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“The Specter of the Tianjin Massacre,” The World of Chinese

June 20, 2016 // 0 Comments

In 1870, the city of Tianjin exploded in a day of rage. By nightfall, 21 foreign residents of the city were dead, including 16 nuns dragged from an orphanage and publicly tortured to death. The still-new network of trans-continental telegraph cable spread word of the outrage around the globe. [Read More...]
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