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Award-winning History titles

Congratulations to all our 2016 award-winning authors!

We'd like to share with you our 2016 award-winning History titles, encompassing all areas of History.
To celebrate, we are offering a 20% discount on each of the titles below. Simply use discount code Awards2016 at the checkout. Hurry though, this can only last until 30th April 2017!

We look forward to sharing more award-winners with you this year! To be regularly updated with the latest news and book and journal content from Cambridge History sign up to Cambridge Alerts.


Princely Education in Early Modern Britain

Winner, 2016 RHS Whitfield Prize

The Cambridge Companion to Medievalism

2016 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

Religion, Community, and Slavery on the Colonial Southern Frontier

Winner, 2016 Austrian Studies Book Prize

The Mind of James Madison

2016 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

Forging Rivals

Winner, 2016 ASLH John Philip Reid Book Award

African American Religions, 1500–2000

2016 Choice Outstanding Academic Title

Politics and Tradition Between Rome, Ravenna and Constantinople

Winner, 2016 CAMWS First Book Award

Anti-Jewish Riots in the Crown of Aragon and the Royal Response, 1391–1392

Winner, 2016 National Jewish Book Council's Nahum M. Sarna Memorial Award in Scholarship

Revisiting Prussia's Wars

Winner, 2016 CEHS Hans Rosenberg Book Prize

Anti-Imperial Metropolis

Winner, 2016 AHA Jerry Bentley Prize

International Communism and the Spanish Civil War

Winner, 2016 AWSS Heldt Prize

Women and Yugoslav Partisans

Winner, 2016 ASEEES Barbara Jelovich Book Prize

Medicine and Public Health in Latin America

Winner, 2016 LASA Health Science and Technology Award

The Language of Organizational Styling

Honourable Mention, 2016 AIMS L.Carl Brown Book Prize

From Slavery to Aid

Finalist, 2016 Melville J. Herskovits Award and Shortlisted, 2016 ASA Fage & Oliver Prize

Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania

Winner, 2016 RHS Gladstone Prize

The Cambridge History of the Second World War

2016 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

Mexico's Cold War

Winner, 2015-2016 SECOLAS Alfred B. Thomas Book Award

The Making of International Human Rights

Winner, 2016 ISA Human Rights Section Best Book Award and Winner, 2016 ISA Chadwick Alger Best Book Award

The Great War and the Origins of Humanitarianism, 1918–1924

Winner, 2016 AHA Paul Birdsall Prize

The Material Atlantic

Winner, 2016 WHA Jerry Bentley Prize


Winner, 2016 AAS John Whitney Hall Book Prize

Paradise and Hell in Islamic Traditions

Winner, 2016 British-Kuwait Friendship Society Book Prize

Japanese Confucianism

2016 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

The Second Formation of Islamic Law

Honourable Mention, 2016 Ottoman and Turkish Studies Association Fuat Koprulu Award

Plague and Empire in the Early Modern Mediterranean World

Winner, 2016 MESA Albert Hourani Book Award and Winner, 2016 Fuat Koprulu Award

Sexual Violation in Islamic Law

Winner, 2016 AHA James Henry Breasted Prize

The Rise of the Israeli Right

Gold Medal Winner, 2016 Washington Institute for Middle East Policy Book Award

Disability in the Ottoman Arab World, 1500–1800

Winner, 2016 Disability History Association Outstanding Book Award

The Past Is a Foreign Country – Revisited

Winner, 2016 British Academy Medal

Zimbabwe's Migrants and South Africa's Border Farms

Winner, 2016 BBC Thinking Allowed/BSA Ethnography Award

Magic in Western Culture

2016 CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title

Barbarism and Religion

Winner, Istvan Hont Book Prize

Women and Justice for the Poor

Winner, 2016 Law and Society Association's J Willard Hurst Award

Post-Soviet Power

Honourable Mention, 2016 ASEEES A. Hewett Book Prize

Radovan Karadžič

Honourable Mention, 2016 ASEEES Barbara Jelovich Prize

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