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CHASS Australia Book Prize 2017 longlist announced

The Council for the Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences (CHASS) has announced the longlist for the 2017 Australia Book Prize.

The prize, worth $3500, is part of the CHASS Australia Prizes program, which aims to draw international attention to Australia’s achievements in the humanities, arts and social sciences.

The longlisted titles are:

  • The Conservative Human Rights Revolution: European Identity, Transnational Politics, and the Origins of the European Convention (Marco Duranti, OUP)
  • The Art of Time Travel: Historians and Their Craft (Tom Griffiths, Black Inc.)
  • Position Doubtful: Mapping Landscapes and Memories (Kim Mahood, Scribe)
  • From the Edge: Australia’s Lost Histories (Mark McKenna, MUP)
  • Evatt: A Life (John Murphy, NewSouth)
  • Atomic Thunder: The Maralinga Story (Elizabeth Tynan, NewSouth).

A shortlist will be released later this month. The winner will be announced at the 2017 CHASS Australia Prizes Dinner on 10 October in Melbourne.

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