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China as a Military Power 1700-2050

Professor Jeremy Black examines the impact of modernity and the West on China, and China’s reaction in his article on the evolution of China as a military power.

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China as a Military Power 1700-2050

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军事大国——中国(1700-2050年)

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Jeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. In this, the second of his two articles on the evolution of China as a military power over the last thousand years, Professor Black examines the impact of modernity and the West on China, and China’s reaction. Professor Black uses this as the basis to project forward to 2050 and to consider some of the possible implications of China’s military history for its future.

UK-China Strategic Communication Initiative

This initiative is designed to promote a richer dialogue between the policy and academic communities of the UK and China on foreign and security issues.

Published 28 June 2013