Weber-Clements Book Prize

Winners of the Weber-Clements Prize for Best Non-fiction Book on Southwestern America



2012

Chiricahua and Janos: Communities of Violence in the Southwestern Borderlands, 1680-1880

Lance R. Blyth

Lincoln: University of Nebraska, 2012

2011

A Great Aridness: Climate Change and the Future of the American Southwest

William deBuys

New York: Oxford University Press, 2011

2010

Migra! A History of the U.S. Border Patrol

Kelly Lytle Hernandez

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2010

2009

The Father of All: the de la Guerra Family: Power and Patriarchy in Mexican California

Louise Pubols

Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009

2008

The Comanche Empire

Pekka Hämäläinen

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008

2007

Peace Came in the Form of a Woman: Indians and Spaniards in the Texas Borderlands

Juliana Barr

Chapel Hill: University of North  Carolina Press, 2008

2006

Violence over the Land: Indians and Empires in the Early American West

Ned Blackhawk

Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2006

2005

Black, White, and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family

Claudio Saunt

New York: Oxford University Press, 2005

2004

The River Has Never Divided Us: A Border History of La Junta de los Rios

Jefferson Morgenthaler

Austin: University of Texas Press, 2004

2003

Scenes from the High Desert: Julian Steward’s Life and Theory

Virginia Kerns

Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2003

2002

Print the Legend: Photography and the American West

Martha Sandweiss

New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002

2001

A River Running West: The Life of John Wesley Powell

Donald Worster

New York: Oxford University Press, 2001

2000

At the judges’ discretion, no prize was awarded

1999

Salt Dreams: Land & Water in Low-Down California

William deBuys; photographs by Joan Myers

Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1999.