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Title:
China: the quality of life
Author:
Alley, Rewi, 1897-1987.
Personal Author:
Publication Information:
Baltimore : Penguin, 1976.
Physical Description:
312 pages ; 18 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780140219210
Format :
Book

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Summary

Author Notes

Writer, poet and translator Rewi Alley was born in Amberley, New Zealand, on December 2, 1897. After being a soldier and farmer, Alley moved to Shanghai and eventually joined the communist movement. When the civil war ended in 1950 , he continued to promote communism in his writings. Among his writings are The People Have Strength and Human China: A Diary.

Alley later became involved in education, starting a series of technical schools in China. He died in Beijing, China, in 1987.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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