Graham Hutchings

Anatomy Of A Leader

Generalissimo: Chiang Kai-shel and the China He Lost

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IT WAS ‘PUBLIC Morality Day’ in China on 20 September, and The People’s Daily, the Communist Party’s mouthpiece, extolled what it described as a new, nationwide enthusiasm for clean and civilised language, the elimination of bad habits and the prevention of public disease.

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