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The Devil Soldier: The American Soldier of Fortune Who Became God in China

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A courageous leader who became the first American mandarin, Frederick Townsend Ward won crucial victories for the Emperor of China during the Taiping Rebellion, history's bloodiest civil war. Carr's skills as historian and storyteller come to the fore in this thrilling account of the kind of adventurer the world no longer sees. Photographs.

About the Author

Caleb Carr is a contributing editor of MHQ: The Quarterly Journal of Military History and the series editor of the Modern Library War Series. His military and political writings have appeared in numerous magazines and periodicals, among them The World Policy Journal, The New York Times, and Time. He currently lives in upstate New York.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780679761280
Author:
Carr, Caleb
Publisher:
Random House
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
History
Subject:
China
Subject:
Historical - General
Subject:
Far eastern
Subject:
Far East
Subject:
Soldiers of fortune
Subject:
China History Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864 Personal narratives, American.
Subject:
Ward, Frederick Townsend
Subject:
China - History - Taiping Rebellion, 1850-
Subject:
General Biography
Subject:
Biography-Historical
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st paperback ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series Volume:
4313
Publication Date:
19950431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
PHOTOGRAPH; MAP
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
8.04x5.22x.86 in. .82 lbs.

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