Member Announcement: Call for Book Manuscripts

CALL for Manuscripts–“China in the New Era” Book Series by Amsterdam University Press

(Submitted by Qiang Fang, December 2017)

“China in the New Era Series” was launched by to meet the rising influence of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) as an economic, military, and political power in the world arena. Forty years after the Chinese Communist Party kicked off the reform, the PRC is now poised to surpass the United States as the world’s greatest economy. A more confident and powerful PRC coupled with increasingly rich primary sources have drawn tremendous interest from scholars around the world. The primary focus of this series will be the PRC in the new era with somewhat dual attention to earlier pertinent periods in the ROC and Late Qing. This series invites studies from a wide variety of disciplines and topics in politics, law, history, diplomacy, gender, and the like. Studies on modern history of greater China (e.g. Taiwan, Hong Kong) are also welcome.

Book Proposals: A book proposal should be no more than 4000 words in length, which needs to include the following information:

  1. Tentative book title
  2. Name of author(s) or editor(s)
  3. Tentative table of contents (including a full list of authors or contributors if it is an edited volume)
  4. Rationale for and main contribution of the proposal
  5. Methodologies to be used
  6. How does this proposed manuscript fit within the “China in the New Era” Series
  7. Target audience
  8. Short biography of author(s)/editor(s)
  9. Estimated completing time of the manuscript

Book Manuscript: A book manuscript should be between 200 and 300 pages in length. All book manuscripts will be reviewed first by series editorial board and then by peers.

Contact Information: For further questions and submission of your book proposals or manuscripts, please contact Qiang Fang, editor of “China in the New Era” series, at

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