FlatWorld Textbook Receives 2020 Most Promising New Textbook Award from Textbook & Academic Authors Association
Authors Martin Saiz and Jennifer L. De Maio honored for This Land Is Your Land: Introduction to American Government and Politics
BOSTON, February 27, 2020 — FlatWorld, a digital-first publisher of award-winning college textbooks that are both affordable and high quality, today announced that Textbook & Academic Author Association (TAA) has honored one of the publisher’s first-edition books, This Land Is Your Land: Introduction to American Government and Politics, with the Most Promising New Textbook Award.
“Seeing our authors consistently win TAA’s prestigious awards for textbook quality sends a clear message to the textbook publishing industry, namely, it is possible to offer high-quality college textbooks at reasonable prices,” said Alastair Adam, Co-CEO of FlatWorld. “This Land Is Your Land: Introduction to American Government and Politics is not only one of the most well-written, up-to-date books in its category, but at $29.95, it’s available for a fraction of the price charged by other publishers for comparable textbooks.”
This Land Is Your Land: Introduction to American Government and Politics presents an overall legal framework of the American political system, followed by the fundamental elements of the Constitution. The textbook includes chapters on political parties, interest groups, and the media to illuminate how these institutions connect citizens and their representatives and make civic participation cost-effective. The authors also cover domestic and foreign policy to provide insight into how the government accomplishes its goals at home and abroad. For $29.95, students can purchase a digital copy of the textbook, which includes access to FlatWorld’s high-quality online homework system at no additional charge.
TAA judges commented, "This Land is Your Land is an excellent introduction to American Politics for students curious about the political history of the US, their role and contribution as citizens in a multi-cultural political community. It deserves to win the award due to its comprehensive coverage of a complicated topic, including the authors' ability to take a tremendous amount of information and break it down into easy to understand and very interesting information."
TAA will present the Most Promising New Textbook Award at the TAA Awards Ceremony and Reception, which will be held at the Westin San Diego Gaslamp Quarter hotel in San Diego. CA, June 12, in conjunction with the 2020 TAA Annual Conference.
FlatWorld publishes affordable, high-quality learning materials, in both digital and print textbook formats, and a robust online homework platform. Thousands of faculty members at universities across the U.S. and Canada, and around the world, have adopted a FlatWorld textbook. Learn more at www.flatworld.com.