Dr. Xiaobing Li published his new book, Modern China: Understanding Modern Nations (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO) In December 2016. His co-edited book with Xiansheng Tian, Urbanization and Party Survival in China: People vs. Power, was published in 2017 by Lexington Books.
Kevin McCauley’s new publication, PLA System of Systems Operations: Enabling Joint Operations (January 30, 2017), can be found online at https://jamestown.org/wp-
Ken Swope's article "Causes and Consequences of the Ming Intervention in Vietnam in the Early Fifteenth Century" was published in Ming China: Courts and Contacts, 1400-1450, edited
by Craig Clunas, Jessica Harrison-Hall, and Luk Yu-ping (London: British Museum Press, 2016), pp. 37-46.
Professor Swope has accepted an offer to be co-editor of the Global Library of Military Strategy, a new series that will be published by the Naval Institute Press. He also has two recent
presentations to report:
"The Art of Being Awesome: The Grand Strategy of the Ming Dynasty," presented at the Chao Center for Asian Studies, Rice University, Houston, TX (October 2016).
"Chinese Ways of War, 1500-1800," presented at "The History of Violence: From Prehistory to the Present" Conference held in Rome, Italy (June 2016).
Kevin McCauley's article "PLA Yijiangshan Joint Amphibious Operation: Past is Prologue" was published in China Brief, volume 16, issue 14 (September 13, 2016). Here's the link:
Bernard Cole reports that his latest book, China's Quest for Great Power: Ships, Oil, and Foreign Policy, was published by the U.S. Naval Institute Press in mid-November.
Stephen G. Craft has a new book out: American Justice in Taiwan: The 1957 Riots and Cold War Foreign Policy (Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 2016).
David Graff's book The Eurasian Way of War: Military Practice in Seventh-Century China and Byzantium was published by Routledge in April, as the eleventh volume in the "Asian States and Empires" series edited by Peter Lorge.
Kenneth Swope has several items to report, in addition to the paper he presented at the CMHS conference:
"Feng Zikai: Using a New Medium to Present War & Peace," presented at the Second Annual "Art of War: When Modern Was Contemporary" Roundtable at the Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, MS (April 2016).
"Using Barbarians to Fight Barbarians: Aboriginal Troops in the Ming-Manchu War," presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Military History held in Ottawa, Canada (April 2016).
Panelist for roundtable discussion entitled "Toward a New Discourse of Nation: The Great East Asian War and the Birth of a Korean Nation -- In Memory of JaHyun Kim Haboush," at the Annual Meeting of the Association for Asian Studies, Seattle, WA (March 2016).
Peter Worthing's latest book was published was published in April: General He Yingqin: The Rise and Fall of Nationalist China (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016).
Bernard D. Cole, Captain, USN (Ret.) Professor at National War College was named "U.S. Naval Institute Press Author of the Year for 2014" with mention of his two editions of "The Great Wall at Sea" (2001, 2010) and "Asian Maritime Strategies" (2013)
Parks Coble's book China's War Reporters: The Legacy of Resistance against Japan was published by Harvard University Press in March 2015.
Kai Filipiak's recent publications include an edited volume: Civil-Military Relations in Chinese History -- From Ancient China to the Communist Takeover (Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2015) and several articles:
"Technological Advance in the War against the Mongols," in Chinese and Indian Warfare -- From the Classical Age to 1870, edited by Peter Lorge and Kaushik Roy (Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2015), 121-133.
"Military Codes of Virtue: Aspects of Wen and Wu in China's Warring States Period," in Civil-Military Relations in Chinese History -- From Ancient China to the Communist Takeover (Abingdon and New York: Routledge, 2015), 34-46.
"Militärischer Technologietransfer von Europa nach China am Beispiel des Kammergeschützes folangji" [The Transfer of Military Technology from Europe to China Illustrated in the Example of the Breech Loader Folangji], in Jahrbuch für Europäische Überseegeschichte 14 (Wiesbaden: Harrassowitz Verlag, 2014), 63-78.