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Millenarian rebellion in China the Eight Trigrams uprising of 1813 by Susan Naquin

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Published by Yale University Press in New Haven .
Written in English



  • China,
  • China.


  • Peasant uprisings -- China,
  • China -- History -- Jiaqing, 1796-1820

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Edition Notes

StatementSusan Naguin.
SeriesYale historical publications : Miscellany ;, 108
LC ClassificationsDS756 .N36
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 384 p. :
Number of Pages384
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5196220M
ISBN 100300018932
LC Control Number75018180

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Millenarian rebellion in China: The Eight Trigrams uprising of (Yale historical publications: Miscellany) [Susan Naquin] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. by: MILLENARIANISM: CHINESE MILLENARIAN MOVEMENTS The yearning for a utopia where one is free from want and where peace and prosperity reign supreme has been very much an integral part of Chinese religion since pre-Qin times (before bce). Source for information on Millenarianism: Chinese Millenarian Movements: Encyclopedia of Religion dictionary. of the traditional peasant rebellion in China. It is perhaps even more important that the Eight Trigrams upris­ ing was typical of those regular outbursts of peasant protest that occurred in north China during the Ch'ing dynasty (—) and that were expressed through the organization of a religious sect and a millenarian ideology. 图书Millenarian Rebellion in China 介绍、书评、论坛及推荐Author: Susan Naquin.

MILLENARIANISM AND MILLENARIAN MOVEMENTSLike most religious traditions, Buddhism has an understanding of time, both cyclic and linear, and a developed tradition of thought concerning the eventual end of the world. Within Buddhism, this tradition centers around the person of Maitreya bodhisattva, who was identified early on as the future successor to Śākyamuni Buddha. Introduction --Millenarian scholarship --evolution of the meaning of the millennuim --Origin of millenarianism --great peace for million years --Traditional China and traditional Korea --apocalyptic phenomena years --The millenarian motivation of the Taiping and Tonghak leaders --Taiping and Tonghak philosophy of history --The Taiping and. Millenarian movements have been mainly studied from a monotheistic perspective. Traditional explanations for millenarian movements may not be applicable to Asian cases, since Asian millenarian views of salvation differ from non-Asian ones. This groundbreaking book re-examines the Taiping and the Tonghak movements in nineteenth-century Asia using a much wider range of sources than have . MILLENNIALISM (MILLENARIANISM, CHILIASM)Draft of article for the Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of World Religions, Literally, millennialism refers to the belief, expressed in the book of Revelation, that Christ will establish a one-thousand year reign of the saints on earth before the Last Judgment. More broadly defined, millennialists expect a time of supernatural peace and abundance here.