At the conclusion of 'the war to end war', the victors set about redesigning the world map at the Paris Peace Conference. For China, Versailles presented an opportunity to regain territory lost to Japan. Yet, the country was to be severely disappointed. This study explores China's betrayal by the West, the charismatic advocates it sent to the conference and the hugely significant May Fourth Movement that resulted from the treaty.
About the Author
Paul French is author of Midnight In Peking, for which he won the Edgar Award for Best Fact Crime, and North Korea: The Paranoid Peninsula.