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siege in Peking

W. A. P. Martin

siege in Peking

China against the world

by W. A. P. Martin

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Published by Irish University Press in Shannon .
Written in English

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

  • Edition Notes

    Reprint of the 1900 ed. published by Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, Edinburgh.

    StatementW.A. Martin.
    GenrePersonal narratives.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination190 p., [17] leaves of plates (1 folded) :
    Number of Pages190
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16412045M
    ISBN 100716520370

    The Siege at Peking by Fleming, Peter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at 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 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 /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 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 Location: Beijing, China.

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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 Location: Peking, China., Coordinates: 39°54′11″N.

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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.

Acclaimed by the Financial Times as an excellent read, panoramic in scope, Peking brings to life the conflict, struggle, and idealism that marked Chinas revolution and led to its rise to superpower status To a China racked by famine and bloody civil war inyoung English-born missionary Jakob Kellner brings all the crusading passion of his untried Christian faith/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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Clean pages with illustrations. Solid binding. Unmarked boards. Previous owners name label on first page. Cover in great shape. Dust jacket has some small edge tares and edge ware, but not price Rating: % positive. 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. Hong Kong ; New York: Oxford University Press, Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Fleming, Peter, Siege at Peking. London, Hart-Davis, (OCoLC) Buy The Siege at Peking (Oxford Paperbacks) New Ed by Fleming, Peter, Bonavia, David (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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The Siege In Peking: W A P Martin: We use cookies to give you the best possible : W A P Martin. 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, which more minor incidents did not.

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The siege in Peking by W. A. P. Martin; 7 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Accessible book, History, Personal narratives, Sieges; Places: Beijing (China.Siege of the Legations, Beijing lt;p|>||||| | | ||| | |Siege of the International Legations | | | |Part of The |Boxer Rebellion| World Heritage Encyclopedia.