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The Origins of the Boxer War: A Multinational Study

The Origins of the Boxer War: A Multinational Study (Hardback)

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This is the first book to provide a panoramic view of the origins of the Boxer War. Comprehensively examining this historical conundrum of the 20th century from a detached perspective, the book is based on ten years of exhaustive research of both unpublished and published materials from all nine countries involved. Analysing the misunderstanding between the Chinese and foreign governments of the day, Lanxin Xiang debunks the traditional view that the anti-foreign Empress Dowager of the Chinese Empire was chiefly responsible for this catastrophic episode which altered the course of 20th century China's relationship with the west.

History & PoliticsHistory: Chronological20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450/1500History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalModern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900History & PoliticsMilitary StudiesWar & defence operationsHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyAsian history Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd Publication Date: 07/11/2002 ISBN-13: 9780700715633  Details: Type: Hardback Format: Books
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