Community History Prize

2020 Community History Prize winner

2020 WHN Community History Prize Winner Doing It Ourselves: The First Neighbourhood Co-operative Nursery, Walthamstow  – Volunteers and  On the Record    This volunteer-led oral history project collected  and archived the history of the First Neighbourhood Co-operative Nursery, a ground-breaking parent-led…

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Book Prize

WHN Book Prize Winner 2019

This year’s winner was Imaobong Umoren’s, Race Women Internationalists published by the University of California Press. The panel thought Race Women Internationalists praised this  book about the history of race, global freedom struggles and transnational history looked at through the…

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Book Prize, Prizes Category

WHN Book Prize Winner 2018

This year’s winner was Briony McDonagh’s Elite Women and the Agricultural Landscape 1700-1830 published by Routledge in 2017. This book provides 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…

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Prizes Category

2018 Schools History Prize Winner

The Steering Committee are delighted to announce the winner of the #PressforProgress Schools’ HistoryPrize. The winning entry, submitted by Oaklands School, was a thought-provoking project that connects the past to the present and reminds us all that the fight for…

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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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