Imperial Chinese Armies (2): 590 1260 Ad

Cj Peers (Author) Michael Perry (Illustrator)
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Description

By AD 589, when Yang Chien established himself at the head of a newly reformed Chinese empire, nearly four centuries had elapsed since the fall of the last great imperial dynasty: the Han. Although Yang's new Sui regime consciously modelled itself on its great predecessor, both China and the world outside had changed. The problem for the Sui and their successors was no longer simply to 'overawe the barbarians', but to deal as equals with other cultures that were just as proud and self-confident as their own. Chris Peers examines the imperial armies of China from 590-1260 AD, covering their history, organisation and tactics.

Product Details

Price
$19.00
Publisher
Osprey Publishing (UK)
Publish Date
July 15, 1996
Pages
48
Dimensions
7.24 X 9.76 X 0.09 inches | 0.36 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9781855325999
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About the Author

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