2022
Shortlist announced
2022
King Leopold’s Ghostwriter: The Creation of Persons and States in the Nineteenth Century
Princeton University Press
Shortlisted
2022
Young Soeharto: The Making of a Soldier 1921–1945
Melbourne University Publishing
Shortlisted
2022
The Filipino Migration Experience: Global Agents of Change
Cornell University Press
Shortlisted

Highly commended

2022
cover image of a matter of obscenity
Princeton University Press
Highly commended

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

2021
The Wardian Case
The University of Chicago Press and Kew Publishing
Winner
2020
Yale University Press
Winner
2019
cover image of sea people
Harper
Winner
2018
On the Stump: Campaign Oratory and Democracy in the United States, Britain, and Australia by Sean Scalmer
Temple University Press
Winner
2017
Japanese War Criminals cover
Columbia University Press
Winner