Reviews and Blog Posts: Japanese imperialism

Empress Dowager Cixi : the concubine who launched modern China

by Jung Chang

DPL Rating:
5

After seeing a reference in another book to someone named "Cixi", I couldn't help but look her up, admittedly mostly just to find out how to pronounce such a tricky word (turns out it's Tzu-hsi​), but I was then excited to learn that she was arguably the most influential woman...

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