Dr Abdel Razzaq Takriti has been shortlisted for The Royal Historical Society’s Gladstone Prize for his book Monsoon Revolution: Republicans, Sultans, and Empires in Oman, 1965–1976 (Oxford University Press).
The Royal Historical Society offers an annual award of £1,000 for a history published in English on any topic that is not primarily British history. To be eligible for the prize the book must its author’s first solely written book on a historical subject which is not primarily related to British history. The book must also be an original and scholarly work of historical research and have been published in English during the calendar year by a scholar normally resident in the United Kingdom.
Details of all the shortlisted books can be found here: http://www.royalhistoricalsociety.org/GladstoneShortlistAnnouncement2013.pdf