4 black & white illustrations, 4 black & white line drawings
Table Of Contents
Introduction 1. Local Military Power and Elite Formation: The Liu Family of Xingyi County, Guizhou 2. Predatory Warlordism: Wang Zhanyuan in Hubei 3. Local Bullies and Armed Force Entrepreneurs: Militia Leadership in Republican Hunan 4. Residual Warlordism under the Nationalist Party-State: He Jian in Hunan 5. Military Office and Local Elite Power: The Three Lords of Qiyang County, Hunan 6. Conclusion
Edward A. McCord is an Associate Professor of History and International Affairs at George Washington University, USA.