Qingxiang biaoli guan (Within and beyond Rural Pacification)

In this artistic representation of a village which has undergone Rural Pacification, peasants are shown going about their business within the walls of a “pacified” village. Outside the village walls, resistance fighters starve to death and inflict violence upon local residents. The image is taken from the periodical Zhongguo manhua (Chinese Cartoons) 2.1 (October 1942). This was the house magazine of the Chinese Cartoon Associations (Zhongguo Manhua Xiehui).

Date

October 1942

Artist/Creator

Wen Ying 文英

Medium

Drawing

Theme

Rural Pacification

Case Studies

Japanese-occupied China
(1937-1945)

Keywords

flag, resistance, villages

Further information

Further Reading

Jeremy E. Taylor, “Cartoons and Collaboration in Wartime China: The Mobilization of Chinese Cartoonists under Japanese Occupation”, Modern China 41.4 (2015): 406-435.

Source

Shanghai Library

Source Reference Details

Modern Documents Reading Room

Permissions/Acknowledgements

Shanghai Library

COTCA Identifier

SL-0002

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