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Empress Dowager Cixi: the concubine who launched modern China

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From a coauthor of the best-selling Mao: The Unknown Story, the dramatic, epic biography of the woman who ruled China for fifty years, overcoming centuries of traditions and formalities--and found ways to modernize China, exposing its culture to western political ideas and technology.
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China -- History -- 1861-1912
China -- Politics and government -- 19th century
Cixi, -- Empress dowager of China, -- 1835-1908
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title_display Empress Dowager Cixi : the concubine who launched modern China
title_full Empress Dowager Cixi : the concubine who launched modern China / Jung Chang
Empress Dowager Cixi The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
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Biography & Autobiography
Cixi
Empresses
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