#FridayReads: Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China by Jung Chang

We’ve explored a lot of interesting women through our fall #FridayReads focus on great female biographies. And naturally more than a few of them were pretty powerful. And today’s focus is on the Empress Dowager Cixi in a biography by Jung Chang.  The incredible story of Cixi, who began as a 16-year-old concubine of Emperor Xianfeng and […]

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