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New light on the history of the Taiping Rebellion.
|LC Classifications||DS759 T45|
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|Pagination||xx, 132 p.|
|Number of Pages||132|
With Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom, Platt details the absorbing narrative of the Taiping Rebellion, which resulted in the loss of 20 million lives. Occurring in the s, this is the story of a cultural movement characterized by intriguing personages such as influential military strategist Zeng Guofan and brilliant Taiping leader Hong Rengan. This book makes a major contribution to the study of the Taiping Rebellion and to our understanding of the ideology of both the rebels and the traditional imperial order they opposed. It will appeal to scholars in the fields of Chinese history, religion, and culture and of Christian theology and church history.
The Taiping Rebellion: History and Documents () by Franz H. Michael and Chang Chongli (3 volumes) – 1 volume of history and 2 of documents on the Taiping, all in English. The 1st (History) volume is quite short but the Documents volumes are basically standard compendia of . The Taiping Rebellion (–) was perhaps the bloodiest civil war in human history, a clash between the forces of the Qing Empire in China and those inspired by a Hakka self-proclaimed mystic named Hong Xiuquan, a Christian convert who had claimed that he was the new Messiah and younger brother of Jesus Christ.
Hong Daquan (Chinese: 洪大全) or Tian De (天德; 'Heavenly Virtue') was a possibly mythical leader of the early Taiping Rebellion connected to the identity and even his existence have been a matter of dispute, and the title "Tian De" may refer to multiple people. Modern research suggests that Hong was a triad leader from Hunan Province named Jiao Liang who collaborated with the Chinese: 洪大全. Taiping Rebellion, radical political and religious upheaval that was probably the most important event in China in the 19th century. It lasted for some 14 years (–64), ravaged 17 provinces, took an estimated 20 million lives, and irrevocably altered the Qing dynasty (–/12).
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History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Teng, Ssu-yü, New light on the history of the Taiping Rebellion. New York, Russell & Russell, [©] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ssu-yü Teng. History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Teng, Ssu-yü, New light on the history of the Taiping Rebellion.
Cambridge, Harvard University Press, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ssu-yü Teng; Institute of Pacific Relations. International Secretariat. Stephen R. Platt's Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom (+ pages) is a scholarly work, but it can be read as a historical novel, it doesn't require in-depth knowledge of China or history and it has been received quite well.
Here is a review in The N. Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom may not have said the last word on the Taiping Rebellion, but the story it tells is powerful, dramatic, and unforgettable.” —Minxin Pei, San Francisco Chronicle “Structurally, Stephen Platt’s Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom is a thriller We read in starred reviews things like ‘the book brings Cited by: Books involving or about the Taiping Rebellion or Hong Xiuquan Score A book’s total score is based on multiple factors, including the number of people who have voted for it.
Subsequently, while a Lecturer on Regional Studies at Harvard, he published in a survey of printed materials and major research projects entitled New Light on the History of the Taiping Rebellion (Harvard University Press for the Institute of Pacific Relations, pp., now out of print).
In recen't years he has further explored. Taiping Rebellion, –64, revolt against the Ch'ing (Manchu) dynasty of China. It was New light on the history of the Taiping Rebellion.
book by Hung Hsiu-ch'üan, a visionary from Guangdong who evolved a political creed and messianic religious ideology influenced by elements of Protestant Christianity. His object was. The History of the Rebellion and Civil War Book (Earl of Clarendon) (ID) $ Free shipping.
Details about New Light on the History of the Taiping Rebellion ~ Ssu-yu Teng ~HC. New Light on the History of the Taiping Rebellion ~ Ssu-yu Teng ~HC. Item Rating: % positive. 5 Historiography of the Taiping Rebellion (Cambridge, Mass. New Light on the History of the Taiping Rebellion (New York, reprinted, ).
The Taiping Rebellion and the Western Powers (Oxford ). 6 The Taiping Rebellion: History and Documents (Seattle and London ).Author: J. Wong. the taiping rebellion Download the taiping rebellion or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.
Click Download or Read Online button to get the taiping rebellion book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. The Taiping Rebellion, which is also known as the Taiping Civil War or the Taiping Revolution, was a massive rebellion or civil war that was waged in China from to between the established Manchu-led Qing dynasty and the Hakka-led Taiping Heavenly Kingdom.
Led by Hong Xiuquan, the self-proclaimed brother of Jesus Christ, the goals of the Taipings were religious, nationalist, and Result: Qing victory, Fall of the Taiping. Well, the image referenced is illustration 2 on Plate B of Ian Heath’s The Taiping Rebellion Osprey Men-At-Arms book, which clearly does not mark the figure as Manchu.
– The Chinese tried to suppress the movement the following month but Hong’s well-organized followers were able to drive the Qing away. A gripping account of China’s nineteenth-century Taiping Rebellion, one of the largest civil wars in history. Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom brims with unforgettable characters and vivid re-creations of massive and often gruesome battles—a sweeping yet intimate portrait of the conflict that shaped the fate of modern China.
The story begins in the early s, the waning years of the Qing. New Light on the History of the Taiping Rebellion (New York, reprinted, ). The Taiping Rebellion and the Western Powers (Oxford, ). 6 The Taiping Rebellion: History and Documents (Seattle and London, ).Author: J.
Wong. From Franz Michael, The Taiping Rebellion: History and Documents, vol. 2, Dosuments and Comments (Seattle: University of Washington Press, ), pp. , This text is part of the Internet Modern History Sourcebook.
In the 's and 60's, the Taiping Rebellion broke out in China, observed by both the Tokugawa Bakufu and subsequently the Meiji Imperial government. Some years earlier, Japan had suffered its own rebellion (at Shimabara) with some similar characteristics: e.g., began in the far south of the country, its leaders were supposedly children of prophecy (or sons of God), both were inspired (or.
The Taiping Rebellion () was a millenarian uprising in southern China that began as a peasant rebellion and turned into an extremely bloody civil war.
It broke out ina Han Chinese reaction against the Qing Dynasty, which was ethnically rebellion was sparked by a famine in Guangxi Province, and Qing government repression of the resulting peasant : Kallie Szczepanski. The Taiping movement began as the Pai Shang-ti Hui (the Society of God-Worshippers), founded in Kwangsi province in by Hung Hsiu-ch'uan.
A sickly individual of questionable sanity. Hung had become subject to visions which interpreted as demonstrating that he was Jesus Christ's 'Divine Younger Brother', with God's mandate to govern China/5.
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Taiping Rebellion. The Taiping Rebellion (–) was the largest peasant rebellion in Chinese history and one of the bloodiest civil wars in the annals of human experience.
The conflict ravaged the most cultivated parts of the Qing dynasty, encompassing eighteen of its most populous provinces, claiming the lives of at least 25 million.Scene from the Taiping Rebellion to The Taiping Rebellion was a civil war in southern China waged against the ruling Manchu Qing by Hong Xiuquan, it is estimated that at least 20 million people died, mainly civilians, in one of the deadliest military conflicts in history.
The Rebels agenda included social reforms such as.A major historical novel by one of Japan's most popular modern writers, The Taiping Rebellion vividly portrays one of the most compelling and horrifying stories of the nineteenth century, when a quasi-religious and social movement attempted to overthrow the Qing dynasty at a cost of millions of lives.
Using actual historical figures as characters (Hong Xiuquan, Feng Yunshan, Hu Linyi, Zuo.