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Chiang Kai-Shek

Hollington Kong Tong

Chiang Kai-Shek

soldier and statesman; authorized biography.

by Hollington Kong Tong

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  • 14 Currently reading

Published by Hurst in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chiang, Kai-shek, -- 1887-1975.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination2 vol. port., pl., map.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16681499M

    Now in paperback, Madame Chiang Kai-shek is the first biography of one of history’s most intriguing and controversial political figures. Beautiful, brilliant, and captivating, Madame Chiang Kai-shek seized unprecedented power during China’s long and violent civil war. She passionately argued against Chinese Communism in the international arena and influenced decades of Sino-American. Feb 28,  · The caption reads: 'Mr Chiang Kai-shek thought deeply at Miao Terrace'. Excerpts are provided by Dial-A-Book Inc. solely for the personal use of visitors to this web site.

    Mar 31,  · Jay Taylor previously published an important biography of Chiang Kai-shek’s son, Chiang Ching-kuo, who succeeded his father as ruler of Taiwan upon the . Aug 10,  · " Where Chiang Kai-shek Lost China is more than a fluidly written battle narrative or operational history. By tapping an impressive array of archival materials, published document collections, and memoirs, Harold Tanner has put the Liao-Shen Campaign in the larger context of the Chinese Civil War and significantly advanced our understanding of Brand: Indiana University Press.

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Chiang Kai-shek versus Mao Tse-tung: The Battle for China – (Images of War). Nov 03,  · With a narrative as briskly paced and vividly detailed as an international thriller, this definitive biography of Chiang Kai-shek masterfully maps the tumultuous political career of Nationalist China's generalissimo as it reevaluates his brave but unfulfilled life/5.

Oct 13,  · An in-depth biography of the towering 20th-century Chinese military and political figure who led the government, first on the mainland and then in exile in Taiwan, from the acclaimed New Yorker correspondent who lived in China when he was head of state Inyear-old Chiang Kai-shek was an obscure Chinese student completing his military training in Japan, the only country in the Brand: Open Road Media.

An in-depth biography of the towering 20th-century Chinese military and political figure who led the government, first on the mainland and then in exile in Taiwan, from the acclaimed New Yorker correspondent who lived in China when he was head of state Inyear-old Chiang Kai-shek was an obscure Chinese student completing his military training in Japan, the only3/5.

“A student of China and biographer of the Soong sisters writes the biography of Chiang Kai-Shek with an impassioned warmth to preserve his China against the combination of forces that left him a lone hero.

An irreparable past is echoed in the forlorn note sounded here.”Cited by: 2. Chiang led China in the Second Sino-Japanese War, during which the Nationalist government's power severely weakened, but his prominence grew.

Unlike Sun Yat-sen, Chiang /5. Chiang Kai-shek's writings have appeared in English as China's Destiny () and Soviet Russia in China (). See also P. Loh, The Early Chiang Kai-Shek (); biographies by W. Morwood (), S. Dolan (), and J. Taylor (). Madame Chiang Kai-shek was one of the first female ambassadors to the West and the author shows that she was a master charmer and manipulator of men in U.S.

politics. Her husband, Chiang Kai-shek, is portrayed in this book as a brutal warlord who rose to power under Sun Yat-sen’s leadership/5. Dec 15,  · Overview With a narrative as briskly paced and vividly detailed as an international thriller, this definitive biography of Chiang Kai-shek masterfully maps the tumultuous political career of Nationalist China's generalissimo as it reevaluates his brave but unfulfilled life.4/5.

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Eligible for Free Shipping. General Chiang Kai-shek: The Account of the Fortnight in Sian When the Fate of China Hung in the Balance. by General Chiang Kai-shek and Madame Chiang Kai-shek |. Soong Mei-ling or, legally, Soong May-ling (Chinese: 宋美齡; pinyin: Sòng Měilíng; March 5, – October 23, ), also known as Madame Chiang Kai-shek or Madame Chiang, was a Chinese political figure who was First Lady of the Republic of China, the wife of Generalissimo and President Chiang Children: Chiang Ching-kuo (step-son), Chiang Wei.

Jul 15,  · Where Chiang Kai-Shek Lost China book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The civil war in China that ended in the victo /5. Oct 13,  · An in-depth biography of the towering 20th-century Chinese military and political figure who led the government, first on the mainland and then in exile in Taiwan, from the acclaimed New Yorker correspondent who lived in China when he was head of state Inyear-old Chiang Kai-shek was an obscure Chinese student completing his military training in Japan, the only country in the.

Madame Chiang Kai-shek was a powerful figure in Chinese politics. As wife of the Nationalist leader, she helped modernize China through the New Life Movement of the s. She was educated in the United States and developed a unique understanding of American culture.

She used this background to win U.S. support for the Nationalists in their struggles against Japan and the communists. Jul 30,  · I found Jonathan Fenby’s book on China “Chiang Kai-Shek and the Nation he lost” had good details and context about China at the time but often ignored Chiang and focused on the failings of his nation and regime instead.

"Kai-shek"/"Jieshi" soon became Chiang's courtesy name (字). Some think the name was chosen from the classic Chinese book the I Ching ; "介于石", "[he who is] firm as a rock", is the beginning of line 2 of Hexagram 16, "豫".Preceded by: Lin Sen.

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In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. Chiang Kai-shek: China's generalissimo and the nation he lost User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict.

Fenby (former editor, South China Morning Post; Dealing with the Dragon) relies on numerous journalistic anecdotes, the journals of Chiang Kai-shek's second wife, and the observations of Chiang 4/5(4). Chiang Kai-shek's Taiwan was in effect a one-party dictatorship presiding over a capitalist economy, pursuing hell-for-leather growth.

Rather like present-day China, in fact.Chiang Kai-shek, Chinese political and military leader who served as the leader of the Republic of China between and He is known as Jiang Jieshi (Chiang Chieh-shih,) or Jiang Zhongzheng (Chiang Chung-cheng,) in Standard Chinese ().

Published by n.p.n.d. Manuscript / Paper Collectible.Jan 28,  · Chiang Kai-shek, soldier and statesman, head of the Nationalist government in China from to and subsequently head of the Chinese Nationalist government in exile on Taiwan.

Learn more about Chiang Kai-shek’s life and accomplishments in this article.