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Jung Chang's biography of this remarkable 19th century stateswoman continues. Following the death of her son, Emperor Tongzhi, in 1875, Cixi adopted the three year old son of her sister and named him the new Emperor. This saw her return to power as the Empress Dowager and she continued to push through her reforms.

Read by Pik-Sen Lim
Abridged by Sara Davies
Produced by Gemma Jenkins.

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Thu 26 Sep 2013 00:30


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AuthorJung Chang
AbridgerSara Davies
ReaderPik-Sen Lim
ProducerGemma Jenkins

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