Title The Boxer Rebellion: The Dramatic Story Of China's War On Foreigners That Shook The World In The Summer Of 1900.
Book Condition Hardcover with dustjacket. Good condition.
Edition First printing of this edition.
Publisher Walker & Co., New York: 2000.
0802713610 / 9780802713612
Seller ID 11358X1
A panoramic chronicle of the uprising and ensuing two-month siege of the eleven foreign ministries in Peking (now Beijing), and of he foreign community in Tientsin (now Tianjin), during the summer of 1900 - the repercussions of which have echoed throughout the intervening century. Relying on the diaries, letters, and memoirs of the defenders, and on her own extensive research from both Chinese and Western perspectives, Diana Preston portrays the dramatic human experience of the Boxer uprising. Includes an Index.
(Key Words: Boxer Rebellion, China, Chinese History, Women, Baron von Ketteler, Tsungli Yamen, Tientsin, Herbert Squiers, Peking, Russia, Captain Francis Poole, Beijing, George Morrison, Missionaries, Sir Claude MacDonald, Bertram Lenox Simpson, Roger Keyes, Diana Preston, Imperial Court, Herbert Hoover, General Gaselee, Foreigners, Forbidden City, Kuang Hsu, Sarah Conger, Polly Condit Smith, Auguste Charmot, British Legation, Boxers, Mary Bainbridge, Rolabd Allen).