Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and Miss Emma Mills: China's First Lady and Her American Friend

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Mayling Soong came to America at the age of 10. Her father, Charlie Soong, a practicing Christian who had spent time in America, was convinced that Chinas youth would need progressive, Western educations before returning to their homeland to take their places as leaders in the fields of government, education and engineering. The youngest of three daughters, Mayling followed her older siblings to the United States in search of a Western education, eventually entering Wellesley in 1913 at age 16. Here she made numerous ...

Madame Chiang Kai-Shek and Miss Emma Mills: China's First Lady and Her American Friend 2007, McFarland & Company, Jefferson, NC

ISBN-13: 9780786429806

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