PCCBS Newsletter 2014

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PCCBS Newsletter Fall 2013

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Fall 2012 Newsletter

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Fall 2009 Newsletter

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2009 Newsletter

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Article Prize Winners

Winner: Michelle Tusan, “Genocide, Famine and Refugees on Film: Humanitarianism and the First World War” in Past & Present, 237 (November 2017) 197–235.
2019 Article Prize Description

Winner: Steve Hindle, “Representing Rural Society: Labor, Leisure and the Landscape in an Eighteenth-Century Conversation Piece,” Critical Inquiry 41, no. 3 (Spring 2015): 615-54.
Honorable Mention: Pryia Satia, “Byron, Gandhi and the Thompsons: The Making of British Social History and the Unmaking of Indian History,” History Workshop Journal 81 (Spring 2016): 135-170.
2017 Article Prize Description

Winner: Rebecca Lemon (USC), “Compulsory Conviviality in Early Modern England,” English Literary Renaissance 43, no. 3 (September 2013): 381- 414
2015 Article Prize description
Honorable Mention: Radhika Natarajan (Reed College), “Performing Multiculturalism: The Commonwealth Arts Festival of 1965,” Journal of British Studies 53, no. 3 (July 2014): 705-733

Winner: David Cressy, “Saltpetre, State Security and Vexation in Early Modern England,” Past & Present 212 (August 2011): 73-211
2013 Article Prize Description

Winner: Simon Devereaux, “Recasting the Theatre of Execution: The Abolition of the Tyburn Ritual,” Past and Present 202, no. 1 (2009).
2011 Article Prize

Winner: Amy Woodson-Boulton, “‘Industry without Art is Brutality’: Aesthetic Ideology and Social Practice in Victorian Art Museums” Journal of British Studies 46, no. 1 (2007)
Honorable mention: Molly McClain, “Love, Friendship and Power: Queen Mary II’s Letters to Frances Apsley” Journal of British Studies 47, no. 3 (2008)
2009 Article Prize description

Priya Satia, “The Defense of Inhumanity: Air Control and the British Idea of Arabia” 111, no. 1 (2006)
2007 Article Prize description

Erika Rappaport, “‘The Bombay Debt’: Letter Writing, Domestic Economies and Family Conflict in Colonial India” Gender & History 16, no. 2 (2004).
2005 Article Prize description

Lori Anne Ferrell, “The Sacred, the Profane, and the Union: Politics of Sermon and Masque at the Court Wedding of Lord and Lady Hay” in Politics, Religion and Popularity: Essays in Honour of Conrad Russell, ed. T. Cogswell, R. Cust and P. Lake (Cambridge UP 2002)
2003 Article Prize description

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Graduate Prize Winners

2019: Ken Corbett (University of British Columbia). “Redeeming the Time: Punctuality, Credit, & the Middling Sort”
2019 Graduate Student Prize Description

2018: Murphy Temple (Stanford), “Spiritualism, the Body, and ‘Good Death’ in the First World War”
Honorable Mention
Elizabeth Schmidt (UC Santa Barbara), “Culinary Commonplacing: An Examination of Borders in 18th- and 19th-Century Personal Recipe Collections.”
2018 Graduate Prize descriptions

2017: Jon Connolly (Stanford University), “Indentured Free Labor: Legal Ideology in the Era of Emancipation”
2017 Graduate Prize description

2016: Sofia Cepeda (University of Arizona), “She Has Got a Husband at Sea: Seamen, Women, and the State, 1792-1815”
2016 Graduate Prize description

2015: Catherine L. Chou (Stanford), “Henry Howard and the Popish Parliament”
2015 Graduate Prize description

2014: Karin Amundsen (USC), “‘Upon Uncertain Hope of Gain’: Alchemy and Empire in Tudor England” 2014 Graduate Prize description

2014 (Honorable Mention): Jamie Stoops (University of Arizona), “‘Pestilent Publications’: Pornography and Class Relations in Victorian England” 2014 Graduate Prize Honorable Mention

2013: Aidan Forth (Stanford), “Repression and Relief: Civilian ‘Concentration Camps’ in the British Empire, 1871-1903”
2013 Graduate Prize description

2012: Lauren Horn Griffin (UC Santa Barbara), “St. Winefride’s Well Revisited: Confessional Identity & Devotional Practice in Stuart England”
2012 Graduate Prize Description

2011: Justin Reed (UC Riverside), “Dutch Propaganda and the Repeal of the Test Acts”
2011 Graduate Prize description

2010: Caroline Shaw (UC Berkeley), “A Sacred Right of Refuge? The Tension Between the Universal and the Particular in the British Application of the Refugee Category, 1880-1905”

2009: Noah Millstone (Stanford), “Evil Counsel: The ‘Propositions to Bridle the Impertinency of Parliament’ and the Crisis of 1629”
2009 Graduate Prize description

2008: Rebecca Hughes (University of Washington), “‘Changing Africa’: Representations of Africans in British Missionary Propaganda, 1919-1939.”
2008 Graduate Prize description

2007: Jeff Hoppes (UC Berkeley), “The Formation of the New Model Army Dragoon Regiment”
2007 Graduate Prize description

2005: Tillman Nechtman (University of Southern California), “‘These Fungus’s of Asia’: Nabobs, Metropolitan Fears, and the Indian Empire”
2005 Graduate Prize description

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Book Prize Winners

David Como, Radical Parliamentarians and the English Civil War (Oxford University Press, 2018)
Priya Satsa, Empire of Guns: The Violent Making of the Industrial Revolution (Penguin, 2018)
2019 Book Prize Description

Erika Rappaport, A Thirst for Empire: How Tea Shaped the Modern World (Princeton, 2017)
Honorable mention: Susan D. Amussen & David E. Underdown, Gender, Culture and Politics in England, 1560-1640: Turning the World Upside Down (Bloomsbury, 2017)
2018 Book Prize Description

Alastair Bellany and Thomas Cogswell, The Murder of King James I (Yale University Press, 2015)
Marc Matera, Black London: The Imperial Metropolis and Decolonization in the Twentieth Century (University of California Press, 2015)
2016 Book Prize Description

Jordanna Bailkin, The Afterlife of Empire (UC Press, 2012)
2014 Book Prize Description
Honorary mention: Michele Tusan, Smyrna’s Ashes: Humanitarianism, Genocide, and the Birth of the Middle East (UC Press, 2012)

Reba Soffer, History, Historians, and Conservatism (Oxford, 2010)
2012 Book prize description

Priya Satia, Spies in Arabia: The Great War and the Cultural Foundations of Britain’s Covert Empire in the Middle East (Oxford, 2008)
2010 Book Prize description

Deborah Harkness, The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution (Yale, 2008)
James Vernon, Hunger: A Modern History (Belknap Press, 2007)
2008 Book Prize descriptions

Victoria Kahn, Wayward Contracts: The Crisis of Political Obligation in England, 1640-1674 (Princeton, 2004)
2006 Book Prize description

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Fall 2008 Newsletter

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