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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP28 Nov 2020 12:09 p.m. PST

"In the wake of a similar theme, I publish this short list of battles fought in China in the 19th century. Period perhaps a little overshadowed by everything that would happen in the twentieth century, in fact the bibliography in Spanish is scarce, if not very scarce if it focuses on the nineteenth century. As for the period is one of the blackest in history: here, in China, the most devastating civil wars of all time were fought, both for their duration and for their savagery (for example by punishing the leader Jahangir, cut in literally horns); in some cases they were full-blown genocides. Added to this the epidemics, floods and famines, the period between 1820-1880 was terrifying, horrifying. The effects of the Taiping rebellion alone caused 20 million deaths (an arch-repeated figure but so far never denied). Things also stand out in this period such as the appearance for the first time in history of true armies of women (and in a massive way too), or clearly medieval aspects such as the use of armor well into the 19th century. Although the best known of this period would be the Opium Wars, due to the consequences it had and the first Sino-Japanese war, which placed Japan as a level power in the Far East…"
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