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Fenby (France on the Brink, 1999), a former editor at the South China Post, writes of Chiang Kai-shek with admiration and revulsion at turns—reactions that were common in Chiang’s day, at home and abroad.| Read Full Review of Chiang Kai-Shek: China's Gene...
Fenby's account of Chiang's early life is the most detailed part of the book and relies heavily on excerpts from a memoir by Chiang's second wife (whom he cast aside to forge a political marriage and strategic alliance with the youngest daughter of the powerful Soong family) and on journalistic t...| Read Full Review of Chiang Kai-Shek: China's Gene...
... The Last Empress: Madame Chiang Kai-shek and the Birth of Modern ... the Birth
of Modern China by Hannah Pakula [Asian Review of Books].
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