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2020 Pickstone Prize Winner Announced

We're delighted to announce the winner of the Pickstone prize, awarded once every two years for the best English-language scholarly book in the history of science, technology and medicine. The 2020 prize is awarded to: Shinjini Das, Vernacular Medicine in Colonial India: Family, Market and Homoeopathy (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019) The judging panel commented: [...]

By |2020-06-24T21:28:52+00:00June 24th, 2020|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on 2020 Pickstone Prize Winner Announced

BSHS Pickstone Prize 2020 Shortlist Announced

The BSHS is pleased to announce that our judging panel has shortlisted four outstanding books for the BSHS Pickstone Prize 2020. Click on a title to visit the publisher's page and find out more about each book: Shinjini Das, Vernacular Medicine in Colonial India: Family, [...]

By |2020-05-09T22:56:11+00:00April 28th, 2020|BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on BSHS Pickstone Prize 2020 Shortlist Announced

2018 Pickstone Prize – Winner Announced

    The 2018 BSHS Pickstone Prize has been awarded to Michael Wintroub for his book The Voyage of Thought: Navigating Knowledge across the Sixteenth-Century World (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017) Judge Charlotte Sleigh, editor of the British Journal for the History of Science, described The Voyage of Thought as: ‘Extraordinary. This book changed my [...]

By |2019-12-07T17:47:45+00:00September 17th, 2018|Blog, BSHS Announcements, News, Pickstone Prize, Prizes|Comments Off on 2018 Pickstone Prize – Winner Announced