• UCSBgauchos twitter avatar
    .@UCSB_Baseball can't get the bats going in 2-1 loss to CSU Bakersfield. Home opener is Friday at 2 PM! RECAP >>>… https://t.co/hf4d93219o
    7 hours 52 min ago
  • ucsantabarbara twitter avatar
    #UCSB biologists investigate how stick insects' scent affect their sex appeal & how it relates to species formation. https://t.co/322bxv4D8S
    10 hours 56 min ago
  • UCSBgauchos twitter avatar
    Softball: Gauchos Face Top Competition at Mary Nutter Classic https://t.co/vIc9OYvv2I
    11 hours 29 min ago
  • ArtsandLectures twitter avatar
    Fascinating footage of the first 21 days of a bee’s life https://t.co/0yPokfRxZK. @AnandVarma #NatGeoLive March 5 https://t.co/9x6WILW5Fp
    12 hours 9 min ago
  • ArtsandLectures twitter avatar
    Just added! #OldCrowMedicineShow performing #BlondeonBlonde on May 4! Tix on sale Feb 24 at 10am… https://t.co/oCpclhhN9b
    12 hours 21 min ago
  • UCSB_GradPost twitter avatar
    Recap of post-graduation visa options workshop for international… https://t.co/zDnDbvqi06 #UCSB #ucsbgradpost
    12 hours 42 min ago

UCSB ANTHROPOLOGIST WINS BOOK PRIZE

Monday, November 1, 1999 - 16:00
Santa Barbara, CA

Francesca Bray, chair of UCSB's Department of Anthropology, has been honored for her book Technology and Gender: Fabrics of Power in Late Imperial China by the Society of the History of Technology (SHOT).

Bray was awarded the Dexter Prize, given for the most outstanding book published in the history of technology in 1996 through 1998, at the annual meeting of SHOT in Detroit in October.

A $2,000 cash award accompanied the prize.

In Technology and Gender (University of California Press, 1997), Bray examines eight centuries (1000-1800) of Chinese domestic life, intertwining the history of Chinese technology with the history of Chinese women.

"For anyone interested in the history of everyday life or the history of material culture, this is the book on China to read," said Peter Burke, professor of cultural history at the University of Cambridge.

Photo of Francesca Bray available on request