Anisfield-Wolf Book Award

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Anisfield-Wolf Book Award
Riconoscimento destinato a opere che contribuiscano alla comprensione del razzismo e della ricchezza della cultura umana
Assegnato daThe Cleveland Foundation
StatoStati Uniti Stati Uniti
Anno inizio1935
Sito webwww.anisfield-wolf.org

L'Anisfield-Wolf Book Award è un premio letterario statunitense assegnato annualmente ad opere che aiutino a comprendere il fenomeno del razzismo ed analizzino la complessità e ricchezza della cultura umana[1].

Istituito nel 1935 dalla poetessa e filantropa Edith Anisfield Wolf[2], è amministrato dalla Cleveland Foundation dal 1963[3].

Suddiviso in 4 sezioni, ad ogni vincitore delle singole categorie viene assegnato un premio di 10000 dollari[4].

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  • 2021 - Vincent Brown per Tacky’s Revolt: The Story of An Atlantic Slave War ex-aequo con Natasha Trethewey per Memorial Drive
  • 2020 - Charles King per Gods of the Upper Air
  • 2019 - Andrew Delbanco per The War Before the War: Fugitive Slaves and the Struggle for America's Soul from the Revolution to the Civil War
  • 2018 - Kevin Young per Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News
  • 2017 - Margot Lee Shetterly per Il diritto di contare (Hidden Figures)
  • 2016 - Lillian Faderman per The Gay Revolution: The Story of the Struggle
  • 2015 - Richard S. Dunn per A Tale of Two Plantations
  • 2014 - Ari Shavit per La mia terra promessa (My Promised Land: The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel)
  • 2013 – Andrew Solomon per Lontano dall'albero (Far From the Tree)
  • 2012 – David Blight per American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era
  • 2012 – David Livingstone Smith per Less Than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave, and Exterminate Others
  • 2011 – David Eltis e David Richardson per Atlas of the Transatlantic Slave Trade
  • 2011 – Isabel Wilkerson per Al calore di soli lontani (The Warmth of Other Suns)
  • 2009 – Annette Gordon-Reed per The Hemingses of Monticello
  • 2008 – Ayaan Hirsi Ali per Infedele (Infidel)
  • 2007 – Scott Reynolds Nelson per Steel Drivin' Man: John Henry: the Untold Story of an American Legend
  • 2006 – Jill Lepore per New York Burning: Liberty, Slavery, and Conspiracy in Eighteenth-Century Manhattan
  • 2005 – A. Van Jordan per Macnolia: Poems
  • 2005 – Geoffrey C. Ward per Unforgivable Blackness: The Rise and Fall of Jack Johnson
  • 2004 – Ira Berlin per Generations of Captivity: A History of African-American Slaves
  • 2004 – Adrian Nicole LeBlanc per Una famiglia a caso (Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx)
  • 2003 – Samantha Power per Voci dall'inferno (A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide)
  • 2002 – Quincy Jones per Q: The Autobiography of Quincy Jones
  • 2002 – Vernon E. Jordan Jr. e Annette Gordon-Reed per Vernon Can Read!: A Memoir
  • 2001 – David Levering Lewis per W. E. B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century 1919-1963
  • 2001 – F. X. Toole per Lo sfidante (Rope Burns: Stories from the Corner)
  • 2000 – Edward Said per Sempre nel posto sbagliato: autobiografia (Out of Place: A Memoir)
  • 1999 – John Lewis e Michael D'Orso per Walking with the Wind: A Memoir of the Movement
  • 1998 – Toi Derricotte per The Black Notebooks: An Interior Journey
  • 1997 – James McBride per Il colore dell'acqua (The Color of Water)
  • 1996 – Jonathan Kozol per Amazing Grace: The Lives of Children and the Conscience of a Nation
  • 1995 – Brent Staples per Parallel Time: Growing Up in Black and White
  • 1995 – William H. Tucker per The Science and Politics of Racial Research
  • 1994 – David Levering Lewis per W. E. B. Du Bois: A Reader
  • 1994 – Ronald Takaki per A Different Mirror: A History of Multicultural America
  • 1993 – Kwame Anthony Appiah per In My Father's House: Africa in the Philosophy of Culture
  • 1993 – Marija Gimbutas per La civiltà della Dea (The Civilization of the Goddess)
  • 1992 – Melissa Fay Greene per Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction
  • 1992 – Peter Hayes per Lessons and Legacies I: The Meaning of the Holocaust in a Changing World
  • 1992 – Elaine Mensh e Harry Mensh per The IQ Mythology: Class, Race, Gender, and Inequality
  • 1992 – Marilyn Nelson per The Homeplace
  • 1991 – Carol Beckwith, Angela Fisher, Graham Hancock per African Ark: People and Ancient Cultures of Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa
  • 1991 – Walter A. Jackson per Gunnar Myrdal and America's Conscience: Social Engineering and Racial Liberalism, 1938–1987
  • 1991 – Forrest G. Wood per The Arrogance Of Faith: Christianity and Race in America
  • 1990 – Dolores Kendrick per The Women of Plums: Poems in the Voices of Slave Women
  • 1990 – Hugh Honour per The Image of the Black in Western Art: Part 1
  • 1989 – Taylor Branch per Parting the Waters: America in the King Years
  • 1989 – Henry Louis Gates Jr. per Collected Black Women's Narratives
  • 1989 – George Lipsitz per Life In The Struggle
  • 1989 – Peter Sutton per Dreamings: The Art of Aboriginal Australia
  • 1988 – Jeffrey Jay Foxx e Walter F. Morris, Jr. per Living Maya
  • 1988 – Abigail M. Thernstrom per Whose Votes Count?: Affirmative Action and Minority Voting Rights
  • 1987 – Arnold Rampersad per The Life of Langston Hughes
  • 1987 – Gail Sheehy per Spirit of Survival
  • 1986 – Donald Alexander Downs per Nazis in Skokie: Freedom, Community and the First Amendment
  • 1986 – James North per Freedom Rising
  • 1986 – Barton Wright e Clifford Bahnimptewa per Kachinas: A Hopi Artist's Documentary
  • 1985 – David S. Wyman per The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941–1945
  • 1984 – Jose Alcina Franch per L'arte precolombiana (Pre-Columbian Art)
  • 1984 – Humbert S. Nelli per From Immigrants to Ethnics: The Italian Americans
  • 1983 – Richard Rodriguez per Hunger of Memory: The Education of Richard Rodriguez
  • 1983 – Wole Soyinka per Aké: gli anni dell'infanzia (Aké: The Years of Childhood)
  • 1982 – Geoffrey G. Field per Evangelist of Race: The Germanic Vision of Houston Stewart Chamberlain
  • 1982 – Peter J. Powell per People of the Sacred Mountain
  • 1981 - Carol Beckwith e Tepilit Ole Saitoti per Maasai people
  • 1981 – Jamake Highwater per Song from the Earth: American Indian painting
  • 1980 – Urie Bronfenbrenner per Ecologia dello sviluppo umano (The Ecology of Human Development: Experiments by Nature and Design)
  • 1980 – Richard Borshay Lee per The !Kung San: Men, Women and Work in a Foraging Society
  • 1979 – Phillip Vallentine Tobias per The Bushmen: San hunters and herders of Southern Africa
  • 1978 – Allan Chase per Legacy of Malthus
  • 1978 – Maxine Hong Kingston per La donna guerriera (The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts)
  • 1977 – Richard Kluger per Simple Justice
  • 1977 – Michi Weglyn per Years of Infamy: The Untold Story of America's Concentration Camps
  • 1976 – Lucy S. Dawidowicz per The War Against the Jews: 1933–1945
  • 1976 – Thomas Kiernan per The Arabs: Their History, Aims, and Challenge to the Industrialized World
  • 1976 – Raphael Patai e Jennifer P. Wing per The Myth of the Jewish race
  • 1975 – Eugene D. Genovese per Roll, Jordan, Roll: The World the Slaves Made
  • 1975 – Léon Poliakov per Il mito ariano. Le radici del razzismo e dei nazionalismi (The Aryan Myth: A History of Racist and Nationalistic Ideas In Europe)
  • 1974 – Charles Duguid per Doctor and the Aborigines
  • 1974 – Michel Fabre per The Unfinished Quest of Richard Wright
  • 1974 – Albie Sachs per Justice in South Africa
  • 1974 – Louis Leo Snyder per The Dreyfus Case: A Documentary History
  • 1973 – Pat Conroy per The Water Is Wide
  • 1973 – Betty Fladeland per Men & Brothers
  • 1973 – Lee Rainwater per Behind Ghetto Walls: Black Family Life in a Federal Slum
  • 1972 – George M. Fredrickson per The Black Image in the White Mind: The Debate on Afro-American Character and Destiny, 1817–1914
  • 1972 – John S. Haller per Outcasts from Evolution: Scientific Attitudes of Racial Inferiority, 1859–1900
  • 1972 – David Loye per The Healing of a Nation
  • 1972 – Naboth Mokgatle per The Autobiography of an Unknown South African
  • 1972 – Donald L. Robinson per Slavery in the Structure of American Politics, 1765–1820
  • 1971 – Robert William July per A History of the African People
  • 1971 – Carleton Mabee per Black Freedom: The Nonviolent Abolitionists from 1830 through the Civil War
  • 1971 – Stan Steiner per La Raza: i Messicoamericani (La Raza: The Mexican Americans)
  • 1971 – Anthony F. C. Wallace per Death and Rebirth of Seneca
  • 1970 – Dan T. Carter per Scottsboro: A Tragedy of the American South
  • 1970 – Vine Deloria per Custer Died for Your Sins: An Indian Manifesto
  • 1970 – Florestan Fernandes per The Negro in Brazilian Society
  • 1970 – Audrie Girdner e Anne Loftis per The Great Betrayal: The Evacuation of the Japanese-Americans during World War II
  • 1969 – E. Earl Baughman e W. Grant Dahlstrom per Negro and White Children: A Psychological Study in the Rural South
  • 1969 – Leonard Dinnerstein per The Leo Frank Case
  • 1969 – Stuart Levine e Nancy O. Lurie per The American Indian Today
  • 1968 – Norman Rufus Colin Cohn per Licenza per un genocidio. I “Protocolli degli Anziani di Sion”. Storia di un falso (Warrant for Genocide: The Myth of the Jewish World Conspiracy and the Protocols of the Elders of Zion)
  • 1968 – Robert Coles per I figli della crisi: psicanalisi del razzismo (Children of Crisis: A Study of Courage and Fear)
  • 1968 – Raul Hilberg per La distruzione degli Ebrei d'Europa (The Destruction of the European Jews)
  • 1968 – Erich Kähler per The Jews among the Nations
  • 1967 – David Brion Davis per Il problema della schiavitù nella cultura occidentale (The Problem of Slavery in Western Culture)
  • 1967 – Oscar Lewis per La vida: una famiglia portoricana nella cultura della povertà (La Vida)
  • 1966 – H. C. Baldry per Unity Mankind Greek Thought
  • 1966 – Claude Brown per Manchild in the Promised Land
  • 1966 – Malcolm X e Alex Haley per Autobiografia di Malcolm X (The Autobiography of Malcolm X)
  • 1966 – Amram Scheinfeld per Your Heredity and Environment
  • 1965 – Milton M. Gordon per Assimilation in American Life: The Role of Race, Religion and National Origins
  • 1965 – James M. McPherson per The Struggle for Equality: Abolitionists and the Negro in the Civil War and Reconstruction
  • 1965 – Abram L. Sachar per A History of the Jews
  • 1965 – James W. Silver per Mississippi: The Closed Society
  • 1964 – Nathan Glazer e Daniel P. Moynihan per Beyond the Melting Pot: The Negroes, Puerto Ricans, Jews, Italians, and Irish of New York City
  • 1964 – Harold R. Isaacs per The New World of Negro Americans
  • 1964 – Bernard E. Olson per Faith and Prejudice
  • 1963 – Teodosij Dobžanskij per L'evoluzione della specie umana (Mankind Evolving)
  • 1962 – Dwight L. Dumond per Antislavery: The Crusade for Freedom in America
  • 1962 – John Howard Griffin per Nero come me (Black Like Me)
  • 1961 – E. R. Braithwaite per I miei fratelli bianchi (To Sir, With Love)
  • 1961 – Louis E. Lomax per L'africano riluttante: razzismo e rivoluzione in Africa (The Reluctant African)
  • 1960 – Basil Davidson per Lost Cities of Africa
  • 1960 – John Haynes Holmes per I Speak for Myself
  • 1959 – Martin Luther King Jr. per Marcia verso la libertà (Stride Toward Freedom: The Montgomery Story)
  • 1959 – George Eaton Simpson e J. Milton Yinger per Racial and Cultural Minorities: An Analysis of Prejudice and Discrimination
  • 1958 – Jessie B. Sams per White Mother
  • 1958 – South African Institute of Race Relations per Handbook on Race Relations
  • 1957 – Gilberto Freyre per Padroni e schiavi: la formazione della famiglia brasiliana in regime di economia patriarcale (The Masters and the Slaves: A Study in the Development of Brazilian Civilization)
  • 1957 – Father Trevor Huddleston per Segregazione: la barriera del colore nel Sud Africa (Naught for Your Comfort)
  • 1956 – John P. Dean e Alex Rosen per A Manual of Intergroup Relations
  • 1956 – George W. Shepherd per They Wait in Darkness
  • 1955 – Oden Meeker per Report on Africa
  • 1955 – Lyle Saunders per Cultural Differences and Medical Care
  • 1954 – Vernon Bartlett per Struggle for Africa
  • 1953 – Farley Mowat per Il popolo dei caribù (People of the Deer)
  • 1953 – Han Suyin per L'amore è una cosa meravigliosa (A Many-Splendoured Thing)
  • 1952 – Brewton Berry per Race Relations
  • 1952 – Laurens Van Der Post per Il cuore dell'Africa (Venture to the Interior)
  • 1951 – Henry Gibbs per Twilight in South Africa
  • 1950 – S. Andhil Fineberg per Punishment Without Crime
  • 1950 – Shirley Graham per Your Most Humble Servant
  • 1949 – J.C. Furnas per Anatomia del paradiso (Anatomy of Paradise)
  • 1948 - John Collier per The Indians of the Americas
  • 1947 – Pauline R. Kibbe per Latin Americans in Texas
  • 1946 – St. Clair Drake e Horace R. Cayton Jr. per Black Metropolis: A Study of Negro Life in a Northern City
  • 1946 – Wallace Stegner e gli editori di Look per One Nation
  • 1945 – Gunnar Myrdal per An American Dilemma
  • 1944 – Roi Ottley per New World A-Coming
  • 1944 – Maurice Samuel per The World of Sholom Aleichem
  • 1943 – Zora Neale Hurston per Dust Tracks on a Road: An Autobiography
  • 1942 – Leopold Infeld per Quest: An Autobiography
  • 1942 – James G. Leyburn per The Haitian People
  • 1941 – Louis Adamic per From Many Lands
  • 1940 – Edward Franklin Frazier per The Negro Family in the United States
  • 1937 – Julian Huxley e Alfred Cort Haddon per We Europeans: A Survey of "Racial" Problems
  • 1936 – Harold Foote Gosnell per Negro Politicians: Rise of Negro Politics in Chicago

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  1. ^ (EN) Grant Segall, Cleveland Foundation’s 2019 Anisfield-Wolf winners describe fugitive slaves, a powwow and more, su cleveland.com, 4 aprile 2019. URL consultato il 19 marzo 2020.
  2. ^ (EN) Barbara Hoffert, The 2019 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards. A Continuing Commitment to Social Justice, su libraryjournal.com, 8 aprile 2019. URL consultato il 19 marzo 2020.
  3. ^ (EN) 74th Annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards Winners Announced, su nationtalk.ca, 30 aprile 2009. URL consultato il 19 marzo 2020.
  4. ^ (EN) Michael Schaub, Winners of the Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, addressing racism and diversity, have been announced, su latimes.com, 3 aprile 2018. URL consultato il 19 marzo 2020.
  5. ^ (EN) Elenco dei vincitori, su goodreads.com. URL consultato il 19 marzo 2020.
  6. ^ (EN) Anne Nickoloff, Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards announce 2021 winners, su cleveland.com, 5 aprile 2021. URL consultato il 5 aprile 2021.
  7. ^ (EN) Katie Yee, Here are the 2020 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award winners, su lithub.com, 30 marzo 2020. URL consultato il 25 giugno 2020.
  8. ^ (EN) Vince Grzegorek, Here Are the Winners of the 2019 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards, su clevescene.com, 5 aprile 2019. URL consultato il 19 marzo 2020.
  9. ^ (EN) Video completo della cerimonia di premiazione, su pbs.org, 27 settembre 2018. URL consultato il 19 marzo 2020.
  10. ^ (EN) Ron Charles, Marlon James wins Anisfield-Wolf fiction prize, su washingtonpost.com, 1º aprile 2015. URL consultato il 19 marzo 2020.

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