Civil-Military Relations in China: Implications for U.S.-China Relations

Monday, October 5, 2015 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Harvill Building, Room 204 UA Campus

Featuring Visiting Scholar Andrew R. Wilson as Part of the 2015 East Asian Studies Colloquium Series

Andrew R. Wilson is Professor of Strategy and Policy at the United States Naval War College. Professor Wilson is a graduate of the University of California Santa Barbara and received his Ph.D. in History and East Asian Languages from Harvard University. Prior to joining the Naval War College faculty in 1998 he taught courses in Chinese history at Wellesley College and at Harvard University. He is the author of numerous articles on Chinese military history, Chinese sea power and Sun Tzu's Art of War. He has also published two books on the Chinese overseas, a monograph, Ambition and Identity: Chinese Merchant-Elites in Colonial Manila, 1885-1916 and an edited volume The Chinese in the Caribbean. Recently he has been involved in editing China’s Future Nuclear Submarine Force, a multi-volume history of the China War, 1937-1945, a conference volume entitled War, Virtual War and Society; and he is completing a new translation of Sun Tzu’s Art of War. 

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