Issue 11.2 of the Journal of Chinese Military History
Issue 11.2 of the Journal of Chinese Military History was published in November 2022. It includes four book reviews and the following articles:
- Paul D. Buell, “The Song Resistance Movement, 1276-1279:
- An Episode in Chinese Regional History,” pp. 103-166.
- Chi Ho Kiang, “The Hierarchy of Calories? State Intervention, Food Rationing, and Food Smuggling in Occupied Tianjin (1937-1945),” pp. 167-201.
- JCMH 12.1, scheduled for publication in May 2023, will be a special issue focusing on riverine warfare in China.
U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has released issues of Dragon Seed
The external website of the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) has some publicly released issues of Dragon Seed, an in-house Asia/China publication dating from the early 1970s. Although heavily redacted, these issues contain material of interest to more than just cryptologists. The March 1972 issue, for example, includes an article on "The Strategic Importance of Shenyang Military Region." Here is the link:
Thanks to Greg Nedved for bringing this to the editor's attention.
Chinese Military History Society 2023 conference in San Diego
The Chinese Military History Society will hold its 2023 conference in San Diego, California on Thursday, March 23, in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Society for Military History. The program will be sent to CMHS members in January.
The Edward L. Dreyer Prize for the best article in Chinese military history
The Journal of Chinese Military History invites submissions for the Edward L. Dreyer Prize for the best article in Chinese military history by an early-career scholar. The late Professor Dreyer was a pioneer in the field of Chinese military history, publishing in a variety of historical periods, and an enthusiastic supporter of the Chinese Military History Society from its inception.
Articles should be based extensively on primary research, must not have been previously published in another form or outlet, and should not be currently under consideration by another journal or book series. Essays (between 7,500 and 20,000 words, including footnotes) should comply with the journal’s style sheet. Submissions for the 2022 prize should be sent by 31 October 2022. In order to allow for sufficient time for the peer review process, early submissions are welcomed.
Detailed submission instructions can be found here: brill.com/jcmh.
The prize is open to graduate students who are currently registered at a higher education institute, or to those who have obtained their doctoral degree after January 1, 2015
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