Constance Blackwell Prize Shortlist

We are thrilled to announce the shortlist for our inaugural Constance Blackwell Prize, named in honour of our founder. The prize is awarded biennially to the best first monograph in intellectual history (broadly construed) published in the previous two years.

The titles on the shortlist are, in alphabetical order by authors’ surnames:

Jessica Patterson, Religion, Enlightenment and Empire: British Interpretations of Hinduism in the Eighteenth Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021)

Lorenzo Sabbadini, Property, Liberty and Self-Ownership in Seventeenth-Century England (Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2020).

Max Skjönsberg, The Persistence of Party: Ideas of Harmonious Discord in Eighteenth-Century Britain (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2021).

Iain Stewart, Raymond Aron and Liberal Thought in the Twentieth Century (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2020).

The winner will be announced in December.

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