Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann has been shortlisted for the prestigious Wolfson History Prize 2018.

The Wolfson Foundation selected its six-strong shortlist based on books that combine excellence in historical research with readability for a wider general audience.

The shortlist is as follows:

  • Black Tudors by Miranda Kaufmann
  • Out of China: How the Chinese Ended the Era of Western Domination by Robert Bickers
  • The Butchering Art: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine by Lindsey Fitzharris 
  • A Deadly Legacy: German Jews and the Great War by Tim Grady
  • Heretics and Believers: A History of the English Reformation by Peter Marshall 
  • Heligoland: Britain, Germany and the Struggle for the North Sea by Jan Rüger

Read more about the prize here.