The annual Arthur Ross Book Award recognizes books that make an outstanding contribution to the understanding of foreign policy or international relations. The prize, endowed by Arthur Ross in 2001, is for nonfiction works (including biography), in English or translation, that merit special attention for:
Embers of War: The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam (Random House)
Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944 - 1956 (Doubleday)
Daron Acemoglu and James A. Robinson
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty (Crown Business)
Gideon Rose (Chair)
Peter G. Peterson Chair and Editor, Foreign Affairs
Robert W. Kagan
Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy, Center on the United States and Europe, The Brookings Institution
Mary Elise Sarotte
Visiting Professor of Government and History, Harvard University
Stephen M. Walt
Robert and Renée Belfer Professor of International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
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