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Dictionary of contemporary Chinese military history

Author: Larry M Wortzel; Robin Higham
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Tracking the evolution of the Red Army through the war against Japan and the Chinese civil war, Wortzel's book provides a comprehensive basic reference focusing on the major events, people, and issues that have produced the historical legacy of the People's Liberation Army. Placing contemporary Chinese military history in the context of China's 19th century clashes with the West and Japan, Wortzel illustrates how  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
History
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Wortzel, Larry M.
Dictionary of contemporary Chinese military history.
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1999
(DLC) 99010655
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Larry M Wortzel; Robin Higham
ISBN: 9781567509762 1567509762
OCLC Number: 646883528
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 334 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Preface; Transliteration or Romanization of the Chinese Language; Abbreviations; Maps; Introduction; The Dictionary; Selected Bibliography; Index; About the Author and Contributors.
Responsibility: Larry M. Wortzel ; Robin Higham, advisory editor.

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A reference to the military history of contemporary China, through an examination of China's 19th-century military clashes with the West and Japan, and the evolution of the Red Army. It draws on  Read more...

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