The Generalissimo

The Generalissimo

Chiang Kai-shek and the Struggle for Modern China

Book - 2009
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Drawing heavily on Chinese sources including Chiang's diaries, this book tells the story of this 'man of war' who led the most ancient and populous country in the world for a quarter century of endless and bloody revolutions, civil conflict, and wars of resistance against Japanese aggression.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2009.
ISBN: 9780674033382
Call Number: 951.042 TAYLOR
Characteristics: xii, 722 p. : ill., maps, plan ; 24 cm
Subjects: Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975.
Taiwan -- History -- 1945-
China -- History -- Republic, 1912-1949.
Presidents -- Taiwan -- Biography.
Presidents -- China -- Biography.


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rihilib50u Jul 04, 2011

Give insight on what happened in the challenging China's years.


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