We are very proud of all the books we publish at MUP and nothing makes us prouder than when one of those books wins an award!

Take a look at our award winning books and learn more about the awards below.

Recent prizes include:

Performing women – Winner of the David Bevington Award 2019

Children born of war in the twentieth century – Runner Up of the 2019 Social History Book Prize

The gothic novel in Ireland, c. 1760–1829 – Winner of the Rhodes Prize for Literature and Language 2019

Unearthing childhood – Winner of the 2019 Archaeology & Ancient History PROSE award from the Association of American Publishers (AAP)

Environment, labour, and capitalism at sea – Winner of the Society for the Anthropology of Work Book Prize 2018

Women poets of the English Civil War – Winner of the 2018 Society for the Study of Early Modern Women Award for Best Teaching Edition

Dangerous bodies – Winner of the Alan Lloyd Smith Memorial Prize in 2017

Polysituatedness – Winner of the 2018 Niall Lucy Award

Tea and empire – Shortlisted for the Saltire Society Research Book of the Year Award 2018

Noble societyChoice Outstanding Academic Title 2018

Ideal homes, 1918-39 – Shortlisted for the Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion 2018

The synthetic proposition – Shortlisted for the 31st annual Charles C. Eldredge Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in American Art


Previous prizes include:

The extended self –  CICA Bruno Zevi Book Award 2017

From empire to exileRHS Gladstone Prize

Loud and proudBBC Radio 4’s Thinking Allowed Award for Ethnography 2017

Ephemeral city – 2017 Gladys Krieble Delmas Book Prize for the best book in Venetian Renaissance history

Shakespeare’s storms –  2016 Shakespeare’s Globe Book Award

Our fighting sisters – Women’s History Network Book Prize 2016

Health, medicine and the sea – Society for the History of Navy Medicine Book Prize 2016

Britain and the formation of the Gulf States – Japan Consortium for Area Studies Award (Toryu-sho category) 2016

Between earth and heaven – Southeastern Medieval Association Award for Best First Book 2016

Training minds for the war of ideas – PSA Group Prize

Spenser and Virgil – The Isabel MacCaffrey Award 2017