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Giant eternal, Chiang Kai-shek and his country

Chao, Shu-tso.

Giant eternal, Chiang Kai-shek and his country

by Chao, Shu-tso.

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Published by s.n. in [S.l .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • Taiwan
    • Subjects:
    • Chiang, Kai-shek, 1887-1975.,
    • Presidents -- China -- Biography.,
    • Presidents -- Taiwan -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references in English and Chinese.

      Statementby Chao Shu-tso.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS777.488.C5 C463 1982
      The Physical Object
      Pagination224 p. :
      Number of Pages224
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3098475M
      LC Control Number82203101

      His birth name was Chiang Chou-t'ai, his courtesy name Chiang Kai-shek, but where did Chiang Zhong-zheng originate? --Jia ng , 2 Sep (UTC) Jiang Zhong-zheng is his Japanese name. He spent some time studying in Japan. Allentchang , 2 Sep (UTC) wartime leader. Having lived in Taiwan when the island was still under martial law, I learned early on to despise Chiang Kai-shek for a whole host of reasons. But the diaries reveal a man who appears to have been trying to do what he thought best for his country – even if he wasn’t immediately succeeding and the collateral damage was terribly high.

        An in-depth biography of the towering 20th-century Chinese military and political figure who led the government, first on the mainland and then in exile in Taiwan, from the acclaimed New Yorker correspondent who lived in China when he was head of state In , year-old Chiang Kai-shek was an obscure Chinese student completing his military training in Japan, the only country in .   The caption reads: 'Mr Chiang Kai-shek thought deeply at Miao Terrace'. The Chiangs were the leading family in the village, being among a multitude of Chinese who claimed descent from a .

      Chiang Kai-shek’s Early Life. Chiang Kai-shek () was born into a salt merchant family in Xikou, a town in the coastal province of Zhejiang.. Chiang studied the classics early in life but never took an imperial examination. Instead, in , Chiang cut off his Manchu-style queue and departed for Japan. Chiang Ching-kuo, son and political heir of Generalissimo Chiang Kai-shek, was born in , when Chinese women, nearly all illiterate, hobbled about on bound feet and men wore pigtails as symbols of subservience to the Manchu Dynasty. In his youth Ching-kuo was a Communist and a Trotskyite, and he lived twelve years in Russia/5(5).


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