The John K. Fairbank Prize in East Asian History is offered annually for an outstanding book in the history of
China proper China proper, Inner China or the Eighteen Provinces was a term used by Western writers on the Manchu-led Qing dynasty to express a distinction between the core and frontier regions of China China, officially the People's Republic of C ...

China proper
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, Chinese Central Asia, Mongolia, Manchuria, Korea, or Japan, substantially after 1800. It honors the late John K. Fairbank, Francis Lee Higginson Professor of History and director of the East Asian Research Center at Harvard University, and president of the American Historical Association in 1968. Only books of high scholarly and literary merit will be considered. Anthologies, edited works, and pamphlets are ineligible for the competition.
American Historical Association.

List of prizes

See also

*Joseph Levenson Book Prize for Chinese history. *John Whitney Hall Book Prize for Japanese or Korean history. *James B. Palais Book Prize for Korean history. *List of history awards *List of prizes named after people


External links

John K. Fairbank Prize
WorldCat listing. {{Prizes and Awards of the American Historical Association History of China Asian awards Awards established in 1969