The Wolfson History Prize 2018

Awarded by the Wolfson Foundation each year since 1972, the Wolfson History Prize has become synonymous with celebrating outstanding history. Now in its 46th year, it remains Britain’s foremost history prize, promoting standards of excellence in scholarly history for a general audience.

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The Wolfson History Prize 2018 Shortlist

The Wolfson History Prize

Awarded by the Wolfson Foundation each year since 1972, the Wolfson History Prize has become synonymous with celebrating outstanding history. Now in its 46th year, it remains Britain’s foremost history prize, promoting standards of excellence in scholarly history for a general audience.

A shortlist of 6 books has been announced, April 2018. The overall winner will be announced in June 2018. The Winning author will receive a prize of £40,000 with the five remaining shortlisted writers being awarded a prize of £4,000 each.

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