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Author Platt, Stephen R
Title Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War / Stephen R. Platt
Imprint New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Modern History Library  951.034 P719    AVAILABLE    30550100517901
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  DS759 P719 2012    AVAILABLE    30530001149293
Descript xxviii, 470 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Note "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-447) and index
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 -- A Reluctant General -- The Force of Doctrine -- The 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
Subject China -- History -- Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864
China -- Relations -- Western countries
Western countries -- Relations -- China
China -- History -- Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864 -- Participation, Foreign
Visitors, Foreign -- China -- History -- 19th century
Europeans -- China -- History -- 19th century
Americans -- China -- History -- 19th century
Manchus -- History -- 19th century
Ethnic conflict -- China -- History -- 19th century
China -- Ethnic relations -- History -- 19th century
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