The IBP 2023 English Language Edition - Longlists

The IBP 2023 English Language Edition - Longlists

Longlists announcement

On behalf of the ICAS Book Prize Reading Committees, it is our pleasure to announce the longlists of the IBP 2023 English Language Edition in the Books and Dissertations categories. 

The Official Sponsor of the IBP English Language Edition is The Asian Library at Leiden University, the Netherlands 


Longlist - Books in the Humanities

Katerina Clark, Eurasia without Borders: The Dream of a Leftist Literary Commons, 1919–1943, The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2022 
Bryna Goodman, The Suicide of Miss Xi: Democracy and Disenchantment in the Chinese Republic, Harvard University Press, 2021
Vincent Goossaert, Heavenly Masters: Two Thousand Years of the Daoist State, The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press and University of Hawai’i Press, 2021
Victoria Lee, The Arts of the Microbial World: Fermentation Science in Twentieth-Century Japan, The University of Chicago Press, 2021
Morgan Pitelka, Reading Medieval Ruins: Urban Life and Destruction in Sixteenth-Century Japan, Cambridge University Press, 2022
Ruth Rogaski, Knowing Manchuria: Environments, the Senses, and Natural Knowledge on an Asian Borderland, The University of Chicago Press, 2022
Jeannie N. Shinozuka, Biotic Borders: Transpacific Plant and Insect Migration and the Rise of Anti-Asian Racism in America, 1890–1950, The University of Chicago Press, 2022
Maria Montt Strabucchi, Carol Chan and María Elvira Ríos, Chineseness in Chile: Shifting Representations During the Twenty-First Century, Palgrave Macmillan, 2022
Heather Sutherland, Seaways and Gatekeepers: Trade and State in the Eastern Archipelagos of Southeast Asia, c.1600–c.1906, NUS Press, 2021
Anand A. Yang, Empire of Convicts: Indian Penal Labor in Colonial Southeast Asia, University of California Press, 2021


Longlist - Books in the Social Sciences

Simon Avenell, Asia and Postwar Japan: Deimperialization, Civic Activism, and National Identity, Harvard University Asia Center, 2022
Eyck Freymann, One Belt One Road: Chinese Power Meets the World, Harvard University Asia Center, 2020
Syed Irfan Ashraf, The Dark Side of News Fixing: The Culture and Political Economy of Global Media in Pakistan, Anthem Press, 2021 
Aynne Kokas, Trafficking Data: How China is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty, Oxford University Press, 2022
John Lie, Japan, the Sustainable Society: The Artisanal Ethos, Ordinary Virtues, and Everyday Life in the Age of Limits, University of California Press, 2021
Ken MacLean, Crimes in Archival Form: Human Rights, Fact Production, and Myanmar, University of California Press, 2022
Antje Missbach, The Criminalisation of People Smuggling in Indonesia and Australia: Asylum Out of Reach, Routledge, 2022
Sylvia Tidey, Ethics or the Right Thing? Corruption and Care in the Age of Good Governance, HAU Books, 2022
Shobana Shankar, An Uneasy Embrace: Africa, India and the Spectre of Race, Hurst Publishers and African Arguments, 2021
Timothy M. Yang, A Medicated Empire: The Pharmaceutical Industry and Modern Japan, Cornell University Press, 2021


Longlist - Dissertations in the Humanities


Longlist - Dissertations in the Social Sciences


Shortlists announced

With delight we are announcing the shortlists of all categories of the ICAS Book Prize 2023!  
Please visit this website to view the shortlisted submissions in all categories: