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History in Three Keys : the Boxers as Event, Experience, and Myth.

Author: Paul A Cohen; Paul A Townsend
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, Feb. 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Content Description #Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Paul A Cohen; Paul A Townsend
ISBN: 9780231106511 0231106513
OCLC Number: 760698740
Awards: Winner of John K. Fairbank Prize 1997
Target Audience: Scholarly & Professional; Columbia University Press.
Description: 208 s. : illustrations ; 22. 800 x 15. 300 cm
Contents: List of Illustrations Preface Acknowledgments Part I. The Boxers as Event Prologue: The Historically Reconstructed Past 1. The Boxer Uprising: A Narrative History Part 2: The Boxers as Experience Prologue: The Experience Past 2. Drought and the Foreign Presence 3. Mass Spirit Possession 4. Magic and Female Pollution 5. Rumor and Rumor Panic 6. Death Part 3: The Boxers as Myth Prologue: The Mythologized Past 7. The New Culture Movement and the Boxers 8. Anti-Imperialism and the Recasting of the Boxer Myth 9. The Cultural Revolution and the Boxers Conclusion Abbreciations Notes Glossary Bibliography Index

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A comprehensive look at the Boxer Rebellion of 1898-1900, a bloody uprising in north China against native Christians and foreign missionaries.  Read more...

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