Category Archives: prizes

Successful Fall Conference; Nathaniel Philbrick Wins Book Prize

We enjoyed a successful fall conference hosted by Eastern Connecticut State in late October 2017, and we thank all those who worked hard on the program and local arrangements. The NEHA Book Award Committee is pleased to announce that the winner of the 2017 J. P. Hanlan Book Award is Nathaniel Philbrick for his outstanding monograph Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the Fate of the American Revolution (Penguin Books, 2016).

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Second Nature Wins NEHA Book Award

Congratulations to Richard W. Judd of the University of Maine, whose 2014 book Second Nature: An Environmental History of New England (University of Massachusetts Press) is this year’s winner of the James P. Hanlan Book Award for best book by a New England author. The award was granted at our fall meeting at Southern Connecticut State University on October 24, 2015.

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Call for participants on 2 NEHA Prize Committees

Attention NEHA Members! We could use a few additional participants on our two prize committees. Contact NEHA President, Beth DeWolfe at UNE Biddeford if you are interested in participating on either one. Both involve mainly committee work by email, the chance to read the work of outstanding scholars both established and emerging, and the satisfaction of helping to contribute to excellence in scholarship among our membership and in our region! Please consider being involved! Hanlan Book Prize Committee Responsibilities: read submissions of books nominated by…

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