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Author Pakula, Hannah.

Title The last empress : Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and the birth of modern China / Hannah Pakula
Edition First Simon and Schuster trade paperback edition
Published New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2010

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Description xix, 787 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents List of principal characters -- 1866-1900 -- 1894-1927 -- 1928-1936 -- 1937-1942 -- 1942-1943 -- 1943-1945 -- 1945-1949 -- 1949-1975 -- 1975-2003
Summary With the powerful Madame Chiang Kai-shek at the center of one of the great dramas of the twentieth 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 751-761) and index
Subject Chiang, May-ling Soong, 1897-2003.
Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975.
Presidents' spouses -- China -- Biography.
Presidents' spouses -- Taiwan -- Biography.
China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949.
Taiwan -- History -- 1945-
Genre/Form Biographies.
LC no. 2011381796
ISBN 9781439148945 (paperback)
1439148945 (paperback)