A History of the Modern Chinese Army by Xiaobing Li

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Published by University Press of Kentucky .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: from c 1900 -,
  • History of specific subjects,
  • Land forces & warfare,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • Asia - China,
  • Ethnic Studies - General,
  • Military - Other,
  • Armed Forces,
  • China,
  • China,
  • History, Military,
  • Zhongguo ren min jie fang jun

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages413
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8022608M
ISBN 100813124387
ISBN 109780813124384

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Worthing offers a basic introduction to the military history of China from the Shang Dynasty (c. BCE) to the present, intended for both specialists and casual readers. The text's 14 chapters are organized along thematic and chronological lines, e.g., Warlords and the Northern Expedition,The Chinese Civil War,Cited by: 5.

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In A History of the Modern Chinese Army, Xiaobing Li, a former member of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), provides a comprehensive examination of the PLA from the Cold War to the beginning of the twenty-first century that highlights the military's central function in modern Chinese society.

A History of the Modern Chinese Army Book Description: Since the establishment of the Red Army inChina's military has responded to profound changes in Chinese society, particularly its domestic politics, shifting economy, and evolving threat perceptions.

To avoid any more spoilers, let’s summarize why Xiaobing Li’s book is worth reading. First, this book will give the reader a clear view of how China’s modern army evolved over the last 90 years. By a series of policies, the PLA was able transform itself from a large army of peasant conscripts to a better educated, more professional force.

In A History of the Modern Chinese Army, Xiaobing Li, a former member of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), provides a comprehensive examination of the PLA from the Cold War to the beginning of the twenty-first century that highlights the A History of the Modern Chinese Army book central function in modern Chinese society.

A History of the Modern Chinese Army links China’s military modernization to the country’s growing international and economic power and provides a unique perspective on China’s esttablishment and maintenance of one of the world’s most advanced military forces.

A History of the Modern Chinese Army avg rating — 15 ratings — published — 8 editions Want to Read saving /5. As a first example, the title, "A History of Modern Chinese Army," is misleading, because "modern Chinese army" should also include the massive Chinese Nationalist Army, as well as all the armed forces in "modern" Chinese history, which most historians believe started with the Opium War in The book does not address either.

A History of the Modern Chinese Army КНИГИ ;ВОЕННАЯ ИСТОРИЯ Издательство: University Press of KentuckyАвтор(ы): Xiaobing LiЯзык: EnglishГод издания: Количество страниц: ISBN: Формат: pdf (e-book)Размер: 6,82 mbSince the establishment of the Red Army inChina's military has responded to.

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Many of China's imperial dynasties were established as the result of battle, from the chariot warfare of ancient times to the battles of the Guomindang (KMT) and Communist regimes of the twentieth century.

China's ability to sustain complex warfare on a very. In his introduction, the author presents a clear description of what this book is about: "This book seeks to elucidate the origins of and changes to the Chinese military by examining the PLA's [People's Liberation Army] experiences from to [, and] although it is a military history survey it includes diachronic discussions to explore the reasons for change, constraints on the.

Xiaobing Li has 30 books on Goodreads with ratings. Xiaobing Li’s most popular book is Voices from the Korean War: Personal Stories of American, Kore. Professor Xiaobing Li is extremely well qualified to author a book on the modern Chinese Army.

Professor of History and Director of the Western Pacific Institute at the University of Central Oklahoma, he has authored a previous book on the Chinese Army in the Korean War and served in China's People's Liberation Army/5(11).

In A History of the Modern Chinese Army, Xiaobing Li, a former member of the People's Liberation Army (PLA), provides a comprehensive examination of the PLA from the Cold War to the beginning of the twenty-first century that highlights the military's central function in modern Chinese society.

In the s, the Chinese army was in its infancy Brand: The University Press of Kentucky. Electronic books History Military history: Additional Physical Format: Print version: Li, Xiaobing, History of the modern Chinese Army.

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War and the military have played central roles in shaping modern Chinese history. Worthing demonstrates how these factors have figured decisively in the rise and fall of imperial dynasties, the suppression of internal revolts, the emergence of revolutionary movements, the conduct of China's foreign relations, the development of political parties, the structure of/5(9).

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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. A Military History of China.

Boulder, CO: Westview, E-mail Citation» Chronological treatment of Chinese military history from the ancient world to the s. Chapters 10–16 deal with the 20th century, authored by prominent scholars in the field. A good introductory source. Li Xiaobing. A History of the Modern Chinese Army.

Lexington. And, with a view to its conclusions on the place of China in the context of global military history, it also provides essential reading for historians of (comparative) warfare in general.

The book's primary goal - to provide a fuller interpretation of the role of the military in Chinese history - has been achieved with ease.5/5(1).

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Adhere to The Chicago Manual of Style (15th Edition). Ancient China Simplified – Written in the early s, this book covers the history of China – from its very beginnings to provinces, literature, the Chinese calendar, rulers, and more.: This Is China: The First 5, Years – This book is great for teachers, students, and anyone interested in a basic overview of Chinese history.

If you’re planning a trip to China and want to read a. The recorded military history of China extends from about BC to the present day. This history can be divided into the military history of China beforewhen a revolution overthrew the imperial state, and the period of the Republic of China Army and the People's Liberation Army.

Chinese military texts have existed ever since Chinese civilization was founded. China's armies have long benefited from this rich strategic tradition, influenced by texts such as Sun Tzu's The Art of War, that have deeply influenced military thought.

Although traditional Chinese Confucian philosophy favoured peaceful political solutions and showed contempt for brute military force, the. The Korean War still has much to teach us: about military prepared-ness, about global strategy, about combined operations in a military alliance facing blatant aggression, and about the courage and persever-ance of the individual soldier.

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A History of the Modern Chinese Army. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, xvi, pp. Hardcover $, isbn This well-written, broad overview of Chinese modern military history provides an interesting and useful approach to understanding the domestic and geopolitical forces that have shaped China's military forces.

New Listing A History Of The Modern Chinese Army, Xiaobing Li,Great Condition. 4 out of 5 stars 1 product rating 1 product ratings - A History Of The Modern Chinese Army, Xiaobing Li. The People's Republic of China was founded on a land that was ravaged by a century of foreign invasion and civil wars.

Both urban and rural communities, as well as both agriculture and industry, experienced significant growth between – Mao's government carried out Land Reform, instituted collectivisation and implemented the laogai camp system.

Shang Dynasty (BC~BC) Shang Dynasty (BC~BC) From the perspective of military history, Chinese history divides naturally into three periods. The first of these is Ancient China, from earliest times to the end of the Spring and Autumn period ( B.C.E.).

Separating fact from later idealizations has long been the major challenge confronting students of this. This is the first systematic study of modern China's military campaigns and the actual fighting conducted by the People's Liberation Army since the founding of the People's Republic.

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