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The last empress : Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the birth of modern China

Author: Hannah Pakula
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edView all editions and formats
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With the powerful Madame Chiang Kai-Shek at the center of one of the great dramas of the 20th century, the story of the founding of modern China ranges from the revolution that swept away the monarchy to the eventual loss to the communists and exile in Taiwan.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: May-ling Soong Chiang; Kai-shek Chiang; Song, Familie.; Meiling Song; Meiling Song; Song (Familie); Kai-shek Chiang; May-ling Soong Chiang
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hannah Pakula
ISBN: 9781439148938 1439148937
OCLC Number: 310397746
Description: xix, 787 pages, [32] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: List of principal characters --
1866-1900 --
1894-1927 --
1928-1936 --
1937-1942 --
1942-1943 --
1943-1945 --
1945-1949 --
1949-1975 --
1975-2003.
Responsibility: Hannah Pakula.
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With the powerful Madame Chiang Kai-Shek at the center of one of the great dramas of the 20th century, the story of the founding of modern China ranges from the revolution that swept away the monarchy to the eventual loss to the communists and exile in Taiwan.

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