James A. Rawley Prize Recipients
The James A. Rawley Prize in Atlantic History was created in 1998 in accordance with the terms of a gift from James A. Rawley, Carl Adolph Happold Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln. It is offered annually to recognize outstanding historical writing that explores aspects of integration of Atlantic worlds before the 20th century. The prize was established in accordance with the terms of a gift from James A. Rawley, Carl Adolph Happold Professor of History Emeritus at the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.
2014 Rawley Prize
Aaron Spencer Fogleman, Northern Illinois Univ.
Two Troubled Souls: An Eighteenth-Century Couple's Spiritual Journey in the Atlantic World (Univ. of North Carolina Press)
Two Troubled Souls is the gripping account of a restless missionary couple who left Europe behind for adventures in North America and the Greater Caribbean. Providing deep insights into their private lives, Aaron Fogleman expertly reconstructs through sources in four languages and nine archives in three countries the disease environments they entered, the religious landscapes they traversed, and the forms of unfreedom they witnessed as they crisscrossed the Atlantic world.