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Yale University Press Award Winners

The Genius
Elijah of Vilna and the Making of Modern Judaism


Sami Rohr Prize

This book offers a new narrative of modern Jewish history based on the life and legacy of the most influential modern rabbinic figure, the eighteenth-century rabbi Elijah ben Solomon, known as the Vilna Gaon.


Against the Profit Motive
The Salary Revolution in American Government, 1780-1940


Award for Scholarship in Administrative Law

In this innovative book Nicholas Parrillo uses the history of how federal employees have been compensated to derive an original and important lesson about the legitimacy of government.

Cloth ISBN: 9780300179309   $45.00

Cloth ISBN: 9780300176582   $125.00


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