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China's Wars: Rousing the Dragon 1894-1949

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China is one of the great powers of the modern world. Yet in the late 19th century China was a ramshackle and isolated medieval empire upon whom the European colonial powers could impose their wishes at will. China's Wars describes the series of conflicts from 1894 to 1949 that forged modern China, from colonial clashes such as the Boxer Rebellion, through the chaotic years of warlord domination to the Japanese invasion, the Second World War and the bitter Civil War that followed. Previously unpublished photographs, contemporary pictures and specially-commissioned maps illustrate these tumultuous events and the men who fought them, events that would end with the eventual triumph of the Communist Party and the rise of modern China.

Hardback with dust jacket. Used, very good condition (as new apart from slight staining of the dust jacket)

Item details

Author(s):
Philip Jowett
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
19.7 x 3.8 x 25.1 cm
Edition:
2013
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1782004076
ISBN-13:
9781782004073
Number of pages:
408
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing
Title:
China's Wars: Rousing the Dragon 1894-1949

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China is one of the great powers of the modern world. Yet in the late 19th century China was a ramshackle and isolated medieval empire upon whom the European colonial powers could impose their wishes at will. China's Wars describes the series of conflicts from 1894 to 1949 that forged modern China, from colonial clashes such as the Boxer Rebellion, through the chaotic years of warlord domination to the Japanese invasion, the Second World War and the bitter Civil War that followed. Previously unpublished photographs, contemporary pictures and specially-commissioned maps illustrate these tumultuous events and the men who fought them, events that would end with the eventual triumph of the Communist Party and the rise of modern China.

Hardback with dust jacket. Used, very good condition (as new apart from slight staining of the dust jacket)

Author(s):
Philip Jowett
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
19.7 x 3.8 x 25.1 cm
Edition:
2013
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
1782004076
ISBN-13:
9781782004073
Number of pages:
408
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing
Title:
China's Wars: Rousing the Dragon 1894-1949

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