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God's Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan

 
 
 
 
God's Chinese Son: The Taiping Heavenly Kingdom of Hong Xiuquan
Author: Jonathan D. Spence
ISBN 13: 9780393315561
ISBN 10: 393315568
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: 1996-12-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 432
List Price: $18.95
 
 

"A magnificent tapestry . . . a story that reaches beyond China into our world and time: a story of faith, hope, passion, and a fatal grandiosity."—Washington Post Book World

Publishers Weekly

In what PW called a "masterful history," Spence recounts the mid-19th century Taiping Rebellion, in which a Chinese Christian fanatic seized Nanking and ruled his "New Jerusalem" for a decade. (Jan.)