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By Hannah Pakula

With a gorgeous, robust, and attractive Madame Chiang Kai-Shek on the heart of 1 of the good dramas of the 20th century, this can be the tale of the founding of contemporary China.

With the attractive, strong, and attractive Madame Chiang Kai-Shek on the middle of 1 of the good dramas of the 20 th century, this can be the tale of the founding of contemporary China, beginning with a revolution that swept away greater than 2,000 years of monarchy, by way of global warfare II, and finishing in eventual loss to the Communists and exile in Taipei. Praised by means of China student Jonathan Spence for “an notable volume of telling fabric, drawn from a wide range of sources,” Pakula provides an epic old tapestry, a superbly wrought narrative that brings to lifestyles what americans may still learn about China—the superpower we're inextricably associated with.

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