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

Label
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
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
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DS759
LC item number
.P57 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Taiping Rebellion (China : 1850-1864)
  • China
  • China
  • Western countries
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • Western countries
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • China
  • Western countries
  • Visitors, Foreign
  • Europeans
  • Americans
  • Manchus
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Europeans
  • Americans
  • Manchus
  • Taipingbewegung
  • Americans
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Ethnic relations
  • Europeans
  • International relations
  • Manchus
  • Military participation
  • Visitors, Foreign
Label
Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War, by Stephen R. Platt
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [433]-447) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 468 pages
Isbn
9780307271730
Lccn
2011035137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40020528449
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)724650229
  • (OCoLC)ocn724650229
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 (p. [433]-447) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxvii, 468 pages
Isbn
9780307271730
Lccn
2011035137
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other control number
40020528449
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)724650229
  • (OCoLC)ocn724650229

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