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

Jonathan D. Spence, Author W. W. Norton & Company $18.95 (432p) ISBN 978-0-393-31556-1
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.)
Reviewed on: 12/16/1996
Release date: 12/01/1996
Genre: Nonfiction
Hardcover - 400 pages - 978-0-393-03844-6
Open Ebook - 432 pages - 978-0-393-28586-4
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