1st Edition

From Muskets To Missiles
Politics And Professionalism In The Chinese Army, 1945-1981

ISBN 9780367019068
Published June 7, 2019 by Routledge
349 Pages

USD $150.00

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Book Description

This book examines the extent, nature, and political implications of professionalization in the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA). It provides a description and evaluation of the military, political, economic, and social context within which PLA officers have functioned since the civil war.

Table of Contents

1. Military Professionalism 2. PLA Modernization and Professionalism 3. "Maoism" 4. Professionalism on Trial 5. The Force Structure 6. The Military Industrial System 7. Personnel Management in the PLA 8. Conclusion

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