Prize for print history

August 31, 2007

David Finkelstein has won the the second annual Robert Colby Memorial Book Prize. Professor Finkelstein, Queen Margaret University research professor of media and print culture, won the $3,000 award for his book Print Culture and the Blackwood Tradition . The prize honours Robert Colby, one of the foremost historians of 19th-century literary periodicals and magazines. It is given annually to the book judged to have been the best in its field that year. "I am pleased that a book about Scotland's cultural heritage has been so highly praised," Professor Finkelstein said.

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