Prize Winners 2006


The winning title was

Image "seafaring in arabian gulf.jpg"Seafaring in the Arabian Gulf and Oman: The People of the Dhow by Dionisius Agius, published by Kegan Paul



The runner up was


The Turks in World History by Carter Vaughn Findley, published by Oxford University Press

The books on the shortlist were:


  • Guns for the Sultan: Military Power and the Weapons Industry in the Ottoman Empire by Gabor, published by Cambridge University Press
    Documenting Transnational Migration: Jordanian men working and studying in Europe, Asia and North America by Richard T. Antoun, published by Berghahn Books
    The Wahhabi Mission and Saudi Arabia by David Commins, published by IB Tauris
    The Middle East in International Relations by Fred Halliday, published by Cambridge University Press
    The Early Dilmun Settlement at Saar by Robert Killick and Jane Moon, published by Archaeology International
    Marriage, Money and Divorce in Medieval Islamic Society by Yossef Rapoport, published by Cambridge University Press