More prize-winning History from USW

June 27, 2016

USW historian Chris Evans has been awarded the 2016 Douglass Adair Memorial Award of the Omohundro Institute of Early American History and Culture for his article ‘The plantation hoe: the rise and fall of an Atlantic commodity’, which appeared in The William & Mary Quarterly in 2012.

The Douglass Adair Memorial Award is given biennially to the best article to have been published in The William & Mary Quarterly over a six-year period.

‘The plantation hoe: the rise and fall of an Atlantic commodity’ has already been awarded the Lester J. Cappon Prize for the best article published in The William and Mary Quarterly in 2012 and was recipient of the Southern Historical Association’s 2013 Jack Temple Kirby Award for environmental history.

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