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Chiang Kai-shek"s secret past

the memoir of his second wife, Chʻen Chieh-ju

by Chieh-ju ChК»en

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Published by Westview Press in Boulder .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China
    • Subjects:
    • Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975,
    • Chʻen, Chieh-ju, d. 1971,
    • Presidents -- China -- Wives -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited & with an introduction by Lloyd E. Eastman.
      ContributionsEastman, Lloyd E.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS777.488.C5 C464 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxix, 273 p. :
      Number of Pages273
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1412778M
      ISBN 100813318246, 0813318254
      LC Control Number93021728

      My afternoon visit turned-out to be a pleasant surprise and heartening experience. Then 45, she appeared at a tea party for the visitor with the cloak of an air marshal thrown dashingly over her shoulders. With their emphasis on modern, urban development, the Nationalists secured the cooperation of many talented, foreign-educated intellectuals, and higher education flourished. After the defeat of her husband's government in the Chinese Civil War inMadame Chiang followed her husband to Taiwanwhile her sister Soong Ching-ling stayed in mainland Chinasiding with the communists. His concept of a nation within a nation is not so striking because it is a unique concept in Marxism, but it is striking in that it is an extension of the basic form of CPUSA revisionism — American exceptionalism.

      That same year Sun sent Chiang to spend three months in Moscow studying the Soviet political and military system. Chiang Kai-shek emerges as a lustful, ill-tempered, quarrelsome, stubborn, and boundlessly ambitious man. Meanwhile the Kremlin struck. Guards are no longer stationed on the grounds or at the gate during visiting hours.

      Like many westerners, he was particularly struck by the Generalissimo's wife. This development has grown out of the recognition of the Negro middle class of their responsibility in relation to the aspirations of the poor and working Negro people. In Alabama alone, 21 blacks were elected to office in — including coroners and one probate judge. So explosive were her revelations that the KMT used threats and bribes to block U.


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