Warfare in Chinese History

Based on original sources, and dealing with the subject from the earliest dynasty up to modernity, this book uniquely combines chapters on strategy and tactics.

Warfare in Chinese History

Based on original sources, and dealing with the subject from the earliest dynasty up to modernity, this book uniquely combines chapters on strategy and tactics. Both scope and approach make it a must for historians of China, as well as those of (comparative) warfare.

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Warfare in Chinese History
Language: en
Pages: 464
Authors: Hans van de Ven
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-26 - Publisher: BRILL

Based on original sources, and dealing with the subject from the earliest dynasty up to modernity, this book uniquely combines chapters on strategy and tactics. Both scope and approach make it a must for historians of China, as well as those of (comparative) warfare.
Ancient Chinese Warfare
Language: en
Pages: 576
Authors: Ralph D. Sawyer, D Sawyer
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-03-01 - Publisher: Basic Books

The history of China is a history of warfare. Rarely in its 3,000-year existence has the country not been beset by war, rebellion, or raids. Warfare was a primary source of innovation, social evolution, and material progress in the Legendary Era, Hsia dynasty, and Shang dynasty--indeed, war was the force
Warfare in China to 1600
Language: en
Pages: 532
Authors: Peter Lorge
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-05-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Chinese military history has emerged as one of the most promising and radical fields of Chinese studies. China's rapidly increasing military power make understanding the place of war in Chinese culture, as well as the role of the military, and Chinese strategic thought, vital to dealing with this possible threat.
Debating War in Chinese History
Language: en
Pages: 282
Authors: Peter Lorge
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-03-08 - Publisher: BRILL

This work offers the first sustained discussion of the debates that took place within Chinese governments over whether or not, and why, to wage war.
Medieval Chinese Warfare 300-900
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: David Graff
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003-09-02 - Publisher: Routledge

Shortly after 300 AD, barbarian invaders from Inner Asia toppled China's Western Jin dynasty, leaving the country divided and at war for several centuries. Despite this, the empire gradually formed a unified imperial order. Medieval Chinese Warfare, 300-900 explores the military strategies, institutions and wars that reconstructed the Chinese empire