What Remains

What Remains

Coming to Terms With Civil War in 19th Century China

Book - 2013
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"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"--Amazon.
Publisher: Stanford, California :, Stanford University Press,, [2013]
ISBN: 9780804792066
Branch Call Number: 951.034 MEY
Characteristics: xiii, 316 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

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