The Devil Soldier. The Story of Frederick Townsend Ward, the Most Honoured and Controversial American in Chinese History. CALEB CARR.

The Devil Soldier. The Story of Frederick Townsend Ward, the Most Honoured and Controversial American in Chinese History.

New York. Random House. 1992. First Edition. Stock ID #177524

Endpaper and in text maps, black and white photographic illustrations, xiv + 366pp, notes, index, dustjacket spine trifle sunned, edges lightly foxed, a very good hardback copy.

A courageous leader who became the first American mandarin, Frederick Townsend Ward won crucial victories for the Emperor of China during the Taiping Rebellion, history's bloodiest civil war. Carr's skills as historian and storyteller come to the fore in this thrilling account of the kind of adventurer the world no longer sees.

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