Read e-book online China's Naval Power: An Offensive Realist Approach (Corbett PDF

By Yves-Heng Lim

ISBN-10: 1409451844

ISBN-13: 9781409451846

The fast modernization of the chinese language military is a well-documented truth of the post-Cold conflict international. In 20 years, the People's Liberation military military has developed from a backward strength composed of out of date systems right into a kind of smooth fleet whose development is considerably shaking the naval stability in East Asia. the explanation in the back of China's modern upward thrust at sea continues to be, in spite of the fact that, tough to understand and few humans have attempted to determine how the present constitution of the foreign procedure has formed chinese language offerings. This e-book is sensible of chinese language priorities in its naval modernization in a 'robust' offensive realist framework. Drawing on Barry Posen's works on resources of army doctrine, it argues that the orientation of Beijing's offerings pertaining to its naval forces can basically be defined by means of China's place as a possible nearby hegemon. Yves-Heng Lim highlights how a emerging nation develops naval energy to fulfil its protection targets, a theoretical standpoint that is going farther than the only chinese language case.

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