Warfare has shaped the modern history of China more than any other single factor. This book brings together the best recent English language scholarship on warfare in China over the last four centuries and situates warfare within the broader sweep of China's modern historical development.

part III|66 pages

The Warlord Era and the Nationalist Decade, 1911-1937

part IV|130 pages

War of Resistance against Japan and Civil War, 1937–1949