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ACLS announces 2024 Open Access Book Award winners

May 03 2024

The American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) this week announced the winners of the inaugural 2024 ACLS Open Access Book Prizes and Arcadia Open Access Publishing Awards. In the history category, Freedom Seekers: Escaping from Slavery in Restoration London by Simon P. Newman (University of London Press, 2022) took home the top honor. In a statement, the judges called the book a “well-argued, and effectively presented,” exploration of “slavery's deeply embedded history in Britain and the Atlantic world.”

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