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1898, Shiel, M. P. , The Yellow Danger 


M. P. Shiel (1899) The Yellow Danger, London, Grant Richards

Not all invasion threats were purported to come from the Germans, the French or from Anarchists: in M.P. Shiel’s Yellow Danger it is an army of Chinese who invade Europe.

A contemporary review gives a good overview of the plot and style.

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