Charles Musgrove: Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall and the Emergence of Democracy in Taiwan

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    Fulbright Senior Scholar Dr. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. discusses how the impressive Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall in central Taipei has defied the original intentions of its creators to become a popular lightning rod of democratic activity.
    Dr. Charles Musgrove is Associate Professor of History at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. He is the author of China’s Contested Capital:Architecture, Ritual and Response in Nanjing (University of Hawaii Press, 2013) which investigates the construction of Nanjing as the “model capital” of China under Nationalist Party (KMT) rule.
Read more about Dr. Musgrove’s observation, please also read: Preliminary Reflections on the CKS Memorial Hall (
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