The Rest of Chiang Kai-Shek's Life (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

The Rest of Chiang Kai-Shek's Life (PagePerfect NOOK Book)

by Hongmin Chen

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Chiang Kai-Shek (1887-1975), is the all-powerful figure in modern Chinese history. There is always fierce debate over how to accurately and objectively evaluate Chiang Kai-shek, especially the remainder of his life that is less focused. The book mainly depicts Chiang Kai-shek during the Taiwan Period, comprehensively and accurately delineating his 26 years' of life in Taiwan using trustworthy historical records. There is a Chinese saying that "A man's merits or demerits can be finally judged only after his death", i.e. the historical role can be basically affirmed after one's death. However, it is not usually the case for important historical figures to "be judged" " after their life", such as Chiang Kai-shek. Before he passed away, there were vastly different comments made about himon him by the two sides across the Taiwan Straits. Even over 30 years after his death, the arguments abouton him by the political or academic circles have never stopped. In Taiwan, evaluation of him has gone through "deification" and "smear" and has even causedeven arose some political unrest. In the Mainland, evaluation that of him has changed from "caricature" to "realism". Thanks to the realpolitik evolution in realpolitik and wider access to the archives (especially the Archives of President Chiang Chung-cheng and Chiang Kai-shek's Diary), the rresearch on Chiang Kai-shek has become athen ongoing constant "hot issue" inof all circles.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9787308074414
Publisher: Hangzhou Jiwen Digital Technology Co. Ltd.
Publication date: 03/01/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 576
File size: 2 MB

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