2018 WHN Book Prize Winner

This year’s winner was Briony McDonagh’s Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape 1700-1830 published by Routledge in 2017This bookprovides an explicitly feminist historical geography of the eighteenth-century English rural landscape. The panel considered that the book an original, path-breaking book which makes a significant contribution to women’s history.  It is engaging and accessible to read without losing academic rigour, based upon fluent and coherent analysis a range of a range of archival and secondary sources.

 

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