Cundill History Prize feeds international debate with finalists on inequality, Vietnam and the terror of exile

Cundill History Prize feeds  international debate with finalists on  inequality, Vietnam and the terror of exile

The Cundill History Prize has announced a controversial thesis on inequality, a myth-shattering history of Vietnam, and a study of Siberian exile under the Tsars as this year’s finalists. Three historians — a Briton, a Canadian and a US-based Austrian — are in contention for the US$75,000 prize, the richest in non-fiction for a single work in English. 
 

The Jewish Journey by Rebecca Abrams Published Today

The Jewish Journey by Rebecca Abrams Published Today

The Jewish Journey tells the 4000-year history of the Jewish people through 22 little-known treasures from the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, brought together here for the first time.Spanning 14 countries from Ancient Mesopotamia to modern Europe, this ground-breaking book brings Jewish history into the mainstream of one of the greatest and oldest public galleries in the world, highlighting objects that have been hidden in plain view until now.