The Prestigious Cundill Prize in Historical Literature

Published On September 19, 2015 | By Luis Cedric | Education

The Cundill Prize is a prestigious prize offered by The McGill Institute for the Study of Canada (MISC). The McGill University with joint funding from the CRB Foundation had established the Institute in 1994. The Institute is committed to engage in public education with enhancing the understanding of Canada’s achievements and the challenging areas. The faculty is comprised of eminent personalities from various walks of life.

The Cundill Prize in Historical Literature is offered to participants who contribute to the History of Canadian literature. The reminiscence of the history is best portrayed by the words of the noble authors and researchers who understand the importance of the culture which binds the people of Canada. It’s a platform which offers the people of Canada, who are by heart and soul a true Canadian, the opportunity to express themselves and work towards building a strong base for Canadian literature, preserving its values. The Cundill International Prize in Historical Literature at McGill is one ofthe largest and the most prestigious in the world. The very base of this esteemed prize was founded by the esteemed Peter Cundillwho was born in Montreal in the month of October 1938. He was a philanthropist, sportsman, diarist and a renowned global investor. He earned a Bachelor of Commerce Degree from McGill University in 1960 and went on to build, grow the Cundill value fund for which he became very famous.

The Epitome of success for the Cundill Prize in Historical Literature is courtesy of Peter Cundill who stood by it and had put in his complete devotion to making it a dream prize for every Canadian. To make the prize the most important and sought after at an International level,Peter Cundill decided to establish the prestigious Cundill Prize in Historical Literature in 2008 to be offered each year to any individual across the world (spanned across the seven seas, any nationality, any country) such that McGill University’s Jury will select the finest writer who has published a book intended to have social and academic impact of profound literary in the area of History. The book must have an in-depth of the society’s history and literature which can enlighten the masses with a strong, positive impact.

About the Author:- Author has made significant contribution to Historical Literature. His work revolves around both Fiction and Non Fiction. He has played an elementary part in the publishing vertical with some of his bestsellers.

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