Boxer rebellion, officially supported peasant uprising of 1900 that attempted to drive all foreigners from china “ boxers ” was a name that foreigners gave to a chinese secret society known as the yihequan (“righteous and harmonious fists”. A prisoner of the boxer rebellion, 1900 eyewitness to history, wwweyewitnesstohistorycom (2008) the reparation money that the united states received as a result of the boxer incident was used to build schools in china. The boxer rebellion in china 1898–1900 b case study introduction the boxer rebellion of 1898–1900 is one of the best known but least understood aspects of chinese history it is an excellent introduction to the historian’s craft the boxers were not in fact ‘boxers’ they were a semi-religious peasant group.
The battle of peking, or historically the relief of peking, was the battle on 14–15 august 1900, in which a multi-national force, led by britain, relieved the siege of foreign legations in peking (now beijing) during the boxer rebellion. The boxer rebellion, a bloody uprising in china at the turn of the 20th century against foreigners, is a relatively obscure historical event with far-reaching consequences that nevertheless is often remembered because of its unusual name.
This was shorten to boxers and the rebellion has gone done in history as the boxer rebellion by 1900, the rebellion had started to spread across northern china and included the capital peking one of the targets of the boxers was the manchu government. The boxer rebellion and the great game in china: a history [david j silbey] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers a concise history of an uprising that took down a three-hundred-year-old dynasty and united the great powers the year is 1900.
The boxer rebellion : the dramatic story of china's war on foreigners that shook the world in the summer of 1900 new york: walker new york: walker isbn 0802713610 .