Re: [hmongstudies] Hmong Revolt of 1855-1873
- There is an execellent book written on this topic already. The book is entitled, "Insurgency and Social Disorder in Guizhou: The Miao Rebellion 1854-1873" by Robert Jenks.
On Fri Jul 16th, 2010 9:40 PM CDT chiyoupeople wrote:
>I wonder why no one has done a study of the event. This single event started the Hmong diaspora. It was the longest of the three revolts.
>Is it really a Miao vs. Han?
>What started the revolt?
>Why did it fail?
>This event is like WW I, WW II, Gettysburg, and War of 1812. It is more than a lifetime of work. If someone is looking for research idea, this event is untouched and full of opportunities.