Professor Emeritus Thomas Spear Receives AHA Prize for Best Reference Work

Thomas SpearCongratulations to Professor Emeritus Thomas Spear for winning the American Historical Association’s Waldo G. Leland Prize for the best reference work published over the last five years!

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources are a collection of over 75 critical studies of the methods and sources historians use to research and write African history. It is a component of the larger Oxford Reference Encyclopedia of African History, a comprehensive online collection of articles critically assessing major topics of African history

The prize will be awarded at the AHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans on Thursday, January 6th, 2022.