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Imperial Chinese Military History: 8000 BC - 1912 AD

by Marvin C Whiting

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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0595221343, Paperback)

This is an account of military operations in China, Tibet, Korea and Vietnam from the beginning of Chinese history untill the revolution of 1912. It is intended to fill the biggest of the gaps in military knowledge about non western warfare. It describes China's major wars, its growth in military theory and technology and the first use of gunpower. Here you will meet the theorist SunTzu and Wu Chi; the bandit, Liu Bang, who faught his way to the throne. You will ride with the great commanders Han Xin; Cao Cao(Tso Tso), and Zhuge Liang, "He of the five inches of limber tounge". You will meet the greatest conqueror of them all; Genghis Khan and that paragon of loyalty YueFei.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 14:15:22 -0400)

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