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6 edition of Warlords of China 700 B.C. to A.D. 1662 found in the catalog.

Warlords of China 700 B.C. to A.D. 1662

by Chris Peers

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  • 11 Currently reading

Published by Sterling Pub Co Inc .
Written in English

  • Military - General,
  • China - History,
  • Military History - Ancient,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • History: World,
  • China,
  • Asian / Middle Eastern history: BCE to c 500 CE,
  • Warfare & Defence,
  • Asia - China

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8982566M
    ISBN 101854094017
    ISBN 109781854094018

    The book was widely read, and shaped Europeans' image of China for centuries. Born into a merchant family in Venice, Marco Polo set off to China in when he was seventeen. Warlords is a game of political diplomacy and military expansionism. Set in China during the first half of the 20th century, players take control of the warlord factions which vied for supremacy. With the ultimate aim of re-unifying or controlling China, players must wheel and deal, bribe, coerce, plot and fight their way to political, military.

    The Warlord Era (–) was a period in the history of the Republic of China when control of the country was divided among former military cliques of the Beiyang Army and other regional factions, which were spread across the mainland regions of Szechuan, Shansi, Tsinghai, Ninghsia, Kwangtung, Kwangsi, Kansu, Yunnan, and Sinkiang.. In historiography, the era began when Yuan Shikai died in. China's Warlords book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The warlord period--from until roughly the beginning of the Second W /5(9).

    Historical Map of East Asia and the Western Pacific (6 June - China's Warlord Era Begins: Misjudging national sentiment, Yuan Shikai declared himself Emperor in December It was a huge blunder. Almost immediately the southern provinces began to break away, defeating imperial attempts to stop them and gaining foreign sympathy. Only a few months into his reign, Yuan backed down. The appearance of warlords, who wielded significant autonomous political power on the basis of their personal control of military force, was a unique feature of earlyth-century Chinese history. These warlords smashed hopes that the Revolution would replace China’s last imperial dynasty with a strong, unified, and reform-minded republic.

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Bibliographic information. Publication date. Warlords of China BC to AD by Chris Peers. Arms & Armour Press, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

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Warlords ruled various parts of the country following the death of Yuan Shikai (–), who had served as the first president of the Republic of China from to Yuan’s power had come from his position as head of the Beiyang Army.

The warlord period--from until roughly the beginning of the Second World War--is one of the most extraordinary and colorful in the whole of Chinese history.

Yet most English-language studies of the period have focused on either individual warlords or on warlords as a socio-political phenomonon. This book describes the careers and characters of a number of warlords, locating them in. Wars between warlords and states continued and China would have to wait about years to be unified again.

CE: Death of the North China military dictator Cao Cao. CE - CE: Period of the Three Kingdoms; China is divided between kingdoms of Shu Han, Eastern Wu, and Cao Wei. Chinese warlords have appeared all throuhout China’s history, springing up in times of turmoil to gain power, and sometimes establishing their own dynasty.

Warlords are normally aggressive and ambitious, they want to gain power and will use any means necessary to get it. This is a list of 10 ruthless Chinese warlords. The Warlord Era was a period of political fragmentation and regional militarism in China, beginning with the death of Yuan Shikai in and ending in 2.

Warlordism was caused in part by growing provincial power in the last half-century of Qing rule, the emergence of powerful local leaders and the failure of republican government under. The earliest known written records of the history of China date from as early as BC, from the Shang dynasty (c.

– BC), during the king Wu Ding's reign, who was mentioned as the twenty-first Shang king by the same. Ancient historical texts such as the Book of Documents (early chapters, 11th century BC), the Records of the Grand Historian (c.

BC) and the Bamboo Annals ( BC. B.C. Beginning in the last half of the third century B.C. and ending about A.D. Sho Ching, the oldest of the Chinese classics. Modern scholarship has placed most of the records contained in the Shu Ching near the first millennium B.C., though formerly a much greater age.

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