New York: Yale University Press, 1973. First Edition (presumed). Hardcover. Rare. Used - Very Good. Light annotations in margins and text. Black cloth boards with gilt lettering to spine. Binding tight and square. Corners sharp. B/W illustrations. Prior owner's name on FFEP. Chart of major events. Maps. Bibliography. Index. 16 x 24 cm. 616 pp. / Fair/Good. Edges worn with a few tears. Repaired where possible. Brodart protective cover applied. Item #11586
A recounting of the Taiping Revolutionary Movement (1851-1866) from the point of view of the revolutionaries.
About the author:
Jen Yu-wen or Jian Youwen was a Chinese historian, public official, and sometime Methodist pastor, known in particular for his writings on the Taiping Heavenly Kingdom. He taught at Yenching University, the University of Hong Kong, and Yale University.