About the Author
Caleb Carr is a contributing editor of MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History
and the series editor of the Modern Library War Series. His military and political writings have appeared in numerous magazines and periodicals, among them The World Policy Journal
, The New York Times
, and Time
. He currently lives in upstate New York.From the Hardcover edition.
Frederick Townsend Ward, a soldier of fortune, came to China in 1859 and offered his services to the imperial government. The narration sounds like a lengthy lecture on military tactics, smoothly delivered but pedantic. Recommended for military history buffs only. D.L.G. (c)AudioFile, Portland, Maine
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