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Men-At-Arms #218: Ancient Chinese Armies: 1500 B.C.-200 B.C.

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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.

About the Author

An acknowledged expert on ancient Chinese armies, C J Peers has written several books for the Osprey Men-at-Arms series.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780850459425
Author:
McBride, Angus
Author:
Peers, Chris J.
Author:
Peers, C.J.
Author:
McBride, Angus
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Subject:
Military - General
Subject:
Military Science
Subject:
History
Subject:
China
Subject:
Armed Forces
Subject:
China History To 221 B.C.
Subject:
China History, Military.
Subject:
Military-General History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Men-At-Arms (Osprey)
Series Volume:
218
Publication Date:
19900331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
58
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
9.72x6.72x.19 in. .36 lbs.

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