The Lessons Of History: The Chinese People's Liberation Army At 75

@inproceedings{Burkitt2003TheLO,
  title={The Lessons Of History: The Chinese People's Liberation Army At 75},
  author={Laurie Burkitt and Andrew Scobell and Larry M. Wortzel},
  year={2003}
}
Abstract : The title of this volume, "The Lessons of History: The Chinese People's Liberation Army at 75," captures well the overall theme of the twelve chapters that follow. The primary focus is not on summarizing the lessons that analysts or scholars from outside China have learned when they look back at the past three-quarters of a century of Chinese military history. Rather, the emphasis of this volume is to assess key lessons that the top ranks of the People's Liberation Army (PLA) have… Expand
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