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China's use of military force [electronic resource] : beyond the Great Wall and the long march / Andrew Scobell.

By: Scobell, Andrew.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Cambridge modern China series: Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 299 p.) : map.ISBN: 0511061633 (electronic bk.); 9780511061639 (electronic bk.); 9780511510502; 0511510500.Subject(s): China -- Military policy | China -- History, Military -- 1949- | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Military Science | HISTORY -- Military -- OtherGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: China's use of military force.DDC classification: 355/.033051 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction -- The Chinese cult of defense -- Bringing in the military -- Lips and teeth: China's decision to intervene in Korea -- Support the Left: PLA intervention in the Cultural Revolution -- A self-defense counterattack: China's 1979 war with Vietnam -- Why the People's Army fired on the people: Beijing, 1989 -- Show of force: the 1995-1996 Taiwan Strait crisis -- Conclusion: explaining China's use of force.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 265-291) and index.

Introduction -- The Chinese cult of defense -- Bringing in the military -- Lips and teeth: China's decision to intervene in Korea -- Support the Left: PLA intervention in the Cultural Revolution -- A self-defense counterattack: China's 1979 war with Vietnam -- Why the People's Army fired on the people: Beijing, 1989 -- Show of force: the 1995-1996 Taiwan Strait crisis -- Conclusion: explaining China's use of force.

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China's use of military force by Scobell, Andrew. ©2003
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