The AAS is pleased to announce the winners of this year’s book prize competitions and offer congratulations to the authors and presses. We encourage everyone to attend the Awards Ceremony at the upcoming AAS annual conference in Denver, CO on Friday, March 22, where the authors will be recognized and receive citations.
Joseph Levenson Pre-1900 Book Prize (China)
Jonathan Schlesinger, A World Trimmed with Fur: Wild Things, Pristine Places, and the Natural Fringes of Qing Rule, Stanford University Press
Honorable Mention: Craig Clunas, Chinese Painting and Its Audiences, Princeton University Press
Joseph Levenson Post-1900 Book Prize (China)
Ching Kwan Lee, The Specter of Global China: Politics, Labor, and Foreign Investment in Africa, University of Chicago Press
Honorable Mention: Thomas Mullaney, The Chinese Typewriter: A History, MIT Press
John Whitney Hall Book Prize (Japan)
Bryan D. Lowe, Ritualized Writing: Buddhist Practice and Scriptural Cultures in Ancient Japan, Unive ...
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