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AAG Book Awards

distinguished outstanding works published by geography authors


AAG Globe Book Award for Public Understanding of Geography
A committee awards the annual prize for a book that conveys most powerfully the nature and importance of geography to the non-academic world.
Learn more about the AAG Globe Book Award

AAG Meridian Book Award for the Outstanding Scholarly Work in Geography
A committee awards the annual prize for a book that makes an unusually important contribution to advancing the science and art of geography.
Learn more about the AAG Meridian Book Award

John Brinckerhoff Jackson Prize
The Jackson Prize was established to encourage and reward American geographers who write books about the United States that convey the insights of professional geography in language that is interesting and attractive to a lay audience.
Learn more about the Jackson Prize

AAG Review of Books Humboldt Book Award for Enduring Scholarship in Geography
The AAG Review of Books Humboldt Book Award for Enduring Scholarship in Geography was established to recognize a single book reviewed in the AAG Review of Books, judged to be a work that not only represents geographic scholarship at its best, but a book that also promises enduring scholarly value and importance.
Learn more about the AAG Review of Books Humboldt Book Award

Please note: Publishers and Authors should submit to only one of the three categories. If duplicate nominations are made, the AAG and selection committees may elect a single category to expedite review.


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