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The great Taiping Rebellion

a story of General Gordon in China

by Samuel Mossman

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Published by Griffith, Farran, Browne & Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885.,
  • China -- History -- Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864.

  • Edition Notes

    Running title: The mandarin"s daughter.

    Other titlesThe Mandarin"s daughter.
    Statementby Samuel Mossman ; with numerous illustrations
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24150683M
    OCLC/WorldCa16077458

    The great rebellion: a history of the civil war in the United States / By J.T. Headley: volume II by Headley, J. T. () Seller MW Books Ltd. Published Condition Poor copy with wear, tear and dust-dulling as with age. Text remains clear and without blemish. Edition First Edition Item Price $. Fundamental concepts in the Taipingjing. The Taipingjing is a guide that reveals the proper methods to bring forward an era of great peace or equality - the "Great Peace" -, an idea that probably dates back to the Warring States period The idea of the "Great Peace" became more prominent during the Han period. The main idea brought forward by the scriptures is that the world is in a.

      Indeed, it is difficult to read Jonathan D. Spence's engrossing new book about Hong Xiuquan, the self-styled brother of Jesus and ringmaster of the crypto-Christian Taiping .   The book is a military history of the nineteenth-century Taiping Rebellion, one of the largest civil wars in history. National Committee Vice-President Jan Berris moderates the event. Category.

    HISTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION, FROM ITS COMMENCEMENT TO THE CLOSE, GIVING AN ACCOUNT OF ITS ORIGIN, THE SECESSION OF THE SOUTHERN STATES, AND THE FORMATION OF THE CONFEDERATED GOVERNMENT, THE CONCENTRATION, etc .. complete in 1 book. by Kettell, Thomas P.. L. Stebbins / F. A Howe, Hardcover. Good.. Ex-library copy with .   This Osprey book is a concise account of the military campaigns of the Taiping Rebellion that occurred in China the mid 19th century. Ian Heath outlines the organization of the participants' military. The weak Qing armies are well-portrayed by their respective organizations; the Bannermen, the Army of the Green Standard and the Tuan Lien militia/5(10).


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The great Taiping Rebellion: a story of General Gordon in China Paperback – September 8, by Samuel Mossman (Author)5/5(1). Taiping Rebellion, –64, revolt against the Ch'ing (Manchu) dynasty of China. It was led by Hung Hsiu-ch'üan, a visionary from Guangdong who evolved a political creed and messianic religious ideology influenced by elements of Protestant Christianity.

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This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. The great Taiping Rebellion: a story of General Gordon in China by Mossman, SamuelPages: The Taiping Rebellion –66 book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The Taiping movement began as the Pai Shang-ti Hui (th /5.

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TAIPING REBELLION User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Believing that its activities may advance his own interests, influential Chinese merchant Lian Weicai sends his son Liwen to join the subversive Society of God Worshippers.5/5(1).

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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.

China: The Taiping Rebellion. In the first half of the 19th century, the provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi, the homeland of the Taiping people, had been beset with accelerating.

The rebellion began under the leadership of Hong Xiuquan (–64), a disappointed civil service examination candidate who, influenced by Christian teachings, had a series of visions and believed.

The Taiping Rebellion was a revolt against the Qing dynasty in China, fought with religious conviction over regional economic conditions, and lasting from The Great Rebellion; A History of the Civil War in the United States. by J. Headley. in Two Volumes: Vol.

(Paperback) Joel Tyler Headley Published by University of Michigan Library, United States (). The Taiping Rebellion has been treated in historical novels.

Robert Elegant's Mandarin depicts the time from the point of view of a Jewish family living in Shanghai. In Flashman and the Dragon, the fictional Harry Paget Flashman recounts his adventures Result: Qing victory, Fall of the Taiping. Read this book on Questia. Strangely little is to be found in foreign literature about the great Taiping Rebellion which raged in China for over fifteen years (), ravaged two-thirds of that empire, caused incalculable material damage, and is said to have cost over ten million lives.

Suggested Reading (both Taiping Rebellion and 2nd China War): Heath, Ian - ‘Armies of the Nineteenth Century: Asia no.2 China.

(Foundry Books ). Part of the excellent new series from Foundry with dozens of illustrations. Heath, Ian - ‘The Taiping Rebellion ’ (Osprey MAA ).

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 book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Written by one of Japan' most popular modern authors, this is a live 3/5(2).The book depicts a clear picture of how the powers positioned them at the dining table.

The missionaries, together with their converts - the primary victims of the Boxer movement, appeared to be the cause on the surface. The book laid out all the factors leading to the rise of the Boxers/5(30).