Previous book prize winners

Past Recipients of the SEA Book Prize

2012 winner: Sarah Lyon, Coffee and Community: Maya Farmers and Fair-Trade Markets (University of Colorado Press, 2010).

2008 Winners: Carolyn Nordstrom — Global Outlaws: Crime, money and power in the Contemporary World, published in 2007 by the University of California Press & Richard Wilk — Home Cooking in the Global Village: Caribbean Food from Buccaneers to Ecotourists, published in 2006 by Berg Publishers.

2006 Winner: Theodore C. Bestor (Harvard University) — Tsukiji: The Fish Market at the Center of the Word. University of California Press (2004)
2003 Winner: Karen Tranberg Hansen (Northwestern University) — Salaula: The World of Secondhand Clothing in Zambia. University of Chicago Press (2000).

2003 Honorable Mention: (unranked in alphabetical order)

  • Rudi Colloredo-Mansfeld (University of Iowa) — The Native Leisure Class: Consumption and Creativity in the Andes. University of Chicago Press (1999).
  • Marc Edelman (City Univeristy of New York) — Peasants Against Globalization: Rural Social Movements in Costa Rica. Stanford University Press (1999).
  • William Fisher (College of William and Mary) — Rain Forest Exchanges: Industry and Community on an Amazonian Frontier. Smithsonian Institution Press (2000).
  • Carla Freman (Emory University) — High Tech and High Heels in the Global Economy: Women, Work, and Pink-Collar Identity in the Caribbean. Duke University Press (2000).