Military Culture in Imperial ChinaNicola DiCosmo
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This excellent book will be the starting place for many future scholars of Chinese military history. — K. E. Stapleton Choice 20090901 This is an extremely valuable study of Chinese military culture. — Peter Lorge Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 20100731 Future students of the role of the military in Chinese history will want to have the present volume close at hand. — Paul Jakov Smith Journal of Military History 20091001 Throughout Military Culture in Imperial China, it is clear China did not have the dramatic split between military and literary culture that many have perceived...As China grows economically, politically and militarily, it will become increasingly important to understand China's present military culture, which is rooted in the imperial tradition explored in this book. — Francesco Sisci Asia Times 20091001