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

Hannah Pakula.

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Main Author: Pakula, Hannah.
Published: New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, 2009.
Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Topics: Presidents' spouses - China - Biography. | Presidents' spouses - Taiwan - Biography. | Chiang, May-ling Soong, 1897-2003. | Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975.
Regions: China - History - Republic, 1912-1949. | Taiwan - History - 1945-
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Physical Description: xix, 787 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 683-761) and index.
ISBN: 9781439148938
1439148937
Summary: 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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More Details for: The last empress : Madame Chiang Kai-She