The Soong Dynasty
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The Soong Dynasty

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An inside account of the Soong family, whose wealth and power have dominated China and U.S.-Asia policy in the 20th century.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 540 pages
  • 132.08 x 200.66 x 33.02mm | 771.1g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperPerennial
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • b&w photographs, charts, bibliography, index
  • 0060913185
  • 9780060913182
  • 191,307

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"Fast-paced and jammed with racy details.""-- New York Times Book Review"show more

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Descendants of a Chinese runaway who grew to in America under the protection of the Methodist church and who returned to his homeland to make a fortune selling Western Bibles, the Soong family became the principal rulers of China during the first half of the 20th century and won the support of the American government and press for many decades.show more

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435 ratings
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