The Chinese Military History Society will hold its 2020 conference in Arlington, VA, on Thursday, April 30, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for Military History. The program will be sent to CMHS members in February.
Mon, 6 January 2020
Kenneth Swope reports the publication of his edited volume The Ming World (London: Routledge, 2019). In addition to editing the volume, he also contributed two chapters to it: "The Legend of Tang Saier," pp. 311-321, and "From Peasant Rebel to Ming Loyalist: The Career of Li Dingguo,"pp. 385-402. Swope also published an article on Zuo Zongtang: "General Zuo's Counter-Insurgency Doctrine" Small Wars and Insurgencies 30.4-5 (2019), pp. 937-967.Mon, 6 January 2020
Kristin Mulready-Stone published a chapter, "The Impact of the Russian Revolution on the Chinese Youth Movement," in The Global Impacts of Russia's Great War and Revolution, Book 2: The Wider Arc of Revolution, Part 2, edited by Choi Chatterjee, Steven G. Marks, Mary Neuberger, Steve Sabol (Bloomington, IN: Slavica Publishers, 2019), pp. 225-252. (This is part of a many volume set commemorating the 100th anniversary of the Russian Revolution and Civil War.)Mon, 6 January 2020
Mon, 6 January 2020
- China's War in Korea: Strategic Culture and Geopolitics (Palgrave Macmillan, 2019).
- Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam (University Press of Kentucky, 2019).
- The History of Taiwan (ABC-CLIO/Greenwood, 2019).
- A Century of Student Movements in China: The Mountain Movers, 1919-2019, first co-editor with Qiang Fang (Lexington
- The Dragon in the Jungle: The Chinese Army in the Vietnam War (Oxford University Press, January 2020).
David Graff has a chapter on "The Art of War" in The Cambridge History of China, vol. 2: The Six Dynasties, 220-589, edited by Albert E. Dien and Keith N. Knapp (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019), pp. 275-295.Mon, 6 January 2020"How Tilly's Warfare Paradigm Is Revolutionizing the Study of Chinese State-Making," in Lars Bo Kaspersen and Jeppe Strandsbjerg, eds., Does War Make States? (Cambridge University Press, 2017), pp. 268-295."Confucian Pacifism or Confucian Confusion?" in Andrea Gofas, Inanna Hamati-Ataya, and Nicholas Onuf, eds., The SAGE Handbook of the History, Philosophy and Sociology of International Relations (Sage, 2018), pp. 148-161."Cultural Diversity and Coercive Cultural Homogenization in Chinese History," in Andrew Phillips and Christian Reus-Smit, eds., Diversity and Its Discontents: Culture and Order in World Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2020), pp.93-112."Will China Crush the Protests in Hong Kong? Why Beijing Doesn't Need to Send in the Troops," with Michael C. Davis, Foreign Affairs, August 5, 2019 (https://www.foreignaffairs.com/articles/china/2019-08-05/will-china-crush-protests-hong-kong)."Beijng's All-Out Crackdown on the Anti-Extradition Protests in Hong Kong," China Leadership Monitor, issue 62, Dec. 1, 2019 (https://www.prcleader.org/victoria-hui)."Hong Kong's Protests: Look Beyond Tiananmen 2.0," The Diplomat, Dec. 6, 2019 (https://thediplomat.com/2019/12/hong-kongs-protests-look-beyong-tiananmen-2-0/).Mon, 6 January 2020
John Dardess reports the publication of a new book, More than the Great Wall: The Northern Frontier and Ming National Security, 1368-1644, from Rowman & Littlefield. Although its official publication date is 2020, the book is already out.Mon, 6 January 2020June Dreyer presented several papers on PLA topics during 2019:"Chinese Strategic Intentions and Capabilities," Joint Special Operations University, U.S. Department of Defense, MacDill Air Force Base (Feb. 5)."Understanding and Responding to China's Navy," U.S. Naval War College, Newport, RI (May 7)."China's Strategic Vulnerabilities," Center for Strategic and Budgetary Analyses, Washington, D.C. (June 25).