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Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War
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New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.
Physical Desc:
xxviii, 470 pages : ill., maps ; 25 cm.
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Martin Luther King, Jr.
951.034 P719 2012
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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.

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1st ed.
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English
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9780307271730, 0307271730

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"This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso.
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Includes bibliographical references.
Description
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.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Platt, S. R. (2012). Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the epic story of the Taiping Civil War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Platt, Stephen R. 2012. Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Platt, Stephen R, Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012.

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Platt, Stephen R. Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom: China, the West, and the Epic Story of the Taiping Civil War. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2012. Print.

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