An Unlikely Novelist
- An Unlikely Novelist. Kolesnikov-Jessop, Sonia // Newsweek (Atlantic Edition);9/29/2003 (Atlantic Edition), Vol. 142 Issue 13, p67
Profiles the author of "The Palace of Heavenly Pleasure," Adam Williams. Use of the Boxer Rebellion as the unlikely subject of his novel; Adventure Williams' relishes in his life; Position as head of China operations for Jadine Matheson, one of Asia's oldest trading houses; Number of years it...
- JUSTICE ON BEHALF OF HEAVEN. Harrison, Henrietta // History Today;Sep2000, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p44
Presents information on the Boxer Movement in China, according to tutor and diarist Liu Dapeng. Reasons for the opposition of the Boxers towards Christianity and foreign powers; Information on the Boxers' claims of spiritual powers; Discussion on the resistance to Western imperialism.
- Boxer Rebellion. Waldron, Arthur // Reader's Companion to Military History;1996, p60
The article recounts the Boxer Rebellion in China that lasted from 1899 through 1900. The struggle against foreigners and foreign influence in north China was initiated by warriors of the I-ho-ch'Ã¼an and related secret martial arts societies and was joined by the Ch'ing dynasty. The lineage...
- Protest as Participation: China's Local Protest Movements. Wright, Teresa // World Politics Review (19446284);4/16/2013, p2
The article describes local protest movements in China which have been the subject of media coverage in the West. It notes that China has a long history of social protest movements including the Taiping and Boxer Rebellions of the 1800s, the Communist Revolution of the 1900s, and the Cultural...
- Fury unleashed. Galli, Mark // Christian History;1996, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p31
Discusses the Boxer rebellion that murdered missionaries and Chinese Christians. Cause of the uprising; The Society of Harmonious Fists, or Boxers; Stories of violence created by the Boxers; Effect of violence on Chinese Christians and missionaries.
- Journey of One Hundred Years: the Boxers and the Talibans. Terry, Kaimay Yuen // Chinese American Forum;Jan2002, Vol. 17 Issue 3, p31
Contrasts the Boxer Rebellion of 1901 in China and the rising of the Taliban and the fundamentalist movement in the Moslem world in 2001. Factors responsible for the Chinese uprising; Outcome of the Boxer Rebellion; Divergence of goals between the two movements; Future of Osama bin Laden's...
- Boxer Indemnity. // Time;1/7/1924, Vol. 3 Issue 1, p14
The article discusses the protest of the government of China against paying the Boxer indemnity in gold to France. The Chinese government decided not to recognize the term gold debt and held that France must take the payment in French currency without compensation for the low rate of exchange....
- Baptism of Fire: China's Christians and the Boxer Uprising of 1900. Tiedemann, R. G. // International Bulletin of Missionary Research;Jan2000, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p7
Recounts the killing of foreign missionaries and Chinese Christians by the Boxers in Beijing, China, in 1900. Examples that indicate Boxers' ferocity throughout North China; Background of Christianity in China; Impact of the 1894-95 Sino-Japanese War; Origin and spread of the Boxers.
- The Palace of Heavenly Pleasure (Book). Flanagan, Margaret // Booklist;12/1/2004, Vol. 101 Issue 7, p638
Reviews the book "The Palace of Heavenly Pleasure," by Adam Williams.