Prize for Steam-Powered Knowledge!

I just discovered that I’m sharing this year’s Colby Prize, awarded by the Research Society for Victorian Periodicals, for my book Steam-Powered Knowledge: William Chambers and the Business of Publishing, 1820-1860 (Chicago, 2012). The Colby Prize, established in 2006, is awarded to the book that most advances our understanding of the nineteenth-century British newspaper or […]