Fighting Ships of the Far East (1): China and Southeast Asia 202 BC-AD 1419

Fighting Ships of the Far East (1): China and Southeast Asia 202 BC-AD 1419

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Fighting Ships of the Far East (1) adds enormously to the hitherto small corpus of knowledge about a fascinating and little known subject. Using detailed descriptions, accurate cutaway plates and reliable historical examples, this book covers the history of Chinese ship design and naval warfare from the beginning of the Han dynasty to the first few years of the Ming dynasty. The epic battle of Lake Poyang in in 1363, won by the man who was to become the first Ming Emperor, is also detailed.

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Publisher: Osprey Publishing (June 19, 2012)

Format: EPUB

File size: 13.5 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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