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siege at Peking

Peter Fleming

siege at Peking

by Peter Fleming

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Beijing (China) -- History -- Siege, 1900

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPeter Fleming, with an introd. by David Bonavia.
    ContributionsBonavia, David, 1940-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS771 F55 1984
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 273 p., [20] p., of plates :
    Number of Pages273
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19604949M
    ISBN 100195837355

    The Siege of Peking. You Searched For: Title: the siege of peking. Edit Your Search. Book is in better condition than most examples of this age. Neat, clean, well bound pages with very minimal foxing, tanning and thumbing. Small inscriptions and neat labels . 55 Days at Peking is a American epic historical war film dramatizing siege of the foreign legations' compounds in Peking (now known as Beijing) during the Boxer Rebellion, which took place in China from to It is based on the book by Noel Gerson and produced by Samuel Bronston for Allied Artists, with a screenplay by Philip Yordan and Bernard Gordon with uncredited contributions Music by: Dimitri Tiomkin.

    "Siege at Peking: A Clash of Imperial Forces" "A two player recreation of the Allied legation defense against the Boxer and Imperial forces of China the siege lasted from June 20 to August 14 in For fifty-five days the greatly outnumbered Allied troops fought a desperate defense without relief, marked by countless incidents of exceptional courage and cowardice." Published in /10(63). The Siege of Peking--called by one historian, "the episode best remembered abroad" of the Boxer Uprising--was a dramatic event that captured worldwide attention that minor incidents did It is not within the scope of this paper to recount the actual siege, its lifting, or its aftermath--exciting though it may be. Once the attacks began.

    In June the foreign legations at Peking were attacked by troops of the Boxer rebellion and Imperial Chinese troops. The ensuing siege lasted 55 days and shook the world. In this work, Peter Fleming traces its history and impact. Book digitized by Google from the library of Harvard University and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.


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The Siege of the Legations was a landmark in the development of Modern China. It brought to a head the crisis in the Celestial On J the foreign legations at Peking were attacked by Boxers and Imperial Chinese troops, with the equivocal support of the Empress Dowager, Tz'u Hsi/5.

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The Battle of Beijing, or historically the Relief of Peking, was the battle fought on 14–15 August in Beijing, in which the Eight-Nation Alliance, led by the British, relieved the siege of the Beijing Legation Quarter during the Boxer 20 JuneBoxers and Imperial Chinese Army troops had besieged foreign diplomats, citizens and soldiers within the legations of Austria Location: Beijing, China.

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Condition: New. Behind the Scenes in Peking, Being Experiences During the Siege of the Legations. Book. Seller Inventory # BBS More information about this seller | Contact this seller The Siege of the International Legations occurred in the summer of in Peking (today Beijing), the capital of the Qing Empire, during the Boxer d by the Boxers, an anti-Christian, anti-foreign peasant movement, soldiers, marines, and civilians, largely from Europe, Japan, and the United States, and about 2, Chinese Christians took refuge in the Peking Legation on: Peking, China., Coordinates: 39°54′11″N.

The Siege at Peking: The Boxer Rebellion by Fleming, Peter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at London: Tom Stacey Ltd., pp, index, bibliography, bw ills, maps. Or black cloth in jacket. Small stain on fore-edge, top edge foxed and light foxing to endpapers.

Jacket slightly rubbed at edges. An account of the siege at Peking during the Boxer Rebellion when two thousand foreign Christians were besieged by a ferocious peasant army.

Peking is a massive and remarkable story, full of insights into China's 20th century history. The book is fascinating in its coverage of some 50 years hardly ever before had I left a book feeling nostalgic for the character's lives at the beginning/5.

The story of the "Boxer Rebellion" and its siege of the foreign legations in Peking in was drawn from this book. Well-written, well-paced, and very well read. The only quibble is that the book reflects its provenance (UK, ) when the author quotes Frenchmen in their original French and leaves their words untranslated.

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LibraryThing Review User Review - Whiskey3pa - 4/5(1). This is an extremely able, urbane account of the Boxer Rising by the author of Operation Sea Lion and several earlier books.

Sixty years ago, ina force of the clandestine, popular movement of Chinese peasants known as the Boxers besieged the diplomatic representatives of eleven countries in their Peking Legations and the armed forces of eight countries took part in the relief. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fleming, Peter, Siege at Peking.

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A. P. Martin; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, History, Personal narratives, Sieges; Places: Beijing (China.