陈胜吴广起义.[Chen Sheng Wu Guang qi yi]. [Uprising of Chen Sheng and Wu Guang]. DEPARTMENT OF HISTORY TEACHING AND RESEARCH OFFICE OF ANCIENT HISTORY OF CHINA, LIAONING UNIVERSITY, 辽宁大学历史系 中国古代史教研室 编.

陈胜吴广起义.[Chen Sheng Wu Guang qi yi]. [Uprising of Chen Sheng and Wu Guang].

沈阳.[Shenyang]. 辽宁人民出版社.[Liaoning ren min chu ban she]. 1973. 1st edition. Stock ID #172734

Folding map titled "Situation Map of the Peasant War during the Late Qin Dynasty", black and white illustrations, 48pp, ex-library with two neat labels, light signs of wear, good in paperback. Text in Chinese. 18.4 x 13.1cm.

The peasant movement (209 B.C.) was regarded as the very first peasant rebellion on written record in the Chinese history. Due to the very harsh Qin law, the army officers Chen Sheng and Wu Guang would had been executed for just being late for their official duties. Instead of facing the death penalty, the pair organised an army of 900 peasants to fight against the Qin government.

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