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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
A narrative history of China's 19th-century Taiping Rebellion traces an 1850s revolution led by a failed civil servant who claimed divine ties, citing the roles played by the United States and Britain as well as the contributions of such figures as military strategist Zeng Guofan and Taiping leader Hong Rengan
Tone
Writing style
Award
Cundill Prize in History, 2012.
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10027361
Cataloging source
DLC
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Platt, Stephen R
Dewey number
951/.034
Index
no index present
LC call number
DS759
LC item number
.P57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • China
  • China
  • Western countries
  • China
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • Europeans
  • Americans
  • Manchus
  • Ethnic conflict
  • China
Target audience
adult
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China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War
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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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Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
2011035137
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780307271730
Lccn
2011035137
Label
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War, by Stephen R. Platt
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
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
2011035137
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
p. cm.
Isbn
9780307271730
Lccn
2011035137

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