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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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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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Winner of Book Prize 2012

The winning entry of the 2012 competition was Katie Barclay’sLove, Intimacy and Power: Marriage and Patriarchy in Scotland, 1650-1850 (Manchester University Press, 2011).  Congratulations to Katie for a book that the judges commend as ‘an important and original study’, ‘intellectually ambitious’, ‘impressive in its…

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Winner of Book Prize 2011

The WHN Book Prize was awarded at the Annual Conference at The Women’s Library in London in September 2011. Many congratulations to Victoria Harris for Selling Sex in the Reich: Prostitutes in German Society, 1914-1945 (OUP, 2010)

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Book Prize Winner 2010

The 2010 WHN Book Prize was awarded to Claire G. Jones for Femininity, Mathematics and Science, c 1880-1914, which was published by Palgrave in November 2009. Claire was presented wiith her prize by Professor Ann Heilmann on September 10 2010 at the…

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