Congratulations to those shortlisted for the 2021 Ernest Scott Prize, awarded annually to the book judged to be the most distinguished contribution to the history of Australia or New Zealand or to the history of colonisation published in the previous year:
Hirini Kaa for Te Hāhi Mihinare – The Māori Anglican Church (Bridget Williams Books);
Grace Karskens for People of the River: Lost Worlds of Early Australia (Allen and Unwin);
James Keating for Distant Sisters: Australasian Women and the International Struggle for the Vote, 1880-1914 (Manchester University Press);
Kama Maclean for British India, White Australia: Overseas Indians, Intercolonial Relations and the Empire (University of New South Wales Press);
Noah Riseman and Shirleene Robinson for Pride in Defence: The Australian Military and LGBTI Service Since 1945 (Melbourne University Press); and
Ian Smith for Pākehā Settlements in a Māori World (Bridget Williams Books).