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.
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.)
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.
"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.
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 itsofficial publication date is 2020, the book is already out.