There were nine papers presented at the conference and they have been posted - please access via Articles - Conference Abstracts. Issue 8. It includes four book reviews and the following articles:. Linh D. Please contact David Graff This email address is being protected from spambots.
From the modern perspective, both in the West and China, it often appears as if war had no place in Chinese history. It was therefore extremely consequential in many areas of history, influencing ideas, culture and even the arts. To further complicate matters, the study of Chinese military history has been subject to a number of Chinese and Western biases in the 20th and 21st centuries. Finally, the discipline of military history has also undergone a series of shifts in practice and perspective, some quite recently.
Graff and David Curtis Wright, is a peer-reviewed semi-annual from Brill that will begin publication in It publishes both research articles and book reviews, aiming to fill the need for a journal devoted specifically to China's martial past. It takes the broadest possible view of military history, embracing both the study of battles and campaigns and the broader, social-history oriented approaches that have come to be known as "the new military history," and it covers all of the Chinese past, from prehistory through the pre-imperial and imperial periods down to the present day, aiming to publish a balanced mix of articles that represent a variety of different approaches and address both the modern and pre-modern periods of Chinese history.