Society for History in the Federal Government (SHFG) invites submissions of books for consideration for its annual book awards.
The Society for History in the Federal Government (SHFG) invites submissions of books for consideration for its annual book awards. The deadline for submissions is November 15, 2007, with works published in calendar year 2007 eligible for consideration.
The Society awards two book prizes each year:
The Henry Adams Prize is awarded for an outstanding major publication on the federal government's history.
The George Pendleton Prize is given for an outstanding major publication on the federal government's history produced by or for a federal history program.
Entries may be narrative histories, edited collections of articles or essays, or any other published historical work of comparable scope. Entries are judged for value in furthering the understanding and history of the federal government; quality and thoroughness of research; style and appropriateness of presentation; suitability and rigor of methodology; and use of original and primary materials.
The award committee consists of:
1) Dr. Keir Sterling, 7104 Wheeler Road Richmond, VA 23229-6939
2) Dr. Roger Launius, 12622 Kornett Lane, Bowie, MD 20715-2866
3) Dr. Marilyn Parr, 8605 Brunett Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20901-3232
Please submit one copy of each submission to each member of the awards committee for consideration.
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