Wang Jingwei: traitor or hero?

2016-11-24T01:14:34+08:00March 28th, 2010|book excerpt, china, hong kong, media attention|5 Comments

There’s an interesting article in today’s Sunday Morning Post about Wang Jingwei, the wartime Chinese leader who collaborated with the Japanese to set up a puppet government in Nanjing, and who has been reviled by Chinese ever since as a traitor. Indeed, his very name carries the same derogatory associations as ‘Quisling’ in the West. It seems that Wang’s calligraphy [...]