Entries by Jung Chang

Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China

Audio from Jung Chang’s talk at Chalke Valley History Festival on Saturday, 28th June 2014. In this talk, best-selling author of Wild Swans, Jung Chang gave a panoramic depiction of the birth of modern china and an intimate portrait of the most important woman in Chinese history. One of the emperor’s concubines, she launched a […]