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The Resource A military history of China, edited by David A. Graff and Robin Higham

A military history of China, edited by David A. Graff and Robin Higham

Label
A military history of China
Title
A military history of China
Statement of responsibility
edited by David A. Graff and Robin Higham
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Gaining an understanding of China's long and sometimes bloody history can help to shed light on China's ascent to global power. Many of China's imperial dynasties were established as the result of battle, from the chariot warfare of ancient times to the battles of the Guomindang (KMT) and Communist regimes of the twentieth century. China's ability to sustain complex warfare on a very large scale was not emulated in other parts of the world until the Industrial Age, despite the fact that the country is only now rising to economic dominance. In A Military History of China, Updated Edition, David A. Graff and Robin Higham bring together leading scholars to offer a basic introduction to the military history of China from first millennium B.C.E. to the present. Focusing on recurring patterns of conflict rather than traditional campaign narratives, this volume reaches farther back into China's military history than similar studies. It also offers insightful comparisons between Chinese and Western approaches to war. This edition brings the volume up to date, including discussions of the Chinese military's latest developments and the country's most recent foreign conflicts
Cataloging source
TEFOD
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1962-
  • 1925-2015
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Graff, David Andrew
  • Higham, Robin
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • China
  • Strategic culture
  • HISTORY
  • Strategic culture
  • China
Label
A military history of China, edited by David A. Graff and Robin Higham
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction / Robert Higham and David A. Graff -- 2. Continuity and change / Edward L. Dreyer -- 3. State making and state breaking / David A. Graff -- 4. The northern frontier / David Wright -- 5. Water forces and naval operations / Peter Lorge -- 6. Military writings / Ralph D. Sawyer -- 7. The Qing empire / Paul Lococo Jr. -- 8. The Taiping rebellion : a military assessment of revolution and counterrevolution / Maochun Yu -- 9. Beyond the marble boat : the transformation of the Chinese military, 1850-1911 / Richard S. Horowitz -- 10. Warlordism in early republican China / Edward A. McCord -- 11. The national army from Whampoa to 1949 / Chang Jui-te -- 12. The Sino-Japanese conflict, 1931-1945 / Stephen R. MacKinnon -- 13. "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun" : Mao and the Red Army / William Wei -- 14. Always faithful : the PLA from 1949 to 1989 / Dennis J. Blasko -- 15. China's foreign conflicts since 1949 / Larry M. Wortzel -- 16. Recent developments in the Chinese military / June Teufel Dreyer
Control code
ocn809667478
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Updated edition
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 324 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813136387
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613527851
Other physical details
maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hgj7n
  • 9cc14000-c816-4012-96b6-043cd52080f4
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not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)809667478
Label
A military history of China, edited by David A. Graff and Robin Higham
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction / Robert Higham and David A. Graff -- 2. Continuity and change / Edward L. Dreyer -- 3. State making and state breaking / David A. Graff -- 4. The northern frontier / David Wright -- 5. Water forces and naval operations / Peter Lorge -- 6. Military writings / Ralph D. Sawyer -- 7. The Qing empire / Paul Lococo Jr. -- 8. The Taiping rebellion : a military assessment of revolution and counterrevolution / Maochun Yu -- 9. Beyond the marble boat : the transformation of the Chinese military, 1850-1911 / Richard S. Horowitz -- 10. Warlordism in early republican China / Edward A. McCord -- 11. The national army from Whampoa to 1949 / Chang Jui-te -- 12. The Sino-Japanese conflict, 1931-1945 / Stephen R. MacKinnon -- 13. "Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun" : Mao and the Red Army / William Wei -- 14. Always faithful : the PLA from 1949 to 1989 / Dennis J. Blasko -- 15. China's foreign conflicts since 1949 / Larry M. Wortzel -- 16. Recent developments in the Chinese military / June Teufel Dreyer
Control code
ocn809667478
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Updated edition
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 324 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813136387
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
9786613527851
Other physical details
maps
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2hgj7n
  • 9cc14000-c816-4012-96b6-043cd52080f4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)809667478

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