Book launched in Canberra with an author talk at the Asia Bookroom, Macquarie, 25 November 2009. Proceeds from the evening to NTA East Indonesia.
Author's note: The Facts
The historical information and timelines relating to the Opium Wars, The Boxer Rebellion and the Qing Dynasty (pronounced 'Ching') are based on fact. This includes historical characters, Chinese customs and material about architecture, construction, weather, topography and military battles.