China’s Naval Power: An Offensive Realist Approach. By Yves-Heng Lim. Ashgate, Farnham, 2014
Reviewed by JR Stocker, Captain, Royal Naval Reserve
THE rise of China and its Navy has spawned a proliferation of works that aim to describe and understand this phenomenon, and sometimes to offer prescriptions for Western policy responses. This latest book from the Corbett Centre based at Shrivenham, UK, therefore joins an already crowded field.