History in Three Keys The Boxers as Event, Experience, and Myth

ISBN-10: 0231106513

ISBN-13: 9780231106511

Edition: 1997

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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 3/11/1998
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 428
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

Paul A. Cohen is Edith Stix Wasserman Professor of Asian Studies and History at Wellesley College and an associate at the Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University.

List of Illustrations
Preface
Acknowledgments
The Boxers as Event
Prologue: The Historically Reconstructed Past
The Boxer Uprising: A Narrative History
The Boxers as Experience
Prologue: The Experienced Past
Drought and the Foreign Presence
Mass Spirit Possession
Magic and Female Pollution
Rumor and Rumor Panic
Death
The Boxers as Myth
Prologue: The Mythologized Past
The New Culture Movement and the Boxers
Anti-Imperialism and the Recasting of the Boxer Myth
The Cultural Revolution and the Boxers
Conclusion
Abbreviations
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography
Index
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