Wednesday, December 18, 2013

New military history research: Ancient California violence, movies about WWI, the First Sino-Japanese War and the founding of Rome and Sri Lanka


In the Journal of Anthropological, an abstract on a study of violence among the ancient to modern people of central California from 500 BC to AD 1899

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In the Journal of the Royal Australian Historical Society, an abstract on a study of two films about WWI British Forces in the Middle East
 1918(?) - Portrait of Lieutenant W Hudson Fysh of 1 Squadron, Australian Flying Corps, in front of his Nieuport Scout aircraft. While an observer with 1 Squadron in the Middle East during WWI, he earned the Distinguished Flying Cross; after the war he was allowed to qualify as a pilot (the period during which this photograph was taken).
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In the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, an abstract on how two Chinese newspapers vied for readership during the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895)

 1894 - A battle scene during the Sino-Japanese War by artist Toyohara Chikanobu

1895 - Sino-Japanese War: Severe Battle of our army at Waihaiwei by artist Toshiaki 

 Korean soldiers and Chinese captives in the First Sino-Japanese War (1894-1895)

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An abstract comparing the foundation myths of Sri Lanka and Rome

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