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2015
Middle East and Islamic Studies

Dimitri Gutas was awarded the 2015 I.R. Iran World Award for the Book of the Year for Avicenna and the Aristotelian Tradition: Introduction to Reading Avicenna's Philosophical Works. Second, Revised and Enlarged Edition, Including an Inventory of Avicenna’s Authentic Works (also available in paperback) in the field of Islamic/Iranian Studies.

2015
Middle East and Islamic Studies

Anne-Sylvie Boisliveau was awarded the 2015 I.R. Iran World Award for the Book of the Year for Le Coran par lui-même: Vocabulaire et argumentation du discours coranique autoréférentiel in the field of Islamic/Iranian Studies.

2014
Middle East and Islamic Studies

Damien Janos was awarded the 2014 I.R. Iran World Book Award for Method, Structure, and Development in al-Fārābī’s Cosmology during the 31st Book of the Year and the 21st World Book of the Year Awards held in Tehran on February 8, 2014.

2014
Middle East and Islamic Studies

Antoine Borrut was awarded the 2014 I.R. Iran World Book Award for Entre mémoire et pouvoir during the 31st Book of the Year and the 21st World Book of the Year Awards held in Tehran on February 8, 2014.

2014
Middle East and Islamic Studies

Jens Scheiner was awarded the 2014 I.R. Iran World Book Award for his book Die Eroberung von Damaskus, during the 31st Book of the Year and the 21st World Book of the Year Awards held in Tehran on February 8, 2014.

2014
Theology and World Christianity

Elina Hankela was awarded the 2014 Donner Institute Prize for Outstanding Research into Religion for her dissertation, published at Brill as Ubuntu, Migration and Ministry: Being Human in a Johannesburg Church.

2014
Classical Studies

Women and the Roman City in the Latin West was named a 2014 "Outstanding Academic Title" by Choice Magazine, which was announced in the January 2015 issue. 

 

"The present volume aims to replicate van Bremen's work for the Latin West, and does so very well. Nineteen chapters by 19 scholars from Britain, Europe, and North America focus on cities, because cities were the centers of power and money, which in turn produced the inscriptions, buildings, and literature that are the authors' sources. A special feature is the authors' extensive and effective use of epigraphy and archaeology. [...] A fundamental
work for women's history."
- R. I. Frank, University of California, Irvine

2014
History

Aging Gracefully in the Renaissance was named a 2014 was named a 2014 "Outstanding Academic Title" by Choice Magazine, which was announced in the January 2015 issue. 

"Skenazi shows how Renaissance authors of essays, letters, and poems portrayed aging as not only a process of physical and cognitive decay, but also a new way to relate to oneself, the other, and the world. [...] This is an important, well-documented, and eloquent study of the effects of time on the human body and mind." - C. B. Kerr, Vassar College
 

2014
Asian Studies

Asian Tigers, African Lions was named a 2014 "Outstanding Academic Title" by Choice Magazine, which was announced in the January 2015 issue. 

"As a one-volume, evidence-based response to why Asia has done so well and Africa so poorly, this book has no peer." - J. H. Cobbe, Florida State University
 

2014
History

Hunters in Transition was named a 2014 "Outstanding Academic Title" by Choice Magazine, which was announced in the January 2015 issue. 

"Hansen and Olsen (both, Univ. of Tromsø-The Arctic Univ. of Norway) have written an important addition to the study of the northern world. They provide a concise and informative overview of Sámi history to an English-speaking audience. [...] Overall, a fascinating read that should appeal to
anyone with an interest in the Sámi or the North Atlantic during the Iron Age, up until 1750."
- A. E. Leykam, College of Staten Island (CUNY)