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History of the insurrection in China

with notices of the Christianity, creed, and proclamations of the insurgents
  • 351 Pages
  • 4.21 MB
  • English
Smith, Elder , London
China -- History -- Taiping Rebellion, 1850-
ContributionsYvan, Melchior, 1803-1873.
LC ClassificationsDS759 C1543
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OCLC Number: Description: v, iii, pages portrait, folded map 21 cm: Other Titles: Insurrection en Chine. Responsibility: by Mm. Callery and Yvan. History of the insurrection in China: with notices of the christianity, creed, and proclamations of the insurgents [J.-M.

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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. His object was to found a new dynasty, the Taiping [great peace]. China's history is certainly long, but this book gives an overview of China's place in world history.

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BC) and the. Inin what became known as the Boxer Rebellion (or the Boxer Uprising), a secret Chinese organization called the Society of the Righteous and Harmonious Fists led an uprising in northern. A book of this caliber and importance should really be of great interest to American publishers.

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9 China Weekly North China Herald, Ap 10 New York Herald Tribune, Febru 11 La Lettre de Shanghai, pp. 12 China Year Book, p. 13 Hua Kang, Great Chinese Revolution, Chap. V, Section 3. 14 Ibid. 15 For striking vignettes of the Shanghai insurrection, see Andre Malraux, Man’s Fate.

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