Sarah Cameron's The Hungry Steppe: Famine, Violence, and the Making of Soviet Kazakhstan, is winner of the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies Book Award given by the Southern Conference on Slavic Studies

 

Claire Shaw's Deaf in the USSR: Marginality, Community, and Soviet Identity, 1917-1991, is winner of the BASEES Women's Forum Prize given by the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies

 

Ahsan I. Butt's Secession and Security: Explaining State Strategy against Separatists, is winner of the International Security Studies Section Book Award given by the International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association

 

Tanisha M. Fazal's Wars of Law: Unintended Consequences in the Regulation of Armed Conflict, is winner of the International Law Section Annual Book Award given by the International Law Section of the International Studies Association

 

Michelle Armstrong-Partida's Defiant Priests: Domestic Unions, Violence, and Clerical Masculinity in Fourteenth-Century Catalunya, is winner of the John Gilmary Shea Prize given by the American Catholic Historical Association

 

The following books have been awarded the Choice Outstanding Academic Titles for 2017:

How China Escaped the Poverty Trap by Ang

The Dutch Moment by Klooster

The Merchants of Siberia by Monahan

Violence as a Generative Force by Bergholz

Who Should Rule at Home? by Goodfriend

Birds of Aruba, Bonaire, and Curacao by Wells, Wells, and Dean

Wildlife Conservation Society Birds of Brazil: The Atlantic Forest of Southeast Brazil, including São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro by Ridgely, Gwynne, Tudor, and Argel

 

Yuen Yuen Ang's How China Escaped the Poverty Trap is a Foreign Affairs 2017 Best Book of the Year (China)

 

Hal Brand's Making the Unipolar Moment: U.S. Foreign Policy and the Rise of the Post-Cold War Order is a Foreign Affairs 2017 Best Book of the Year (Clinton Administration)

 

Colin D. Jaundrill's Samurai to Soldier: Remaking Military Service in Nineteenth-Century Japan is a Foreign Affairs 2017 Best Book of the Year (Japan)

 

Max Bergholz's Violence as a Generative Force: Identity, Nationalism, and Memory in a Balkan Community, is winner of the Council for European Studies Book Award given by Columbia University

 

Ron E. Hassner's Religion on the Battlefield has won honorable mention for the Religion and International Relations Book Award (given by the Religion and International Relations Section of the International Studies Association)

 

Gavin Shatkin’s Cities for Profit: The Real Estate Turn in Asia’s Urban Politics, has won honorable mention for the Best Book in Urban Affairs Award given by the Urban Affairs Association

 

Katherine Steele Brokaw’s Staging Harmony: Music and Religious Change in Late Medieval and Early Modern English Drama, is winner of the David Bevington Award for Best New Book in Early Drama Studies given by the Medieval and Renaissance Drama Society

 

Michael A. McCarthy’s Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal, is winner of the Paul Sweezy Marxist Sociology Book Award given by the Marxist Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association

 

Christy Pichichero’s The Military Enlightenment: War and Culture in the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon is Shortlisted for the Oscar Kenshur Book Prize given by the Center for Eighteenth-Century Studies at Indiana University

 

Yuen Yuen Ang’s How China Escaped the Poverty Trap, is winner of the Viviana Zelizer Award for Best Book given by the Economic Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association

 

Mark de Rond’s, Doctor’s at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital, is Finalist for the George R. Terry Book Award given by the Academy of Management

 

Gordon Lafer’s The One Percent Solution: How Corporations Are Remaking America One State at a Time, is winner of the Michael Harrington Book Award given by the New Political Science Section of the American Political Science Association

 

Michael A. McCarthy’s Dismantling Solidarity: Capitalist Politics and American Pensions since the New Deal, has won Honorable Mention for the Section on Labor and Labor Movements Distinguished Scholarly Book Award given by the Labor and Labor Movements Section of the American Sociological Association

 

Michelle Armstrong-Partida’s Defiant Priests: Domestic Unions, Violence, and Clerical Masculinity in Fourteenth-Century Catalunya, is Shortlisted for the Ecclesiastical History Society Book Award

 

Ian Campbell’s Knowledge and the Ends of Empire: Kazak Intermediaries and Russian Rule on the Steppe, 1731-1917; and, Regine S. Spector’s Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia are Shortlisted for the Central Eurasian Studies Society Book Prize

 

Kenneth Cohen’s They Will Have Their Game: Sporting Culture and the Making of the Early American Republic is winner of the Broussard Book Award given by the Society for Historians of the Early American Republic

 

Mark de Rond’s Doctors at War: Life and Death in a Field Hospital, is Winner of the EGOS Book Award given by the European Group for Organizational Studies

 

Wim Klooster’s The Dutch Moment: War, Trade, and Settlement in the Seventeenth-Century Atlantic World is winner of the Hendricks Book Award given by the New Netherlands Institute

 

Stephen C. Nelson’s The Currency of Confidence: How Economic Beliefs Shape the IMF's Relationship with Its Borrowers, is winner of the Peter Katzenstein Book Prize given by the Department of Government, Cornell University

 

Andrea L. Turpin’s, A New Moral Vision: Gender, Religion, and the Changing Purposes of American Higher Education, 1837-1917, is winner of the Linda Eisenmann Prize given by the History of Education Society

 

Terence Young’s Heading Out: A History of American Camping, is winner of the Hal K. Rothman Award (Western History Association Book Awards)

 

Michelle Armstrong-Partida’s Defiant Priests: Domestic Unions, Violence, and Clerical Masculinity in Fourteenth-Century Catalunya, is winner of the Premio del Rey given by the American Historical Association

 

Robert Blobaum’s A Minor Apocalypse: Warsaw during the First World War, has won honorable mention for the Kulczycki Book Prize in Polish Studies given by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

 

Ahsan I. Butt’s Secession and Security: Explaining State Strategy against Separatists, is winner of the International Security Studies Section Book Award given by the International Security Studies Section of the International Studies Association

 

Jeffrey S. Hardy’s The Gulag after Stalin: Redefining Punishment in Khrushchev’s Soviet Union, 1953-1964, has won honorable mention for the Bruce Lincoln Book Prize given by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

 

Elidor Mëhilli’s From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World, is winner of the Davis Center Book Prize in Political and Social Studies given by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

 

Elidor Mëhilli’s From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World, is winner of the Marshall Shulman Book Prize given by the Harriman Institute of Columbia University and the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

 

Erika Monahan’s The Merchants of Siberia: Trade in Early Modern Eurasia, is winner of the Bruce Lincoln Book Prize given by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

 

Regine A. Spector’s Order at the Bazaar: Power and Trade in Central Asia, has won honorable mention for the Ed A. Hewett Book Prize given by the Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies

 

Jules Pretty’s The East Country: Almanac Tales of Valley and Shore, is winner of the East Anglian Book Award given by the National Centre for Writing and Eastern Daily Press

 

Elidor Mëhilli’s From Stalin to Mao: Albania and the Socialist World, is winner of the Stavro Skendi Book Award given by the Society for Albanian Studies

 

Max Bergholz's Violence as a Generative Force: Identity, Nationalism, and Memory in a Balkan Community, is winner of the Laura Shannon Prize in Contemporary European Studies (History and Social Sciences) given by the Nanovic Institute for European Studies at the University of Notre Dame

 

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