The Chinese Steam Navy, 1862-1945 :: Richard N. J. Wright soon to be presented for sale on the superior BookLovers of Bath web site!
London: Chatham Publishing, 2000, Hardback in dust wrapper.
Includes: Black & white profiles; Black & white photographs; Chronological tables (1); Maps; List of abbreviations; Frontispiece; Title page vignette; Appendices (2);
From the cover: In the years after 1860 the Chinese Empire set about establishing a modem navy to enable it to compete with the European colonial powers and challenge the increasing threat from Japan. This new book tells the extraordinary story of the transformation of a navy from one of armed junks to one exploiting the latest steam and steel technology.
The whole history of that development, through the collapse of the empire and the Nationalist period up to the end of the Secon…
Very Good in Good+ Dust Wrapper. A little wear to the top edges of the dust wrapper. The contents complete, clean and tight.
Grey boards with Gilt titling to the Spine. 208 pages. Index. Bibliography. 10½” x 8″.
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