Late Imperial Chinese Armies, 1520-1840 by C.J. Peers
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Late Imperial Chinese Armies, 1520-1840
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Late Imperial Chinese Armies, 1520-1840

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Late Imperial Chinese Armies, 1520-1840 by C.J. Peers

Book Description

This volume covers the period of the height of the Chinese Empire, from the latter part of the Ming Empire, including the war with Korea against Samurai Japan, through the rise of the Manchu dynasty, and the Ching dynasty during which China expanded to her largest ever extent until the eve of the disastrous Opium wars. The authors also examine the effect on China of the influences of the West from the 1840s onwards.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781855326552
ISBN-10: 1855326558
Format: Paperback
(250mm x 185mm x 2mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 15-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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, CJ Peers has written several books on this subject for Osprey's Men-at-Arms series, including Men-at-Arms 218: Ancient Chinese Armies 1500 200 BC and Men-at-Arms 251: Medieval Chinese Armies 1260 1520."

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