Adam Clulow’s book The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan has been awarded the American Historical Association’s 2015 Jerry Bentley Prize in world history, and the 2015 International Convention of Asia Scholars’ Humanities Book Prize.
In regard to the first of these prizes, a blog of the American Historical Association notes: “The AHA offers annual prizes honoring exceptional books, distinguished teaching and mentoring in the classroom, public history, and other historical projects. This year’s finalists were selected from a field of almost 1,500 entries by nearly 100 dedicated prize committee members. The names, publications, and projects of those who received these awards are a catalogue of the best work produced in the historical discipline.”
In reference to the second of these prizes, the citation reads:
History success in Vice-Chancellor’s Education Awards.
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