Professor Judith Herrin is Emeritus Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine Studies at King’s College London. She is also a winner of the Heineken Prize for History 2016.
Interviews with Judith Herrin
Interviews where books by Judith Herrin were recommended
Survivors: Children’s Lives after the Holocaust
by Rebecca Clifford
Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture
by Sudhir Hazareesingh
Ravenna: Capital of Empire, Crucible of Europe
by Judith Herrin
Double Lives: A History of Working Motherhood
by Helen McCarthy
Burning the Books: A History of the Deliberate Destruction of Knowledge
by Richard Ovenden
Atlantic Wars: From the Fifteenth Century to the Age of Revolution
by Geoffrey Plank
Every year the Wolfson History Prize seeks out books that combine careful research with good writing, aimed at the general reader. Here, Diarmaid MacCulloch, historian and chair of the judges, talks us through the outstanding history books that made the 2021 shortlist, and why, in his view, they’re all must-reads.