“Ho Mang Hang’s Collection of Historiographic Materials Concerning Wang Jingwei”: A legacy

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Ho Mang Hang and Wang Jingwei

In keeping with its mission, The Wang Jingwei Irrevocable Trust is pleased to announce its donation of the Ho Mang Hang (1916-2016) collection of archival and research materials to Columbia University’s C.V. Starr East Asian Library. Many of the items in the collection have been published in the 2019 series Wang Jingwei & Modern China and will continue to be revealed … Read More

Partnering with Eight Corners Books to Further Our Mission

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The Wang Jingwei Irrevocable Trust has granted rights to EIGHT CORNERS BOOKS™ — the publishing arm of EIGHT CORNERS PRODUCTIONS™ — to bring Wang Jingwei primary source materials to readers around the world. In digital books, for the first time ever. The task of bringing these valuable resources to a much wider audience is once again entrusted to EIGHT CORNERS PRODUCTIONS. The company … Read More

Wang Poetry as Gifts of Friendship and Affection

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Wang Jingwei’s Shuangzhaolou poem inscribed by 盧子樞 Lu Zishu (1900-1978) on folding fan painted by 溥儒 Pu Ru (1896-1963).Wang Jingwei’s poetry was often used as inscriptions in the creation of folding fans, which were carriers of painting and calligraphy. Folding fans were gifts of friendship and affection among the literati. In 1930, Wang inscribed his poem on a fan painted by 陳樹人 … Read More

Wang Jingwei’s In-Laws: The Ho Family

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Calligraphy of poetry by 何吾騶 He Wuzou(1581-1651)The Wang and Ho families had enjoyed a long friendship which grew inseparable when Ho Mang Hang married Wang Jingwei’s daughter Wenxing (1914-2015). Ho’s father Xiufeng (1898-1970) had helped Wang publish his poetry collection in Hong Kong. Both families were steeped in culture and the arts. The Ho family genealogical record shows that the … Read More

Wang Jingwei’s Literary Heritage

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The Genealogical Record of the Wangs was compiled by his older brother 汪兆鏞 Wang Zhaorong (1861-1939). Annotations by Ho Mang Hang.Wang Jingwei grew up in a family of considerable literary accomplishments and became steeped in scholarly pursuits since childhood. Dating back to the 12th generation jinshi (highest and final degree in the imperial examination) 汪應軫 Wang Yingchen, to Wang Jingwei’s … Read More

New Milestone: E-Books Coming Soon!

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《汪精衛與現代中國》系列書頁

In just two years since the July 2019 launch, the six-volume box set Wang Jingwei & Modern China has completely sold out. For this, we are grateful to the enthusiastic media response and readers support. While Wang Jingwei continues to be a subject of debate, one thing is clear: the thirst for knowledge about the real Wang Jingwei via primary … Read More

Zeng Zhongming’s “Pavilion of Marital Harmony”

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曾仲鳴寫《頡頏樓主詩冊》

Zeng Zhongming (1896-1939) wrote this poetry collection as a gift to Ho Mang Hang’s mother, Li Lingshuang. The resemblance of Zeng’s calligraphy to Wang Jingwei’s is evident.Zeng Zhongming was the younger brother of Zeng Xing (1882-1954) and the husband of Fang Junbi (1898-1986). To Zeng, Wang Jingwei was more than a close friend, he was also Zeng’s mentor and teacher. In addition … Read More

Founder and Participant: Wang Jingwei’s Associations

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Society of Collective Wisdom (Annotated by Ho Mang Hang) Wang Jingwei’s significance in the Guomindang and Chinese political arena makes it easier to overlook his activities and accomplishments in other areas. Before going to Japan, the young Wang Jingwei and his peers from the same village had organized Qunzhishe to encourage practical learning. During the Tongmenghui period, he formed an … Read More

Ho Mang Hang and Hong Kong

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On July 1, 1997 when Hong Kong was handed over to China, the Hong Kong flag1 , featuring 洋紫荊, Bauhinia blakeana2 in the design flew for the first time. Ho Mang Hang was working as the laboratory superintendent3 in the botany department at Hong Kong University in Pokfulam when Bauhinia blakeana was designated the city’s emblem in 1965. The plant was first … Read More