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Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom : [China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War]

Author: Stephen R Platt; Angela Lin
Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : Recorded Books, ℗2012.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English : UnabridgedView all editions and formats
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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. Occurring in the 1850s, this is the story of a cultural movement characterized by intriguing personages such as  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Audiobooks collection
History
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen R Platt; Angela Lin
ISBN: 9781464005916 1464005915
OCLC Number: 780195928
Notes: Compact discs.
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"ITK Audio In the Know"--Container.
Performer(s): Narrated by Angela Lin.
Description: 14 audio discs (17.5 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
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.
Responsibility: by Stephen R. Platt.

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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. Occurring in the 1850s, this is the story of a cultural movement characterized by intriguing personages such as influential military strategist Zeng Guofan and brilliant Taiping leader Hong Rengan.

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