Fighting Ships of the Far East 1 - China and Southeast Asia 202 BC–AD 1419 ( Series - New Vanguard, 61)
Fighting Ships of the Far East (1) adds enormously to the hitherto
small corpus of knowledge about a fascinating and little known subject.
Using detailed descriptions, accurate cutaway plates and reliable
historical examples, this book covers the history of Chinese ship design
and naval warfare from the beginning of the Han dynasty to the first
few years of the Ming dynasty. The epic battle of Lake Poyang in in
1363, won by the man who was to become the first Ming Emperor, is also