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The Resource Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War, by Stephen R. Platt

Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War, by Stephen R. Platt

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Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War
Title
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom
Title remainder
China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War
Statement of responsibility
by Stephen R. Platt
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This narrative history of China's nineteenth-century Taiping Rebellion (which cost some twenty million lives) brims with unforgettable characters and vivid re-creations of massive and sometimes gruesome battles--a riveting, both sweeping and intimate portrait of the largest civil war in history
Cataloging source
IOJ
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Platt, Stephen R
Dewey number
951/.034
Illustrations
maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DS759
LC item number
.P57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taiping Rebellion (China : 1850-1864)
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • Americans
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Europeans
  • Manchus
  • Americans
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Ethnic relations
  • Europeans
  • International relations
  • Manchus
  • Military participation
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • Western countries
  • China
  • Western countries
Label
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War, by Stephen R. Platt
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-447) and index
Contents
Dramatis Personae -- Chronology of Major Events -- Prologue: Heaven's Children -- Twilight. The Preacher's assistant -- Neutrality -- The Shield King -- Soundings -- An Appointment in the north -- Order rising -- The reluctant general -- The force of doctrine -- Perils of civilization -- Endurance -- Heaven and earth -- Crossings -- The great peace. The point of no return -- Vampires -- Flowering rain -- Blood and honor -- Crossing the mountain
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xxviii, 470 p.
Isbn
9780307472212
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1020000665
  • (OCoLC)on1020000665
Label
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War, by Stephen R. Platt
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-447) and index
Contents
Dramatis Personae -- Chronology of Major Events -- Prologue: Heaven's Children -- Twilight. The Preacher's assistant -- Neutrality -- The Shield King -- Soundings -- An Appointment in the north -- Order rising -- The reluctant general -- The force of doctrine -- Perils of civilization -- Endurance -- Heaven and earth -- Crossings -- The great peace. The point of no return -- Vampires -- Flowering rain -- Blood and honor -- Crossing the mountain
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st Vintage Books ed.
Extent
xxviii, 470 p.
Isbn
9780307472212
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1020000665
  • (OCoLC)on1020000665

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