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Diary of a Manchu Soldier in Seventeenth-Century China
     

Diary of a Manchu Soldier in Seventeenth-Century China

by Nicola Di Cosmo, Dzengseo
 

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ISBN-10: 0700716114

ISBN-13: 9780700716111

Pub. Date: 03/01/2006

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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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:
9780700716111
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
03/01/2006
Series:
Routledge Studies in the Early History of Asia Series
Edition description:
ANN
Pages:
154
Product dimensions:
6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.60(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction. Translation. Manchu Text. Bibliography. Glossary. Index

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