Preface to Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs by Wang Ke-wen

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In the preface to Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs, now posted in its entirety on Oriental History Review’s weixin, Professor Wang Ke-wen wrote that Wang Jingwei’s entire life should not be summarized and concluded as traitorious. Instead, Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs offers an opportunity for readers to face history with honesty. Professor Wang’s preface is the … Read More

“Theory Becomes Reality: Confirming Wang Jingwei and Manzhao were the Same Person” by William Wong

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In 2013, Dr. William Wong (retired head of the East Asian Library Collection at the University of California, Irvine) wrote an article in Mingpao Monthly proposing that Manzhao (the pseudonym used by the author of “Nanshe Shihua”) was, in fact, Wang Jingwei. Six years later, definitive evidence supporting Dr. Wong’s theory appeared with the publication of the handwritten manuscript in … Read More

The “Manzhao” in Wang Jingwei’s Poem

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Professor Yeung Yuk Fung confirmed that Nanshe Shihua’s author, though credited as Manzhao, was Wang Jingwei in the preface he wrote for the volume Wang Jingwei Nanshe Poetry. In addition, he pointed out that the Manzhao for whom Wang wrote a poem as an inscription for a painting  (see p. 96 in Wang Jingwei Poetry – Newly Edited of the … Read More

Wang Jingwei & Modern China Book Series” by Ming Yan Cheng

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Ming Yan Cheng recommended Wang Jingwei & Modern China in am730, the free daily Hong Kong newspaper on August 1, 2019. A seasoned media personality, Mr. Cheng was formerly chief editor of Apple Daily. In this article, Mr. Cheng mentioned the book launch seminar which was held at the Hong Kong Book Fair:At the end of the book fair, there is a … Read More

“Free As the Wind—On Wang Jingwei,” hosted by Shum Yat-Fei

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On July 23, 2019, Radio Television Hong Kong invited Cindy Ho, Liang Jiyong and Chu On Pui to speak about Wang Jingwei on the program “Free As the Wind,” hosted by Shum Yat-Fei.  “Free As the Wind” (FM92.6) uses a relaxed, casual format to raise general awareness about a wide range of subjects. One of the hosts is Shum Yat-Fei, an … Read More

“In Search of the Real Wang Jingwei—Six Monumental Works Restore True History,” by Wong Yu Cheung

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On July 21, 2019, journalist Wong Yu Cheung reported on Wang Jingwei & Modern China for the Chinese language international affairs newsweekly Yazhou Zhoukan. He interviewed the managing editor for the book series Cindy Ho, Wang Jingwei’s granddaughter. Read the full text here. The preface for Wang Jingwei: His Ideas and Beliefs, authored by the historian Professor Wang Ke-wen (Stanford University … Read More

“Hanjian is Too Grave— Wang Jingwei Descendant Speaks” by Wengin Hsu

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When Cindy Ho, Wang Jingwei Irrevocable Trust trustee and Wang Jingwei’s granddaughter, gave an interview to Wengin Hsu for the newspaper China Times published on July 12, 2019, she said:To ask a family member how to evaluate Wang Jingwei is not meaningful. What I hope for, is that in the future, when people speak about Wang Jingwei, they will not … Read More

“Right or Wrong: A Closer Look” by To Kit (Chip Tsao)

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In an article for Mingpao Monthly, renowned Hong Kong-based columnist, broadcaster, and author To Kit (Chip Tsao) pointed out that the publication of Wang Jingwei & Modern China is a major event in the study of modern Chinese history. To understand a character, To wrote, one needs to understand his self analysis, and not use nationalist sentiments to jump to … Read More

“Wang Jingwei’s Granddaughter Publishes Collected Works of Grandfather” by Ming Yan Cheng

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On May 27, 2019, Ming Yan Cheng introduced Wang Jingwei & Modern China in the Hong Kong newspaper Mingpao. A seasoned personality, Mr. Cheng was formerly chief editor of Apple Daily. In this article, he spoke about the scholarly study of Wang Jingwei, and Ho Mang Hang’s contribution to the book series. On May 27, 2019, Ming Yan Cheng introduced Wang … Read More