Maya Jasanoff receives 2017 Windham Campbell Prize in Nonfiction

By Tim Cheng | March 2 2017 | Humanities & Social Sciences

The Nonfiction Windham Campbell Prize was awarded to Maya Jasanoff for her “brilliant historical writing [which] brings to life forgotten worlds and characters in richly textured narratives.”

Jasanoff is the Coolidge Professor of History at Harvard College and author of Liberty’s Exiles and Edge of Empire.

The Windham-Campbell prizes are global English-language awards that call attention to literary achievement and provide prizewinners with an unrestricted grant of $165,000.

For more information and the full list of winners, see: http://windhamcampbell.org/recipients

 

Edge of Empire
Lives, Culture, and Conquest in the East, 1750-1850
9781400075461
Winner of the 2005 Duff Cooper Prize
$23.00 US
Sep 12, 2006
Paperback
416 Pages
Vintage

Liberty's Exiles
American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World
9781400075478
Winner of the George Washington Book Prize 
$18.95 US
Mar 06, 2012
Paperback
496 Pages
Vintage