The American Historical Association
The John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian History
The John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian History is offered annually for an outstanding book in the history of China proper, Vietnam, Chinese Central Asia, Mongolia, Manchuria, Korea, or Japan, substantially after 1800. Only books of high scholarly and literary merit will be considered. Anthologies, edited works, and pamphlets are ineligible for the competition.
1. Books with an imprint of 2013 will be eligible for the 2014 prize.
2. In addition to sending a copy of each prize entry to members of the selection committee, please complete the Data Collection Form at the link below. One form must be completed for each entry. Fields marked with a blue star are required.
3. Entries must be postmarked by or on MAY 15, 2014, in order to be eligible for this year's competition. Late entries will not be considered. One copy of each entry must be received by each of the following committee members. Entries to Canadian addresses must be sent Delivery Duty Paid.
Contact information for judges and a submission data collection form
will be posted by March 30.
Please Note: The deadline for submission of entries is Thursday, May 15, 2014. Entries will not be returned. Recipients will be announced at the January 2-5, 2015, AHA annual meeting in New York City.
IMPORTANT! EACH ENTRY MUST BE CLEARLY LABELED "Fairbank Award Entry."
For questions, please contact the Book Prize Administrator, or write to the AHA at the following address (please note that prize entries are not mailed to the AHA; rather, to committee members):
American Historical Association, 400 A St., SE Washington, D.C. 20003-3889