|Author||Mao Yuanyi 茅元儀, 1594-1640|
|Pub. Location||[Taipei] 臺北||Publisher||Huashi chubanshe 華世出版社|
|Date||1984||Phys. Desc.||dig.pdf [22 v. (, 10224 p. : ill., maps ; 22 cm.]|
|Location||Digital Archives||Call Number||U101.W82 1984dig|
|Wubeizhi 武備志 [electronic resource] : [240卷] / [[Mao Yuanyi ji 茅元儀輯].|
Date from introduction. Print editions dated 1984, 1991.
Local access only. [Wubeizhi 武備志.pdf]
Wu-pei chih = Wubeizhi 武備志 (1621). 240 juan by Mao Yuanyi 茅元儀 ( d. 1629)….Eminent Chinese I, 146a.
Comprehensive work on military tactics and strategy beginning from the late Zhou period, on armaments and war machinery to the early seventeenth century, and on military organization and border defence with maps with special consideration of the Ming period. The parts on armaments and on border defence are of particular importance due to their numerous illustrations…..Cf. Franke, W., An introduction to the sources of Ming history, p. 209 (7.2.7)