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ever-victorious army

Wilson, Andrew

ever-victorious army

a history of the Chinese campaign under Lt.-Col. C. G. Gordon and of the suppression of the Tai-ping rebellion

by Wilson, Andrew

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Published in Arlington, Va. : University Publications of America .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gordon, Charles George, -- 1833-1885.,
  • China -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1868 ed. published by W. Blackwood and sons, Edinburgh and London.

    Statementby Andrew Wilson.
    SeriesStudies in Chinese history and civilization, China studies, China studies (Arlington, Va.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 395 p. ;
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16684363M

    In reality, the book's title should better reflect upon "Ward's contribution" to the EVER VICTORIOUS ARMY. It really was WARD's battles, that Ward envisioned, and WARD led that sealed that Army through ingenuity, showmanship, Volunteer Forces run on mercenary vision a real live Devil Warrior that was WARD not CHINESE GORDON/5(2). (The title of Powell’s book is based on the poem The Lost Legion by Rudyard Kipling.) See also The “Ever Victorious Army”: A History of the Chinese Campaign under Lt.-Col. C.G. Gordon, C.B., R.E., and of the Suppression of the Tai-Ping Rebellion by Andrew Wilson ().

    The "Ever-Victorious Army" was founded in by "General" Frederick Ward, an American adventurer, to take proper measures to prevent the inhabitants of Shanghai from being exposed to massacre. Jun 03,  · After Ward’s death, the Chinese gave command of the Ever-Victorious Army not to Macanaya, as he had wished, but to Ward’s erstwhile second in command, Henry Burgevine. The South Carolinian immediately betrayed Wu’s trust by attempting .

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The uprising caused up to 30 million deaths before it was eventually quelled. This revealing book tells the story of the 'Ever-Victorious Army' (EVA) which played a major part in that victory. Written in by a journalist attached ever-victorious army book the force for some time, this book tells of the Army’s struggle against the Taipings, mostly under General Gordon’s command.

Wilson has his allegiances, like all writers, and reveres Gordon. But he is exceptionally even-handed about Chinese culture and motives/5. Dec 09,  · Journalist and traveller Andrew Wilson () was born in India to colonial missionaries.

Educated in Europe, he later edited the China Mail in Hong Kong, and the Bombay Times. This, his best known work, was published inand recounts the suppression of the Taiping uprising in by Colonel Charles G. ('Chinese') Gordon, leading a small multinational force.

The Ever Victorious Army | This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series. Due to its age, it may contain imperfections such as marks, notations, marginalia and flawed pages.

The "Ever-Victorious Army": A History of the Chinese Campaign Under Lt.-Col. Gordon, C. E., And of the Suppression of the Tai-Ping Rebellion (Classic Reprint) Paperback – July 9, by Andrew Wilson (Author)Author: Andrew Wilson.

The 'Ever-Victorious Army': A History of the Chinese Campaign under Lt.-Col. Gordon, C.B. R.E. and of the Suppression of the Tai-ping Rebellion Kindle Edition by Andrew Wilson (Author)/5(2). Oct 13,  · Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Notes Accompanying content list is available and catalogued with the first item in the series with call number NPages: Praise for The Devil Soldier “If ever a book of history were made for the movies, "Chinese" Gordon and the Ever Victorious Army will be familiar names to anyone interested in colonial military history.

The American who created the Ever Victorious Army is mostly unknown. This biography helps to lift Frederick T Ward out of obscurity/5(4). The Devil Soldier book.

Read 47 reviews from the world Ward was the American mercenary that formed the Ever Victorious Army in Shanghai and held the city by facing off against numbers several times his strength and became an indispensable piece of Li Hongzhang's Anhui Army that ultimately squeezed the Taipings back to Nanjing/5.

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It relates Gordon’s masterly handling of the Taiping rebellion at the head of his ‘Ever Victorious Army’. Major-General Charles George Gordon CB (28 January – 26 January ), also known as Chinese Gordon, Gordon Pasha, and Gordon of Khartoum, was a British Army officer and gedatsuusakendodojo.com saw action in the Crimean War as an officer in the British gedatsuusakendodojo.comr, he made his military reputation in China, where he was placed in command of the "Ever Victorious Army," a force Commands held: Ever Victorious Army.

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The 'Ever-Victorious Army' by Andrew Wilson. Stackpole Books, Hardcover. Very Good. Disclaimer:A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.

The spine remains undamaged. An ex-library book and may have standard library stamps and/or stickers. Jun 29,  · The Ever Victorious Army was established by Americans and Chinese. While, in the end, it was rejected by the Qing Empire. It's short employment introduced much to the decaying Qing Empire.

By the time he was 27 years old, American adventurer Frederick Townsend Ward had fought in South America, Central America, and with the French army in the Crimea. But it was in China that Ward finally met his destiny. Here is the remarkable story of a courageous and determined man--at once a compelling adventure story and an important work of history.

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