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16 October 2008

The "People" in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military


16 Oct 2008

Strategic Studies Institute, United States Army War College, Carlisle, PA, US.

"The "People" in the PLA: Recruitment, Training, and Education in China's Military Edited by Mr. Roy Kamphausen, Dr. Andrew Scobell, Mr. Travis Tanner. Added September 17, 2008, Type: Book, 401 Pages, File Size: 1911KB, Download Time: 10 Minute(s) on dial-up Cost: Free."

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"Table of Contents: Foreword - General John M. Shalikashvili (USA-Ret.) Introduction - Roy Kamphausen (The National Bureau of Asian Research), Andrew Scobell (Texas A & M University), Travis Tanner (The National Bureau of Asian Research); Trends in Education and Training, 1924-2007: From Whampoa to Nanjing Polytechnic - Thomas J. Bickford (CNA); "True is False, False is True, Virtual is Reality, Reality is Virtual": Technology and Simulation in the Chinese Military Training Revolution - James Mulvenon (Defense Group Inc.); PLA Conscript and Noncommissioned Officer Individual Training - Dennis J. Blasko (U.S. Army lieutenant colonel, Ret.); Building the Fighting Strength: PLA Officer Accession, Education, Training, and Utilization - John F. Corbett, Jr. (CENTRA Technology, Inc), Edward C. O'Dowd (Marine Corps War College), David D. Chen (CENTRA Technology, Inc); Reforming the Officer Corps: Keeping the College Grads In, the Peasants Out, and the Incompetent Down - Kristen Gunness (U.S. Navy Staff), Fred Vellucci (CNA); PLA Career Progressions and Policies - Elizabeth Hague (U.S. State Department); Educating "New-Type Military Talent": The PLA's Command Colleges - Nan Li (U.S. Naval War College); The Cradle of Generals: Strategists, Commanders, and the PLA-National Defense University - Paul H. B. Godwin (National War College, Ret.); Shaping China's Next Generation of Military Leaders: For What Kind of Army? - Ellis Joffe (Hebrew University of Jerusalem). - nbr]."

URL http://www.strategicstudiesinstitute.army.mil/pubs/display.cfm?pubID=858

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