Albert Hourani Book Award

Sabra J. Webber

Ohio State University

Romancing the Real: Folklore and Ethnographic Representation in North Africa
University of Pennsylvania Press

R.D. McChesney

New York University

Waqf in Central Asia: Four Hundred Years in the History of a Muslim Shrine
Princeton University Press

Kenneth Cuno

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The Pasha’s Peasants: Land, Society, and Economy in Lower Egypt, 1740–1858
Cambridge University Press

Brinkley Messick

University of Michigan

The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society
University of California Press

Steven Caton

University of California, Santa Cruz

“Peaks of Yemen I Summon”: Poetry as Cultural Practice in a North Yemeni Tribe
University of California Press

Abraham Marcus

University of Texas at Austin

The Middle East on the Eve of Modernity: Aleppo in the Eighteenth Century
Columbia University Press

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