Unformatted text preview: that it shows many people believed the Qing dynasty had lost the Mandate of Heaven. The Nian used guerrilla warfare against the army sent by the government, they also hid food items in earth-walled settlements, to further give them the advantage over government troops. The rebellion was finally put down by Li Hongzhang, but the entire clash cost the Qing a fortune in taxes....
View Full Document
- Winter '10
- Qing Dynasty, North Central China, White Lotus adherents