Mark A. Ryan, David M. Finkelstein, and Michael A. McDevitt, eds., Chinese Warfighting: The PLA Experience since Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe, Download Citation on ResearchGate | On Jan 1, , Victor Shiu Chiang Cheng and others published Chinese Warfighting: The PLA Experience since }. , English, Book, Illustrated edition: Chinese warfighting: The PLA experience since / Mark A. Ryan, David M. Finkelstein, and Michael A. McDevitt.
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Paperbackpages. Liam marked it as to-read Jan 07, In contrast to the many works on the specifics and hardware of China’s military modernization, this book discusses such topics as military planning, command, and control; fighting and politics; combat tactics and performance; technological catch-up and doctrinal flexibility; the role of Mao Zedong; scale and typologies of fighting; and deterrence.
With regard to war-fighting and deterrence, the editors distinguish two poles of interpretation. Kevin Jensen marked it as to-read Oct 20, Thanks for telling us about the problem. Army career he held infantry and military intelligence posts, and earned his Ph. The SinoIndian War of Thomas rated it really liked it Apr 06, The commanders and commissars who were initially praised but later fell from political grace either disappear from the narrative or are criticized for blunders that cost the lives of many brave Communist fighters.
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Books by Mark A. It provides a general overview of the evolution of PLA military doctrine, and then focuses on major combat episodes from the civil war with the Nationalists to the last significant combat in Vietnam inin addition to warfightting and air operations through Matthew Horton marked it as to-read Jun 03, Preview — Chinese Warfighting by Mark A.
The contributors include scholars from Mainland Waefighting, Taiwan, and the United States, who draw from a wealth of fresh archival sources. Other chapters credit the Chinese military with adaptability and doctrinal flexibility: Sharpe- History – pages 1 Review https: The Strategic and Operational.
Joseph marked it as to-read Oct 01, Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. The PLA has placed heavier emphasis on infomational and cyber warfare in recent years, and Tim Thomas’s two works are good adjuncts to this book.
Despite Chinese leaders’ intermittent paranoia about foreign powers seeking to surround China, one must ask whether any neighboring power has wadfighting briefly considered invading the PRC. Mao Zedong’s central role as military theorist par excellence is affirmed by Paul Godwin’s chapter, which argues that present-day PLA doctrine is rooted in Mao’s writings, many of which date from the s. Notes “An east gate book. It provides a general overview of the evolution of PLA military doctrine, and then focuses on major combat episodes from the civil war with the Nationalists to the last significant combat in V This is the first systematic study of modern China’s military campaigns and the actual fighting conducted by the People’s Liberation Army since the founding of the People’s Republic.
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Refresh and try again. Several veteran military commanders have published their memoirs, which although typically slanted toward the heroic often contain useful information. Tags What are tags?
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Vietnamese Perceptions of the War with China. Other editions – View all Chinese Warfighting: Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Tarun marked it as to-read Dec 16, The Editors and Contributors. Joseph added it Jul 21, In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: