What Remains: Coming to Terms With Civil War in 19th Century China

What Remains: Coming to Terms With Civil War in 19th Century China

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Hardcover, Stanford Univ Pr, 2013, ISBN13 9780804754255, ISBN10 080475425X
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Offers perspectives on the history of China during the Taiping Rebellion, discussing the effects of lingering dynastic decline, the effects of violence on local communities, and the changing relationship between state and society.

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Offers perspectives on the history of China during the Taiping Rebellion, discussing the effects of lingering dynastic decline, the effects of violence on local communities, and the changing relationship between state and society.

The Taiping Rebellion was one of the costliest civil wars in human history. Many millions of people lost their lives. Yet while the Rebellion has been intensely studied by scholars in China and elsewhere, we still know little of how individuals coped with these cataclysmic events.
Drawing upon a rich array of primary sources, "What Remains " explores the issues that preoccupied Chinese and Western survivors. Individuals, families, and communities grappled with fundamental questions of loyalty and loss as they struggled to rebuild shattered cities, bury the dead, and make sense of the horrors that they had witnessed.
Driven by compelling accounts of raw emotion and deep injury, "What Remains" opens a window to a world described by survivors themselves. This book transforms our understanding of China's 19th century and recontextualizes suffering and loss in China during the 20th century.

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Number of Pages: 316
Original Languages: English
Author: Meyer-fong, Tobie
Book Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Stanford Univ Pr
ISBN-13: 9780804754255
Assembled Product Dimensions (L x W x H): 6.25 x 9.00 x 0.75 Inches
ISBN-10: 080475425X
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