pre ’49 China

Call for Papers: Journal of Chinese Military History (Submission Deadline: ongoing)

March 11, 2016

The Journal of Chinese Military History is a peer-reviewed semi-annual. It publishes both research articles and book reviews, aiming to fill the need for a journal devoted specifically to China's martial past.

Cho and Crowe, eds, Germany and China: Transnational Spinners Since the Eighteenth-Century, 2014

March 1, 2016

This review by Irmy Schweiger was published on the History of Asia discussion list in March 2016.

Reeves, The Lone Flag -- Memoir of the British Consul in Macao during World War II, 2014

February 9, 2016

Augustine Meaher reviewed this book for the History of War discussion list in February 2016.

Bickers and Howlett, eds., Britain and China, 1840-1970: Empire, Finance and War (July 7, 2015)

January 23, 2016

Reviewed by Stacie A. Kent for the History of Diplomacy discussion list.

Chinese History Comes to Life through Games

January 11, 2016

USC Dornife students learn about 200 years of economics in a course that incorporates online role playing

Voices: Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou Meeting

November 16, 2015

China and Taiwan's top leaders met in Singapore last week in a historic summit. The event has catalyzed an impassioned response. This piece was written by Sherry Wang, Cathin Guo, and Lily Liu.

Ma, Sounding the Modern Woman: The Songstress in Chinese Cinema (May 13, 2015)

November 13, 2015

This review of Jean Ma's book was written by Andrew Stuckey and published by the H-Asia discussion list. It's republished here by Creative Commons license.

Council on Foreign Relations , "CFR Backgrounders: The Chinese Communist Party," August 27, 2015

August 27, 2015

The Council on Foreign Relations published the backgrounder, "The Chinese Communist Party", to explain the Party's origins and power structure, the current Congress, challenges in governance, and Chinese domestic and foreign policy. The piece was written by Beina Xu and Eleanor Albert.

McGuire, Living Karma - the Religious Practices of Ouyi Zhixu (January 1, 2014)

July 6, 2015

Beverley Foulks McGuire's book was reviewed by Daniela Campo for H-Net Reviews and is published here under Creative Commons license.

Gruzinski, The Eagle and the Dragon - Globalization and European Dreams of Conquest in China and America in the Sixteenth Century (December, 2014)

June 11, 2015

Serge Gruzinski's book was reviewed by Ryan Holroyd for H-War and is published here under Creative Commons license.

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Events

March 27, 2019 - 4:30pm
Los Angeles, California

Michael Dunne, author of American Wheels: Chinese Roads, will focus on General Motors in China since 1989. The discussion will be followed by a short introduction to the Mark L. Moody collection at the USC East Asian Library. 

April 9, 2019 - 4:00pm
Los Angeles, California

Please join the USC U.S.-China Institute for a screening of an episode of the Assignment: China series on American media coverage of China. This episode focuses on the work of journalists covering the massive demonstrations that rocked Beijing in spring 1989. Followed by a Q&A with USCI's Mike Chinoy, who covered the demonstrations for CNN.