Yu-Ping Chang (PhD in Security Studies from Kansas State University) reports a recently published peer-reviewed book, China's New Imperialism: Nature, Causes, and Rationalization, part of Routledge's Asian States and Empires series.
Robin Yates: "Early Chinese Chariots and Carriages in War and Peace: Evidence from New Textual and Archaeological Sources," in Chariots in Antiquity: Essays on Honour of Joost Crouwel, edited by Peter Raulwing, Stefan Burmeister, Gail Brownrigg, and Katheryn M. Linduff.
Zhongping Chen’s new book, Transpacific Reform and Revolution: The Chinese in North America, 1898−1918, will be released by Stanford University Press in July 2023 (https://www.sup.org/books/title/?id=35428). This book covers the political reforms promoted by Kang Youwei, a prominent reformer of modern China, among the Chinese in North America after 1898, as well as the revolutionary movements led by Sun Yat-sen, the "father of Republican China," until 1918. Additionally, this book uncovers previously untold stories of feminist politics, secret societies, and political assassinations that occurred within American and Canadian Chinatowns between 1898 and 1918.
Esther Hu reports that her English translation of "Ten Thousand Scrolls of Books"（萬卷詩書), the second chapter of Chinese Nationalist general Hu Tsung-nan and Dr. Yeh Hsia-Ti's love story 《天地悠悠》, has been published in Studies on Asia, Vol. 7, Issue 1 (2022), pp. 100-118.
Timothy May gave two talks in Mongolia this spring: “The Tamma Military Institution in the Mongol Empire,” The Chinggis Khan Museum, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (May 19, 2023), and “The Tamma and Frontier Security in the Mongol Empire,” General Staff, Ministry of Defense, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia (May 23, 2023). He also has a publication hot off the press: “Mongol Genocides of the 13th Century,” pp. 498-522 in The Cambridge World History of Genocide, vol. 1, Genocide in the Ancient, Medieval and Premodern Worlds, edited by Tristan Taylor and Ben Kiernan (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2023).
Kristin Mulready-Stone will be a Visiting Professor and the Harold K. Johnson Chair in Military History at the U.S. Army War College in 2023-24. Kristin has been on the faculty of the U.S. Naval War College since 2016, but will teach in the Department of Military Strategy, Planning, and Operations at the Army War College and serve as a China expert in the context of the Joint Force shifting its focus from counterinsurgency in the Middle East to strategic competition in the Indo-Pacific.
In addition to "Boats, Barbarians, and Bandits" in the latest issue of JCMH, Kenneth M. Swope has another publication to report: “Revolution or Evolution? Military Development in Early Modern China, ca. 1350-1750,” in Global Military Transformations: Change and Continuity, 1450-1800, edited by Jeremy Black (Rome: Societa Italiana di Storia Militare, 2023), pp. 453-480.
Swope also organized a panel entitled “Games within Games: Intersections of Power & Legitimacy in Asia” for the Society for Global Nineteenth-century World Congress held in Singapore (June 2023), and presented a paper entitled “Yakub Beg, Zuo Zongtang and the Great Game in Central Asia” as part of the panel.
Shao-yun Yang has an essay, "The Song-Jurchen Conflict in Chinese Intellectual History," in a recently published volume edited by Yannis Stouraitis, War and Collective Identities in the Middle Ages: East, West, and Beyond (ARC Humanities Press, 2023). https://www.arc-humanities.org/9781641893626/war-and- collective-identities-in-the-middle-ages/
He has also published two Cambridge Elements on Tang China:
Mike Blake announces the publication of Forces of The Boxer Rebellion & The Eight Power War (Nottingham, UK: Partizan Press, 2022). This is a limited edition, large format hardback, providing a comprehensive account of the conflict and a detailed study of the armies involved. It is very well illustrated and includes a multitude of color uniform plates by Mike Blake, Bob Marrion, and Nick Buxey. The work is split into three volumes: Vol. 1, The Dragon Provoked (240 pages); Vol. 2, The Dragon Rampant (240 pages); Vol. 3, The Dragon Subdued (276 pages).