2014 Cheiron Book PrizeHistory
Beginning in 2004, Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences has awarded the Cheiron Book Prize biennially for an outstanding monograph in the history of the social/behavioral/human sciences.
Eligible works for the 2014 Cheiron Book Prize include original book-length historical studies, written in English and published during the period 1 January 2011 through 31 December 2013. Topical areas can include, but are not limited to, histories of psychology, psychiatry, anthropology, sociology, and social statistics. Works that are primarily in the histories of medicine or education are not eligible, unless they are strongly tied to the history of the social/behavioral/human sciences. Edited collections, anthologies, or textbooks are not eligible. Submissions will be judged on the basis of their scholarly character, depth of research, and the importance of their contribution to the field. Submissions can be made by publishers or authors.
How to Submit an Entry
Two copies of each entry must be received by 15 October, 2013. Final page proofs may be used for books to be published after 15 October and before 1 January 2014. If a final page proof is submitted, a bound copy of the entry must be received no later than 15 January 2014. No late submissions will be accepted
The author of the winning book will receive $500 plus up to $300 in travel expenses to attend the 2014 Annual Meeting of Cheiron, where the prize will be awarded. Announcements of the award will also be widely circulated. Two copies of each entry, clearly labeled "2014 Cheiron Book Prize," must be mailed directly to:
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