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History of Science Secondary Sources by Type

SHOT (Society for the History of Technology) - Edelstein Prize

Each book listed below has been awarded the Edelstein Prize by the Society for the History of Technology. This prize is "awarded to the author of an outstanding scholarly book in the history of technology." For more on this book prize, see: The Edelstein Prize  

Award-Winning Books

In addition to the prizes included on this page, many other book prizes are awarded through subject-specific groups and societies, like the following:  

HSS (History of Science Society) - Waston Davis Prize

Each book listed below has been awarded the Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize from the History of Science Society, honoring "books in the history of science directed to a wide public (including undergraduate instruction)."

The most recent winners are included here; for a list of all award-winning books from 1986 to the present, see: Watson Davis and Helen Miles Davis Prize.  

HSS (History of Science Society) - Pfizer Award

Each book listed below has been recognized by the History of Science Society as "an outstanding book dealing with the history of science."  

The most recent winners are included here; for a list of all Pfizer Award books from 1959 to the present, see: History of Science Society: Pfizer Award.  

SHOT (Society for the History of Technology) - Hacker Prize

Each book listed below has been awarded the Sally Hacker Prize by the Society for the History of Technology. This prize honors "exceptional scholarship that reaches beyond the academy toward a broad audience." For more on this book prize, see: The Hacker Prize.

BSHS (British Society for the History of Science) - Dingle Prize

Each book listed below has been awarded the Dingle Prize by the British Society for the History of Science. This prize honors "the best book in the history of science (broadly construed) published in English . . . which is accessible to a wide audience of non-specialists." For more on this prize, see: Dingle Prize.

4S (Society for Social Studies of Science) - Rachel Carson Prize

Each book listed here has been awarded the Rachel Carson Prize by the Society for Social Studies of Science. This prize is for a "book length work of social or political relevance in the area of science and technology studies." For more on his book prize, see: Rachel Carson Prize.

4S (Society for Social Studies of Science) - Ludwik Fleck Prize

Each book listed below has been awarded the Ludwik Fleck Prize by the Society for Social Studies of Science. This prize is "awarded annually for the best book in the area of science and technology studies."  For more on this book prize, see: Ludwik Fleck Prize