The Resource The culture of war in China : empire and the military under the Qing Dynasty, Joanna Waley-Cohen

The culture of war in China : empire and the military under the Qing Dynasty, Joanna Waley-Cohen

Label
The culture of war in China : empire and the military under the Qing Dynasty
Title
The culture of war in China
Title remainder
empire and the military under the Qing Dynasty
Statement of responsibility
Joanna Waley-Cohen
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
What particularly distinguished the Qing from other ruling houses in China's imperial period? In this pathbreaking book, Joanna Waley-Cohen overturns conventional wisdom to identify military power and an accompanying martial ethos as defining characteristics of the high Qing empire. From 1636 to 1800, Emperors reinforced massive military expansion with a wideranging cultural campaign intended to bring military success, and the martial values associated with it, into the mainstream of cultural life. Military prowess and imperial power were linked in the popular imagination though endless repeti
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
951/.03
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS754.15
LC item number
.W34 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
International library of war studies
Series volume
7
Label
The culture of war in China : empire and the military under the Qing Dynasty, Joanna Waley-Cohen
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Military culture and the Qing empire -- Commemorating War -- Religion, War, and Empire-Building -- Military Ritual and the Qing Empire -- Changing Spaces of Empire
Control code
ocm81601536
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 160 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857711861
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, map
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2421582x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)81601536
  • pebcs0857711865

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
      -38.195656 144.304955
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