Wright, Patrick: PASSPORT TO PEKING. A Very British Mission to Mao's China. Oxford, 2010. xxi, 591 pp. text plus 8 pp. colour plates hors-texte. A number of b/w text illustrations. 24x16 cm. Cloth.
The story of the British politicians, scientists and artists invited by Zhou Enlai to visit the 'New China' in 1954. Included such luminaries as Clement Attlee, Nye Bevan, Paul Hogarth and Stanley Spencer. An interesting read and insight into China in the 1950s which is part travelogue, part political history and part social comedy.
Available, as of: 19/05/2017
Was item 665 in printed List 188.
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