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Chang, Jung 1952-

Overview
Works: 140 works in 751 publications in 29 languages and 13,702 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Personal narratives  Abridgments  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Translator, Performer, Editor
Classifications: CT1828.C478, B
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Jung Chang
Mao : the unknown story by Jung Chang( Book )

64 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 3,626 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a decade of research and on interviews with many of Mao's close circle in China who have never talked before--and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him--this is the most authoritative life of Mao ever written. It is full of startling revelations, exploding the myth of the Long March, and showing a completely unknown Mao: he was not driven by idealism or ideology; his intricate relationship with Stalin went back to the 1920s, ultimately bringing him to power; he welcomed the Japanese occupation; and he schemed, poisoned and blackmailed to get his way. After he conquered China in 1949, his secret goal was to dominate the world. He caused the deaths of 38 million people in the greatest famine in history. In all, well over 70 million Chinese perished under Mao's rule--in peacetime. This entirely fresh look at Mao will astonish historians and the general reader alike.--From publisher description
Empress Dowager Cixi : the concubine who launched modern China by Jung Chang( Book )

35 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this groundbreaking biography, Jung Chang vividly describes how Cixi fought against monumental obstacles to change China. Under her the ancient country attained virtually all the attributes of a modern state: industries, railways, electricity, the telegraph and an army and navy with up-to-date weaponry. It was she who abolished gruesome punishments like "death by a thousand cuts" and put an end to foot-binding. She inaugurated women's liberation and embarked on the path to introduce parliamentary elections to China. Chang comprehensively overturns the conventional view of Cixi as a diehard conservative and cruel despot. Cixi reigned during extraordinary times and had to deal with a host of major national crises: the Taiping and Boxer rebellions, wars with France and Japan--and an invasion by eight allied powers including Britain, Germany, Russia and the United States. Jung Chang not only records the Empress Dowager's conduct of domestic and foreign affairs, but also takes the reader into the depths of her splendid Summer Palace and the harem of Beijing's Forbidden City, where she lived surrounded by eunuchs--one of whom she fell in love, with tragic consequences. The world Chang describes here, in fascinating detail, seems almost unbelievable in its extraordinary mixture of the very old and the very new. Based on newly available, mostly Chinese, historical documents such as court records, official and private correspondence, diaries and eyewitness accounts, this biography will revolutionize historical thinking about a crucial period in China's--and the world's--history. Packed with drama, fast paced and gripping, it is both a panoramic depiction of the birth of modern China and an intimate portrait of a woman: as the concubine to a monarch, as the absolute ruler of a third of the world's population, and as a unique stateswoman." -- Publisher's description
Wild swans : three daughters of China by Jung Chang( Book )

281 editions published between 1900 and 2015 in 21 languages and held by 1,204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The story of three generations in twentieth-century China that blends the intimacy of memoir and the panoramic sweep of eyewitness history?a bestselling classic in thirty languages with more than ten million copies sold around the world, now with a new introduction from the author An engrossing record of Mao's impact on China, an unusual window on the female experience in the modern world, and an inspiring tale of courage and love, Jung Chang describes the extraordinary lives and experiences of her family members: her grandmother, a warlord's concubine; her mother's struggles as a young idealistic Communist; and her parents' experience as members of the Communist elite and their ordeal during the Cultural Revolution. Chang was a Red Guard briefly at the age of fourteen, then worked as a peasant, a "barefoot doctor," a steelworker, and an electrician. As the story of each generation unfolds, Chang captures in gripping, moving?and ultimately uplifting?detail the cycles of violent drama visited on her own family and millions of others caught in the whirlwind of history
Mme Sun Yat-Sen (Soong Ching-ling) by Jung Chang( Book )

17 editions published between 1986 and 1993 in 3 languages and held by 472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ben shu jian yao miao shu le song qing ling cong tong nian dao shi shi de zhu yao jing li he ke ge ke qi de wei da ren sheng
Mao Zedong : xian wei ren zhi de gu shi by Jung Chang( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2006 in Chinese and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mao [the unknown story] by Jung Chang( Recording )

4 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based on a decade of research and on interviews with many of Mao's close circle in China who have never talked before--and with virtually everyone outside China who had significant dealings with him--this is the most authoritative life of Mao ever written. It is full of startling revelations, exploding the myth of the Long March, and showing a completely unknown Mao: he was not driven by idealism or ideology; his intricate relationship with Stalin went back to the 1920s, ultimately bringing him to power; he welcomed the Japanese occupation; and he schemed, poisoned and blackmailed to get his way. After he conquered China in 1949, his secret goal was to dominate the world. He caused the deaths of 38 million people in the greatest famine in history. In all, well over 70 million Chinese perished under Mao's rule--in peacetime. This entirely fresh look at Mao will astonish historians and the general reader alike.--From publisher description
Wild swans by Jung Chang( Visual )

7 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jung Chang describes how her mother inspired her to write the book Wild swans, in which she tells the story of three Chinese women, her grandmother, her mother, and herself
Wild swans by Jung Chang( Recording )

15 editions published between 1992 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 93 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is an extraordinary view of China through the eyes of Jung Chang as she recounts the lives of her grandmother and mother. In her grandmother's era China was a feudal society. By contrast her mother helped to shape Communism under Mao. Then when she turned against the dictator she became an outcast and Jung's own life changed dramatically
Empress Dowager Cixi : the concubine who launched modern China by Jung Chang( )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From a coauthor of the best-selling Mao: The Unknown Story, the dramatic, epic biography of the woman who ruled China for fifty years, overcoming centuries of traditions and formalities--and found ways to modernize China, exposing its culture to western political ideas and technology. Empress Dowager Cixi led an intense and singular life. Chosen at the age of twelve to be a concubine by the Emperor Xianfeng, she gives birth to his only male heir, who at four years old is designated emperor when his father dies in 1861. Enlisting the help of Xianfeng's widow, Cixi orchestrates a coup that ousts the appointed regents and makes herself the regent on behalf of her son. Her son ends up dying in his mid-twenties and Cixi is able to designate a young nephew as the emperor--continuing her reign, which stretches to her death in 1908. In this remarkable chronicle, Chang gives us a portrait of Cixi that is complex and riveting: her ruthlessness in fighting off rivals; her startling curiosity to learn all she can, not only about China (she is not allowed to leave the court compound); her reliance on her advisers and officials, often Westerners who she has placed in key positions of responsibility; and her sensitivity and desire to preserve the distinctiveness of China's past. Chang makes a compelling case that Cixi was one of the most formidable--and enlightened--rulers of a nation
Studies of blackbody-pumped lasers semi-annual progress report, January 1, 1988 - June 30, 1988 by W. H Christiansen( Book )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wild swans Three daughters of China by Jung Chang( Recording )

2 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Few books have had such an impact as Wild Swans: a popular bestseller and a critically acclaimed history of China that opened up the country to the world. Through the story of three generations of women in her own family - the grandmother given to the warlord as a concubine, the Communist mother and the daughter herself - Jung Chang reveals the epic history of China's twentieth century. Breathtaking in its scope, unforgettable in its descriptions, this is a masterpiece which is extraordinary in every way
Another province : new Chinese writing from London = Tian wai you tian : Lundun Hua ren xin xie zuo xuan( Book )

5 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cixi : kai qi xian dai Zhongguo de huang tai hou = Empress dowager Cixi : the concubine who launched modern China by Jung Chang( Book )

2 editions published in 2014 in Chinese and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empress dowager Cixi : [the concubine who launched modern China] by Jung Chang( Recording )

3 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Empress Dowager Cixi (1835-1908) is the most important woman in Chinese history. She ruled China for decades and brought a medieval empire into the modern age. Under her the ancient country attained virtually all the attributes of a modern state: industries, railways, electricity, the telegraph and an army and navy with up-to-date weaponry. It was she who abolished gruesome punishments like 'death by a thousand cuts' and put an end to foot-binding. In this groundbreaking biography, Jung Chang comprehensively overturns the conventional view of Cixi as a diehard conservative and cruel despot. Based on newly available court records, official and private correspondence, diaries and eyewitness accounts, this biography will revolutionise historical thinking about a crucial period in China's, and the world's, history
Sheng meng Guangdong ren by Jung Chang( Book )

2 editions published in 1997 in Chinese and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three daughters of China by Jung Chang( Book )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'Wild Swans' tells the story of three women - Jung Chang, her mother and grandmother - whose fortunes mirror the tumultuous history of 20th-century China
Mao, the unknown story by Jung Chang( Recording )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Groundbreaking biography of Mao Tse-tung. Full of startling revelations, it explodes the myth of the Long March, explores Mao's long and intimate relationship with Stalin and makes immediate Mao's roller-coaster life, as he schemed, poisoned and blackmailed to force through his unpopular decisions in his extraordinary bid to dominate
Mao : la storia sconosciuta by Jung Chang( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in Italian and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hui gu zhan wang tan tao : Chengdu jun qu ji nian jian jun liu shi zhou nian xue shu lun wen ji( Book )

2 editions published in 1987 in Chinese and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gevecht om de geschiedenis( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in Dutch and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Nederlandse auteurs wisselen van gedachten met buitenlandse schrijvers over belangrijke politieke figuren en gebeurtenissen uit de geschiedenis van hun land
 
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Alternative Names
Čan, Jun 1952-

Chan, Jung 1952-

Chang J. 1952-

Chang, Jung

Chang, Jung 1952-

Chang, Yung

Chang Yung 1952-....

Chō, Jū

Cho, Ju 1952-

Džana, Žuna 1952-

Jun, Čan 1952-

Jung , Chang

Jung Chang 1952-....

Jung Chang chinesische Schriftstellerin

Jung Chang femme de lettres et historienne sino-britannique

Jung Chang scrittrice cinese

Jung Chang writer from China

Rong, Zhang

Trương Nhung

Zhang, Erhong, 1952-

Zhang Rong 1952-....

Чжан Юн 1952-

Юн Чжан

Юн Чжан 1952-

רונג ג'אנג

يونغ تشانغ، 1952-

チョウ, ジュウ 1952-

ユン・チアン

張 戎 1952-....

張二鴻, 1952-

张戎

張戎 1952-

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