Ancient Chinese Armies, 1500 B.C.-200 B.C.
By (author) C.J. Peers
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Ancient Chinese Armies, 1500 B.C.-200 B.C. by C.J. Peers
Book DescriptionBy the 15th century BC the valley of Hwang Ho was dominated by a palace-based military caste which owed its supremacy to a monopoly of bronze-working techniques among a still mainly Stone Age population. To the Shang Dynasty, war was a means of legitimising the power of their new aristocracy. This fascinating volume by C. J. Peers covers the period of China's history from the first documented civilisation to the establishment of an enduring unified empire, examining the history, organisation, uniform and weapons of ancient Chinese armies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780850459425
(250mm x 185mm x 5mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 22-Mar-1990
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author C.J. Peers
Soldiers of the Dragon, Paperback (June 2006)
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Late Imperial Chinese Armies, 1520-1840, Paperback (October 1997)
This volume covers Chinese military history, from the height of the Chinese Empire to the disastrous Opium wars, and covers the latter part of the Ming Empire, the rise of the Ming dynasty and the Ching dynasty. The effect on China of Western influences fronm 1840 onwards is also examined.
Medieval Chinese Armies, 1260-1520, Paperback (November 1992)» View all books by C.J. Peers
Covers the history of the Chinese army from the accession of the great Mongol Khan, Kublai, to the time when European weaponry was introduced. This volume details the equipment and uniforms during the Yuan dynasty, the civil wars of the 14th century, and the campaigns to expel the Mongols.
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Author Biography - C.J. Peers
An acknowledged expert on ancient Chinese armies, C J Peers has written several books for the Osprey Men-at-Arms series.
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