Announcement of the 2017 Book Award Shortlist
The shortlist for the CESS book award is announced. The 2017 award will be awarded to a book in history and humanities published in 2015 or 2016.
The short-listed books are:
Brophy, David. 2016. Uyghur Nation: Reform and Revolution on the Russia-China Frontier. Cambridge: Harvard University Press.
Epkenhans, Tim. 2016. The Origins of the Civil War in Tajikistan: Nationalism, Islamism, and Violent Conflict in Post-Soviet Space. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books.
Gould, Rebecca. 2016. Writers and Rebels: The Literature of Insurgency in the Caucasus. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Khalid, Adeeb. 2015. Making Uzbekistan: Nation, Empire, and Revolution in the Early USSR. Ithaca: Cornell University Press.
The book award panel is comprised of Jesse Driscoll, Maya Peterson, and Wendell Schwab, with David Montgomery acting as the non-voting chair.
The winner of the award will be announced at the CESS Annual Conference, October 5-8, 2017, at the University of Washington in Seattle.
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