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To love the country one must first know its history

To love the country one must first know its history - the deeper the knowledge, the more eager the love

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Designers: Sha De'an (啥德安); Li Yang (李阳)
1984, January
To love the country one must first know its history - the deeper the knowledge, the more eager the love
Aiguo shouxian yao zhiguo - zhi zhi yu shen, ai zhi yu qie (爱国首先要知国 - 知之愈深, 爱之愈切)
Publisher: Zhejiang renmin meishu chubanshe (浙江人民美术出版社), print no. 8156.456
Call number: BG E13/489 (Landsberger collection)

This changed atmosphere also saw a downplaying of the eminence of politics. In an attempt to provide the people with an alternative for the stale slogans that had dominated popular discourse, in an attempt to provide the people with an alternative for the somewhat discredited Marxism-Leninism-Mao Zedong Thought of the past, nationalism - or patriotism - was now very much stressed. The title of the book that rises out of a background of images of past revolutionary struggle reads Modern and Contemporary History of China.



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