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CHINA (Armies of the Nineteenth Century : Asia Volume 2) [Hardcover]

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Ian Heath has assembled 183 line drawings and 39 photographs to illustrate the huge array of costumes and uniforms worn during this period. Coverage includes the Taipeng and Boxer rebellions, Formosa, the Mongols and Gordon's Ever Victorious Army. Ian Heath's accompanying text is one of the most coherent accounts available of Chinese history during this turbulent period. Includes extensive bibliography. All the volumes in this series have a high quality traditional gold-embossed cloth cover and no dust jacket.

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Pages   174
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.5" Width: 8.25" Height: 11.75"
Weight:   1.7 lbs.
Binding  Hardcover
Publisher   Foundry
ISBN  1901543021  
ISBN13  9781901543025  

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More About Ian Heath

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Ian Heath is a highly respected author, and has written a number of Osprey titles, including MAA 89 Byzantine Armies 886-1118, MAA 287 Byzantine Armies 1118-1461 and MAA 275 The Taiping Rebellion 1851-66. He is also currently working on a five-volume project covering the armies of 19th-century Asia. Ian lives and works in Cambridgeshire, UK.

Ian Heath was born in 1945.

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Product Categories

1Books > Subjects > History > Asia > China > General
2Books > Subjects > History > Military > General
3Books > Subjects > History > Military Science
4Books > Subjects > History > World > 19th Century

Reviews - What do customers think about CHINA (Armies of the Nineteenth Century : Asia Volume 2)?

manchu armies  Sep 7, 2008
A wonderful book in a wonderful series,Mr.Heath does it again in the "China" volume of Armies Of The 19th. Century.
The book contains exellent line drawings of flags and the dress of the warriors of this neglegted era. The text concisely describes these forgotten campaigns, the organization, tactics and weapons of the different armies.
Although there are other books on the Boxer Rebellion and even at least one or two about the Taiping Rebellion, they're millitary aspects are not as well covered as in this work.
Also covered in this book are the Miao, Nien, Panthay and Tungan rebellions. A chapter is devoted to the the "Ever-Victorious Army" and other colorfull groups of American, British and French mercenary-led forces. The savage and brutal war waged by Chinese colonists against the native tribes of Formosa gets it's due. The corrupt and somewhat feeble, if enormus Manchu (Imperial)army is covered in great detail. The book also has a chapter covering the Mongols in this period.
Overall, an exellent addition to your bookshelf if you have any interest in this subject.
A real gem  Jun 8, 2007
This is really an excellent find. A beautifully bound, very exhaustive and informative text on a very important yet poorly covered area of military activity. Anybody vaguely interested in the subject should own this.

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