Gladstone Prize

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The Gladstone Prize is an annual prize awarded by the Royal Historical Society to debut authors for a history book published in Britain on any topic which is not primarily British history.[1] The prize is named in honour of William Ewart Gladstone and was made possible by a grant by the Gladstone Memorial Trust. It was first awarded in 1998, the centenary of Gladstone’s death.

List of winners[edit]

Source: Royal Historical Society

  • 1997 – Stuart Clark, Thinking with Demons: the idea of witchcraft in early modern Europe
  • 1998 – Patrick Major, The Death of the KPD: Communism and Anti-Communism in West Germany, 1945-1956
  • 1999 – Frances Stonor Saunders, Who Paid the Piper? The CIA and the Cultural Cold War, ISBN 1-86207-029-6
  • 2000 – Matthew Innes, State and Society in the Middle Ages: The Middle Rhine Valley, 400-1000
  • 2001 – Nora Berend, At the Gate of Christendom. Jews, Muslims and 'Pagans' in Medieval Hungary, c.1000-c.1300
  • 2002
    • David Hopkin, Soldier and Peasant in French Popular Culture, 1766-1870
    • Guy Rowlands, The Dynastic State and the Army Under Louis XIV
  • 2003
    • Norbert Peabody, Hindu Kingship and Polity in Precolonial India
    • Michael Rowe, From Reich to State: the Rhineland in the Revolutionary Age, 1780-1830
  • 2004 – Nikolaus Wachsmann, Hitler’s Prisons: Legal Terror in Nazi Germany
  • 2005 – Robert Foley, German Strategy and the Path to Verdun: Erich von Falkenhayn and the Development of Attrition, 1870-1850
  • 2006 – James E. Shaw, The Justice of Venice. Authorities and Liberties in the Urban Economy, 1550-1700 [2]
  • 2007 – Yasmin Khan, The Great Partition: the Making of India and Pakistan
  • 2008 – Dr Caroline Dodds Pennock, Bonds of Blood: Gender, Lifecycle and Sacrifice in Aztec Culture (Palgrave Macmillan: 2008)
  • 2009 – Alice Rio, Legal Practice and the Written Word in the Early Middle Ages. Frankish Formulae, c.500-1000 (Cambridge University Press: 2009)
  • 2010 – Natalie A. Zacek, Settler Society in the English Leeward Islands, c. 1670-1776 (Cambridge University Press: 2010)
  • 2011 – Wendy Ugolini, Experiencing War as the ‘Enemy Other’: Italian Scottish Experience in World War II, (Manchester University Press: 2011)
  • 2012 – Joel Isaac, Working Knowledge: making the Human Sciences from Parsons to Kuhn, (Harvard University Press: 2012)
  • 2013 – Sean A Eddie, Freedom’s Price: Serfdom, Subjection, & Reform in Prussia, 1648-1848 (Oxford University Press: 2013) [3]
  • 2015
    • Andrew Arsan, Interlopers of Empire: The Lebanese Diaspora in Colonial French West Africa (Hurst, 2014)
    • Lucie Ryzova, The Age of the Efendiyya: Passages to Modernity in National-Colonial Egypt (Oxford University Press, 2014)
  • 2016 – Emma Hunter, Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
  • 2017 – Claire Eldridge, From Empire to Exile: History and Memory within the pied-noir and harki communities, 1962–2012 (Manchester University Press, 2016)

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