The siege at Peking

by Peter Fleming

Paper Book, 1959

Status

Available

Publication

Oxford Oxford University Press 1984, c1959

Description

The ensuing siege lasted 55 days and shook the world. In this work, Peter Fleming traces its history and impact.

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LibraryThing member Whiskey3pa
Well written and enjoyabe account. Peter Fleming has a real knack for presentation of people and events. He injects some dark humor that does not detract from the effectiveness of the book. The story of the Boxer uprising is interesting and is important for understanding 20th century China.

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