Soong Dynasty

Paperback | March 19, 1986

bySterling Seagrave

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An inside account of the Soong family, whose wealth and power have dominated China and U.S.-Asia policy in the 20th century.

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Descendants of a Chinese runaway who grew to in America under the protection of the Methodist church and who returned to his homeland to make a fortune selling Western Bibles, the Soong family became the principal rulers of China during the first half of the 20th century and won the support of the American government and press for many...

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An inside account of the Soong family, whose wealth and power have dominated China and U.S.-Asia policy in the 20th century.

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Descendants of a Chinese runaway who grew to in America under the protection of the Methodist church and who returned to his homeland to make a fortune selling Western Bibles, the Soong family became the principal rulers of China during the first half of the 20th century and won the support of the American government and press for many...

"Fast-paced and jammed with racy details." (New York Times Book Review)

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 8 × 5.31 × 1.26 inPublished:March 19, 1986Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0060913185

ISBN - 13:9780060913182

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Descendants of a Chinese runaway who grew to in America under the protection of the Methodist church and who returned to his homeland to make a fortune selling Western Bibles, the Soong family became the principal rulers of China during the first half of the 20th century and won the support of the American government and press for many decades.

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"Fast-paced and jammed with racy details." (New York Times Book Review)