Newly revised sourcebook on teaching about China using hundreds of primary sources. Written by teachers to use with their high school students, it is aligned to Common Core Standards and vividly brings the complex history of modern China to life.
The first years of the 20th century following the Boxer Uprising of 1900 saw an unprecedented level of diplomatic engagement by the Qing Court, as the necessity to cast off traditions of imperial seclusion became apparent. Here is a party of Westerners invited to the palace after the Boxer Uprising. Cixi took particular interest in hosting visits by ladies from the foreign legations.