Hines Prize - Aspect of the Carolina Lowcountry and the Atlantic World 2017, USA

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Hines Prize

The Hines Prize is awarded to the best new scholarly publication by a first-time author relating to any aspect of the Carolina Lowcountry and/or the Atlantic World. The prize carries a cash award of $1,000 and preferential consideration by the University of South Carolina Press for the CLAW Program’s book series.

Hines Prize 2017

If you have a manuscript on a topic relevant to the Carolina Lowcountry and/or Atlantic World, please send a copy to CLAW Director Simon Lewis at lewiss@cofc.edu before May 15, 2017.

Call for Submissions

The Hines Prize is awarded to the best first book relating to any aspect of the Carolina Lowcountry and/or the Atlantic World. The prize carries a cash award of $1,000 and preferential consideration by the University of South Carolina Press for the CLAW Program’s book series. If you have a manuscript on a topic pertaining to the Carolina Lowcountry and/or Atlantic World, please send a copy to CLAW Director Simon Lewis at- leiwss@cofc.edu before May 15, 2017. Graduate students are also eligible to compete for the Hines Prize if they have a relevant manuscript.

The 2015 Hines Prize – Winner Announced

The College of Charleston’s Carolina Lowcountry and Atlantic World (CLAW) program’s biennial Hines Prize has been awarded to Huw T. David for his book-manuscript entitled The Atlantic at Work: Britain and South Carolina’s Trading Networks, c. 1730 to 1790.

The prize, endowed by former College of Charleston Dean Samuel Hines, is awarded every other year for the best first manuscript on a topic relating to the Carolina Lowcountry and/or Atlantic World.

“David’s manuscript presents a compendious history of the trade relations between South Carolina and Great Britain in the eighteenth century, both in the decades leading up to the Revolutionary War and immediately following the Revolution,” CLAW director Simon Lewis said.

Previous winners of the Hines Prize:

(2013) Dr. Tristan Stubbs, The Plantation Overseers of Eighteenth-Century Virginia, South Carolina, and Georgia
(2011) Dr. Michael D. Thompson, In Working on the Dock of the Bay: Labor and Life along Charleston’s Waterfront, 1783-1861
(2009) Barry Stiefel, Jewish Sanctuary in the Atlantic World: A Social and Architectural History
(2007) T.J. Desch-Obi, Fighting for Honor: The History of African Martial Art Traditions in the Atlantic World
(2005) Nicholas Michael Butler, Votaries of Apollo: The St. Cecilia Society and the Patronage of Concert Music in Charleston, South Carolina, 1766-1820
(2003) Bradford Wood, This Remote Part of the World: Regional Formation in Lower Cape Fear, North Carolina, 1725-1775

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