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History Professor Wins 2017 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award

University of San Diego History Professor Thomas Barton, PhD, has been selected to receive the 2017 Jordan Schnitzer Book Award for the best book published in 2015 or 2016 on Medieval and Early Jewish History and Culture. Contested Treasure: Jews and Authority in the Crown of Aragon is Barton’s first book and was published by Penn State Press as the inaugural volume of its new series, Iberian Encounter and Exchange, 475-1755, in 2015.