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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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Full title empress dowager cixi the concubine who launched modern china
Author chang jung
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Last Update 2018-05-26 23:36:46PM
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author Chang, Jung, 1952-
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display_description In this ground-breaking biography, Jung Chang vividly describes how Empress Dowager Cixi fought against monumental obstacles to change China. Under her the ancient country attained virtually all the attributes of a modern state: industries, railways, electricity, telegraph, and an army and navy with up-to-date weaponry.
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publishDate 2013
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subject_facet Audiobooks, China -- History -- 1861-1912, China -- Politics and government -- 19th century, Cixi, -- Empress dowager of China, -- 1835-1908, Empresses -- China -- Biography
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
title_short Empress Dowager Cixi :
title_sub the concubine who launched modern China
topic_facet Audiobooks, Biography & Autobiography, Cixi, Empresses, History, Nonfiction, Politics and government