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Warlord soldiers : Chinese common soldiers, 1911-1937

Author: Diana Lary
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Contemporary China Institute publications
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Transferred to digital printingView all editions and formats

Diana Lary examines the origins, training and behaviour of the ordinary soldiers of Warlord China and why they were the direct agents of oppression and terror. It thus provides a case study of the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diana Lary
ISBN: 9780521136297 0521136296 9780521302708 0521302706
OCLC Number: 730799049
Notes: Originally published in 1985.
Description: 177 Seiten : Illustrationen.
Contents: Acknowledgements; A soldier of the Chihlian (Zhili) army, 1926; Introduction; 1. Sources of soldiers; 2. Going into the army; 3. Life in the army; 4. Officers and men; 5. Bandit/soldier - soldier/bandit; 6. Grey rats and grey wolves; 7. Bad iron; 8. Leaving the army; 9. Militarism and chronic violence; Appendices; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Contemporary China Institute publications
Responsibility: Diana Lary.


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