David J. Silbey teaches at Cornell University’s Washington, D.C., campus. He is the author of A War of Frontier and Empire: The Philippine-American War, 1899–1902.
Pretty good book. Charlton Heston, had it pretty close, in, "55 Days in Peking". The European powers and Imperialism were rampart at that time. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Terry Granade
An impressive work on the relatively obscure topic of the Boxer Rebellion.
Sibley's insight provides a clear explanation to the dedicated reader of how this event... Read more
This was a dramatic retelling of an historic event that deserves all the accolades possible. I couldn't put it down and read the entire book in three days.Published 11 months ago by rbcormany
This book provides a good understanding of the ebb and flow of the Boxer Rebellion. The narrative moves along very well making it both readable and informative while covering the... Read morePublished 13 months ago by John C Blake
Much ado about nothing. Too much gravy and not enough meat & potatoes. Put aside about half-way through. Maybe another rainy day read,in the future.Published 15 months ago by John F. Emerson
If you just finished BioShock Infinite and want to know more about the Boxer Rebellion then this is the book for you. Out of several on Amazon I chose this one and I'm glad I did. Read morePublished 17 months ago by Aaron
A great read for those non-fiction readers interested in Asian history. "The Boxer Rebellion" is a gripping account of the Chinese revolt to drive foreign colonial powers... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Luis Pereiro
I won't spend any time in this review to critique the book - I think that has been done very well and comprehensively by other reviewers. Read morePublished 20 months ago by Gregor Sanchez
A great detailed account of the events leading up to the Boxer Rebellion and the dynasty and foreign reaction to the Boxers.Published 21 months ago by Philip C. Nasca