Stuart Clark, Thinking with Demons: the idea of witchcraft in early modern Europe
Patrick Major, The Death of the KPD: Communism and Anti-Communism in West Germany, 1945-1956
Frances Stonor Saunders, Who Paid the Piper? The CIA and the Cultural Cold War
Matthew Innes, State and Society in the Middle Ages: The Middle Rhine Valley, 400-1000
Nora Berend, At the Gate of Christendom. Jews, Muslims and ‘Pagans’ in Medieval Hungary, c.1000-c.1300
David Hopkin, Soldier and Peasant in French Popular Culture, 1766-1870
Guy Rowlands, The Dynastic State and the Army Under Louis XIV [JOINT WINNERS]
Norbert Peabody, Hindu Kingship and Polity in Precolonial India and Michael Rowe, From Reich to State: the Rhineland in the Revolutionary Age, 1780-1830
Nikolaus Wachsmann, Hitler’s Prisons: Legal Terror in Nazi Germany
Robert Foley, German Strategy and the Path to Verdun: Erich von Falkenhayn and the Development of Attrition, 1870-1850
James E. Shaw, The Justice of Venice. Authorities and Liberties in the Urban Economy, 1550- 1700
Yasmin Khan, The Great Partition: The Making of India and Pakistan
Filippo De Vivo, Information and Communication in Venice (RUNNER UP)
Caroline Dodds-Pennock, Bonds of Blood: Gender, Lifecycle and Sacrifice in Aztec Culture (Palgrave MacMillan: 2008)
Alice Rio, Legal Practice and the Written Word in the Early Middle Ages. Frankish Formulae, c.500-1000 (Cambridge University Press: 2009)
Natalie A. Zacek, Settler Society in the English Leeward Islands, c. 1670-1776 (Cambridge University Press: 2010)
Wendy Ugolini, Experiencing War as the ‘Enemy Other’: Italian Scottish Experience in World War II, (Manchester University Press: 2011)
Joel Isaac, Working Knowledge: Making the Human Sciences from Parsons to Kuhn, (Harvard University Press: 2012)
Sean A Eddie, Freedom’s Price: Serfdom, Subjection, & Reform in Prussia, 1648-1848 (Oxford University Press: 2013)
From this point the prize is awarded for and presented in the year following publication.
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).
Emma Hunter, Political Thought and the Public Sphere in Tanzania (Cambridge University Press, 2015)
Claire Eldridge, From Empire to Exile: History and Memory within the pied-noir and harki communities, 1962-2012 (Manchester University Press, 2016)
Matthew S Champion, The Fullness of Time. Temporalities of the Fifteenth-Century Low Countries (University of Chicago Press, 2017).
Duncan Hardy, Associative Political Culture in the Holy Roman Empire: Upper Germany, 1346-1521 (Oxford University Press: 2018).
Caillan Davenport for A History of the Roman Equestrian Order (Cambridge University Press: 2019).
Tom Stammers for The Purchase of the Past: Collecting Culture in Post-Revolutionary Paris, c.1790-1890 (Cambridge University Press: 2020).
Emily Bridger for Young Women Against Apartheid. Gender, Youth and South Africa’s Liberation Struggle (Boydell & Brewer, 2021)