EASSC Publications

Title

Myth-busting: Challenging the Conventional Wisdom on Chinese Strategic Culture

Date of this Version

1-1-2016

Document Type

Book Chapter

Abstract

This chapter exposes five myths of Chinese strategic culture and presents, from a historical analysis, five alternative points that have been central to the Chinese military experience.

https://www.routledge.com/products/9780415707343

Journal, Book or Conference Title

China's Strategic Priorities

Publisher

Routledge

Editor

Jonathan H. Ping and Brett McCormick

Publication Details

Author information: Andrew R. Wilson is Professor of Strategy at the United States Naval War College. He is a graduate of the University of California, Santa Barbara, and received his Ph.D. in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University. Prior to joining the Naval War College Faculty in 1998, he taught courses in Chinese history at Wellesley College and at Harvard University. He is the author of numerous publications on Chinese military history, Chinese sea power and Sun Tzu’s Art of War. Professor Wilson is a founding member of the War College’s Asia-Pacific Studies Group and the China Maritime Studies Institute.

ISBN

9780415707343

Start Page

8

End Page

23

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