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On occasion the award has been shared by two authors. Albert hourani book award, 1995 for most outstanding book. If an internal link intending to refer to a specific person led you to this page. A panislamic intellectual network at the cusp of the british and ottoman empires became the basis of a global muslim sensibility a political and cultural affiliation that competes with ideas of nationhood today as it did in the last century. This book presents a highly interesting and somewhat personal account of one of the lesserknown tragedies of the last century. Books must be nonfiction scholarly monographs based on original research. Edward stanford award for outstanding contribution to travel writing. The albert hourani book award is a nonfiction book award given by the middle east studies association to the years most notable book in middle the albert hourani book award is a nonfiction book award given by the middle east studies association to the years most notable book in middle eastern. Arab and jew narrate the palestinian village1999 chicago folklore prize book award for the object of memory. Religion, society, and simple believers kindle edition by tannous, jack. He studied philosophy, politics, economics and history with an emphasis. Inviting nominations to mesas 2019 awards competitions.

Alabama author award, alabama library association childrens book of the year, alan bunn memorial chapbook award, alan paton award. Arab and jew narrate the palestinian village 1999 second prize in translation, yiddish women poets from yiddish national book center 1987. Aleppo in the eighteenth cen tury, published by columbia univer sity press in 1989, won the albert hourani book award the first year it wasgiven at mesa in 1991. The 2020 rsaa travel awards are now closed to applications. The albert hourani book award is a nonfiction book award given by the middle east studies association to the years most notable book in middle eastern and islamic studies. Awards for nonfiction literature such as history, biography, or travel. Explore books by albert hourani with our selection at. Faculty awardsgrants religious studies university of. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Eugene rogan is director of the middle east centre at oxford university.

He has done ethnographic fieldwork in yemen, jordan, and among arab and muslim communities in detroit. Albert houranis most popular book is a history of the arab peoples. Albert hourani has 27 books on goodreads with 15083 ratings. Arabic thought in the liberal age 1798 1939 by professor. Various travel and research grants from the department of fine arts and the aga. Albert hourani book award by middles east studies association for the object of memory. Born and raised in britain, my travels began as a seventeenyearold. Albert hourani author of a history of the arab peoples. The albert hourani book award recognizes a work that exemplifies scholarly excellence and clarity of presentation in the tradition of albert hourani. Cowinner of the 20 albert hourani book award, middle east studies. It received the middle east studies associations 2016 albert hourani book award, the ottoman and turkish studies associations 2016 m.

As part of the sixtieth anniversary celebrations, the middle east centre relaunched the hourani scholarship to establish an annual award for the mphil in. Nile green is professor of south asian and islamic history at ucla. Thus, the history of the arab peoples is, in a very real way, the history of islam. Rogan won the albert hourani book award and the fuad koprulu prize for his work frontiers of the state in the late ottoman empire 1999, and his book the fall of the ottomans. Aleppo in the 18th century study of the middle east institute ser by abraham marcus. Letters of light receives honorable mention for albert hourani book award. His earlier works include frontiers of the state in the late ottoman empire cambridge university press, 1999, for which he received the albert hourani book award of the middle east studies association of north america and the fuad koprulu prize of the turkish studies association. Coomaraswamy book award, being the two main us academic book prizes in middle eastern and south asian studies. Bacharach service award mesa academic freedom award roger owen book award houshang pourshariati iranian studies book award malcolm h. History of the arab peoples by professor albert hourani alibris. Winner of phi beta kappas 2008 ralph waldo emerson award. Why is the oped page of the new york times obsessed.

Announced at the awards ceremony at mesas annual meeting, the albert hourani book award honors. Agius prize, and the american association for the history of medicines 2018 george rosen prize. Awards mesa book awards albert hourani book award nikki keddie book award fatima mernissi book award mesa mentoring award jere l. Pages in category non fiction literary awards the following 31 pages are in this category, out of 31 total. Seema alavi challenges the idea that all panislamic configurations are antiwestern or procaliphate.

The first dolman award was given in 2006, just two years after the only other travel book award the thomas cook travel book award which ran for 25 years was abandoned by its sponsor. The fatima mernissi book award is given to the best work in studies of gender, sexuality. After beginning my career as a historian of india and pakistan, i have traced muslim networks that connect afghanistan, iran, the indian ocean, africa, japan, europe and america. This article is within the scope of wikiproject awards, a collaborative effort to improve the coverage of awards and prizes on wikipedia. Albert hourani book award honorable mention middle east studies association. Shereceived the university oftexasoutstandingdis sertationawardin1988 andthetexas. For the past two decades, taner akam has been tirelessly unearthing the armenian genocide. His research focuses on the social and economic history of the arab provinces of the ottoman empire and the arab states in the 20th century. Western footprints and americas perilous path in the middle east. Hourani was born the son of immigrants from south lebanon. The religious economy of the west indian ocean, winner of the albert hourani award for outstanding publishing in middle east studies and sufism. The nikki keddie book award was established in 2017 to recognize an outstanding contribution on. Nominations can be made by either the publisher or the author.

Books and authors published by harvard university press that have recently won awards or prizes. The award was named for albert hourani to recognize his long and distinguished career as teacher and mentor. American missionaries and the failed conversion of the middle east cornell university press, 2008, which was the winner of the 2008 albert hourani book award from the middle east studies association, the 2009 john hope franklin prize of the american studies association, and a cowinner of the. He was a frequent visitor to universities in the united states and the middle east, and he received recognition and numerous awards. The paintings and travel diaries of huang xiangjian 16091673 elizabeth kindall. This award recognizes the very best in middle east studies scholarship.

Winner of the 2008 award for excellence in the study of religion in the category of analyticaldescriptive studies, american academy of religion. The nikki keddie book award focuses on exceptional scholarship in religion, revolution, andor society. The top book prize in the middle eastern studies field is named the albert hourani book award and it is given annually by the middle east studies association of north america mesa. We would like to show you a description here but the site wont allow us. The albert hourani book award is an award honoring scholarly nonfiction books, given by the middle east studies association of north america mesa to recognize outstanding publishing in middle east studies and to honor work that exemplifies scholarly excellence and clarity of presentation in the tradition of albert hourani, the distinguished scholar of arab and islamic history. It radiates the penetrating light of albert houranis massive. Editions of a history of the arab peoples by albert hourani. The great war in the middle east, 19141920 was named one of the best books of 2015 by the economist and the wall street journal. In a bestselling work of profound and lasting importance, the late albert hourani told the definitive history of the arab peoples from the seventh century, when the new religion of islam began to spread from the arabian peninsula westwards, to the present day. University of colorado boulder center for humanities and arts schwalbe travel. The houshang pourshariati iranian studies book award was established in 2005 to recognize outstanding publishing in iranian studies. Audiofile this is a brilliant book, perhaps a landmark. Khalidi demonstrates a complete mastery of the relevant literature in arabic.

The royal society for asian affairs invites applications for travel awards to support practical projects and research that have the potential to contribute to advances in scholarly or other public knowledge including, but not limited to, postgraduate degrees, journalism and travel writing. The albert hourani book award was established in 1991 to recognize outstanding publishing in middle east studies. This award recognizes the very best in middle east studies. Guests of god is a beautifully composed and structured and highly sympathetic treatment of the complexity of contemporary islam institutionally, transnationally, as a collective identity and as a participant in and generator of globalization.

Did albert einstein attend the nobel prize award ceremony. Jordan travel pack globetrotter travel packs by moira mccrossan. In the event of cowinners, prize money will be divided evenly among the winners. A history of the arab peoples is a masterly distillation of a lifetime of scholarship and a unique insight. Announced at the awards ceremony at mesas annual meeting, the albert hourani book award honors a work that exemplifies scholarly excellence and clarity of presentation in the tradition of albert hourani. Western footprints and americas perilous path in the middle east reprint edition. March 31, 1915 january 17, 1993 was one of the most prominent scholars of middle eastern history for much of the second half of the 20th century. Edward stanford award for outstanding contribution to travel writing gandys childrens travel book of the year. Osborns letters of light receives honorable mention for. Antonys college, oxford, and author of the popular bestseller a history of t. Albert hourani book award, nonfiction book award given by the middle east studies association to the years most notable book in middle eastern and islamic studies. In this definitive masterwork, distinguished oxford historian albert hourani offers. The twovolume companion to islamic art and architecture bridges the gap between monograph and survey text by providing a new level of access and interpretation to islamic art.

Work, education, and political activism of palestinian families in a refugee camp. Middle east studies association albert hourani book award. Albert hourani, history of the arab peoples lebanese historian hourani takes on the formidable task of tracking the history of the arab world, starting before the advent of islam and ending in. Albert hourani s influence as a scholar and a teacher continues to be felt throughout our field. I am a historian of the multiple globalizations of islam and muslims. The more than 50 newly commissioned essays revisit canonical topics, and include original approaches and scholarship on neglected aspects of the field. My books have received the highest academic accolades, including the middle east studies associations albert hourani book award and the association for asian studies ananda k. Honorable mentions also receive a certificate of award. In sacred landscape, meron benvenisti, the former deputy mayor of jerusalem, recounts to us the story of the ethnic cleansing of palestinians from the lands that became israel in 1948. The albert hourani book award is an award honoring scholarly nonfiction books, given by the middle east studies association of north america mesa to recognize outstanding publishing in middle east studies and to honor work that exemplifies scholarly excellence and clarity of presentation in the tradition of albert hourani, the distinguished scholar. My dozen or so books have traced littleknown muslim interactions with christians.

As part of the sixtieth anniversary celebrations, the middle east centre relaunched the hourani scholarship to establish an annual award for the mphil in modern middle eastern studies. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and if not signed in for advertising. The winning book recognizes the very best in middle east studies scholarship. Albert hourani book award, 1995 for most outstanding book published in middle east studies volume 30 issue 1 skip to main content we use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. The fatima mernissi book award is given to the best work in studies of gender, sexuality, and womens lived experience.

Common knowledge book awards albert hourani book award. The albert hourani book award recognizes the very best scholarship in middle east studies. Nukhet varlik department of history university of south carolina. Buy arabic thought in the liberal age 1798 1939 by professor albert hourani online at alibris. Albert hourani no region in the world today is more important than the middle east. Being too remote from sweden, albert einstein could not attend the. Mesa book awards nomination guidelines middle east studies. Nominations for all three awards albert hourani book award, nikki keddie book. His research in the middle east centers on nationalism, historicity, oral tradition, tribestate relations, and modernity both its. Winner of the 2007 albert hourani book award, middle east studies association. Clinical trials and the global search for human subjects adriana petryna honorable mention for the 2014 diana forsythe prize, committee on the anthropology of science, technology. Albert hourani book award middle east studies association. Arabic thought in the liberal age 17981939 albert hourani contents preface to the 1983 reissue note on transliteration and references i the islamic state ii the ottoman empire iii first views of europe iv the first generation. Kerr dissertation awards wadad kadi travel fellowships for doctoral students mesa.

The albert hourani book award is an award honoring scholarly nonfiction books, given by the middle east studies association of north america mesa to. Albert hourani book award middle east studies association, 2014, see muslims of medieval latin christendom, below. Albert hourani book award book awards librarything. Han imperialism, chinese literary style, and the economic imagination. Edward stanford travel writing awards ceremony 26th february at the london transport museum awards stanford dolman travel book of the year, in association with the authors club. Hourani tries to cover most of the history of the arab peoples, but this is certainly no easy task. The best books on the arabs recommended by eugene rogan.

This excellent, wellwritten book is likely to become a classic work on the subject of drugs and stimulants both in iran and the wider islamic world. Nukhet varlik department of history university of south. Muslim cosmopolitanism in the age of empire seema alavi. Awarding agencies and associations for international scholars. He was born in manchester, england, the son of soumaya rassi and fadlo issa hourani, 1 immigrants from what is now south lebanon. The history of the arab peoples begins with the coalescence of arabic into a written language, which, essentially begins with the writing of the koran. According to the statutes, a reserved prize can be awarded the year after, and albert einstein was awarded the 1921 nobel prize in physics in 1922. Middle east studies association mesa book prize committee. Named after the scholar albert hourani, the award was first given in 1991. Current meeting middle east studies association of north. Distinguished lebaneseamerican historian albert hourani presents this book that might seem comprehensive to the westerners but concise to the arabs. Winner of the 1997 albert hourani book award a pathbreaking work of major importance. Fuat koprulu book prize, the society for the medieval mediterraneans 2017 dionysius a.

Albert hourani s a history of the arab peoples gives an excellent background how the peoples of the arab world got from the days of muhammad to 1991, the year the book was published. This category has the following 14 subcategories, out of 14 total. Hourani s approach is good, oldfashioned narrative history, starting with the arab world as it existed just before the advent of islam early in the seventh century, and ending with the arab. Albert habib hourani, british historian born march 31, 1915, manchester, englanddied jan. The mphil originally, the bphil, established by albert hourani in 1961, was oxfords first taught course in modern middle eastern studies. Noah salomon winner of the 2017 albert hourani book award. Winner, charles rufus morey book award of the college art association, 2003 albert hourani book award honorable mention of the middle east studies association, 2002 alpha sigma nu book award honorable mention, 2002 britishkuwait friendship societybritish society for middle eastern studies book prize runnerup, 2002. Albert hourani book award from the middle east studies association mesa. It is especially good at showing the wider significance of the pursuit of pleasure. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading the making of the medieval middle east.

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