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Book awards: Albert Hourani Book Award

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The Middle East On the Eve of Modernity: Aleppo in the 18th Century (Study of the Middle East Institute Ser) by Abraham Marcus1991
The Calligraphic State: Textual Domination and History in a Muslim Society (Comparative Studies on Muslim Societies) by Brinkley Messick1993
The Renewal of Islamic Law: Muhammad Baqer as-Sadr, Najaf and the Shi'i International (Cambridge Middle East Library) by Chibli Mallatco-winner, 1994
The Rise of Islam and the Bengal Frontier, 1204-1760 by Richard M. Eatonco-winner, 1994
Islamization and Native Religion in the Golden Horde: Baba Tukles and Conversion to Islam in Historical and Epic Traditi by Devin Deweese1995
The Topkapi Scroll -- Geometry and Ornament in Islamic Architecture (Sketchbooks & Albums) by Gülru Necipoglu1996
Nationalism and the Genealogical Imagination: Oral History and Textual Authority in Tribal Jordan (Comparative Studies on Muslim Societies) by Andrew Shryockco-winner, 1997
Palestinian Identity by Rashid Khalidico-winner, 1997
Labor and the State in Egypt by Marsha Pripstein Posusneyco-winner, 1998
The Price of Wealth: Economies and Institutions in the Middle East by Kiren Aziz Chaudhryco-winner, 1998
The Object of Memory: Arab and Jew Narrate the Palestinian Village by Susan Slyomovics1999
Frontiers of the State in the Late Ottoman Empire: Transjordan, 1850-1921 by Eugene L. Rogan2000
Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought by Michael Cook2001
Being Israeli: The Dynamics of Multiple Citizenship by Gershon Shafirco-winner, 2002
Facts on the Ground: Archaeological Practice and Territorial Self-Fashioning in Israeli Society by Nadia Abu El-Hajco-winner, 2002
The Formation of Islam: Religion and Society in the Near East, 600-1800 by Jonathan Porter Berkey2003
Morality Tales: Law and Gender in the Ottoman Court of Aintab by Leslie Peirce2004
Guests of God: Pilgrimage and Politics in the Islamic World by Robert Bianchi2005
The Pursuit of Pleasure: Drugs and Stimulants in Iranian History, 1500-1900 by Rudi Matthee2006
Creative Reckonings: The Politics of Art and Culture in Contemporary Egypt (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and I) by Jessica Winegarco-winner, 2007
Muhammad's Grave: Death Rites and the Making of Islamic Society by Leor Halevico-winner, 2007
Artillery of Heaven: American Missionaries and the Failed Conversion of the Middle East by Ussama Makdisico-winner, 2008
Honored by the Glory of Islam: Conversion and Conquest in Ottoman Europe by Marc David Baerco-winner, 2008
Moral Agents and Their Deserts: The Character of Mu'tazilite Ethics by Sophia Vasalou2009
A Desert Named Peace: The Violence of France's Empire in the Algerian Sahara, 1844-1902 by Benjamin C Brower2010
Bombay Islam: The Religious Economy of the West Indian Ocean, 1840-1915 by Nile Greenco-winner, 2011
Palestinian Village Histories: Geographies of the Displaced (Stanford Studies in Middle Eastern and I) by Rochelle Davisco-winner, 2011
The Climate of Rebellion in the Early Modern Ottoman Empire (Studies in Environment and History) by Sam White2012
The Nativist Prophets of Early Islamic Iran: Rural Revolt and Local Zoroastrianism by Patricia Crone2013
The Young Turks' Crime Against Humanity: The Armenian Genocide and Ethnic Cleansing in the Ottoman Empire by Taner Akçamco-winner, 2013
Muslims of medieval Latin Christendom, c. 1050-1614 by Brian A. Catlos2014
Modernizing Marriage: Family, Ideology, and Law in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Egypt (Gender and Globalization) by Kenneth M. Cuno2015
Muslim Cosmopolitanism in the Age of Empire by Seema AlaviHonorable Mention, 2016
Plague and empire in the early modern Mediterranean world : the Ottoman experience, 1347-1600 by Nükhet Varlik2016
For love of the Prophet : an ethnography of Sudan's Islamic state by Noah Salomon2017

Award description

Albert Hourani Book Award
The Albert Hourani Book Award was established in 1991 to recognize outstanding publishing in Middle East studies. The award was named for Albert Hourani to recognize his long and distinguished career as teacher and mentor. The award is presented by the Middle East Studies Association.

The award website can be found here.


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