Late Imperial Chinese Armies, 1520-1840
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Late Imperial Chinese Armies, 1520-1840 by C.J. Peers
Book DescriptionThis 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 DetailsISBN: 9781855326552
(250mm x 185mm x 2mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 15-Oct-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author C.J. Peers
Soldiers of the Dragon, Paperback (June 2006)
Tells a story of China's armies form the first documented civilization to the outbreak of the first Opium War with Britain in the middle of the 19th century. Written by an expert on Chinese armies, this volume offers details of their colourful uniforms and weaponry with colour, and black and white photographs, artwork, maps and diagrams.
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, 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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