Song dynasty

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Noun1.Song dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279Song dynasty - the imperial dynasty of China from 960 to 1279; noted for art and literature and philosophy
dynasty - a sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
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Further reading: The Man Who Lost China by Brian Crozier, Charles Scribner's Sons, 1976; China Memoirs: Chiang Kai Shek and the War Against Japan by Owen Lattimore, University of Tokyo Press, 1990; The Soong Dynasty by Sterling Seagrave, Harper & Row, 1985; and Stilwell and the American Experience in China by Barbara Tuckman, Macmillan, 1970.
A left-leaning scion of the powerful Soong dynasty, she detested her dictatorial brother-in-law, Chiang Kai-shek, and her influence on American reporting from China was crucial.