China at War

China at War[Ebook] ➠ China at War ➦ Hans van de Ven – Heartforum.co.uk China s War of Resistance against Japan, as WWII is known in China, was never about the defeat of Japan alone China was also at war with itself Between and , a vicious revolutionary war between Natio China s War of Resistance against Japan, as WWII is known in China, was never about the defeat of Japan alone China was also at war with itself Betweenand , a vicious revolutionary war between Nationalists and Communists, divided by radically different views about China s future, ravaged the country, killing millions and laying waste to cities and the countryside The outcomes of these wars have shaped the country and the world since China at War focuses on this period, examining the complex China at PDF \ truth behind the propaganda of both East and West Cambridge professor Hans van de Ven shows how the results of the fighting ended European imperialism in East Asia, restored China to its traditional position of regional centrality, and gave the USA a decisive role in East Asian politics In the process, he argues, it also triggered profound changes in warfare, as important as the development of atomic weapons, and gave the countryside a new social, political and military significanceThrough fascinating personal accounts and extensive scholarship, China at War casts new light on this crucial period of history, and harnesses contemporary art, culture and ideology to illuminate world changing events.

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    Import EPUB to the Program Import EPUB position of regional centrality, and gave the USA a decisive role in East Asian politics In the process, he argues, it also triggered profound changes in warfare, as important as the development of atomic weapons, and gave the countryside a new social, political and military significanceThrough fascinating personal accounts and extensive scholarship, China at War casts new light on this crucial period of history, and harnesses contemporary art, culture and ideology to illuminate world changing events."/>
  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • China at War
  • Hans van de Ven
  • 01 January 2018
  • 1781251959

10 thoughts on “China at War

  1. Joseph L. Reid says:

    A fantastic narration of the quest for power amongst the Nationalists, the Communists, and the Japanese Ultimately this book was a success for me because it underlined just how terrible every single actor was in these wars The total ruthlessness applied by leaders that resulted in such massive quantities of human sacrifice really boggles the mind the endless hypocrisy of claiming to build something better while often employing strategies knowing they would lead to absolute disaster and or co A fantastic narration of the quest for power amongst the Nationalists, the Communists, and the Japanese Ultimately this book was a success for me because it underlined just how terrible every single actor was in these wars The total ruthlessness applied by leaders that resulted in such massive quantities of human sacrifice really boggles the mind the endless hypocrisy of claiming to build something better while often employing strategies knowing they would lead to absolute disaster and or continued suffering.It is exactly from this disgust that I find this book such a success, because it outlines the total horror and disaster that is war A good lesson to those who think too little of peace, especially in east Asia

  2. Dan Hillman says:

    I was really impressed by this book I m using it to help support my IB history course and it provides excellent analysis of the Chinese Civil War I really enjoyed the information relating to Clausewitz s On War and the impact on Chinese warfare.

  3. Chris says:

    Provided a reliable read of the history of the wars affecting China during the downfall of the Nationalists and rise of the Communists This included the war with Japan.

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