Winner of Journal of Historical Geography Prize 2014

Every year, the Journal of Historical Geography bestows a prize for the paper published in its pages that is judged to have made the greatest contribution to the advancement of scholarship in historical geography. The 2014 prize has been awarded to Bronwen Douglas for her paper, ‘Naming places: voyagers, toponyms, and local presence in the fifth part of the world, 1500-1700′ (JHG Vol 45, July 2014, pp. 12-24). This award acknowledges Bronwen’s innovative use of maps in ethnohistorical writing.