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The Gate of Heavenly Peace

Paperback $20.00

Oct 28, 1982 | 560 Pages

Ebook $14.99

Oct 28, 1982 | 560 Pages

  • Paperback $20.00

    Oct 28, 1982 | 560 Pages

  • Ebook $14.99

    Oct 28, 1982 | 560 Pages

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Praise

Praise for The Gate of Heavenly Peace:
 
“Absolutely first rate; it is adventurous in form, scrupulous in content, passionate in its revelation of complex human drama.”
Saturday Review
 
“[Jonathan Spence] has woven a magical symphony that tells us as no conventional history could of the agony of a nation in awesome labor.”
—Harrison E. Salisbury, Chicago Tribune Book World
 
“With a novelist’s flair for life and a historian’s grounding in fact . . . there is no other work to match this in sweep, vivacity, and humanity.”
Library Journal

Table Of Contents

The Gate of Heavenly Peace – Jonathan D. Spence List of Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Preface
Note on Pronunciation
1. Arousing the Spirits
2. Visions and Violence
3. Wanderings
4. The Far Horizon
5. The Land of Hunger
6. Extolling Nirvana
7. Whose Children Are Those?
8. Wake the Spring
9. Farewell to the Beautiful Things
10. Refugees
11. Rectifications
12. A New Order
13. The Noise of the Renegades
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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