Harold J. Cook, author of Matters of Exchange: Commerce, Medicine, and Science in the Dutch Golden Age has won a $10 000 “Recognition of Excellence” award. This was at the inaugural competition for The Cundill International Prize in History at McGill University which was established in April by McGill alumnus and investment manager Peter Cundill. The main prize went to Stuart B. Schwartz, author of All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World. A second “Recognition of Excellence” award went to Peter Fritzsche for Life and Death in the Third Reich.
Read more about the awards at McGill.
See details of the books in the Cundill Prize shortlist.