The American Historical Association
The James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History
The American Historical Association is pleased to announce the establishment of the James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History in recognition of outstanding historical writing that explores aspects of integration of Atlantic worlds before the 20th century. The prize was established in accordance with the terms of a gift from James A. Rawley, Carl Adolph Happold Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.
1. Only books of high scholarly and literary merit will be considered. Research accuracy and originality also will be important factors in the evaluation of the books.
2. Books with an imprint of 2013 are eligible for the 2014 award.
3. In addition to sending a copy of each prize entry to members of the selection committee, please complete the Data Collection Form at the link below. One form must be completed for each entry. Fields marked with a blue star are required.
Entries must be postmarked by or on MAY 15, 2014; late entries will not be considered. One copy of each entry must be received by each of the following committee members:
Contact information for judges and a submission data collection form
will be posted by March 30.
Please Note: The deadline for submission of entries is Thursday, May 15, 2014. Entries will not be returned. Recipients will be announced at the January 2-5, 2015, AHA annual meeting in New York City.
IMPORTANT! EACH ENTRY MUST BE CLEARLY LABELED "Rawley Award Entry."
For questions, please contact the Book Prize Administrator, or write to the AHA at the following address (please note that prize entries are not mailed to the AHA; rather, to committee members):
American Historical Association, 400 A St., SE Washington, D.C. 20003-3889