One hundred years ago, a nationalistic, anti-Christian sect of Chinese peasants launched an uprising against the growing number of foreigners in China. The "Boxer Rebellion" significantly influenced China’s relationship with the West over the century that followed. Historian Diana Preston tells the story of the Boxer Rebellion and its lasting effects.


  • Diana Preston is the author of numerous books including "Lusitania: An Epic Tragedy" and "The Boxer Rebellion"

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