Summary and Info
Armed conflict has always played an important role in Chinese history. Most of China's imperial dynasties were established as a result of success in battle, and the same may be said of the Guomindang (KMT) and Communist regimes in the 20th century. This volume offers a basic introduction to the military history of China from the second millennium B.C.E. to the present, and is intended to be accessible to non-specialists. The book’s sixteen chapters, organized along both thematic and chronological lines, deal with such topics as Continuity and Change,” Military Writings,” Warlordism in Early Republican China,” The Sino-Japanese War,” and Recent Developments in Chinese Military.” A Military History of China focuses on recurring issues, problems, and patterns of conflict rather than traditional campaign narratives, and each chapter includes suggestions for further reading.
More About the Author
Paul David Graf (16 April 1950 - 7 April 2001) was an American actor, known for his role as Sgt. Eugene Tackleberry in the Police Academy series of films.
Review and Comments
Rate the Book
A Military History Of China 0 out of 5 stars based on 0 ratings.