Revised Announcement: ASPHS Best First Book Prize

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November 21, 2018
United States
Subject Fields: 
Colonial and Post-Colonial History / Studies, European History / Studies, Modern European History / Studies, Spanish and Portuguese History / Studies

The committee for the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies’s Best First Book Prize in Iberian History invites submissions for this year’s competition. First books on Iberian history published between 1 January 2016 and 31 December 2018 and in any of the three languages of the society (English, Portuguese, and Spanish) are eligible for the prize, which carries an honorarium of $250. Each submission must be its author’s first published book on Iberian history to be considered for the prize, and authors must be active members of the ASPHS to be eligible for consideration. This year's award will be announced at the 2019 annual meeting of the ASPHS in Barcelona (July 10-13, 2019).

 Deadline for submissions is November 21, 2018. Early submissions are encouraged. Those who wish to enter their first book in the competition must send a copy to each member of the prize committee at the addresses below:

Dr. David A. Messenger (Chair)
Department of History
University of South Alabama 
5991 USA Dr. N. 
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
Dr. A. Katie Stirling-Harris
Department of History
University of California, Davis
1 Shields Ave. 
Davis, CA 95616-8611
Dr. Jesus Cruz
Department of History
University of Delaware 
236 John Munroe Hall
Newark, DE 19716
Contact Info: 

David Messenger, University of South Alabama