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The Culture of War in China: Empire and the Military under the Qing Dynasty
In this book, Joanna Waley-Cohen overturns conventional wisdom to put warfare at the heart of seventeenth and eighteenth century China, showing how emperors underpinned military expansion with a wide-ranging cultural campaign intended to bring military success, and the martial values associated with it, into the mainstream of cultural life.
Hardcover, 200 pages
Published June 27th 2006 by I. B. Tauris
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