Boxers society founded in China to combat westernisation (26 words)

Historical Context Note

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


In China, a proto-nationalist and anti-Western society known in English as the Boxers is founded, focused on combating European influence in China, including that of Christianity.

Editors. "Boxers society founded in China to combat westernisation". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
[, accessed 24 October 2016.]