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Shortlist: 2014 Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

Six books to compete for US$75,000 grand prize: Repercussions of war, genocide and slavery themes of this year’s titles
Mon, 2014-09-29 10:10

The six books vying for the 2014 Cundill Prize in historical literature were announced today by Professor Christopher Manfredi, Dean of McGill University’s Faculty of Arts.

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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
Winner of the 2012 Cundill Prize in History

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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Short list announced: Cundill Prize at McGill

The jury for the world’s most lucrative award for historical writing prize has narrowed this year's potential winners down to three titles
Mon, 2012-10-29 14:07

The 2012 Cundill Prize in History at McGill jury has announced its short list of contending books, selecting three from the long list of six 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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