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Visions Of Peace : The H.w. Youren Collection And The Art Of Chinese Soft Diplomacy
 

Visions Of Peace : The H.w. Youren Collection And The Art Of Chinese Soft Diplomacy

By Beattie, James
By Bullen, Richard

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Presents the previously untold story of one man's attempt to use art to promote communist China in post-war New Zealand. As a tireless campaigner for world peace, nuclear disarmament and social justice, left-wing Hawke's Bay farmer H.W. Youren (1910-1983), courted national contro...versy. In China, he witnessed events seminal in the history of the foundation of the People's Republic. Alongside public talks and published writings, he attempted to use art to present an alternative image of China to that offered by government and the mainstream press. This book celebrates his life and the collection of Chinese art he amassed to promote New China to New Zealand
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ISBN 9780992259686
Published NZ 1 Nov 2014
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ISBN-13 9780992259686
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher unlisted
Published 1 Nov 2014
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Not specified
Author(s) By Beattie, James
By Bullen, Richard
Category History
Political Activism
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand & Related
Asia
Number of Pages 108
Dimensions Width: 240mm
Height: 190mm
Dewey Code 759.951
Weight Not specified - defaults to 400g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience

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