U.S. Intellectual History Blog


The great persuasionAngus Burgin, assistant professor of history at Johns Hopkins University, has won the Merle Curti Award for best book in intellectual history for 2013.  Burgin’s book, The Great Persuasion: Reinventing Free Markets since the Great Depression (Harvard University Press, 2012), also won the Joseph J. Spengler Prize for best book ob the history of economics from the History of Economics Society.  As many of you also know, the S-USIH book award committee also recommended The Great Persuasion as a book of “exceptional merit” in the first annual S-USIH book prize competition.

For more information about Burgin and his work, please visit his website.Angus Burgin