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Chiang Kai-Shek

Keiji Furuya

Chiang Kai-Shek

his life and times

by Keiji Furuya

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Published by St. John"s University in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chiang, Kai-shek.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementabridged English edition by Chun-Ming Chang.
    ContributionsChang, Chun-Ming.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13797256M

    Chiang Kai-shek >Chiang Kai-shek () was a Chinese nationalist leader. For 2 decades >he was head of state on the Chinese mainland, and after he served as >president of the Republic of China on Taiwan. Chiang Kai-shek was born in Ch'i-k'ou, Chekiang, on Oct. 30,


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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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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.

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Emily Hahn's eye-opening book examines Chiang's friendship with revolutionary Sun Yat-sen and chronicles his marriage to the glamorous, American-educated Soong May-ling, who converted him to Christianity and helped him enact social reforms.

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Chiang Kai-shek () was born into a salt merchant family in Xikou, a town in the coastal province of Zhejiang. Chiang studied the classics early in life but never took an imperial examination.

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Chiang Kai-shek was a Chinese political leader and the major figure of Chinese history from to He led the Chinese Republic during World War II (–45) and was eventually forced from power by the Chinese Communists.

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