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Department News - 2011

New publication for NES Grad Students Luke Yarbrough and Oded Zinger
Nov. 4, 2011

The new edition of Heinz Halm’s The Arabs: A Short History (Princeton, NJ: Markus Wiener, 2012) includes an appendix of 150 pages of primary sources selected, edited, and in some cases translated by NES graduate students Luke Yarbrough and…

Cook Elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy
Nov. 4, 2011

Michael A. Cook, Class of 1943 University Professor of Near Eastern Studies, was elected a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy this past summer. Cook’s research has focused on the history of the Islamic world, the formation and development of traditional Islamic thought and its implications in the modern world, and Islamic history in…

New Cambridge History of Islam, General Editor Michael A. Cook, Wins 2011 American Historical Association Waldo G. Leland Prize
Nov. 4, 2011

The New Cambridge History of Islam won the 2011 Waldo G. Leland Prize for the “most outstanding reference tool in the field of history” published between May 1, 2006, and April 30, 2011. Michael A. Cook, the Class of 1943…

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