Fabian Drixler awarded the John Whitney Hall Book Prize

March 30, 2015

Fabian Drixler has been awarded the John Whitney Hall Book Prize for Mabiki: Infanticide and Population Growth in Eastern Japan, 1660-1950, published by the University of California Press in 2013. The prize is for the outstanding English language book published on Japan during 2013.  Nominated books ” may address either contemporary or historical topics in any field of the humanities or the social sciences related to any of the countries and regions in the wide swath of Asia stretching from the eastern border of Afghanistan to Mongolia, i.e., Tibet, Xinjiang or Mongolia, including peoples coming recently from those areas.”