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- DescriptionThe Taiping movement began as the Pai Shang-ti Hui (the Society of God-Worshippers), founded in Kwangsi province in 1846 by Hung Hsiu-ch'uan. A sickly individual of questionable sanity. Hung had become subject to visions which interpreted as demonstrating that he was Jesus Christ's 'Divine Younger Brother', with God's mandate to govern China. This fascinating work by Ian Heath examines the organisation, dress and weapons of forces on both sides of the Taiping Rebellion a conflict which saw the involvement of around 10 million troops during 15 years of conflict; as many as 600 cities change hands time and time again; and 20-30 million deaths.
- Author BiographyIan Heath is a highly respected author, and has written a number of Osprey titles, including MAA 89 Byzantine Armies 886-1118, MAA 287 Byzantine Armies 1118-1461 and MAA 275 The Taiping Rebellion 1851-66. He is also currently working on a five-volume project covering the armies of 19th-century Asia. Ian lives and works in Cambridgeshire, UK.
- Author(s)Ian Heath,Michael Perry
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication14/11/1994
- SubjectMilitary History
- Series TitleMen-at-Arms
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo.275
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOsprey Publishing
- Content Note48ill.(8col.).
- Weight182 g
- Width185 mm
- Height250 mm
- Spine6 mm
- Edited byLee Johnson
- Illustrator(s)Michael Perry
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