Jung Chang's biography of this remarkable 19th century stateswoman continues. Cixi faces her greatest challenge as ruler when anti-Western feeling in rural China leads to violence.

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

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Sat 28 Sep 2013 00:30

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AuthorJung Chang

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