David Jaffee Receives Fred B. Kniffen Book Award


The Pioneer America Society: Association for the Preservation of Artifacts & Landscapes (PAS: APAL) announced the recipient of its 2011 Fred B. Kniffen Book Award.  The award went to David Jaffee of the Bard Graduate Center: Decorative Arts, Design History, & Material Culture, New York, New York, for A New Nation of Goods: The Material Culture of Early America. The book was published by University of Pennsylvania Press in 2010.

The Fred B. Kniffen Book Award, established in 1989 by PAS: APAL, honors the work of Fred B. Kniffen, a long-time scholar at Louisiana State University. The Kniffen Award recognizes the best-authored book in the field of North American material culture.

The full list of PAS: APAL award winners is available at H-Material Culture