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Supplying unique insights into chinese language army history, Nicola Di Cosmo gives an annotated translation of the single identified army diary in pre-modern chinese language heritage, supplying clean and vast info at the internal workings of the Ch'ing military. the non-public adventure of the writer, a tender Manchu officer combating in inhospitable South-Western China, take us with regards to the 'face of the conflict' in seventeenth-century China, and enriches our normal wisdom of army historical past.

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