Editors. "Anglo-French troops defeat Chinese at Palikau". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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Anglo-French troops defeat Chinese at Palikau (34 words)
Historical Context Note
At the Battle of Palikao in the Second Opium War, a joint army of Anglo-French troops defeats a Chinese force, enabling them to take Beijing and ultimately defeat the Qing Empire in the war.18396 Anglo-French troops defeat Chinese at Palikau 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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