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  • China -- History -- Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864,
  • China -- Foreign relations -- 1644-1912

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Bibliography: p. [415]-449.

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Statement[by] S. Y. Teng.
LC ClassificationsDS759 .T455
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 458 p., 2 fold. plates.
Number of Pages458
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5737337M
ISBN 100198215487
LC Control Number70596814

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96 Pages) This is a concise history of the Qing Dynasty, China's final great Empire/5(9). Establishment. The Taiping Rebellion began in in Janu (the 11th day of the 1st lunar month), incidentally Hong Xiuquan's birthday, Hong declared himself "Heavenly King" of a new dynasty, the "Heavenly Kingdom of Great Peace".After minor clashes, the violence escalated into the Jintian Uprising in Februaryin which a 10,strong Capital: Tianjing (天京).

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The Taiping Rebellion ( - 64) was by far the bloodiest war of the nineteenth century. The revolt was a radical political and religious uprising, that ravaged 17 Chinese provinces and cost 20 million lives. The rebels rose against the tyranny of the Manchus, supporting a program partly based on Christian doctrines.

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The western powers raised an army of ab and fought to regain Peking on Augusthence subduing the rebellion. Taiping versus Boxer rebellion. Both the Taipan and the Boxer rebellion had issues of economic hardships as a factor leading to their birth.

Under the Taiping rebellion the loss of livelihoods brought about by shift of. Pedantry Point The Taiping had not attempted to formally engage with the Western powers until Hong Rengan, and they did so by approaching Shanghai. Pedantry Point The Taiping approached Shanghai in the summer ofand British and French troops attacked Taiping positions on 19 August, three full days before attacking the Qing-held.

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The Taiping were cut off from the coast and were opposed by the Western powers and therefore had less access to Western soldiers than the Qing did. In spite of this, they still made surprisingly extensive use of foreign troops.

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Using actual historical figures as characters (Hong Xiuquan, Feng Yunshan. The difficulties that the official representatives of the Western powers had in deciding whether the Taipings were Christians, and, if they were, whether this meant that they should be accorded better treatment than the official Qing dynasty, show that these were difficult questions at the time.

The Taiping Rebellion took place in the aftermath of Western powers' forced entrance into China's coastal areas after the Sino-British Treaty of Nanjing (Nanking) of The Western influence was particularly strong in the Pearl River Delta area where Western merchants, Christian missionaries, and adventurers congregated.

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These range from views of the Civil War as an outpouring of the Holy Ghost (SpielmannOehler ); to an anti-Manchu (Hangong ), anti-imperialist, and anti-feudal peasant rebellion (LuoLuo ); to a result of the derailment of trade on account of the Opium War (Miyazaki ).

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The Rebels agenda included social reforms such as. During the early years of the Taiping Rebellion, many Western missionaries looked to Hong Xiquan as a potential deliverer of pagan China, but by the end of his ill-fated experiment even his most. Causes And Results Of The Taiping Rebellion.

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Fromwhen the rebellion breaks out, tothe western powers were more observers of this conflict, although they certainly collaborated with the Qing government in order to continue normalized relations. The Taiping rebellion was a period of Chinese history that would come to be known as one of the most violent military conflicts in the history of the world, ultimately leading to around 20 million dead over 14 years of warfare.

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Perhaps the most important event in 19th-century China, it was led .The Taiping Rebellion, lasting between andwas the largest social uprising in the history of the Qing dynasty. The Heavenly Kingdom (Taiping tianguo 太平天國) founded by the rebels controlled the economic hub of China in the lower Yangtze Region and almost brought the Qing dynasty 清 () to an the greatest violence - coupled with military.

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