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Cundill Prize in History at McGill 2012 long list

Jury selects six books in contention for the world’s most lucrative award for historical writing.
Wed, 2012-10-10 12:19
The 2012 Cundill Prize in History at McGill jury has announced its long list of contending books, selecting six from among 143 works submitted this year by publishers from all over the globe. The competition, now in its fifth year, features a $75,000 U.S. grand prize, representing the world’s most lucrative international award for a nonfiction book.

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Stephen Platt wins 2012 Cundill Prize at McGill

Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, The West, and The Epic Story of The Taiping Civil War earns $75,000 prize, largest international prize for work on history
Fri, 2012-11-30 10:55

A fascinating account of what is described as the most destructive civil war in the modern world has captured the richest prize for historical literature.

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Contact: Cynthia Lee
Organization: Media Relations, McGill University
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Office Phone: 514-398-6754
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Source Site: /newsroom