Prof. Nolan Wins Military History Book Prize from New York Historical Society
Professor Cathal Nolan has been awarded the Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History (formerly the Guggenheim-Lehrman Prize), for The Allure of Battle: A History of How Wars Have Been Won and Lost (New York: Oxford University Press, 2017). The Gilder Lehrman Prize for Military History at the New York Historical Society is a $50,000 prize co-sponsored by the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History and the New-York Historical Society. Each year, the award recognizes the best book on military history in the English-speaking world distinguished by its scholarship, its contribution to the literature, and its appeal to both a general and an academic audience. The prize will be given out at an event to be held at the New York Historical Society in NYC on Nov. 26th.
The press release is available to read at the Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History’s website.