The Boxer Uprising: A Background Study

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Chinese authors are listed under their surnames, which may be the first or
second component of their name, but is always a monosyllable.

Public Record Office, F.O. 17 ( China). Besides the correspondence between the Foreign Office and the British Minister in Peking, there are separate files of the papers of the Chinese Secretary of the legation and of correspondence between the legation and consuls and vice-consuls.
British Museum ( Department of Oriental Printed Books and MS.). MS. of Ching-shan's diary, and letter from Sir E. Backhouse (see appendix A) (in same box).
Salisbury Papers ( Christ Church, Oxford). Briefly mentioned in the text. They contain valuable material for the study of the diplomatic history of the period.
Records of the London Missionary Society and the Society for the Propagation of the Gospel (see appendix B).

Parliamentary Papers, Accounts and Papers.
Parliamentary Debates (Hansard).
Foreign Relations of the United States ( Washington, D.C.).
Further Correspondence Respecting the Affairs of China, printed for the use of the Foreign Office. (A set is in the Seeley Historical Library, Cambridge.)
The archives of the Quai d'Orsay, Paris, relating to China are open for inspection up to 1897 only.


Chao Wei-hsi, Hsi Hsüeh Shu Mu Ta Wên ( Bibliography of Western Studies) ( Kweiyang, 1901).

Ch'êng Ming-chou, "'Ching-shan's Diary'", Yenching Hsüeh Po ( 1940).

Chung Kuo Chin Tai Shih Lun Ts'ung ( Taipeh, 1956).

Chiang K'ai, P'ingyüan Ch'üan Fei Chi Shih' ( "'A Record of the Boxers of P'ingyüan'"), IHT, I, 353-62.

Chiao Tê-shêng (ed.). Ch'üan Fei Chi Lüeh ( A Brief Record of the Boxers) ( Muramatsu, p. 240 n.).

Chien Po-tsan, and five others (ed.). I Ho T'uan Tzŭ Liao Ts'ung K'an ( Source Materials of the Boxer War), 4 vols. ( Shanghai, 1951).


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