Chiang Kai-shek and His Time
New Historical and Historiographical Perspectives
The essays collected in this book were originally presented at the international workshop Chiang Kai-shek and His Time. New Historical and Historiographical perspectives, held at the Department of Asian and African Studies of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice on October 18th, 2013 and jointly funded by the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of China at Taiwan (Taiwan Spotlight Project) and Ca’ Foscari University. The contributions of scholars from Europe, China, Taiwan and Japan collected in the volume illustrate the major trends in recent international research on Chiang Kai-shek, not only enriching the understanding of Chiang’s personality and life but also placing Chiang and his historical experience in the broader framework of China’s domestic and international context.
Italy • United Nations Peace Conference • Chinese intellectuals • Military reform • Chen Cheng • Public opinion • Taiwan Years • Diary of Chen Cheng • Postwar years • International propaganda • The Bible • Fang Xianjue • Memories • Biographical literature • Fu Bingchang • Jinan Incident • Foo Pingsheung • Nationalist Party • Iran Crisis • China • Daikō shugi • Italy China postwar years • Chiang Kai-shek • Sino-Japanese Relations • Ichigo offensive