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20 rare pictures of Boxer prisoners during the late Qing Dynasty

Pictures of the boxer rebellion: in the late Qing Dynasty (1899-1902), China was plagued by a xenophobic conflict that bloodied the country for three years.

Related articles: Facts, History & Combatants of the Boxer Rebellion

The Boxer Uprising was a proto-nationalist movement by the “Righteous Harmony Society”.

The Qing government ignored or even encouraged Boxer rebels; at the same time, the Qing Dynasty supported Western forces to crush the revolt.

The Righteous and Harmonious Fists (The Yiheyuan movement), was a secret society consisting mainly of people who had lost everything due to natural causes or imperialism. International and domestic tensions fueled the movement which soon spread with unprecedented fury.

Pictures of Boxers images

Source [note: original source may have been removed]

via La Rivolta dei Boxer

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