The Chinese Army Today: Tradition and Transformation for the 21st Century (review)

The Chinese Army Today: Tradition and Transformation for the 21st Century (review) Reviews · Hanyu da cidian . Shanghai: Hanyu da cidian chubanshe, 994. · Gudai Hanyu changyong zi zidian . Beijing: Shangwu yinshu guan, 993. · Wang, Li , ed. Gudai Hanyu . Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 962. · Pulleyblank, Edwin G. Outline of Classical Chinese Grammar. Vancouver: UBC Press, 995. · Wilkinson, Endymion. Chinese History: A Manual. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000. · Cohen, Alvin P. Introduction to Research in Chinese Source Materials. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. David Kenneth Schneider David Kenneth Schneider is an assistant professor of Chinese at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dennis J. Blasko. The Chinese Army Today: Tradition and Transformation for the 2st Century. London & New York: Routledge 2006. xvii, 228 pp. Paperback, 34.95, isbn 0­45­77003­3. Hardcover 25.00, isbn 0­45­ 77002­5. Basically, there are two kinds of books being written about the Chinese military nowadays: the very useful and the bloody awful. The latter are mostly politically motivated hack jobs that are (thankfully) quickly forgotten and remaindered to the budget racks at Barnes & Noble. The former are (also thankfully) more numerous, and while perhaps none is yet authoritative--due more to the dynamic nature of the evolving People's Liberation Army (PLA) than http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png China Review International University of Hawai'I Press

The Chinese Army Today: Tradition and Transformation for the 21st Century (review)

China Review International, Volume 13 (2) – Jan 24, 2007

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Reviews · Hanyu da cidian . Shanghai: Hanyu da cidian chubanshe, 994. · Gudai Hanyu changyong zi zidian . Beijing: Shangwu yinshu guan, 993. · Wang, Li , ed. Gudai Hanyu . Beijing: Zhonghua shuju, 962. · Pulleyblank, Edwin G. Outline of Classical Chinese Grammar. Vancouver: UBC Press, 995. · Wilkinson, Endymion. Chinese History: A Manual. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2000. · Cohen, Alvin P. Introduction to Research in Chinese Source Materials. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2000. David Kenneth Schneider David Kenneth Schneider is an assistant professor of Chinese at University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Dennis J. Blasko. The Chinese Army Today: Tradition and Transformation for the 2st Century. London & New York: Routledge 2006. xvii, 228 pp. Paperback, 34.95, isbn 0­45­77003­3. Hardcover 25.00, isbn 0­45­ 77002­5. Basically, there are two kinds of books being written about the Chinese military nowadays: the very useful and the bloody awful. The latter are mostly politically motivated hack jobs that are (thankfully) quickly forgotten and remaindered to the budget racks at Barnes & Noble. The former are (also thankfully) more numerous, and while perhaps none is yet authoritative--due more to the dynamic nature of the evolving People's Liberation Army (PLA) than

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