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Fighting Techniques of the Oriental World, AD 1200–1860: Equipment,… (2008)

by Michael E. Haskew, Christer Jörgensen, Chris McNab, Eric Niderost, Rob S. Rice

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"This book describes the fighting techniques of the armies of East Asia, from the age of the Mongol expansion in the thirteenth century to the Anglo-Chinese Opium Wars of the mid-nineteenth century. The book explores the tactics and strategy required to win battles with the technology available, and illustrates how the development of such weapons changed the way battles were fought"--Publishers description.… (more)

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Remarkable for including discussions and maps for many Asian battles which are rarely discussed in western military history. ( )
  antiquary | Jul 1, 2009 |
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Jörgensen, Christermain authorall editionsconfirmed
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Niderost, Ericmain authorall editionsconfirmed
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"This book describes the fighting techniques of the armies of East Asia, from the age of the Mongol expansion in the thirteenth century to the Anglo-Chinese Opium Wars of the mid-nineteenth century. The book explores the tactics and strategy required to win battles with the technology available, and illustrates how the development of such weapons changed the way battles were fought"--Publishers description.

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