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Foreigners within the gates : the legations at Peking
AuthorMoser, Michael J.
Moser, Yeone Wei-Chih
Pub. LocationHong Kong 香港PublisherOxford University Press
Date1993Phys. Desc.xiii, 158 p. : ill., maps ; 26 cm.
LocationAdmin. OfficeCall NumberJX1838.A58 P456 1993
Michael J. Moser and Yeone Wei-Chih Moser.
1. Foreigners in the Middle Kingdom. 2. The early legations. 3. Peking and the foreign community in the nineteenth century. 4. The siege of the legations. 5. The aftermath. 6. The Protocol of 1901. 7. Rebuilding the Legation Quarter. 8. The legations and their world: 1901-1949. 9. Postscript.
Endpaper maps: Legation Quarter in the 19th century, Legation Quarter in 1915.

"Foreigners Within the Gates recreates the blossoming, upheaval, and decline of this precariously placed 'little Europe,' from its establishment in the late 1900s, through the violence of the Boxer rebellion, the Japanese occupation of the 1930s, and the Legation Quarter's disappearance in post-war Peking."--dustjacket.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 153-155) and index.

Subject(s)Beijing 北京--History--Siege, 1900--Pictorial works
China--History--Boxer Rebellion, 1899-1901--Pictorial works
Diplomatic and consular service--China--Beijing--19th century
Rec. TypeBookLanguageEnglish, Chinese
CollectionRicci Institute LibraryRec. #294