Return to the Middle Kingdom: One Family, Three Revolutionaries, and the Birth of Modern China

Return to the Middle Kingdom: One Family, Three Revolutionaries, and the Birth of Modern China

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In the spirit of the classic "Wild Swans" (the autobiographical family history by Chinese writer Jung Chang. HarperCollins / 9780743246989) comes this epic tale spanning three generations and three separate revolutions. Mixing biography and history into a single ambitious story, Yuan-Tsung Chen views China's rebirth in modern times from the perspective of her late husband's family; from Ah Chen, a landless peasant, who fought in the Taiping Rebellion in 1850-64 to his grandson Jack who reported the Marxist Revolution to the outside world. This is an incredible and compelling story spanning one revolutionary century.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781402761843
BY (AUTHOR) Chen, Yuan Tsung
PUBLISHER : Sterling Publishing Co Inc PUBLICATION DATE : July 31, 2008
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Union Square Press
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 229 mm x 152 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
History & Archaeology
DESCRIPTION :
In the spirit of the classic "Wild Swans" (the autobiographical family history by Chinese writer Jung Chang. HarperCollins / 9780743246989) comes this epic tale spanning three generations and three separate revolutions. Mixing biography and history into a single ambitious story, Yuan-Tsung Chen views China's rebirth in modern times from the perspective of her late husband's family; from Ah Chen, a landless peasant, who fought in the Taiping Rebellion in 1850-64 to his grandson Jack who reported the Marxist Revolution to the outside world. This is an incredible and compelling story spanning one revolutionary century.

PRODUCT DETAILS :
ISBN : 9781402761843
BY (AUTHOR) Chen, Yuan Tsung
PUBLISHER : Sterling Publishing Co Inc PUBLICATION DATE : July 31, 2008
COUNTRY OF PUBLICATION : United States IMPRINT : Union Square Press
LANGUAGE : English AGE : General
PRODUCT FORM : Paperback / softback
DIMENSION : 229 mm x 152 mm

PRODUCT CATEGORY :
History & Archaeology