Big Sister, Little Sister, Red Sister: Three Women at the Heart of Twentieth-Century China

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You can change your choices at any time by visiting Cookie preferences, as described in the Cookie notice. The relationship between them was highly charged emotionally, especially once they had embraced opposing political camps and Ching-ling dedicated herself to destroying her two sisters’ world. Petite and square-jawed, they were not great beauties by traditional standards, their faces not shaped like melon seeds, eyes not resembling almonds and eyebrows no arching willow shoots.

It was a great reading experience in terms of gaining insights on the political stances of these founding members and especially the Soong sisters. Sun Yat-sen, who has been credited as the “Father of China” for having played a leading role in the movement to overthrow the Manchu Dynasty.The pictures provided more information and make the book interesting so we can see these people as they are. Dia mengabdikan dirinya membela pihak Komunis yg diyakininya itulah ideologi yg diinginkan oleh suaminya, sehingga julukannya adalah "ai guo" (cinta negara). Chang argues that Qingling was in fact a card-carrying member of the Comintern for much of the Stalin era.

Utterly engrossing … It stars a trio of extraordinary women… Their gripping collective story reads like Wild Swans meets the Mitfords ; and the history feels remarkably close to our own times too. Ching-ling, or Red Sister as Chang refers to her, would become the Madame Sun Yat-sen, and later served as vice-chairman to Mao Zedong.A humourless, conservative army man, Chiang had thrust his way to becoming Sun’s heir as leader of China’s first modern political party, the Nationalists, after Sun suddenly died of liver cancer in 1925.

 

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