2020 Peggy O'Brien Book Prize recipient

Thursday, April 15, 2021 - 09:30

The 2020 Peggy O'Brien Book Prize, given by the Irish Association for American Studies for the best book in American Studies, 2017-2019, has been awarded to JoAnne Mancini for Art and War in the Pacific World: Making, Breaking and Taking from Anson's Voyage to the Philippine-American War (University of California Press, 2018).  Mancini's previous publications include Pre-Modernism: Art-World Change and American Culture from the Civil War to the Armory Show (Princeton University Press, 2005), which was awarded the Smithsonian American Art Museum's Charles C. Eldredge Prize, and Architecture and Armed Conflict: The Politics of Destruction (Routledge, 2015), eds. J. M Mancini and Keith Bresnahan.