The last empress : Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the birth of modern China / Hannah Pakula.

By: Pakula, HannahMaterial type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2009Edition: 1st Simon & Schuster hardcover edDescription: xix, 787 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cmISBN: 9781439148938 :; 1439148937 :Subject(s): Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975 | Chiang, May-ling Soong, 1897-2003 | Presidents' spouses -- Taiwan -- Biography | Presidents' spouses -- China -- Biography | Taiwan -- History -- 1945- | China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949DDC classification: 951.04/2092 | B LOC classification: DS777.488.C515 | P35 2009Summary: 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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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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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