Blogs in September 2019

Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Young Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China 10th September 2019

They were the most famous sisters in China. As the country battled through a hundred years of wars, revolutions and seismic transformations, the three Soong sisters from Shanghai were at the centre of power, and each of them left...

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Wild Swans 1st January 1970

Through the story of three generations of women in her own family – the grandmother given to the warlord as a concubine, the Communist mother and the daughter herself – Jung Chang reveals the epic history of China’s twentieth...

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