September 7th 2021 in News

The 2021 Cundill History Prize Longlist

The 2021 jurors have named 14 remarkable titles to the longlist for this year's Cundill History Prize. Publishers and authors have been informed.

The shortlist will be announced in a special virtual event on Thursday, September 23, 2021, delivered in partnership with Literary Hub. Chair of the Jury Michael Ignatieff will catch up with special guest 2020 winner Camilla Townsend before revealing alongside fellow 2021 jurors Eric Foner, Henrietta Harrison, Sunil Khilnani and Jennifer L. Morgan the 8 shortlisted books. Please READ MORE AND REGISTER NOW.

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The 2021 Cundill History Prize Longlist

Manan Ahmed Asif
The Loss of Hindustan: the Invention of India
Harvard University Press

Guy de la Bédoyère
Gladius: Living, Fighting and Dying in the Roman Army
Little, Brown Book Group/The University of Chicago Press

Rebecca Clifford
Survivors: Children's Lives after the Holocaust
Yale University Press

Linda Colley
The Gun, the Ship and the Pen: Warfare, Constitutions, and the Making of the Modern World
Liveright Publishing Corporation

Marie Favereau
The Horde: How the Mongols Changed the World
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press

Tim Harper
Underground Asia: Global Revolutionaries and the Assault on Empire
Penguin Press, Penguin Random House

Shay Hazkani
Dear Palestine: a Social History of the 1948 War
Stanford University Press

Judith Herrin
Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe
Penguin Press, Penguin Random House/Princeton University Press

Martha Jones
Vanguard: How Black Women Broke Barriers, Won the Vote, and Insisted on Equality for All
Hachette Book Group

Marjoleine Kars
Blood on the River: a Chronicle of Mutiny and Freedom on the Wild Coast
The New Press

Louis Menand
The Free World: Art and Thought in the Cold War
Farrar Straus and Giroux

Emma Rothschild
An Infinite History: the Story of a Family in France over Three Centuries
Princeton University Press

Sujit Sivasundaram
Waves Across the South: a New History of Revolution and Empire
The University of Chicago Press/HarperCollins UK

Tyler Stovall
White Freedom: the Racial History of an Idea
Princeton University Press