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The History of Education Society’s Outstanding Book Award
The History of Education Society is pleased to announce this year’s competition for the Society’s Outstanding Book Award. A prize of $1000 is made to the author of the best book published in the preceding year. The award for books bearing a 2011 copyright date will be announced at the annual meeting of the society in the fall of 2012.
The History of Education Society is an international scholarly association that encourages and facilitates research in the history of education; encourages cooperation among specialists in the history of education; and promotes the value of historical perspectives in the making of educational policy. The Society also publishes The History of Education Quarterly.
Nominations for the Outstanding Book Award are welcome for works from a broad range of disciplines. Such works may address any aspect of the history of education, both formal and informal, whether in the United States or abroad, including the history of childhood, youth, and the family. Nominations are limited to works bearing a copyright date of 2011. (In exceptional cases, books with a 2010 copyright may be considered, provided they were not nominated last year).
Publishers who plan to submit a book (or books) should notify the award committee chair, Derrick Alridge (firstname.lastname@example.org) at their soonest convenience. In order to be considered, review copies must be received by all three members of the committee at the addresses listed below no later than May 31, 2012.
Here are the winners of the prize in the last three years:
- 2011: Ronald E. Butchart, Schooling the Freed People: Teaching, Learning, and the Struggle for Black Freedom, 1861-1876 (University of North Carolina Press)
- 2010: Hilary Moss, Schooling Citizens: The Struggle for African American Education in Antebellum America (University of Chicago Press)
- 2009: A.J. Angulo , William Barton Rogers and the Idea of M.I.T. (Johns Hopkins University Press)
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