PCCBS Newsletter 2014

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Fall 2009 Newsletter

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Article Prize Winners

2019:
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

2017:
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

2015:
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

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

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

2009:
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

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

2005:
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

2003:
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

2019:
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

2018:
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

2016:
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

2014:
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)

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

2010:
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

2008:
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

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

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