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Modernizing China's Military: Progress, Problems, and Prospects

David Shambaugh


This book, written by a leading international authority on Chinese strategic and military affairs, offers a comprehensive assessment of the Chinese military. The result of a decade's research, it comes at a crucial moment in history, one when international attention is increasingly focused on the rise of Chinese military power. Basing his analysis on an unprecedented use of Chinese military publications and interviews with People's Liberation Army officers, the author addresses important questions about Chinese strategic intentions and military capabilities—questions that are of key concern fo ... More

Keywords: David Shambaugh, military publications, officer interviews, strategic intentions, military capabilities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780520225077
Published to California Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1525/california/9780520225077.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David Shambaugh, author