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The Great Wall at sea : China's Navy in the twenty-first century / Bernard D. Cole.

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Joseph & Elizabeth Shaw Public Library 359.00951 COLE (Text) 39636100420286 Adult Nonfiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781591141426
  • ISBN: 1591141427
  • Physical Description: xxiv, 322 pages, 12 pages of plates : illustrations , maps ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: 2nd ed.
  • Publisher: Annapolis, MD. : Naval Institute Press, 2010.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 282-306) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction : strategic context -- China's naval heritage -- China's maritime territorial interests -- China's maritime economic interests -- Plan establishment -- Ships and aircraft of the plan -- Personnel, education, training, and exercises -- Doctrine and operations in the plan -- China's maritime strategy.
Summary, etc.:
A thorough description of China's naval establishment, including it's personnel structure, running the gamut from the conscription system to onboard ship training, noting that the political commissar system permeates its navy.  Focuses on China's maritime territorial and economic interests, which include the East and South China Seas and which also hold significant implications for the Indian Ocean and, indeed, for the global maritime picture.  Offers a a detailed examination and evaluation of China's naval doctrine, operations, and the nation's maritime strategy and addresses the Chinese Navy's attempt to take full advantage of technological advances while being careful not to overspend on defense. -- adapted from dust jacket.
Subject: China. Zhongguo ren min jie fang jun. Hai jun.
Navies > China.
China > Military policy.

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