Prize Winners

2019Sebastian Prange, Monsoon Islam: Trade and Faith on
the Medieval Malabar Coast (Cambridge University Press, 2018)
2018Faiz Ahmed, Afghanistan Rising: Islamic Law and Statecraft
between the Ottoman and British Empires (Harvard University
Press, 2017)
2017Audrey Truschke, Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal
Court (Columbia University Press, 2016)

2016Nayanjot Lahiri, Ashoka in Ancient India (Harvard University
Press, 2015)
2015Richard Eaton and Philip Wagoner, Power, Memory,
Architecture: Contested Sites on India’s Deccan Plateau,
1300-1600 (Oxford University Press, 2014)
2014Sunil Amrith, Crossing the Bay of Bengal: The Furies of
Nature and the Fortunes of Migrants (Harvard Univ. Press, 2013)
2013A. Azfar Moin, Millenial Sovereign: Sacred Kingship and
Sainthood in Islam (Columbia University Press, 2012)
2012Doug Haynes, Small Town Capitalism in Western India:
Artisans, Merchants, and the Making of an Informal
Economy, 1870 – 1960 (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
2011Farina Mir, The Social Space of Language: Vernacular
Culture in British Colonial Punjab (University of California
Press, 2010)