Chinese sources for the Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864.
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Published by Hong Kong U.P, Oxford U.P in Hong Kong, London .
Written in English

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Get this from a library! Chinese sources for the Taiping Rebellion, [J Chester Cheng]. 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. Taiping Rebellion: Selected full-text books and articles Chinese Sources for the Taiping Rebellion, By J. C. Cheng Hong Kong University Press, Read preview Overview.   Estimates vary, but the Taiping Rebellion is believed to have claimed between 20 million and 70 million lives, making it one of the deadliest conflicts in human history. SOURCES God’s Chinese .

Chinese sources for the Taiping Rebellion / [edited and translated by] J.C. Cheng ; preface by William Lewisohn Cheng, J. Chester (James Chester), View online Borrow.   "Surviving the Taiping Rebellion, –" published on 24 Jan by Brill. The Taiping Rebellion (–), usually known in Chinese after the name of the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom (t 太平天國, s 太平天国, Tàipíng Tiānguó) proclaimed by the rebels, was a rebellion in southern China inspired by a Hakka named Hong Xiuquan, who had . Chinese sources for the Taiping Rebellion, [Hong Kong] Hong Kong University Press; [New York] Oxford University Press, (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: .

Taiping Rebellion, radical political and religious upheaval that was probably the most important event in China in the 19th century. It lasted for some 14 years (–64), ravaged 17 provinces, took an estimated 20 million lives, and irrevocably altered the Qing dynasty (–/12). A scene of the Taiping Rebellion, During the middle of the 19th century, China was faced with the destructive capacity and decisiveness of civil war. This conflict became known as the Taiping Rebellion and took place between and between the . Occupying much of imperial China’s Yangzi River heartland and costing more than twenty million lives, the Taiping Rebellion () was no ordinary peasa.   The Taiping Rebellion was a terrible Chinese civil war between the central power of the north and the south of the country which lasted from to and dwarfs in number of victims all the conflicts experienced by Europe until that time. Leaving aside the massive displacements of population, conservative estimates speak of 20 [ ].