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Military culture in imperial China / edited by Nicola Di Cosmo
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2009
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 4th Floor  UA835 .M55 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Sociology, Military -- China -- History
Subject China -- History, Military
Physical Description x, 445 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-429) and index
Contents Law and the military in early China / Robin D.S. Yates -- Martial prognostication / Ralph D. Sawyer -- The Western Han army: organization, leadership, and operation / Michael Loewe -- The military culture of later Han / Rafe de Crespigny -- Military aspects of the War of the Eight Princes, 300-307 / Edward L. Dreyer -- Narrative maneuvers: the representation of battle in Tang historical writing / David A. Graff -- Tang military culture and its Inner Asian influences / Jonathan Karam Skaff -- Unsung men of war: acculturated embodiments of the martial ethos in the Song dynasty / Don J. Wyatt -- Wen and wu in elite cultural practices during the late Ming / Kathleen Ryor -- Mengzi's art of war: the Kangxi emperor reforms the Qing military examinations / S.R. Gilbert -- Writing from experience: personal records of war and disorder in Jiangnan during the Ming-Qing transition / Grace S. Fong -- Militarization of culture in eighteenth-century China / Joanna Waley-Cohen -- Military finance of the high Qing period: an overview / Yingcong Dai -- Coercion and commerce on two Chinese frontiers / Peter C. Perdue
Note These original essays reexamine the relationship between culture and the military in Chinese society
Alternate Author Di Cosmo, Nicola, 1957-

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