Chinese History in "Wild Swans" Book Review by ResearchRiter

Chinese History in "Wild Swans"
A look at the history of China, based on "Wild Swans" by Jung Chang.
# 121069 | 2,250 words | 28 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in History (Asian) , Literature (World)

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This paper uses the memoir, "Wild Swans" by Jung Chang to discuss various episodes in modern Chinese history. The paper compares China's modern history to China's older history.

From the Paper:

"Although it is a common assumption that people learn from their past mistakes, it has also been said that history has a way of repeating itself. In the memoir "Wild Swans" by Jung Chang, Chang not only tells the story of the three generations of women as they adapt to the changing China, but she also points out how in many ways the new Communist China retained many of the aspects of the old Imperialist China. As she traces..."

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