Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian History
The Society for Italian Historical Studies, affiliated with the American Historical Association, is happy to announce the competition for three annual Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prizes in Italian History.
The late Howard R. Marraro made bequests to the American Historical Association, the American Catholic Historical Association and the Society for Italian Historical studies, for the award by each society of a Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize in Italian History. The amount of the annual award to be made by the Society for Italian Historical Studies is $750.00. Each association has appointed its selection committee and each has opened its competition for its prize in 2015.
Each award will be given for the book or article deemed best by the various committees and published between May 1, 2013 and April 30, 2014 which treats of Italian history in any epoch, Italian cultural history, or Italian-American relations. Competitors must be resident citizens of the United States or Canada, and must be members of the SIHS.
The Marraro prize is administered via the American Historical Association; to submit an entry, please consult the instructions at http://www.historians.org/awards-and-grants/awards-and-prizes/helen-and-howard-r-marraro-prize.
For further information, contact SIHS Executive Secretary Roy Domenico.
- 1991 - David I. Kertzer & Dennis P. Hogan, Family, Political Economy and Demographic Change: The Transformation of Life in Casalecchio, Italy 1861-1921 (University of Wisconsin Press, 1989)
- 1992 - George W. McClure, Sorrow and Consolation in Italian Humanism (Princeton University Press, 1991)
- 1993 - Roy P. Domenico, Italian Fascists on Trial, 1943-1948 (University of North Carolina, 1991)
- 1994 - Ann E. Moyer, Musica Scientia: Musical Scholarship in Italian Renaissance (Cornell University Press, 1992)
- 1995 - John M. Najemy, Between Friends: Discourses of Power and Desire in the Machiavelli-Vettori Letters of 1513-1515 (Princeton University Press, 1994)
- 1996 - Haile Larebo, The Building of an Empire: Italian Land Policy and Practice in Ethiopia 1935-1941 (Oxford University Press, 1994)
- 1997 - Nicholas Terpstra, Lay Confraternities and Civic Religion in Renaissance Bologna (Cambridge University Press, 1995)
- 1998 - James Grubb, Provincial Families of the Renaissance: Private and Public Life in the Veneto (The Johns Hopkins Press, 1996)
- 1999 - Gregory Hanlon, The Twilight of a Military Tradition: Italian Aristocrats and European Conflicts 1560-1800 (Holmes and Meier, 1998)
- 2000 - Marla S. Stone, The Patron State: Culture and Politics in Fascist Italy (Princeton University Press, 1998)
- 2001 - Jutta Sperling, Convents and the Body Politic in Late Renaissance Venice (University of Chicago Press, 1999)
- 2002 - Maureen C. Miller, The Bishop's Palace: Architecture and Authority in Medieval Italy (Cornell University Press, 2000)
- 2003 - Joanne M. Ferraro, Marriage Wars in Late Renaissance Venice (Oxford University Press, 2001)
- 2004 - Richard J. Samuels, Machiavelli's Children: Leaders and their Legacies in Italy and Japan (Cornell University Press, 2003)
- 2005 - Fabio Fernando Rizi, Benedetto Croce and Italian Fascism (University of Toronto Press, 2003)
- 2006 - Caroline Castiglione, Patrons and Adversaries: Nobles and Villagers in Italian Politics, 1640-1760 (Oxford University Press, 2005)
- 2007 - Stefanie B. Siegmund, The Medici State and the Ghetto of Florence: the Construction of an Early Modern Jewish Community (Stanford University Press, 2004)
- 2008 - Valerie Ramseyer, The Transformation of a Religious Landscape: Medieval Southern Italy, 850–1150 (Cornell University Press, 2006)
- 2009 - Caroline P. Murphy, Murder of a Medici Princess (Oxford University Press, 2008)
- 2010 - Ingrid D. Rowland, Giordano Bruno, Philosopher/Heretic (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2009)
- 2011 - Heather Hyde Minor, The Culture of Architecture in Enlightenment Rome (The Pennsylvania University Press, 2010)
- 2012 - Jennifer Guglielmo, Living the Revolution: Italian Women’s Resistance and Radicalism in New York City, 1880-1945 (University of North Carolina Press, 2010)
- 2013 - Larry Wolff, Paolina's Innocence: Child Abuse in Casanova's Venice (Stanford University Press, 2012)
- 2014 - Stephen Soper, Building a Civil Society: Associations, Public Life, and the Origins of Modern Italy (University of Toronto Press, 2013)
- 2016 - Stephanie Zeier Pilat, Reconstructing Italy: The Ina-Casa Neighborhoods of the Postwar Era (Ashgate, 2014)