The Martin Ridge Award ($500) honors the best book on California history since 1848.
Application information for the 2017 award will be posted soon.
The 2017 award will be presented at the HSSC Conference in 2018.
Jon Wilkman, Floodpath: The Deadliest Man-Made Disaster of 20th Century America and the Making of Modern Los Angeles (Bloombury Press, 2015).
Josh Sides, LA City Limits: African American Los Angeles from the Great Depression to the Present (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2003).