2020
Winners announced

2020 Winner and shortlist

The General History Prize ($15,000) is for a major work of non-fiction, published in book or ebook form, on international history that is of national or international significance.

Past winners and shortlists

2019

cover image of sea people
Harper
Winner
The Big Four
La Trobe University Press
Shortlisted
book cover image of progressive new world
Harvard University Press
Shortlisted

2018

On the Stump: Campaign Oratory and Democracy in the United States, Britain, and Australia by Sean Scalmer
Temple University Press
Winner
book cover image of the library
Text Publishing
Shortlisted
book cover image of korea
Hardie Grant Books
Shortlisted

2017

Japanese War Criminals cover
Columbia University Press
Winner
Front cover Victoria
HarperCollins Publishers
Shortlisted
Front cover The Land is Our History
Oxford University Press
Shortlisted