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Mercenaries and Mandarins : the Ever-Victorious Army in nineteenth century China
AuthorSmith, Richard J. (Richard Joseph), 1944-
Pub. LocationTaibei Shi 臺北市PublisherSouthern Materials Center
Date1979Phys. Desc.xxiii, 271 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.
LocationDir. Office Gallery NorthCall NumberUA838.C4 S54 1979
Mercenaries and Mandarins : the Ever-Victorious Army in nineteenth century China / Richard J. Smith ; foreword by John K. Fairbank.
Reprint. Originally published: Millwood, N.Y. : KTO Press, 1978. This ed. not in OCLC.
Based on the author's thesis, University of California at Davis.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-253) and index.

Foreword -- Preface -- Introduction -- The Setting: Rebellion at the Crossroads p. 3 -- The Shanghai Foreign-Arms Corps p. 24 -- The Politics of Intervention (a) p. 41 -- The Politics of Intervention (b) p. 63 -- The Structure of the Ever-Victorious Army p. 81 -- The Ever-Victorious Army in Transition p. 107 -- The Ever-Victorious Army under Gordon p. 123 -- Chinese Gordon: the Foreigner in LI Hung-Chang's Service p. 150 -- The Ever-Victorious Army in Perspective p. 177 -- Bibliography p. 245 -- Glossary for Chinese and Japanese Sources p. 255 -- Glossary p. 257 -- Index.

Subject(s)China. Lujun 陸軍. Changshengjun 常勝軍 [Ever-Victorious Army]
China--History--Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864
Gordon, Charles George, 1833-1885
China--History, Military--Qing dynasty, 1644-1911
SeriesKTO studies in American history
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish
CollectionRicci Institute Library [ASCC]Rec. #18523