Brian Frehner’s Finding Oil: The Nature of Petroleum Geology, 1859-1920 won the Hal K. Rothman Award for the best book in western environmental history and Anne Hyde’s
Empires, Nations, and Families: A History of the North American West, 1800-1860 (part of UNP’s History of the American West series) won the Caughey Western History Prize for the best book of the year in western history.
Congratulations to Brian and Anne! We enjoyed seeing so many of our authors at the conference and are looking forward to next year’s meeting.
-Bridget and Matt