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Claudio Saunt won 2006 William P. Clements Book Prize

Claudio Saunt, an associate professor of history, won the 2006 William P. Clements Book Prize for the Best Non-Fiction Book on Southwestern America.

Saunt’s award-winning book, Black, White and Indian: Race and the Unmaking of an American Family, was published by Oxford University Press in 2005.

The Clements Book Prize, which comes with an award of $2,500, honors fine writing and original research on the American Southwest. Saunt teaches and writes about Native and early American history.