Diary of a Manchu Soldier in Seventeenth-Century China by Nicola Di Cosmo, Dzengseo | | 9781135789541 | NOOK Book (eBook) | Barnes & Noble
The Diary of a Manchu Soldier in Seventeenth-Century China:

The Diary of a Manchu Soldier in Seventeenth-Century China: "My Service in the Army", by Dzengseo

by Nicola Di Cosmo
     
 

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Providing original insights into Chinese military history, Nicola Di Cosmo gives an annotated translation of the only known military diary in pre-modern Chinese history, providing fresh and extensive information on the inner workings of the Ch'ing army. The personal experience of the author, a young Manchu officer fighting in inhospitable South-Western China

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Providing original insights into Chinese military history, Nicola Di Cosmo gives an annotated translation of the only known military diary in pre-modern Chinese history, providing fresh and extensive information on the inner workings of the Ch'ing army. The personal experience of the author, a young Manchu officer fighting in inhospitable South-Western China, take us close to the 'face of the battle' in seventeenth-century China, and enriches our general knowledge of military history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781135789541
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/24/2007
Series:
Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia , #3
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
154
File size:
2 MB

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