Finalists announced for 2010 Cundill Prize in History





The finalists for McGill University’s Cundill Prize in History, the largest award for historical non-fiction in the world, were announced on Thursday.

The nominees are:

• Giancarlo Casale for The Ottoman Age of Exploration, published by Oxford University Press. Casale is an assistant professor of the history of the Islamic world and the 2009-2011 McKnight Land Grant Professor at the University of Minnesota.

• Diarmaid Macculloch for A History of Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years, published by Allen Lane. MacCulloch is a fellow of St Cross College, Oxford, a fellow of the British Academy and professor of the History of the Church at Oxford University....


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