Friday, May 24, 2019

Prize Watch: CHA Best Scholarly Book Shortlist

The Canadian Historical Association has released its shortlist for the Best Scholarly Book prize (formerly the John A Macdonald prize) for 2019.  Winner of this and its other awards to be announced at the CHA annual meeting in Vancouver in early June.

Nominees are
  • Le Piège de la liberté: Les peuples autochtones dans l'engrenage des régimes coloniaux par Denys Delage et Jean-Philippe Warren  Boreal.
  • Panser le Canada: Une histoire intellectuelle de la commission Laurendeau-Dunton par Valérie Lapointe-Gagnon (Boreal 
  • Flesh Reborn: The Saint Lawrence Valley Mission Settlements through the Seventeenth Century by Jean-François Lozier McGill-Queen's)
  • Flax Americana: A History of the Fibre and Oil that Covered a Continent by Joshua MacFadyen (McGill-Queen's)
  • Give and Take: The Citizen-Taxpayer and the Rise of Canadian Democracy by Shirley Tillotson (UBC Press).

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