In its later years, the Qing dynasty (1644–1912) underwent a military modernization that was both tortuous and slow and never found a distinct approach that suited its development. Such a situation resulted from a number of factors, including what might be seen as the dynasty's backwardness and the defects in its mind-set and perceptions, as well as constraining international conditions, all of which shaped the landscape of China's military modernization in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Although a considerable amount of research has reflected on China's military modernization in the late Qing, most is generalist and broad based, and there are few case studies, particularly the kind that takes a unique perspective, elaborates from the specific to the panoramic, and specializes in a given aspect. Fortunately, this situation is changing: some promising young specialists bringing to the field a...
Deguo Kelubo yu wanqing huopao—Maoyi yu fangzhi moshi xia de jishu zhuanyi 德国克虏伯与晚清火炮―贸易与仿制模式下的技术转移 [Germany's Krupp and Late Qing Dynasty Chinese Artillery: Technological Transfer through Trade and Imitation]
Yuanpeng Li is an assistant professor at the Academy of Military Science of China. His research focuses on military training and strategies in the late Qing dynasty. He has published several articles in journals such as China Military Science and Military Historical Research.
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Yuanpeng Li; Deguo Kelubo yu wanqing huopao—Maoyi yu fangzhi moshi xia de jishu zhuanyi 德国克虏伯与晚清火炮―贸易与仿制模式下的技术转移 [Germany's Krupp and Late Qing Dynasty Chinese Artillery: Technological Transfer through Trade and Imitation]. East Asian Science, Technology and Society 1 September 2017; 11 (3): 445–448. doi: https://doi.org/10.1215/18752160-3668069
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