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Sowards Wins Environmental History Book Prize

April 08, 2022

The Western History Association has awarded the Hal K. Rothman Book Prize to history Professor Adam Sowards and the University of Oklahoma Press for “Open Pit Visible From the Moon: The Wilderness Act and the Fight to Protect Miners Ridge and the Public Interest.” The annual award recognizes the best book in western environmental history defined in its broadest sense. It includes a $500 prize and certificates for the author and the press. 

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