April 10, 2018

All Book Award Winners

2018 Book Award Winners

Social sciences
Murtazashvili, Jennifer Brick. 2016. Informal Order and the State in Afghanistan. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

History & the humanities
Vacca, Alison. 2017. Non-Muslim Provinces under Early Islam: Islamic Rule and Iranian Legitimacy in Armenia and Caucasian Albania. Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Honorable mention
Levi, Scott Cameron. 2017. The Rise and Fall of Khoqand, 1709-1876: Central Asia in the Global Age. Central Eurasia in Context Series. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

2018 Book Award Shortlists

History and the Humanities

Campbell, Ian W. 2017. Knowledge and the Ends of Empire: Kazak Intermediaries and Russian Rule on the Steppe, 1731-1917. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

Levi, Scott Cameron. 2017. The Rise and Fall of Khoqand, 1709-1876: Central Asia in the Global Age. Central Eurasia in Context Series. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Mostowlansky, Till. 2017. Azan on the Moon: Entangling Modernity along Tajikistan’s Pamir Highway. Central Eurasia in Context Series. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Tasar, Eren. 2017. Soviet and Muslim: The Institutionalization of Islam in Central Asia. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Vacca, Alison. 2017. Non-Muslim Provinces under Early Islam: Islamic Rule and Iranian Legitimacy in Armenia and Caucasian Albania. Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Social Sciences

Cooley, Alexander, and John Heathershaw. 2017. Dictators without Borders: Power and Money in Central Asia. New Haven: Yale University Press.

Kudaibergenova, Diana T. 2017. Rewriting the Nation in Modern Kazakh Literature: Elites and Narratives. Contemporary Central Asia: Societies, Politics, and Cultures. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

McBrien, Julie. 2017. From Belonging to Belief: Modern Secularisms and the Construction of Religion in Kyrgyzstan.Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Murtazashvili, Jennifer Brick. 2016. Informal Order and the State in Afghanistan. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press.

Spector, Regine A. 2017. Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.

 

All Book Award Winners

2017 – History & the Humanities

Lee, Joo-Yup. Qazaqliq, or Ambitious Brigandage, and the Formation of the Qazaqs: State and Identity in Post-Mongol Central Eurasia. Brill, 2016.

2016 – Social Sciences

Driscoll, Jesse. Warlords and Coalition Politics in Post-Soviet States. Cambridge UP, 2015.

2014 – Social Sciences

Liu, Morgan. Under Solomon’s Throne: Uzbek Visions of Renewal in Osh. Pittsburgh UP, 2012.

2013 – History & the Humanities

Crone, Patricia. The Nativist Prophets of Early Islamic Iran: Rural Revolt and Local Zoroastrianism. Cambridge UP, 2012.

2012 – Social Sciences

Rasanayagam, Johan. Islam in Post-Soviet Uzbekistan: The Morality of Experience. Cambridge UP, 2010.

2011 – History & the Humanities

Stronski, Paul. Tashkent: Forging a Soviet City, 1930-1966. Pittsburgh UP, 2010.

2010 – Social Sciences

Adams, Laura. The Spectacular State: Culture and National Identity in Uzbekistan. Duke UP, 2010.

2009 – History & the Humanities

Sahadeo, Jeff. Russian Colonial Society in Tashkent, 1865-1923. Indiana UP, 2007.

2008 – Social Sciences

Collins, Kathleen. Clan Politics and Regime Transition in Central Asia. Cambridge UP, 2006.

2007 – History & the Humanities

Kamp, Marianne. The New Woman in Uzbekistan: Islam, Modernity, and Unveiling under Communism. Washington UP, 2006.

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