Thanks for the review. I've put it on my to "read list."
Just as a follow-up on a couple of typos:
1) Dear wrote his dissertation on Carlos Salinas, not Ernesto Salinas, and
2) The acronym for US Northern Command is NORTHCOM, not NROTHCOM.
My apologies, and thank you for reading this review.
Would agree the challenge of Vietnam shifted Johnson's and the decade of the 60s focus. it is pretty much the way it happened, as described by this author and Review.
Sheila Miyoshi Jager, modern East Asia historian at Oberlin College and author most recently of Brothers At War: The Unending Conflict in Korea, is writing a book on the very subject titled The Other Great Game: The Opening of Korea and the Birth of Modern East Asia, 1876-1905. It is due out from Harvard University Press in a few years.
2018 Annual Conference of the Chinese Military History Society
Meeting in conjunction with the Society for Military History, Louisville, Kentucky
Thursday, April 5, 2018
Session 1: 8:30-9:50
Panel: “Visions of Violence in Chinese History” – Organized by Kenneth M. Swope
Kenneth M. Swope (University of Southern Mississippi), “The Rhetoric of Catastrophe in the Ming-Qing Transition”
Essays in History (EiH), the annual peer-reviewed journal of the University of Virginia’s Corcoran Department of History, is currently soliciting articles, book reviews, and historiographical essays for its fifty-second issue, to appear in the fall of 2018.
EiH is a journal for emerging scholars that has been staffed and published by graduate students at the Corcoran Department of History since 1954. Each year we publish peer-reviewed articles, as well as, book reviews and historiographical essays in all fields of history.