The Origins of the Boxer Uprising / Edition 1

The Origins of the Boxer Uprising / Edition 1

by Joseph W. Esherick
     
 

ISBN-10: 0520064593

ISBN-13: 9780520064591

Pub. Date: 08/18/1988

Publisher: University of California Press


In the summer of 1900, bands of peasant youths from the villages of north China streamed into Beijing to besiege the foreign legations, attracting the attention of the entire world. Joseph Esherick reconstructs the early history of the Boxers, challenging the traditional view that they grew from earlier anti-dynastic sects, and stressing instead the impact of…  See more details below

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In the summer of 1900, bands of peasant youths from the villages of north China streamed into Beijing to besiege the foreign legations, attracting the attention of the entire world. Joseph Esherick reconstructs the early history of the Boxers, challenging the traditional view that they grew from earlier anti-dynastic sects, and stressing instead the impact of social ecology and popular culture.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780520064591
Publisher:
University of California Press
Publication date:
08/18/1988
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
410
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.13(d)

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