Great Britain and the Taipings.

by John Stradbroke Gregory

Publisher: Praeger in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 271 Downloads: 212
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  • China -- History -- Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864.,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- China,
  • China -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain
LC ClassificationsDS759 G7 1969B
The Physical Object
Number of Pages271
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Open LibraryOL21337248M

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Shanghai Ward's little army received much praise for its skill and valor. The British now openly reversed their policy of neutrality, and, after negotiations with the French and Chinese in Peking, adopted the suggestion of Admiral Hope, seconded by Admiral Protet, that the Taipings be kept out of the territory embraced within a thirty-mile radius from Shanghai.   In , when Britain and France went to war against Russia in the Crimea, Ward sailed for Europe, where he promptly secured a commission for himself in the French Army. The indiscriminate slaughter in the Crimea, where whole regiments were routinely blown to bits charging into the teeth of entrenched artillery fire, made a deep impression on. Rebecca E. Karl. China’s Revolutions in the Modern World. A Brief Interpretive History. Verso New Books in East Asian Studies New Books in History New Books in Peoples & Places New Books in Politics & Society New Books in World Affairs New Books Network J Suvi Rautio. between China and Great Britain, because China banned opium. c. between Chinese citizens and the Chinese government in an effort to cleanse the nation. d. between Britain and India over treatment of opium producers. Answer: b Page: Factual 9. The Taipings supported The weaknesses of the Taiping movement included all of the following.

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Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book: All Authors / Great Britain and the Taipings. book J S Gregory. Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number:   Description This is the first full study of British reactions to the major civil war known as the Taiping Rebellion which ravaged China in the midnineteenth by:   It should be noted that this is not a book about the obscure “Christian” Religion of the Taiping nor a book of their first years of their success or a book about battles.

It described the last years of the war () in detail, maybe focusing a little too much on European politics and the views of western by: His object was to found a new dynasty, the Taiping [great peace]. Strong discontent with the corrupt and decaying Chinese government brought him many adherents, especially among the poorer classes, and the movement spread with great violence through the E Chang (Yangtze) valley.

The rebels captured Nanjing in and made it their capital. For the Taipings, this way of life meant not only common ownership of property, but also the abolition of private property.

Yet it went further, for the Bible also speaks of there being neither slave nor free, male nor female, Jew nor gentile in Christ (Gal ). Thus, the Taiping movement abolished classes and instituted equality between the.

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 rebel army routed and defeated.

Great Britain and the Taipings () Gungwu, Wang. Anglo-Chinese Encounters since War, Trade, Science, and Governance (Cambridge University Press, ) online; Hanes, William Travis, and Frank Sanello.

The opium wars: the addiction of one empire. The Taiping Rebellion was a revolt against the Qing dynasty in China, fought with religious conviction over Great Britain and the Taipings. book economic conditions, and lasting from Understanding this critical part of biblical history will help us more fully comprehend a passage of Scripture in the book of Hosea, which is a prophecy about Ephraim (the multitude of nations—Great Britain and some of those nations that came out of her).

It warns of destruction to follow the end-time ascendancy of the Israelite nations. Discover the best Great Britain Travel Guides in Best Sellers. Find the top most popular items in Amazon Books Best Sellers. Taiping Rebellion, political and religious upheaval in China that was probably the most important event in China in the 19th century.

It lasted from to and took an estimated 20 million lives. Read here to learn more about the Taiping Rebellion. The Taiping Rebellion, which is also known as the Taiping Civil War or the Taiping Revolution, was a massive rebellion or civil war that was waged in China from to between the established Manchu-led Qing dynasty and the theocratic Hakka-led Taiping Heavenly Kingdom.

Commanded by Hong Xiuquan, the self-proclaimed brother of Jesus Christ, the goals of the Taipings were religious. J.S. Gregory is the author of Great Britain and the Taipings ( avg rating, 1 rating, 1 review), Western Reports On The Taiping ( avg rating, 0 rat 3/5(1). The long hair of the Taipings earned the nickname 'Chang Mao' (長毛) and Long Hairs by foreigners.

the Taipings often wore yellow or red turbans. Taiping Books. There was a great emphasis by the Taipings in using publishing to spread their faith. Open Research: Home. The book Autumn in the Heavenly Kingdom (via The Washington Post) describes how American Christians began agitating for their government to support the Taipings, with The New York Times even writing editorials in Hong's favor.

Over in Europe, it was less the Christianity and more the radical nature of Taiping society that people warmed to. Whether read for its powerful account of the largest uprising in human history, or for its foreshadowing of the terrible convulsions suffered by twentieth-century China, or for the narrative power of a great historian at his best, God's Chinese Son must be read.

At the center of this history of China's Taiping rebellion () stands Hong Xiuquan, a failed student of Co/5(94). Taipings. xvi, pp. London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, REVIEWS. Tientsin, and directs attention to the signifi. cance of the neglected part played by the.

Chancellor, Gorchakov, in carefully balancing. the pressures in St. Petersburg. The subject of Western Taipings has received very little scholarly attention.

Many of the Taiping sources that mention Westerners fighting with the rebels are contradictory, and the statements of Westerners serving with the Taipings often paint remarkably different pictures of the same movement. The most extensive and noteworthy.

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The new movement had extraordinary success. In the Taipings started to move North, captured a huge arsenal of munitions and more than 5 vessels at Yochow in Hunan inthen captured and looted the triple cities (Wuchang, Hankow, and Hangyang) at the junction of the Yangtse and Han rivers in Hupei province.

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Gregory; The West and China: an historical perspective / J.S. Gregory; Great Britain and the Taipings. At the end of his book, he sympathetically quotes the Japanese elder statesman Ito Hirobumi as saying the biggest mistake England made in China was to help the Manchus snuff out the Taipings.

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To mark the war's th anniversary the BBC has more modest ambitions, with Jeremy Paxman presenting a five‑part series called Great Britain's Great War from which this book is.

by John French Taipings and Chinese Bandit Forces The shaven head and pigtail was considered an Imperialist symbol, so with very few exceptions they were not allowed, upon pain of death. Hair was grown long and either worn loose, tied on top of the head .Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books.

My library.This book is about the pivotal event in Chinese History between BC and and laid the groundwork for the two Chinese revolutions of Mao Tse-Tung and Sun Yat-Sen. Hong Xiuquon's version of Christianity was the first major (widespread) introduction of a new religion into China in 2, years, and challenged the Manchu Dynasty, a foreign ruling line over China to its very core.