5 edition of Boxer Rebellion found in the catalog.
|LC Classifications||DS771 .O28 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||374 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||374|
|LC Control Number||75324099|
In fact, a more fitting title of the book would be "The Siege of the Foreign Legations During the Boxer Rebellion." The book starts and ends with some background information and history concerning the Boxers, a semi-religious movement that swept through China's north in the last years of the 19th century. The boxers' anti-missionary and anti /5(26). Boxer Rebellion by Diana Preston, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().
Buy Boxer Rebellion: The Dramatic Story of China's War on Foreigners That Shook the World in the Summ Er of Reissue by Preston, Diana (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(26). The Boxer rebellion: a political and diplomatic review Contributor Names Clements, Paul Henry, [from old catalog] - China--History--Boxer Rebellion, Library of Congress Control Number Language English OCLC Number.
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In fact, a more fitting title of the book would be "The Siege of the Foreign Legations During the Boxer Rebellion." The book starts and ends with some background information and history concerning the Boxers, a semi-religious movement that swept through China's north in the last years of the 19th by: The Boxer Rebellion by Diana Preston (Berkley Books, ) is a tale of China flexing its muscles against foreigners in The Boxers were a sect of Chinese who had mass rituals (boxing grounds, exercising, deep breathing, etc.) that while different are reminiscent of groups like Al-Qaeda that form and train together to become a militaristic /5.
“While browsing through the Seattle Art Museum ina scholar discovered a 5-inch jade seal, missing from China since the Boxer Rebellion, as a priceless Imperial seal. “My spectacles fell off my nose and I started to yell,” said Hugh Alexander Boxer Rebellion book, year-old scholar and traveler.”.
One of the main characters in Rebellion is a Protestant missionary to China in the s, who goes missing during the Boxer Rebellion.
Though not nearly as old as Confucianism, Christianity existed in China as early as the seventh century, but the presence of Christianity in the country varied widely as Nestorian Christian, Roman Catholic, and Russian Orthodox groups fell in. The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China: A History - Kindle edition by Silbey, David J.
Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Boxer Rebellion and the Great Game in China: A History/5(30). New Listing China-Boxer Rebellion Campaign Book of 84 pages on Boxer Rebellion book Postal History.
Brand New. $ Time left 9d 12h left. 0 bids. From United Kingdom +$ shipping. Watch. The Boxer Rebellion: The Dramatic Story of China's War on Foreigners That Shook the World in the Summer of By Diana Preston Walker, Read preview Overview History in Three Keys: The Boxers as Event, Experience, and Myth By.
Boxer Rebellion: Inthe Boxer movement spread to the Beijing area, where the Boxers killed Chinese Christians and Christian missionaries and destroyed churches and railroad stations. The Boxer RebellionPrologue. The Poison in the Well: China on the Eve of the Boxer Rebellion. A Thousand Deaths 2. Boxers and Devils 3.
The Approaching Hour 4. Rats in a Trap 5. "Sha. Sha!" II. "Death and Destruction to the Foreigner!" 20 June—21 July 6. A Failed Rescue 7. City of Mud and Fire 8. Behind the Tartar Wall 9. The Brand: Penguin Publishing Group.
The Boxer Rebellion 4 IV. Backstory First Opium War: Foreigners from the West have been in China for centuries, as daring individuals looking for profit, adventure, and religious converts crossed half the globe to make it to the middle kingdom; yet those that survived the journey were few, and didn’t effect China in a serious Size: 1MB.
Boxer Rebellion, officially supported peasant uprising of that attempted to drive all foreigners from China.“ Boxers” was a name that foreigners gave to a Chinese secret society known as the Yihequan (“Righteous and Harmonious Fists”).
The group practiced certain boxing and calisthenic rituals in the belief that this made them invulnerable. The Boxer Rebellion The Dramatic Story of China's War on Foreigners That Shook the World in the Summer of (Book): Preston, Diana: In the final years of the 19th century, China was in grave danger of becoming a colony of the West.
While various powers bickered over how to slice the pie, their very presence in China, like their new technologies and Christian missions.
The Boxer RebellionPrologue. The Poison in the Well: China on the Eve of the Boxer Rebellion. A Thousand Deaths 2. Boxers and Devils 3. The Approaching Hour 4. Rats in a Trap 5. “Sha. Sha!” II. “Death and Destruction to the Foreigner!” 20 June—21 July 6.
A Failed Rescue 7. City of Mud and Fire 8. Behind the Tartar Wall 9. The Boxer Rebellion, Boxer Uprising or Yihetuan Movement was an anti-imperialist uprising which took place in China towards the end of the Qing dynasty between and It was initiated by the Militia United in Righteousness (Yihetuan), known in English as the "Boxers," and was motivated by proto-nationalist sentiments and opposition to foreign imperialism and associated.
Hence, her book recounts the events of the Boxer Rebellion almost exclusively from a Western perspective. Despite this major shortcoming, she does a splendid job describing the trials and tribulations faced by those trapped in the besieged Foreign legations and Peitang Cathedral in Peking, and the two military relief expeditions sent from by: In fact, a more fitting title of the book would be "The Siege of the Foreign Legations During the Boxer Rebellion." The book starts and ends with some background information and history concerning the Boxers, a semi-religious movement that swept through China's north in the last years of the 19th century.
The boxers' anti-missionary and anti /5(59). The Boxer Rebellion, The Boxer Rebellion was an anti-foreign/Christian movement by the Society of Righteous and Harmonious Fists in China. In response to imperialist expansion and missionary evangelism, local organizations began to emerge in Shandong in At first, they were suppressed by the Qing Dynasty but later, the Empress.
The boxer rebellion: the dramatic story of China's war on foreigners that shook the world in the summer of User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.
Preston is unsuccessful in presenting a history of the Boxer Rebellion primarily because she is unable to separate fact from fiction in the memoirs she uses as primary documents.3/5(3). Osprey's study of the violent Boxer Rebellion, whichswept northern China in The Boxers were a secret society who sought to rid their country of the pernicious influence of the foreign powers who had gradually acquired a stranglehold on China.
With the connivance of the Imperial Brand: Bloomsbury USA. The Boxer Rebellion: The Dramatic Story of China's War on Foreigners That Shook the World in the Summer of Diana Preston, Author Walker & Company $28 (p) ISBN More By and.
In the yearan unprecedented co-operation occurred between the eight major military powers of the world. For more than a year military and naval personnel from Austria-Hungary, France, Germany, Great Britain, Italy, Japan, Russia and the United States fought together against a common enemy.
That enemy was a society whose goal was the extermination of all .This book gives equivalent attention to the missionaries, their work, the impact they had on China, and the controversies arising in the aftermath of the Boxer Rebellion.
It focuses particularly on one of the most distinguished American missionaries, William Scott Ament, whose brave and resourceful heroism was tarnished by hubris and looting.A popular history of the Boxer Rebellion, which took place a century ago this year, brings its events to life.
Preston (A First Rate Tragedy, ) draws upon the testimony of primary sources and eyewitnesses to recapitulate the Chinese uprising that caught the world off guard at the turn of the perceived by Westerners as a plum ripe for the picking, China in the 19th Author: Diana Preston.