Empress Dowager Cixi : the concubine who launched modern China /

In this 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 weap...

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Main Author: Chang, Jung, 1952-
Format: Book
Published: New York : Alfred A. Knopf, 2013.
Physical Description: xiii, 436 pages : illustrations (some color), map ; 25 cm
Edition: First American edition.
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