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In three legations

Mary Isabella Waddington von Bunsen

In three legations

by Mary Isabella Waddington von Bunsen

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Published by T. F. Unwin in London, [etc.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Italy,
  • Europe
    • Subjects:
    • Italy -- History -- 1849-1870.,
    • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1848-1871.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Madame Charles de Bunsen; with 49 illustrations.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDG552.8.B8 A4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 375 p. [1]
      Number of Pages375
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL7016898M
      LC Control Number10005839
      OCLC/WorldCa2342716

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The Beijing Legation Quarter was the area in Beijing, China where a number of foreign legations were located between and In the Chinese language, the area is known as Dong Jiaomin Xiang (simplified Chinese: 东交民巷; traditional Chinese: 東交民巷; pinyin: Dōng Jiāomín Xiàng), which is the name of the hutong (lane or small street) through the area.

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Governments in exile usually plan to one day return to their native country and regain formal power. A government in exile differs from a rump state in the. The Siege of the Legations was a landmark in the development of Modern China.

It brought to a head the crisis in the Celestial Empire' On J the foreign legations at Peking were attacked by Boxers and Imperial Chinese troops, with the equivocal support of the Empress Dowager, Tz'u Hsi/5(10). The legations in Peking, fearing they were being isolated, quickly telegraphed for help.

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