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A History of the Modern Chinese Army by Xiaobing Li

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Published by University Press of Kentucky .
Written in English

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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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 s:   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 : University Press of Kentucky. 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. In A History of the Modern Chinese Army, Xiaobing Li, a former member of the Peopleõs 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 militaryÕs central function in modern Chinese society.

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 in , China'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 military’s 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 in , China's military has responded to.