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RHS Gladstone Prize, 2021 – shortlisted author videos

Learn more about the eight books shortlisted for this year's RHS Gladstone Prize. In this post, authors introduce their books, and discuss principal themes and argument, and how they came to write it.

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RHS Whitfield Prize, 2021 — shortlisted author videos

Learn more about the six books shortlisted for this year's RHS Whitfield Prize. In this post each of the six early career historians introduces their book, its principal themes and argument, and how they came to write it.

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Travels in ‘Coal Country’ – and other New Historical Perspectives

Dr Ewan Gibbs introduces his new book, 'Coal Country', the latest title in the RHS series, New Historical Perspectives. Ewan's is the first of four NHP titles in 2021 with forthcoming books also profiled here.

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