Zhou Enlai left Tokyo probably in late December 1918 and moved into the boarding room of his Nankai blood brother, Wu Hantao (Wu Dage; courtesy name, Diqian), who had transferred to the Third Higher School in Kyoto from the First Higher School in Tokyo in September 1918. There are few credible records on Zhou’s life from January 1919 to mid-April 1919 when he returned to China, for good. Zhou stopped writing his diary during this period and these are some of the unaccounted months of his stay in Japan. This chapter reconstructs the last period of Zhou’s life in Japan through existing as well as new documents that have emerged.


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