The author, Jonathan Fenby, wrote and published 9 books on China from 1998 to 2017. He became lead writer for The Economist and the home editor of The Independent. He was also the deputy editor of The Guardian and the South China Morning Post. He lectures and speaks at conferences on China. He graduated at the University of Oxford. This book focuses Chiang Kai Shek and his journey to try (and fail) to establish KMT in power for China. This also contains information on his life. This is relevant to my project seeing as it contains information on Chiang Kai-Shek. The author, Denny Roy, has a PHD in political science, from the University of Chicago. Most of his books are based on Asian international issues, especially those involving China. He had also written for many educational journals. This book focuses on Taiwan’s political history. This is relevant to my project as Chiang Kai Shek is one of the leaders of KMT, which is the first political party of Taiwan. Karen Christensen, an author and editor of the Encyclopedia had also edited few well-known reference sources, such as the Encyclopedia of Community. David Levinson, the author and editor of the Encyclopedia, is the lead editor of the Encyclopedia of World Cultures. Also, he is an expert in multicultural research. The Encyclopedia contains information of events, places, and people that had helped shaped Asia to what it is now. This is relevant to my project seeing as Chiang Kai-Shek had helped shape Asia. The author of this book, Jonathan Fenby, published 9 books on China from 1998 and 2017. He became on-scene reporter for The Economist and the home editor of The Independent. He was also an editor of The Guardian and the South China Morning Post. He also lectures on China. He graduated from the University of Oxford. This book focuses on politics and history of China from 1850 to now. This is relevant to my project seeing as it contains information on Chiang Kai-Shek, who had contributed to the fall of the imperial system.