Christoper Sellers, Ph.D., M.D., Crabgrass Crucible:  Suburban Nature and the Rise of Environmentalism

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Michael Rawson, Eden on the Charles: The Making of Boston (Harvard University Press, 2010)
2010 Louis Nelson Dyble, Paying the Toll: Local Power, Regional Politics, and the Golden Gate Bridge (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2009)
2009 Michael R. Fein, Paving the Way: New York Road Building and the American State, 1880-1956 (University Press of Kansas, 2008)
2008 Robert D. Leighninger, Jr., Building Louisiana: The Legacy of the Public Works Administration (University Press of Mississippi, 2007).
2007 Jason Scott Smith, Building New Deal Liberalism: The Political Economy of Public Works, 1933-1953 (Cambridge University Press, 2006).
2006 Harold Platt, Shock Cities: The Environmental Transformation and Reform of Manchester and Chicago (University of Chicago Press, 2005).
2005 Jared Orsi, Hazardous Metropolis: Flooding and Urban Ecology in Los Angeles (University of California Press, 2004).
2004 Keith D. Revell, Building Gotham: Civic Culture & Public Policy in New Yourk City 1898-1938 (John Hopkins University Press, 2003).
2003 Donald J. Pisani, Water and American Government (Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 2002).
2002 Jameson Doig, Empire on the Hudson (New York, New York: Columbia University Press, 2001).
2001 Martin V. Melosi, The Sanitary City: Urban Infrastructure in America from Colonial Times to the Present (Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000).
2000 Susan Strasser, Waste and Want: A Social History of Trash (New York: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt & Company, 1999).
1999 Sarah Elkind, Bay Cities and Water Politics: The Battle for Resources in Boston and Oakland (Lawrence, Kansas: University Press of Kansas, 1998).
1998 Tapio Katko, Water: Evolution of Water Supply and Sanitation in Finland from the mid-1800's to 2000 (Finnish Water and Waste Water Works Association, 1997).
1995 Todd Shallat, Structures in the Stream: Water, Science, and the Rise of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 1994).
1994 Jeffrey Stine, Mixing the Waters: Environment, Politics, and the Building of the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway (Akron, Ohio: University of Akron Press, 1993).
1993 Roy Rosenzweig and Elizabeth Blackmar, The Park and the People: A History of Central Park (Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1992).
1992 Harold Platt, The Electric City: Energy and the Growth of the Chicago Area, 1880-1930 (Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1991).
1991 David Nye, Electrifying America: Social Meaning of a New Technology, 1880-1940 (Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 1990).
1990 Stanley Schultz, American Cities and City Planning, 1800-1920 (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Temple University Press, 1989).
1989 Joel Tarr and Gabriel Duputy, editors, Technology and the Rise of the Networked City in Europe and America (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Temple University Press, 1988).
1988 Bruce Seely, Building the American Highway System: Engineers as Policy Managers (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Temple University Press, 1987).
1987 Christine Meisner Rosen, The Limits of Power: Great Fires and the Process of City Growth in America (Cambridge, United Kingdom: Cambridge University Press, 1986).