The Wolfson History Prize

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

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.

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The Wolfson History Prize 2020

Awarded by the Wolfson Foundation each year since 1972, the Wolfson History Prize has become synonymous with celebrating outstanding history. Now in its 48th year, it remains Britain’s foremost history prize, promoting standards of excellence in scholarly history for a general audience.

The Wolfson History Prize 2020 Shortlist

The Wolfson History Prize Archive

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