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Eighth voyage of the dragon : a history of China's quest for seapower
AuthorSwanson, Bruce, 1937-
Pub. LocationAnnapolis, Md.PublisherNaval Institute Press
Date1982Phys. Desc.xiv, 348 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
LocationReading RoomCall NumberVA633.S93 1982
Eighth voyage of the dragon : a history of China's quest for seapower / by Bruce Swanson.
Maps on lining papers. Bibliography: p. [333]-338.
Includes index.

Continental China -- Maritime China -- Continental and maritime ideologies in conflict : the Ming Dynasty -- Emigration, smuggling, and piracy -- Imperial navies up to the Opium War -- The tottering imperial framework and naval self-strengthening -- The rush to modernize, 1874-94 -- Disaster at Yalu : the Sino-Japanese War, 1894-95 -- Reform and revolution : China's navy, 1896-1911 -- Dissension and decay, 1912-37 -- The navy and foreign relations, 1912-37 : part I -- The navy and foreign relations, 1912-37 : part II -- Tarnished traditions, lend-lease, and civil war, 1944-49 -- In the image of tradition : the Chinese navy, 1949-55 -- Modernization : Sino-Soviet naval cooperation, 1950-59 -- Ideology versus technology, 1956-59 -- Old traditions, modern practitioners : coastal control and the maritime militia -- Self-strengthening and the strategy debate, 1960-65 -- The navy and the great proletarian cultural revolution, 1966-68 -- The emergence of new strategic relationships, 1969-72 -- Political opposition and the ascendency of the maritime spirit, 1973-77 -- The neo-maritime spirit : directions and implications.

Subject(s)Sea-power--China--History
China--History, Naval
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [SHR]Rec. #9638
ISBN0870211773 ; 9780870211775LCCN81085443OCLC8052741