WHC Book Prize

The World History Connected (WHC) Book Prize has been created in 2023 to recognize publications of outstanding value to both research and teaching in the field of world history.  Rooted in the mission of WHC journal, this new prize is being funded through the generosity of Professor Emeritus and former WHA President, Marc Jason Gilbert. Submissions are due April 1st of each year. For more information on the prize, visit https://www.thewha.org/wha-awards/whc-book-prize/.

2024 Winner

Book cover and author photo for Chelsea Shields

Chelsea Schields, Offshore Attachments: Oil and Intimacy in the Caribbean  (University of California Press)

2023 Winner

Jamie Martin, The Meddlers: Sovereignty, Empire, and the Birth of Global Economic Governance (Harvard University Press)

2023 Honorable Mention

Tom Taylor, Modern Travel in World History (Routledge)