Anglo-French troops defeat Chinese at Palikau (34 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 10.2.1.01: Ancient and Classical Chinese Writing and Culture, -600-1900.

Context

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.

Citation:
Editors. "Anglo-French troops defeat Chinese at Palikau". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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