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Shortly after 300 AD, barbarian invaders from Inner Asia toppled China's Western Jin dynasty, leaving the country divided and at war for several centuries. Despite this, the empire gradually formed a unified imperial order. Medieval Chinese Warfare, 300-900 explores the military strategies, institutions and wars that reconstructed the Chinese empire that has survived into modern times.Drawing on classical Chinese sources and the best modern scholarship from China and Japan, David A. Graff connects military affairs with political and social developments to show how China's history was shaped by war.

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Medieval Chinese Warfare 300-900
2004, Taylor & Francis Group Plc
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Cover of: Medieval Chinese Warfare, 300-900 (Warfare and History)
Medieval Chinese Warfare, 300-900 (Warfare and History)
December 14, 2001, Routledge
in English
Cover of: Medieval Chinese Warfare, 300-900 (Warfare and History)
Medieval Chinese Warfare, 300-900 (Warfare and History)
December 14, 2001, Routledge
in English

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Shortly after 300 AD, barbarian invaders from Inner Asia toppled China's Western Jin dynasty, leaving the country divided and at war for several centuries. Despite this, the empire gradually formed a unified imperial order. Medieval Chinese Warfare, 300-900 explores the military strategies, institutions and wars that reconstructed the Chinese empire that has survived into modern times.Drawing on classical Chinese sources and the best modern scholarship from China and Japan, David A. Graff connects military affairs with political and social developments to show how China's history was shaped by war.

Medieval Chinese Warfare, 300-900 (Warfare and History)

This edition was published in by Routledge


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"There has long existed a rough-and-ready, generally accepted periodization of the military history of the Western world."

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