RHS Whitfield Book Prize – The 2020 Shortlist

RHS Whitfield Book Prize – The 2020 Shortlist

The 2020 Shortlist for the RHS Whitfield Prize is announced today. “This year’s Whitfield Prize shortlist is exceptionally strong. Every one of these titles displays British or Irish History at its best: innovative in approach, extensively researched, critically...
Old Words and New Worlds

Old Words and New Worlds

Dr Aysha Pollnitz, Assistant Professor of History at Rice University, won the Society’s 2016 Whitfield Prize for her book ‘Princely Education in early modern Britain’. Here she discusses how her research has moved on to liberal education in early...