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Author Roy, Kaushik, 1971-
Title Military transition in early modern Asia, 1400-1750 : cavalry, guns, governments and ships / Kaushik Roy
Imprint London : Bloomsbury, 2014
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LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Modern History Library  355.03 R888    AVAILABLE    30550100557725
 人文社會聯圖  UA830 .R79 2014    AVAILABLE    30600020084738
Descript xv, 285 pages : maps ; 24 cm
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Series Bloomsbury srudies in military history
Bloomsbury srudies in military history
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages [250]-271) and index
The culture of warfare in Asia befoe 1500 -- Battles and campaigns of the Asian armies and gunpowder technology: 1500-1750 -- Siege warfare and siege artillery in Asia -- Naval warfare by the Asian states -- Military systems and societies of Asia
"Kaushik Roy conducts a comparative analysis of the armies and navies of the large agrarian bureaucratic empires of Asia, focusing on the question of how far the Asian polities were able to integrate gunpowder weapons in their military systems. Military Transition in Early Modern Asia, 1400-1750 offers important insights into the common patterns in war making across the region, and the impact of firearms and artillery."--Publishers website
Subject Military art and science -- Asia -- History
Asia -- History, Military
Firearms -- Asia -- History
Ordnance -- Asia -- History
Military weapons -- Asia -- History
Asia -- Armed forces -- Weapons systems -- History
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