2009 NSW Premier's History Awards Shortlists

The shortlisted works for the NSW Premier's History Awards were announced in early October.  The winners will be presented on Tuesday 27th October.

The shortlisted works in each category are:

Australian History Prize ($15,000)

Travels in Atomic Sunshine: Australia and the Occupation of Japan, Robin Gerster (Scribe)
Shattered Anzacs: Living with the Scars of War, Marina Larsson (UNSW Press)
Stella Miles Franklin: A Biography, Jill Roe (Fourth Estate)

General History Prize ($15,000)

The Collectors of Lost Souls: Turning Kuru Scientists into Whitemen, Warwick Anderson (Johns Hopkins University Press)
Becoming African Americans: Black Public Life in Harlem, 1919-1939, Clare Corbould (Harvard University Press)
Treason on the Airwaves: Three Allied Broadcasters on Axis Radio during World War Two, Judith Keene (Praeger Publishers)
Darwin's Armada: How Four Voyagers to Australasia won the Battle for Evolution and Changed the World, Iain McCalman (Viking)

Multimedia History Prize ($15,000)

Bombora: the story of Australian surfing, Paul Clarke, Greg Appel and Nick Carroll (Bombora Films)
A Northern Town, Rachel Landers and Dylan Bowen (Pony Films)
First Australians, Rachel Perkins, Beck Cole, Louis Nowra and Darren Dale (Blackfella Films)

NSW Community and Regional History Prize ($15,000)

Up on the Hill: A History of St Patrick's College, Goulburn, David Bollen (UNSW Press)
'Was thinking of home today...': North Sydney and the Great War, Ian Hoskins (North Sydney Council)
A History of Sydney's Darling Harbour, Wayne Johnson and Roger Parris (Sydney Harbour Foreshore)

Young People's History Prize ($15,000)

Krakatoa Lighthouse, Allan Baillie (Penguin)
Captain Cook's Apprentice, Anthony Hill (Penguin)
The Night We Made the Flag, Carole Wilkinson, illus by Sebastian Ciaffoglone (Black Dog Books)
Lighthouse Girl, Dianne Wolfer, illus by Brian Simmonds (Fremantle Press)

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