Book Prize

Winner of Book Prize 2017

The winner was: Women, Credit and Debt in Early Modern Scotland, by Cathryn Spence, published by Manchester University Press. This book provides the first full-length consideration of women’s economic roles in early modern Scottish towns. The panel considered that the…

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Book Prize

Winner of the Book Prize 2016

The panel decided to award the prize for 2016 to Natalya Vince, Our Fighting Sisters: Nation, Memory and Gender in Algeria, 1954– 2012 published by Manchester University Press. Between 1954 and 1962, Algerian women played a major role in the…

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Book Prize

Winner of Book Prize 2015

The 2015 winner was Simone Laqua-O’Donnell’s book Women and the Counter Reformation in Early Modern Munster published by Oxford University Press.  This was considered to be a tightly organised book, based on a nuanced reading of many sources, and written…

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Winner Book Prize 2013

The winner of this year’s competition is Angela Davis’s Modern Motherhood: Women and Family in England, 1945-2000 (Manchester University Press, 2012).  Congratulations to Angela for a book that the judges commend as ‘a fascinating survey of women’s experience of motherhood’, ’eminently readable’, ‘a solid and…

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