Ancient Chinese Armies 1500-200 BC

Ancient Chinese Armies 1500-200 BC

by C.J. Peers, Angus McBride
     
 

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.See more details below

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780850459425
Publisher:
Osprey Publishing, Limited
Publication date:
03/28/1990
Series:
Men-at-Arms Series
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.25(w) x 9.75(h) x 0.15(d)

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