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Posted on 23 July 2018 | 4:25 pm
Olympic Champion Chang seeds top in Berlin
Olympic Champion Chang seeds top in Berlin as Tsyrempilova prevents Korean sweepWorld Archery Official Website (press release)“I want to use this opportunity to get some experience on how to manage the [Asian] Games,” said Rio 2016 winner Chang. “I'm already qualified for the World Cup Final after winning in Shanghai, so I don't have to think about it.” Korean third Jung ...
Posted on 17 July 2018 | 12:30 pm
The Dispositional Schadenfreude of Mao
Psychology Today (blog)The Dispositional Schadenfreude of Mao Tse-tungPsychology Today (blog)I base this on a richly sourced biography of the Chinese leader, Mao: The Untold Story, by Jung Chang and Jon Halliday, who bring relatively new information to light about Mao's psyche, his extreme selfishness, and his egocentricity. With access to ...
Posted on 16 July 2018 | 5:40 am
Was Empress Dowager Cixi a feminist
TODAYonlineWas Empress Dowager Cixi a feminist trailblazer?TODAYonlineBut the case of Cixi — who was isolated, undereducated and never made a break for personal freedom — is a hard argument to make. A Chinese historian, Jung Chang, began the re-evaluation of Cixi with her biography, “Empress Dowager Cixi.” Ms Chang ...
Posted on 13 July 2018 | 3:06 am
China Sounds Alarm as US-Taiwan Relations
Voice of AmericaChina Sounds Alarm as US-Taiwan Relations Test New HighsVoice of AmericaBut passage of U.S. warships is not Taiwan's “fault,” said Shane Lee, a political scientist at Chang Jung Christian University in Taiwan. “You cannot punish Taiwan for what the U.S. did,” Lee said. “Of course, China doesn't want Taiwan to get closer to ...and more »
Posted on 11 July 2018 | 6:00 am
Jung Chang Wook Kneels Down In Front Of Lee
Chefs Jung Chang Wook and Lee Yeon Bok will compete.The ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 1:20 am
China TV host mocks Mao Zedong, faces
State broadcaster says Bi Fujian's jokes about the father of communist China have had a "severe social impact"
Posted on 9 April 2015 | 11:59 am
What I'm Reading—Jennifer Mackenzie
At any one time I have a number of books on the go—poetry, fiction, books for researching my own poetry projects and usually something on art. There are a number of poets—Stevens, Pound, Char, Lorca, Celan—who are as vital to me as breath, and a recent purchase has been Celan’s Breathturn into Timestead: The Collected Later Poetry translated by Pierre Joris.
Posted on 17 March 2015 | 4:47 pm
Wild Swans: The Daughters of China
Take a journey with author Jung Chang, along with her mother and grandmother, in the autobiographical best-seller “Wild Swans: The Daughters of China” through the TMA’s Art Book Club. Banned in China after its publication, this novel focuses on life ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 6:56 am
Harry Potter: Where Are They Now?
After playing Harry Potter’s first love interest Cho, Katie took a break from imdb.com and attended the University of Arts London and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, before making her stage debut in Jung Chang’s Wild Swans. The Scottish ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 12:13 am
Jung Chang-soo appointed Chief of Korea
(SFC) The Korea Tourism Organization (KTO) has announced that Jung Chang-soo will become their new head. Jung is the former Vice Minister at the Ministry of Construction and Transportation. Last Friday, the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism explained ...
Posted on 9 August 2015 | 3:07 am
Jung Chang: After Wild Swans
The Chinese writer Jung Chang gained international prominence with Wild Swans, the harrowing story of three generations of women in her own family. It has sold over 13 million copies. Chang then took on the task of rethinking how we view Chairman Mao ...
Posted on 19 June 2014 | 11:44 pm
How a concubine made modern China
Jung Chang knows China, its history ... and military turmoil of China from the marriage of her grandmother to a warlord — she was his concubine — to her mother’s devotion to Mao Zedong and the Communist Party of China, and finally her own life ...
Posted on 1 December 2013 | 12:23 am
Open Question: History, did Castro call
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 2:03 am
Resolved Question: Japan vs Korea. Masahiko
Bantam weight champion Fighting Harada vs Flyweight champion The Korean Hawk. Chang Jung Koo move up to Super Flyweight and Harada move down to Super Flyweight. 15 rounds.
Posted on 2 April 2013 | 2:52 pm
Resolved Question: Boxing: Jung-Koo Chang
A) Best performance?
B) Worst performance?
C) Greatest achievement?
D) What he will be remembered for?
Posted on 4 February 2013 | 3:07 am
Resolved Question: If you have read Wild
What is something throughout the time period of all three womens lives that stayed the same?
The time period is about : 1920s-1980s ( So , the 20th century)
For instance, China was always a revolutionary state during that time period.
The brutal and harsh life of the poor remained the same as well.
Are there any continuities that are economic?
Thank you for your time :)
Posted on 20 January 2013 | 11:14 am
Resolved Question: Wild Swans : Three
I was wondering if the book Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China (Paperback) by Jung Chang is a long book. And if you could please include how many pages they're are in the book because we may have a different perspective on if its a long book are not,
Posted on 8 February 2012 | 1:10 am