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Ancient Chinese Armies 1500-200 BC : Men at Arms Series - CJ;McBride,Angus Peers

Ancient Chinese Armies 1500-200 BC

Men at Arms Series

Paperback Published: 22nd March 1990
ISBN: 9780850459425
Number Of Pages: 48

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By the 15th century BC the valley of Hwang Ho was dominated by a palace-based military caste which owed its supremacy to a monopoly of bronze-working techniques among a still mainly Stone Age population. To the Shang Dynasty, war was a means of legitimising the power of their new aristocracy. This fascinating volume by C. J. Peers covers the period of China's history from the first documented civilisation to the establishment of an enduring unified empire, examining the history, organisation, uniform and weapons of ancient Chinese armies.

Introduction . Chronology . The Shang Dynasty . The Western Chou . The Eastern Chou . The 4th and 3rd Centuries . The Ch'in Empire . Tactical & Strategic Doctrine . Ten Decisive Battles . The Plates

ISBN: 9780850459425
ISBN-10: 0850459427
Series: Men at Arms Series
Audience: BAU
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 48
Published: 22nd March 1990
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.4 x 18.3  x 0.4
Weight (kg): 0.17
Edition Number: 1