White Lotus Rebels and South China Pirates: Crisis and Reform in the Qing Empire

@inproceedings{Wang2014WhiteLR,
  title={White Lotus Rebels and South China Pirates: Crisis and Reform in the Qing Empire},
  author={Wensheng Wang},
  year={2014}
}
The reign of Emperor Jiaqing (1796-1820 CE) has long occupied an awkward position in studies of China's last dynasty, the Qing (1644-1911 CE). Conveniently marking a watershed between the prosperous eighteenth century and the tragic post-Opium War era, this quarter century has nevertheless been glossed over as an unremarkable interlude separating two well-studied epochs of great transformation. "White Lotus Rebels and South China Pirates "presents a major reassessment of this misunderstood… Expand
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