Shortlist, Winner and Accolades IBP 2015 Humanities

Shortlist, Winner and Accolades IBP 2015 Humanities

Winner of IBP 2015 Humanities

Adam Clulow, The Company and the Shogun: The Dutch Encounter with Tokugawa Japan. Columbia University Press, 2014.


Shortlist IBP 2015 Humanities

Beverly Bossler, Courtesans, Concubines, and the Cult of the Female Fidelity. Harvard University Asia Center, 2013.

Michelle Caswell, Archiving the Unspeakable. Silence, Memory, Photographic Record in Cambodia. The University of Wisconsin Press, 2014.

Theresia Hofer, Bodies in Balance: the Art of Tibetan Medicine. University of Washington Press, 2014.

John N. Miksic, Singapore & The Silk Road of the Sea 1300-1800. NUS Press, 2013. 

Khoo Salma Nasution, The Chulia in Penang: Patronage and Place-Making around the Kapitan Kling Mosque 1786-1957. Penang: Areca Books, 2014.


Reading Committee Accolades IBP 2015 Humanities

Publishers Accolade for Outstanding Production Values
Inha Jung, Architecture and Urbanism in Modern Korea. University of Hawai’I Press, 2013.

Most Accessible and Captivating Work for the non-Specialist Reader Accolade
Jeffrey W. Alexander, Brewed in Japan: The Evolution of the Japanese Beer Industry. University of Hawai’I Press, 2014.

Specialist Publication Accolade
Daria Berg, Women in the Literary World in Early Modern China. Routledge, 2013.

Best Teaching Tool Accolade
K.W. Taylor, A History of the Vietnamese. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Ground-Breaking Matter Accolade
Richard Pearson, Ancient Ryukyu. University of Hawai’i Press, 2013.     

Edited Volume Accolade
Oliver Pye and Jayati Bhattacharya, The Palm Oil Controversy in Southeast Asia. Institute of Southeast Asian Studies, 2012.

Best Art Book Accolade
Theresia Hofer, Bodies in Balance: the Art of Tibetan Medicine. University of Washington Press, 2014.