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The ever-victorious army

Wilson, Andrew

The 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 -- Taiping Rebellion, 1850-1864.,
  • China -- History -- 19th century.

  • Edition Notes

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

    Statementby Andrew Wilson.
    SeriesChina studies, China studies (Arlington, Va.)
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxii, 395 p. ;
    Number of Pages395
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21929109M
    ISBN 100890930783
    LC Control Number75032315
    OCLC/WorldCa2588789


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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) Hardcover – Ap by Professor of the Archaeology of the Roman Empire Andrew Wilson (Author)/5(2). The Ever-Victorious Army: A History of the Chinese Campaign Under Lt Col C G Gordon, Cb, Re, and of the Suppression of the Tai-Ping Rebellion.

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Journalist and traveller Andrew Wilson () was. Read the full-text online edition of Mercenaries and Mandarins: The Ever-Victorious Army in Nineteenth Century China ().

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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 4/5(1). Gordon biographers diminish or disregard that Ward creation, the Ever Victorious Army, an original and unique military development which made Gordon's famed success in China possible.

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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 /5.

The "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, Mercenaries and Mandarins: The Ever-Victorious Army in nineteenth century China (KTO studies in American history) by Richard J Smith and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   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. Wilson, Andrew - ‘The Ever-Victorious Army’ (1st pub.reprinted Greenhill Books ). There are also articles by Ian Heath in ‘Wargames Illustrated’ nos. 72,73,79,99 to relating to EVA and Taipings.

Also see our section on the 2nd China War and Operations against the Taipings in the s. The "ever-victorious Army,": A History of the Chinese Campaign Under Lt. Col. Gordon Item Preview remove-circle Share or Embed This Item. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user : Other articles where Ever Victorious Army is discussed: Charles George Gordon: force, known as the “Ever-Victorious Army,” raised to defend the city.

During the next 18 months Gordon’s troops played an important, though not a crucial, role in suppressing the Taiping uprising. He returned in January to England, where an enthusiastic public had already dubbed him. The Taiping Rebellion and the formation of the Ever Victorious Army If western history books even mention the great war which devastated China in the midth Century at all, it's euphemistically referred to as the "Taiping Rebellion".

The Chinese government officially disbanded the Ever-Victorious Army 18 months before the Taiping rebellion finally came to an end. That did not stop the British from crediting Gordon with nearly all of Ward’s victories, heaping upon Gordon the laurels that rightfully belonged to a dead man.

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For better or worse, Ward's model army became the nucleus of the forces that destroyed the Taipings, though the man who replaced Ward as commander after Ward was killed, the scoundrel /5(5).

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Get this from a library. The 'Ever-Victorious Army': A History of the Chinese Campaign under Lt. Col. Gordon and of the Suppression of the Tai-Ping Rebellion. [Andrew Wilson] -- 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.

After his service with the 'Ever-Victorious Army', Gordon was always known by the sobriquet of 'Chinese' Gordon. I was given my copy of THE 'EVER-VICTORIOUS ARMY' (written by Andrew Wilson and first published by William Blackwood and Sons in ; republished in by Greenhill Books [ISBN 1 8]) by Trebian in exchange for some books.

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Amazon Price /5(2). Firstly, because the emphasis in Ever-Victorious Armies is rather different from that of most rule sets. The authors were especially interested in the role which the British army might have played in a European War of the period, and so they wanted to cater for this sort of hypothetical scenario.7/10(1).

After his service with the ‘Ever-Victorious Army’, Gordon was always known by the sobriquet of ‘Chinese’ Gordon. I was given my copy of THE ‘EVER-VICTORIOUS ARMY’ (written by Andrew Wilson and first published by William Blackwood and Sons in ; republished in by Greenhill Books [ISBN 1 8]) by Trebian in exchange.

From novelist-turned-historian Carr (Casing the Promised Land, ), a thorough but plodding biography of American soldier-of- fortune Frederick Townsend Ward. During the 's, Ward's brief but meteoric career in the service of the Chinese emperor gave him exceptional influence and status in a society largely closed to foreigners.

Ward first appears as a capable mate on. A British officer named Charles Gordon eventually succeeded Ward, leading the Ever Victorious Army to great fame, and earning him the sobriquet “Chinese Gordon.” Frederick Townsend Ward, an American-born Chinese general and veteran of over 70 battles, was buried in China, in a grave that has since been lost.

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This new army, while arrogant and despised by regular Qing soldiers, earned several victories on the ground, thus forcing the reluctant Qing government to financially support it.

Known as a “swashbuckler,” Ward died in battle in while his Ever Victorious Army tried to take the walled city of Cixi from Taiping rebels. 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.

Admiring the Ever Victorious Army's ability to form a defensive square, Feng noted that the troops thus deployed looked "like a loaf of bread with pins sticking in it." -. The Paperback of the The Wheel of Time Companion: The People, Places, and History of the Bestselling Series by Robert Jordan, Harriet McDougal, Alan Now The Wheel of Time Companion sheds light on some of the most intriguing aspects of the world, partly for the death of a friend and partly because the Ever Victorious Army had been : Tom Doherty Associates.

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vintage photograph of troops & guns of the "Ningpo force", which was a part of the "Ever victorious army" raised by Ward and led by "Chinese" Gordon during the Taiping rebellion, notethe officer in the foreground A photograph of the same troops on the same drill-ground can be found in "Armies of the 19th century: Asia, vol:2, China", by Ian Heath,ed: Foundry books.

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