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The official journal of the Society for French Historical Studies.
French Historical Studies, the leading journal on the history of France, publishes articles and commentaries on all periods of French history from the Middle Ages to the present. The journal’s diverse format includes forums, review essays, special issues, and articles in French, as well as bilingual abstracts of the articles in each issue. Also featured are bibliographies of recent articles, dissertations, and books in French history and announcements of fellowships, prizes, and conferences of interest to French historians.
Kathryn A. Edwards, Carol E. Harrison
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The 2020 William Koren, Jr. Prize
Congratulations to Elisa Camiscioli, whose essay "Coercion and Choice: The 'Traffic in Women' between France and Argentina in the Early Twentieth Century" won, and to Julia M. Gossard, whose essay "Breaking a Child's Will: Eighteenth-Century Parisian Juvenile Detention Centers" received honorable mention. The William Koren, Jr. Prize is awarded by the Society for French Historical Studies to the most outstanding article on any period of French history published the previous year.