Longman-History Today Book Prize 2018: The Shortlist
The six titles on the shortlist for our annual book prize.
We are pleased to announce the shortlist for the Longman-History Today Book Prize for 2018.
Listed alphabetically by author name, the books are:
- James Delbourgo, Collecting the World: The Life and Curiosity of Hans Sloane (Allen Lane)
- Tera W. Hunter, Bound in Wedlock: Slave and Free Black Marriage in the Nineteenth Century (Belknap Harvard)
- Emily Jones, Edmund Burke & the Invention of Modern Conservatism, 1830-1914: An Intellectual History (Oxford University Press)
- Tom Lambert, Law & Order in Anglo-Saxon England (Oxford University Press)
- Chris Renwick, Bread for All: The Origins of the Welfare State (Allen Lane)
- Zoë Waxman, Women in the Holocaust: A Feminist History (Oxford University Press)
The winner will be announced at the Longman-History Today awards evening in summer 2018.
The Longman-History Today Book Prize is awarded to an author’s first or second history book, published in Britain over the past 12 months. The judges were: Jeremy Black, Professor of History at the University of Exeter; Miri Rubin, Professor of Early Modern History at Queen Mary, University of London; and Paul Lay, Editor of History Today.