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The Resource The gunpowder age : China, military innovation, and the rise of the West in world history, Tonio Andrade, (electronic resource)

The gunpowder age : China, military innovation, and the rise of the West in world history, Tonio Andrade, (electronic resource)

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The gunpowder age : China, military innovation, and the rise of the West in world history
Title
The gunpowder age
Title remainder
China, military innovation, and the rise of the West in world history
Statement of responsibility
Tonio Andrade
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
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Andrade, Tonio
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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EBSCOhost
Series statement
Ebsco eBook Collection
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  • Gunpowder
  • China
  • Europe
Label
The gunpowder age : China, military innovation, and the rise of the West in world history, Tonio Andrade, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1081927
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-420) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The military pattern of the Chinese past -- Part I. Chinese beginnings -- The crucible : the Song Warring States period -- Early gunpowder warfare -- The Mongol wars and the evolution of the gun -- Great martiality : the gunpowder emperor -- Part II. Europe gets the gun -- The Medieval gun -- Big guns : why western Europe and not China developed gunpowder artillery -- The development of the classic gun in Europe -- The gunpowder age in Europe -- Cannibals with cannons : the Sino-Portuguese clashes of 1521-1522 -- Part III. An age of parity -- The Frankish cannon -- Drill, discipline, and the rise of the West -- The musket in East Asia -- The seventeenth century : an age of parity? -- A European naval advantage -- The Renaissance fortress : an agent of European expansion? -- Part IV. The great military divergence -- The Opium War and the great divergence -- A modernizing moment : Opium War reforms -- China's modernization and the end of the gunpowder age -- A new Warring States period?
Control code
ybp12730755
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 432 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781400874446
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)936860519
Label
The gunpowder age : China, military innovation, and the rise of the West in world history, Tonio Andrade, (electronic resource)
Link
https://eui.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&scope=site&db=nlebk&db=nlabk&AN=1081927
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 379-420) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
The military pattern of the Chinese past -- Part I. Chinese beginnings -- The crucible : the Song Warring States period -- Early gunpowder warfare -- The Mongol wars and the evolution of the gun -- Great martiality : the gunpowder emperor -- Part II. Europe gets the gun -- The Medieval gun -- Big guns : why western Europe and not China developed gunpowder artillery -- The development of the classic gun in Europe -- The gunpowder age in Europe -- Cannibals with cannons : the Sino-Portuguese clashes of 1521-1522 -- Part III. An age of parity -- The Frankish cannon -- Drill, discipline, and the rise of the West -- The musket in East Asia -- The seventeenth century : an age of parity? -- A European naval advantage -- The Renaissance fortress : an agent of European expansion? -- Part IV. The great military divergence -- The Opium War and the great divergence -- A modernizing moment : Opium War reforms -- China's modernization and the end of the gunpowder age -- A new Warring States period?
Control code
ybp12730755
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 432 pages)
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Use of this electronic resource may be governed by a license agreement which restricts use to the European University Institute community. Each user is responsible for limiting use to individual, non-commercial purposes, without systematically downloading, distributing, or retaining substantial portions of information, provided that all copyright and other proprietary notices contained on the materials are retained. The use of software, including scripts, agents, or robots, is generally prohibited and may result in the loss of access to these resources for the entire European University Institute community
Isbn
9781400874446
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)936860519

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