Albert Hourani Book Award

Richard M. Eaton

University of Arizona

The Rise of Islam and the Bengal Frontier, 1204–1760
University of California Press

Tarif Khalidi

American University of Beirut

Arabic Historical Thought in the Classical Period
Cambridge University Press

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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