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The Generalissimo

Chiang Kai-shek and the Struggle for Modern China

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$24.00 • £19.95 • €21.50

ISBN 9780674060494

Publication Date: 04/30/2011

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752 pages

6-3/8 x 9-1/4 inches

41 halftones, 4 maps

Belknap Press

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Awards & Accolades

  • Honorable Mention, 2010 Bernard Schwartz Book Award, Asia Society
  • 2010 Lionel Gelber Prize, Lionel Gelber Foundation, Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, and Foreign Policy
  • A Financial Times Best History Book of 2009
Murty Classical Library of India

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