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Book awards: Longman/History Today Book of the Year

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Popular Reading and Publishing in Britain 1914-1950 (Oxford Historical Monographs) by Joseph McAleer1994
The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England, 1400-1580 by Eamon Duffy1994
Aristocrats by Stella Tillyard1995
Inside Hitler's Greece: The Experience of Occupation, 1941-44 by Mark Mazower1995
The Five Giants: A Biography of the Welfare State by Nicholas Timmins1996
Westminster Abbey and the Plantagenets: Kingship and the Representation of Power 1200-1400 by Paul Binski1996
A People's Tragedy: The Russian Revolution 1891-1924 by Orlando Figes1997
The Rules of the Game: Jutland and British Naval Command by Andrew Gordon1998
The Gentleman's Daughter: Women's Lives in Georgian England by Amanda Vickery1999
A Time of Silence: Civil War and the Culture of Repression in Franco's Spain, 1936-1945 by Michael Richards1999
Providence in Early Modern England by Alexandra Walsham2000
The Ideological Origins of the British Empire by David Armitage2001
The Intellectual Life of the British Working Classes by Jonathan Rose2002
The Measure of Multitude: Population in Medieval Thought by Peter Biller2002
The Culture of Protestantism in Early Modern Scotland by Margo Todd2003
Pox Americana by Elizabeth A. Fenn2003
The Friend by Alan Bray2004
The Last Medieval Queens: English Queenship 1445-1503 by J. L. Laynesmith2005
Le prigioni di Hitler : il sistema carcerario del Terzo Reich by Nikolaus Wachsmann2005
Queer London by Matt Houlbrook2006
The Wages of Destruction: The Making and Breaking of the Nazi Economy by Adam Tooze2007
Life On Air: A History of Radio Four by David Hendy2008
The Forsaken: An American Tragedy in Stalin's Russia by Tim Tzouliadis2009
Hot Flushes, Cold Science: A History of the Modern Menopause by Louise Foxcroft2010
Demobbed: Coming Home After World War Two by Alan Allport2011
Evening's Empire: A History of the Night in Early Modern Europe by Craig Koslofsky2012
The White Man's World (Memories of Empire) by Bill Schwarz2013
Empire of Secrets: British Intelligence, the Cold War and the Twilight of Empire by Calder Walton2014
London Calling: Britain, the BBC World Service and the Cold War2015
If This is a Woman: Inside Ravensbruck, Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women by Sarah Helm2016

Award description


The Longman Pearson-History Today awards have been jointly established by History Today Ltd and the book publishers Longman Pearson Education to promote the study, publication and accessibility of history to a wide audience.
The awards are given in memory of one of the founding editors of History Today, Sir Peter Quennell.

They fall in the following categories:
Book of the Year prize Given for an author’s first or second book.
The Trustees award Given to a person or organisation that has done most to promote history over the last year or years.
Picture Researcher of the Year This prize is given to a researcher who has done outstanding work to enhance a text with the creative, imaginative and wide-ranging selection of appropriate images.
Undergraduate Dissertation of the Year For the best dissertation presented by a final-year undergraduate at a British university.

The awards are announced at a gala event each January. The book or dissertation in question must have been published in the UK during the preceding year (November to November).



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