冰天雪地bīng tiān xuě dì Encountering adverse conditions 强龙难压地头蛇qiáng lóng nán yā dì tóu shé Knowledge of local area and people gives them a distinct advantage even against a strong enemy 天南地北tiān nán dì běi Places or opinions that are very far apart
During the Taiping Rebellion both sides of the Civil War received support from British civilians. Augustus Lindley ➚ helped the Taiping cause and wrote a book of his experiences 'The History of the Ti-ping Revolution'. On the other side General Charles Gordon ➚ helped the Qing forces, and he was ultimately successful in beating the Taipings. Read More
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