News Archive: October 2020

October 20th 2020

“Magnificent” Cundill History Prize Finalists shift perspectives on colonialism, slavery, and conquest

Vincent Brown, William Dalrymple and Camilla Townsend are the 2020 finalists for the world’s leading history prize — the US$75,000 Cundill History Prize.

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October 16th 2020

Reading Towards History: The Books Behind The Authors

The ten authors on the 2020 Cundill History Prize shortlist discuss books that have touched them, in an article compiled by prize coordinator Mackenzie Bleho.

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October 1st 2020

We do not get to choose our disasters one at a time

The 2018 Cundill History Prize finalist Sam White revisits a moment in time when a changing climate and the spread of infectious disease have collided before.

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