Wang Jingwei: “My Mother”

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秋庭晨課圖 Morning Lessons in the Autumn Garden

“Morning Lessons in the Autumn Garden,” Fang Junbi (1898-1986) Among the many women who played influential roles in Wang Jingwei’s life, two women who are rarely mentioned deserve particular attention: Wang’s mother and his mother-in-law. Wang’s mother, known only as “Madame Wu” (the record of her full name has not survived) died a few days after Wang’s thirteenth birthday. Even so, the … Read More

When Wang Jingwei Was Arrested

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Wang Jingwei's draft of autobiography, page 13

When officials asked Wang Jingwei why his essays “Trend of Revolution,” “Determination for Revolution,” and “A Farewell letter” were sewn into the lining of his coat, he responded: “These essays were first written with ink, now I want to write them in blood.” Page 13 of Wang Jingwei’s draft of an autobiography, in Wang Jingwei: His Life, Ideas and Beliefs … Read More

When did Wang Jingwei & Chen Bijun Marry?

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  Wang Jingwei & Chen Bijun wedding photo Wang Jingwei & Modern China sheds new light on one of the more popular topics of discussion surrounding Wang Jingwei: his wife Chen Bijun (1891-1959), and the relationship between them. Wang Jingwei’s poetic expressions of affection for his wife had been published in the Shuangzhaolou shicigao collection, where “Bingru” (Chen Bijun’s courtesy … Read More

Wang Jingwei & Modern China in Your Library

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Wang Jingwei & Modern China continues to be acquired by institutions worldwide; please find a partial list below. Help us spread the word by letting us know if you see that your library or institution is not included in the list. Please request the books from your favorite local libraries and institutions not yet listed. Share the list so that … Read More

The 1939 Assassination Attempt on Wang Jingwei

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汪精衛替曾仲鳴逝世週年的《曾仲鳴先生殉國紀念冊》致辭

Much has been written about the assassination that took place in March 1939 in Hanoi. Most recently, Ho Mang Hang’s eye-witness account, and Wang Jingwei’s own writing was been published for the first time in Wang Jingwei & Modern China. Aside from clarifying details about the incident, these recollections provide clues as to how the event affected Wang Jingwei. On … Read More

Carrie Koo Mei Remembers Wang Jingwei

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Koo Mei

As a witness of the tumultuous time, my memories remain fresh. I am grateful to your father (Ho Mang Hang) for documenting this moving period in history. This series of books is very successful and meaningful, and will certainly bring deeper understanding and respect for Wang Jingwei. Carrie Koo MeiCarrie Koo Mei, well-known singer, actress, painter and author, is the … Read More

Analyzing Ho Mang Hang’s Nanshe Shihua

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Chu Onpui Wang Jingwei & Modern China editor Chu Onpui’s essay in the journal Shijishuping points out the fact that Ho Mang Hang’s Nanshe Shihua is a unique edition, not an exact copy, of Wang Jingwei’s literary discourse “Nanshe Shihua.” Chu arrived at this conclusion after a careful study and analysis of Ho’s earlier draft of Nanshe Shihua, which he … Read More

Exciting New Year Activities

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Following our successful July 2019 launch, we are excited to start the new year with the following activities in Taipei and Hong Kong. We look forward to meeting you at these events that explore Wang Jingwei’s relevance to today’s events: Wang Jingwei—(Mis)Perception and Reality The six-volume series Wang Jingwei & Modern China will be presented at the Taipei International Book … Read More