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WOLA Book Award

 
  • 2018 Winner

    2018 Winner

    The Duke Human Rights Center@the Franklin Humanities Institute and the Human Rights Archive at the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library have named María McFarland Sánchez-Moreno’s book, There […]

     
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  • 2017 Winner

    2017 Winner

    Duke University named Matt Eisenbrandt’s “Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice” (University of California Press, 2017) the […]

     
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  • 2016 Winner

    2016 Winner

    The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) and Duke University have named Chad Broughton’s book, Boom, Bust, Exodus: The Rust Belt, the Maquilas, and a Tale of Two Cities (Oxford […]

     
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  • 2015 Winner

    2015 Winner

    The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) and Duke University have named Kristen Weld’s book, Paper Cadavers: The Archives of Dictatorship in Guatemala (Duke University Press, 2014) as the winner of the […]

     
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  • 2014 Winner

    2014 Winner

    The 2014 WOLA-Duke Book Award for Human Rights in Latin America is The Beast: Riding the Rails and Dodging Narcos on the Migrant Trail by Óscar Martí­nez. Martínez writes for Elfaro.net, […]

     
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  • 2013 Winner

    2013 Winner

    WOLA and Duke University Announce Winner of their Human Rights Book Award: The Big Truck that Went By: How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster […]

     
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  • 2012 Winner

    2012 Winner

    Héctor Abad’s Oblivion: A Memoir Named 2012 WOLA-Duke Book Award Winner The Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA) and Duke University have named Héctor Abad’s book Oblivion: A Memoir as the winner of the […]

     
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  • 2011 Winner

    2011 Winner

    Kathryn Sikkink’s The Justice Cascade Named 2011 WOLA-Duke Book Award Winner In just three decades, state leaders in Latin America, Europe, and Africa have lost their immunity for their human rights violations, […]

     
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  • 2010 Winner

    2010 Winner

    “Hostage Nation: Colombia’s Guerrilla Army and the Failed War on Drugs,” written by Victoria Bruce, Karin Hayes and Jorge Enrique Botero, has won the third annual WOLA-Duke Book Award for Human […]

     
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  • 2009 Winner

    2009 Winner

    Heraldo Muñoz’s The Dictator’s Shadow Wins WOLA-Duke Book Award The Dictator’s Shadow: Life Under Pinochet, a memoir of dictatorship and exile and their long aftermath in Chile, has won the second […]

     
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