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Chiang Kai-Shek versus Tse-Tung. The Battle for China 1946 - 1949

Door Philip Jowett

Categorie
Geschiedenis Azië
Boeknummer
#229616
Titel
Chiang Kai-Shek versus Tse-Tung. The Battle for China 1946 - 1949
Auteur
Jowett, Philip
Boektype
Paperback
Uitgeverij
Barnsley, Pen & Sword
Jaar van uitgave
2018
ISBN10
147387484X
ISBN13
9781473874848
Taal
Engels
Beschrijving
Images of War
Samenvatting
This volume in the Images of War series is the first photographic history of the Chinese Civil War, fought between Chiang Kai-shek's Nationalists and the Communists of Mao Tse-tung, which decided the future of modern China. A selection of over 200 archive photographs, many of which have not been published before, depict the battle for power that took place across the breadth of the country. The armies, air forces and navies of the opposing sides are shown in a sequence of graphic images, as is the ordeal of the long-suffering Chinese civilians who were caught up in a conflict that cost millions of lives. A detailed accompanying text by Philip Jowett describes the make-up of the Nationalist and Communist forces, their contrasting strategies, tactics and leadership. The contemporary photogra... (Lees verder)phs give an insight, as only photographs can, into the conditions faced by the soldiers and their experience of the struggle. His work provides a concise introduction to a pivotal conflict that has left an indelible mark on the China of today. It will be fascinating and informative reading for anyone who is keen to understand China's recent past and the military history of the twentieth century.
Pagina's
175
Onderwerpen
China (86)
Conditie
Nieuw
Prijs
€ 10,00

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