Canada’s $75,000 Cundill Prize 2018 Jurors: Five Historians in Search of Contemporary Insights

Among the most deeply credentialed juries in the literary award year, the Cundill History Prize's panel for 2018 goes to work at a time when history's lessons are badly needed. Chair Mark Gilbert quotes LP Hartley: 'The past is another country: they do things differently there.' The post Canada’s $75,000 Cundill Prize 2018 Jurors: Five Historians in Search of Contemporary Insights appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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In 'formulating questions and providing warnings,' Canadian author Margaret MacMillan's work embodies the importance of history in today's political moment. The post ‘Nixon in China’ Historian Margaret MacMillan Named To Chair Canada’s $75,000 Cundill Prize appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Canada’s Cundill Prize Jurors: History, Urgency, Trump

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Pedersen's 'Guardians' wins $75,000 Cundill Prize

Canadian historian Susan Pedersen's The Guardians: The League of Nations and the Crisis of Empire (Oxford University Press) has won the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Two British historians among finalists for $75k Cundill History Prize

The $75,000 Cundill History Prize – the largest prize for a work of non-fiction in English, open to publishers worldwide – has announced three "outstanding" women as its finalists for 2019, two of whom are British. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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British historians shortlisted for Cundill History Prize

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Baillie Gifford Prize boosts prize money to £50,000 in new sponsorship deal

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Michael Ignatieff to chair Cundill History Prize judges

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Chatto has two on £25,000 Walter Scott Prize longlist

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