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Paperback:Autumn in the heavenly kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War / Stephen Platt.:2013 Paperback Autumn in the heavenly kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War / Stephen Platt.
Autumn in the heavenly kingdom : China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War / Stephen Platt.
Author: Platt, Stephen,
Publication year: 2013
Language: English
Media class: Paperback
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9780857897688 (pbk.) :
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Originally published: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Extent: xxviii, 470 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations
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This is a history of the rise and fall of the movement that, a century and a half ago, might have launched China into the modern world. It looks at the Taiping Rebellion, which cost some 20 million lives.

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