael Trilogy of Treason: An Intertextual Study of Juan Goytisolo 0-8262-0353-1
1981 None Awarded    
1980 None Awarded    
1979 Nauss, Robert M. Parametric Integer Programming 0-8262-0250-0
1978 None Awarded    
1977 Behnken, Eloise M. Thomas Carlyle: "Calvinist Without the Theology" 0-8262-0234-9
1976 None Awarded    
1975 Moore, Maxine S. That Lonely Game: Melville, "Mardi", and the Almanac 0-8262-0175-X
1974 Flader, Susan L. Thinking Like a Mountain: Aldo Leopold and the Evolution of an Ecological Attitude Toward Deer, Wolves, and Forests 0-8262-0167-9
out of print
1973 Graham, John T. Donoso Cortes: Utopian Romanticist and Political Realist 0-8262-0155-5
1972 Burggraaff, Winfield J. The Venezuelan Armed Forces in Politics, 1935-1959 0-8262-0121-0
1971 Hartmann, Susan M. Truman and the 80th Congress 0-8262-0105-9
1970 Torgerson, Randell E. Producer Power at the Bargaining Table: A Case Study of the Legislative Life of S. 109 0-8262-0091-5 (cloth) out of print
0-8262-0185-7
(paper) out of print

Reviewed 2012-10-16.