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Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Cundill Prize (2008-2010)

From Wikipedia accessed 11/17/10

Books determined to have had (or likely to have) a profound literary, social and academic impact in the area of history.

Grand Prize
Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years
Recognition of Excellence Prizes
Giancarlo Casale, The Ottoman Age of Exploration
Marla Miller, Betsy Ross and the Making of America

Grand Prize
Lisa Jardine, Going Dutch: How England Plundered Holland's Glory
Recognition of Excellence Prizes
David Hackett Fischer, Champlain’s Dream
Pekka Hämäläinen, The Comanche Empire

Grand Prize
Stuart B. Schwartz, All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World
Recognition of Excellence Prizes
Harold J. Cook, Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age
Peter Fritzsche, Life and Death in the Third Reich

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