"The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen" Is a Finalist for Italy's 2024 Cherasco Award in History

March 20, 2024

The prize, created in 1997, rewards national and international authors whose historical works stand out for their scientific rigour and quality of writing. Among the latest winners are Maurice Sartre, Augustine Sedgewick, Martin Goodman, Peter Gatrell, Johann Chapoutot, Robert Gerwath.

"The Gun, the Ship, and the Pen" traces the global history of written constitutions from the 1750s to the twentieth century. Linda Colley is the Shelby M.C. Davis 1958 Professor of History.