Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China by Jung Chang
From the beloved, internationally bestselling author of Wild Swans, and co-author of the bestselling Mao: The Unknown Story, the dramatic, epic biography of the unusual woman who ruled China for 50 years, from concubine to Empress, overturning centuries of traditions and formalities to bring China into the modern world.
Random House, 2013.
ISBN: 9780307357540. 436 pp.
Hardcover. Fine in a fine jacket.