Political Science

Active Defense: China's Military Strategy since 1949

What changes in China’s modern defense policy reveal about military organizations and strategy

Paperback

Price:
$24.95 / £22.00
ISBN:
Published:
11/10/2020
Pages:
396
Size:
6.13 x 9.25 in.
Illus:
1 b/w illus. 6 maps. 2 tables.
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Active Defense offers the first systematic look at China’s military strategy from the mid-twentieth century to today. Exploring the range and intensity of threats that China has faced, M. Taylor Fravel illuminates the nation’s past and present military goals, and offers a rich set of cases for deepening the study of how and why states alter their defense policies.


Awards and Recognition

  • 2019 War on the Rocks Holiday Reading List