T. V. Soong

T. V. Soong

His Life and Times

Editors: Wu Jingping, Tai-Chun Kuo
ISBN: 978-7-309-05958-8
Publication Date: 10/1/2008
Pages: 164

This collection of photographs, correspondence, certificates, and other historical material taken from the personal and public life of T.V. Soong chronicles the life of one of the most influential political figures in modern Chinese history. Captioned in both Chinese and English, these photos document his family, his education, his political career and personal connections, and his later years.

From his birth and early life in Shanghai to his years on the world stage to his death in San Francisco in 1971, these photos shed new light on the life on the man who in his time was the face of modern China. The book includes a Soong family tree and T.V. Soong's chronology to help identify pertinent historical events and outline the Soong family relationships.

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Tai-Chun Kuo

Tai-chun Kuo is a research fellow at Hoover Institution, Stanford University. Previously, she was a visiting lecturer at the Center for East Asian Studies, Stanford University (2003) and an associate professor at the Graduate Institute of American Studies, Tamkang University (Taiwan, 1997–2000). She served as press secretary to the Republic of China (ROC) president (1990–95), deputy director–general of the First Bureau of the Presidential Office (1989–97), and director of the ROC Government Information Office in Boston (1987–88).


Wu Jingping

Wu Jingping is Professor in the Department of History, Fudan University. He received a Ph.D. in Law from Renmin University of China in 1990. At Fudan, Dr. Wu is the current Director of the Asia Research Center, the Director of China Financial History Center, and the university committee member. He is also appointed as member of the Commission of Academic Degree Appraisal of the State Council, the National Social Science Foundation Appraisal Expert, and the Representative of Shanghai City Congress.

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