Medieval Chinese Armies, 1260-1520
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Medieval Chinese Armies, 1260-1520 by C.J. Peers
Book DescriptionCovers the history of the Chinese army from the accession of the great Mongol Khan, Kublai, to the time when European weaponry was introduced. This was a colourful period with many influences and types of troops that included guard units, peasant militias, rebel movements and Asian and even European mercenaries. 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 during the Ming dynasty.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781855322547
(250mm x 185mm x 6mm)
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 26-Nov-1992
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.
Late Imperial Chinese Armies, 1520-1840, Paperback (October 1997)View all books by C.J. Peers
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.
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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 two volumes on the Medieval Imperial armies."
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