Menno Hertzberger Encouragement prize

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)


This prize is presented by the Menno Hertzbergerstichting and the Dutch Association of Antiquarians, is awarded every three or four years to a young scholar who has made an important contribution to Dutch book history.

The jury commented that ‘Dutch and Flemish Newspapers, with its two volumes and more than 1,500 pages, is an amazing achievement, one that many researchers would have been proud to produce at the end of their working life; Arthur has done so at the start of his career. Thanks to his Herculean efforts, research into early modern newspapers has come alive again, and thanks to which new questions can be asked concerning the context, nature and dissemination of the periodical press in the Netherlands.’
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