Sunday, June 16, 2013

New military history book prize

Last week, the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation announced the creation of a new book prize, the Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize in Military History, one that carries a substantial cash reward of $50,000. The list of judges is an international one and competition among world conflicts will be fierce, but American Civil War authors need not completely despair of their chances, as the foundation president has penned a Grant volume and there's a VMI professor in the panel whose seat is named after Henry King Burgwyn.

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