Past Winners of the Kulczycki (Orbis) Books Prize in Polish Studies

2016 Iryna Vushko, The Politics of Cultural Retreat: Imperial Bureaucracy in Austrian Galicia, 1772-1867 (Yale University Press)

Honorable Mention: Lech Mróz, Roma-Gypsy Presence in the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, 15th-18th Centuries (CEU Press)  

2015 - Michael Fleming, Auschwitz, the Allies and Censorship of the Holocaust (Cambridge U Press) and Per Anders Rudling, The Rise and Fall of Belarussian Nationalism 1906-1931 (University of Pittsburgh Press) 

Honorable Mention: Glenn Kurtz, Three Minutes in Poland: Discovering a Lost World in a 1938 Family Film (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)

2014 - David Frick, Kith, Kin, and Neighbors: Communities and Confessions in Seventeenth-Century Wilno (Cornell University Press)

2013 Beth Holmgren, Starring Madame Modjeska: On Tour in Poland and America (Indiana University Press)

2012Brian Porter-Szűcs, Faith and Fatherland: Catholicism, Modernity, and Poland (Oxford University Press)

2011 Antony Polonsky, The Jews in Poland and Russia, vol. I, 1350-1881 and vol. II, 1881-1914 (The Littman Library of Jewish Civilization)

Honorable Mention: Bożena Shallcross, The Holocaust Object in Polish and Polish-Jewish Culture (Indiana University Press)

2010 - Clare Cavanagh, Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West (Yale University Press), and Neal Pease, Rome's Most Faithful Daughter: The Catholic Church and Independent Poland 1914-1939 (Ohio University Press & Swallow Press)

2009 - Tomasz Inglot, Welfare States in East Central Europe, 1919-2004 (Cambridge University Press), and Roman Koropeckyj, Adam Mickiewicz: The Life of a Romantic (Cornell University Press)

2008 - Samuel D. Kassow, Who Will Write Our History? Emanuel Ringelblum, the Warsaw Ghetto, and the Oyneg Shabes Archive (Indiana University Press)

2007 - Marci Shore, Caviar and Ashes: A Warsaw Generation's Life and Death in Marxism, 1918-1968 (Yale University Press), and Geneviève Zubrzycki, The Crosses of Auschwitz: Nationalism and Religion in Post-Communist Poland (University of Chicago Press)

2006 - Timothy J. Cooley, Making Music in the Polish Tatras: Tourists, Ethnographers, and Mountain Musicians (Indiana University Press)

2005 - Elizabeth C. Dunn, Privatizing Poland: Baby Food, Big Business and the Remaking of Labor (Cornell University Press)

2004 - Jonathan Huener, Auschwitz, Poland, and the Politics of Commemoration, 1945-1979 (Ohio University Press)

2003 - Ezra Mendelsohn, Painting a People: Maurycy Gottlieb and Jewish Art (Brandeis University Press and University Press of New England), and Jolanta T. Pekacz, Music in the Culture of Polish Galicia, 1772-1914 (University of Rochester Press)

2002 - Roman Koropeckyj, The Poetics of Revitalization: Adam Mickiewicz between Forefathers' Eve, Part 3, and Pan Tadeusz (Columbia University Press), and Keely Stauter-Halsted, The Nation in the Village: The Genesis of Peasant National Identity in Austrian Poland, 1848-1914 (Cornell University Press)

2001 - Karin Friedrich, The Other Prussia: Royal Prussia, Poland and Liberty, 1569-1772 (Cambridge University Press), and Johannes Remy, Higher Education and National Identity: Polish Student Activism in Russia 1832-1862 (Suomalaisen Kirjallisuuden Seura, Finland)

2000 - Grzegorz Ekiert and Jan Kubik, Rebellious Civil Society: Popular Protest and Democratic Consolidation in Poland, 1989-1993 (University of Michigan Press)

1999 - Daniel H. Cole, Instituting Environmental Protection: From Red to Green in Poland (St. Martin's Press)

1998 - Padraic Kenney, Rebuilding Poland: Workers and Communists, 1945-1950 (Cornell University Press)

1997 - Kathleen M. Cioffi, Alternative Theatre in Poland (Amsterdam: Harwood Academic Publishers)

1996 - Richard Noyce, Contemporary Painting in Poland (Roseville East, Australia: Craftsman House, dist. in US by Gordon and Breach Publishing Group)