Recipients of the Prize
1969 - 2010

(Where possible we have provided links to titles where the book is still available. Please note that this may not necessarily be the same edition which was awarded the prize and may now be available through a different publisher)

Year

Author

Title

Publisher

2010

D Harvey

The Enigma of Capital and the Crises of Capitalism
Harvey Book Cover
Profile Books
2009

D Milonakis and B Fine

From Economics Imperialism to Freakonomics
Fine and Milonakis Book Cover
Routledge
2008

K. Van Der Pijl

Nomads, Empires, States: Modes of Foreign Relations and Political Economy
Pijl Book Cover
Pluto Press
2007

R. Kuhn

Henryk Grossman and the Recovery of Marxism
Kuhn Book Cover
U. of Illinois
2006

C. Wickham

Framing the Early Middle Ages, Europe and the Mediterranean, 400-800
Wickham Book Cover
OUP
2005

K. Murphy

Revolution and Counterrevolution, Class Struggle in a Moscow Metal Factory
Murphy Book Cover
Berghahn Books

2004

M. A. Lebowitz

Beyond Capital. Marx's Political Economy of the Working Class (2nd Edition)

Lebowitz Book Cover

Palgrave Macmillan

2003
(joint award)

N. Davidson Discovering the Scottish Revolution
Davidson Book Cover
Pluto

B. Teschke

The Myth of 1648

Teschke Book Cover

Verso

2002

B. Kelly

Race, Class and Power in the Alabama Coalfields

Kelly Book Cover

U. of Illinois

2001

J. Holstun

Ehud’s Dagger

Holstun Book Cover

Verso

2000

P. Gowan

The Global Gamble

Gowan Book Cover

Verso

1999

F. Wheen

Karl Marx

Fourth Estate

1998

Not Awarded

1997

R. Blackburn

The Making of New World Slavery

Blackburn Book Cover

Verso

1996

D. Sassoon

One Hundred Years of Socialism

Sassoon Book Cover

IB Tauris

1995

E.J. Hobsbawm

Age of Extremes

Hobsbawm Book Cover

M. Joseph

1994

J. Rosenberg

The Empire of Civil Society

Verso

1993

H. Kaye

The Education of Desire

Routledge

1992

I. Gough./L. Doyal

A Theory of Human Need

Macmillan

1991

M. Davis

City of Quartz

Davis Book Cover

Verso

1990

A.J. Mayer

Why Did the Heavens not Darken?

Verso

1989

T. Eagleton

The Ideology of the Aesthetic

Blackwell

1988

B. Kagarlitsky

The Thinking Reed

Verso

1987

T. Shanin

Russia 1905/7 etc.

Macmillan

1986

E. Meiksins Wood

The Retreat from Class

Wood Book Cover

Verso

1985

R. Brenner

The Brenner Debate

Brenner Book Cover

CUP

1984

M. Rose

Marx’s Lost Aesthetic

Rose Book Cover

CUP

1983

B. Taylor

Eve and the New Jerusalem

Virago

1982

G. de Ste Croix

Class Struggle in the Ancient Greek World

Duckworth

1981

N. Harding

Lenin’s Political Thought

Macmillan

1980

B. Rowthorn

Capitalism, Conflict and Inflation

Lawrence & Wishart

1979

G.A. Cohen

Karl Marx’s Theory of History

Cohen Book Cover

OUP

1978

R. Bahro

The Alternative in Eastern Europe

NLB

1977

S.S. Prawer

Karl Marx and World Literature

OUP

1976

W. Brus

Socialist Ownership and Political Systems

RKP

1975

M. Liebman

Leninism under Lenin

Leibman Book Cover

Cape

1974

M. Rodinson

Marxism and Islam

Allen Lane

1973

L. Colletti

From Rousseau to Lenin

NLB

1972

P. Walton/A. Gamble

From Alienation to Surplus Value

Macmillan

1971

Not Awarded

 

1970

I. Meszaros

Marx’s Theory of Alienation

Meszaros Book Cover

Merlin

1969

M. Nicolaus

The Unknown Marx

New Left Review