We are very pleased to announce that Mamluk History Through Architecture by Nasser Rabbat was the joint-winner of this year’s £10,000 Middle East Studies Book Prize (British-Kuwait Friendship Society prize, formerly the BRISMES prize) which was presented at a prize-giving ceremony on Monday 5th December.
10 books were also given honourable mentions and we were delighted that 3 of these were I.B.Tauris books:
• The Hymns of Zoroaster: A New Translation of the Most Ancient Texts of Iran by Martin West
• The Odyssey of Ibn Battuta: Uncommon Tales of a Medieval Adventurer by David Waines
• The Ilkhanid Book of Ascension: A
Persian-Sunni Devotional Tale by Christiane Gruber