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Chiang Kai shek : China's Generalissimo and the nation he lost

Author: Jonathan Fenby
Publisher: New York : Carroll & Graf, 2004, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : Biography : English : 1st Carroll & Graf edView all editions and formats
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Chronicles the life of Chiang Kai-shek, focusing on his turbulent political career as head of China's nationalist movement and discussing the impact his rule had on Chinese culture, society, government, and history.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Kai-shek Chiang; Kai-shek Chiang; Kai-shek Chiang
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonathan Fenby
ISBN: 0786713186 9780786713189 0786714840 9780786714841
OCLC Number: 54026516
Description: xxix, 562 pages, [24] pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Son of the salt-seller --
Shedding blood --
Nanking decade --
Broken jade --
Long goodbye.
Other Titles: China's Generalissimo and the nation he lost
Responsibility: Jonathan Fenby.
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With a narrative as briskly paced and vividly detailed as an international thriller, this definitive new biography of Chiang Kai-Shek masterfully maps the tumultuous political career of nationalist  Read more...

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"This is an important work that will deepen our understanding of the past, present, and future of China."

 
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