Ch. I. Chinese aversion to foreigners Grounds for national irritation Formation of the Boxer Association Murder of Mr. Brooks Pao-ting-fu and Lang-fang massacres Seymour expedition ch. II. Necessity for the Seymour expedition Effect upon it of the capture of the Taku forts Admiral Kempff's action Instructions of the Chinese government Effect of taking the forts upon subsequent Chinese action ch. III. capture of the Taku forts Siege of Tientsin Gallant conduct of Mr. Watts and Mr. Seeberg Tong-Shan refugees Narrow escape of Mr. Hughes Predicament of Chinese mine manager ch. IV. Siege of Teintsin settlements ch. V. Assault of Tientsin City ch. VI. The advance to Peking British and American action Battle of Peitsang - and of Yangtsun March to Ho-hsi-wu ch. VII. The advance to Tung-Chow VIII. Incidents of the march Characteristics of the various troops And of the Chinese ch. IX. Inhuman treatment of the Chinese Value of the Indian Army as an imperial factor Contrast with South Africa ch. X. Results of the sack of Tientsin Policy and position of the different powers ch. XI. The indemnities to be paid by China ch. XII. The policy of the powers in China ch. XIII. Character of Boxer movement Boxer proclamation Attitude of Yangtse viceroys and Yuan-Shih-Kai Cordial feeling entertained by foreigners in Chinese service Imperial decree Danger run by friendly Chinese Viceroy's decree providing for safety of their respective provinces Action of Mr. Pelham Warren ch. XIV. Sun-Yat-Sun and the rebellion in the South Kang-Yu-Wei and his reform proposals Chinese aspirations Lord Elgin's despatch with regard to executions Position of the Yangtse viceroys Demands of the ministers Result of policy pursuied by the powers General outlook in China Likelihood of further disturbance Probable future of trade ch. XV. The missionary in China ch. XVI. The missionary in China.
"Based for the most part upon letters, written ... to the 'Manchester guardian, ' and upon articles in the 'Contemporary' and in the 'Monthly review, '-Pref. Includes index.
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