Boxers society founded in China to combat westernisation

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  • Editors

Historical Context Note

  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 9.2.1.01: Ancient and Classical Chinese Writing and Culture, c.-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.
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Citation:
Editors. "Boxers society founded in China to combat westernisation". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 30 December 2011
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