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Chinese Military Strategy in the Third Indochina War [electronic resource] : the Last Maoist War / Edward C. O'Dowd.

Author/Creator:
O'Dowd, Edward C., 1947- author.
Publication:
London ; New York : Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, 2007.
Series:
Asian security studies.
Asian security studies
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (x, 234 pages) : maps.
Subjects:
Sino-Vietnamese Conflict, 1979 -- Campaigns.
Contents:
Introduction
Background
The Chinese political work system
Narrative
Hanoi and Beijing on the road to war
The 1979 campaign
The battle of Lang Son, February
March 1979
Artillery diplomacy : waiting for the "second lesson"
Explorations
Crisis in command : the cadre system under stress in the Guangzhou military region
Political work in the 1979 campaign
Politics versus firepower : the paradox of Maoist tactics
Conclusion : the legacy of an "incredible, shrinking war"
App. one : principles of the political work system
App. two : principal duties of the political commissar.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-228) and index.
Electronic reproduction. London Available via World Wide Web.
Description based on print version record.
Contributor:
Taylor & Francis eBooks
ISBN:
9780203088968 (electronic bk.)
0203088964 (electronic bk.)
9780415414272
041541427X
9780415545280
0415545285
Publisher Number:
99976102033
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.
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