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