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The Resource Passport to Peking : a very British mission to Mao's China, Patrick Wright

Passport to Peking : a very British mission to Mao's China, Patrick Wright

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Passport to Peking : a very British mission to Mao's China
Title
Passport to Peking
Title remainder
a very British mission to Mao's China
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Wright
Title variation
Passport to Peking
Title variation remainder
a very British mission to Maos China
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Based on a host of previously unpublished letters and diaries, this richly illustrated book is also a study of China as it has loomed in the Western mind: mysterious, isolated, 'backward,' and now filled with the allure of revolutionary transformation."--Front jacket flap
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395160
Cataloging source
UKM
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Wright, Patrick
Dewey number
327.4105109045
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
DA47.9.C6
LC item number
W75 2010
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • British
  • Great Britain
  • China
  • China
Target audience
adult
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a very British mission to Mao's China
Label
Passport to Peking : a very British mission to Mao's China, Patrick Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. In the spirit of Geneva (London to Minsk). Embarkation ; Holding out in the Legation Quarter ; Paul Hogarth's Marxist shudder ; The battle of British "friendship" ; The charms of Anti-Americanism ; Barbara Castle's Bevanite sigh ; Chou En-Lai's winning smile -- pt. 2. One good elk and dinner with the Politburo (Moscow). Flowers for Edith Summerskill ; Just like Manchester a hundred years ago ; The tragic thoughts of Chairman Smith ; Stanley Spencer's pyjama cord and the socialist tree -- pt. 3. Anticipating China (Moscow to Ulan Bator). Ghosts over Siberia (Casson and Pulleyblank) ; A blue jacket for Abraham Lincoln (Paul Hogarth) ; How China came to Cookham (Stanley Spencer) ; The flight of a brown phoenix (Cedric Dover) -- pt. 4. Listening to the oriole (China). Clement Attlee's break ; Popeyed among the Tibetans : the undiplomatic rapture of the cultural delegation ; Cadillacs, coal mines, and co-opperatives : the second Labour delegation grapples with the facts ; "Nuts about Pavlov" : resuming the scientific dialogue -- pt. 5. The artist's reckoning (China). Revolution comes to the art schools and museums ; Paul Hogarth's sky full of diamonds ; Stanley's Spencer's English takeaway ; Afterword : holy China? ; Appendix : membership of three delegations
Control code
811259
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 591 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780199541935
Lccn
2010933105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780199541935
  • (OCoLC)607987823
Label
Passport to Peking : a very British mission to Mao's China, Patrick Wright
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
pt. 1. In the spirit of Geneva (London to Minsk). Embarkation ; Holding out in the Legation Quarter ; Paul Hogarth's Marxist shudder ; The battle of British "friendship" ; The charms of Anti-Americanism ; Barbara Castle's Bevanite sigh ; Chou En-Lai's winning smile -- pt. 2. One good elk and dinner with the Politburo (Moscow). Flowers for Edith Summerskill ; Just like Manchester a hundred years ago ; The tragic thoughts of Chairman Smith ; Stanley Spencer's pyjama cord and the socialist tree -- pt. 3. Anticipating China (Moscow to Ulan Bator). Ghosts over Siberia (Casson and Pulleyblank) ; A blue jacket for Abraham Lincoln (Paul Hogarth) ; How China came to Cookham (Stanley Spencer) ; The flight of a brown phoenix (Cedric Dover) -- pt. 4. Listening to the oriole (China). Clement Attlee's break ; Popeyed among the Tibetans : the undiplomatic rapture of the cultural delegation ; Cadillacs, coal mines, and co-opperatives : the second Labour delegation grapples with the facts ; "Nuts about Pavlov" : resuming the scientific dialogue -- pt. 5. The artist's reckoning (China). Revolution comes to the art schools and museums ; Paul Hogarth's sky full of diamonds ; Stanley's Spencer's English takeaway ; Afterword : holy China? ; Appendix : membership of three delegations
Control code
811259
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xxi, 591 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780199541935
Lccn
2010933105
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780199541935
  • (OCoLC)607987823

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