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

Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War, 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
Stephen R. Platt
Creator
Subject
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Platt, Stephen R
Dewey number
951/.034
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
  • DS759
  • DS759
LC item number
  • .P57 2012
  • .P57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • Europeans
  • Americans
  • Manchus
  • China
  • China
  • Western countries
  • China
  • China
Label
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War, Stephen R. Platt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Dramatis Personae -- Chronology of Major Events -- Prologue: Heaven's Children -- pt. 1. Twilight -- The Preacher's Assistant -- Neutrality -- The Shield King -- Soundings -- An Appointment in the North -- pt. 2. Order Rising -- The Reluctant General -- The Force of Doctrine -- Perils of Civilization -- Endurance -- Heaven and Earth -- Crossings -- pt. 3. The Great Peace -- The Point of No Return -- Vampires -- Flowering Rain -- Blood and Honor -- Crossing the Mountain -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn724650229
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 470 p.
Isbn
9780307271730
Lccn
2011035137
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)724650229
Label
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War, Stephen R. Platt
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Dramatis Personae -- Chronology of Major Events -- Prologue: Heaven's Children -- pt. 1. Twilight -- The Preacher's Assistant -- Neutrality -- The Shield King -- Soundings -- An Appointment in the North -- pt. 2. Order Rising -- The Reluctant General -- The Force of Doctrine -- Perils of Civilization -- Endurance -- Heaven and Earth -- Crossings -- pt. 3. The Great Peace -- The Point of No Return -- Vampires -- Flowering Rain -- Blood and Honor -- Crossing the Mountain -- Epilogue
Control code
ocn724650229
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxviii, 470 p.
Isbn
9780307271730
Lccn
2011035137
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)724650229

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