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PEACE: 50 YEARS OF PROTEST. Barry Miles. Reader's Digest Association, Inc., Pleasantville, 2008. Distributed by Penguin Putnam Inc., New York. 260 pp. with 166 ills. (98 col.). 28 x 24 cm. LC 2007-43391 ISBN 9780762108930 In English.
Illustrated with various archival photographs from the past five decades, this book traces the history and cultural significance of the peace symbol, an iconic design created in 1958 by British designer Gerald Holtom (ca. 1914-1985) as part of a campaign for nuclear disarmament, and now recognized as a universal symbol for peace. See also Peace: The Biography of a Symbol (Worldwide 130787), another book on the same subject.
Artist(s):Holtom, Gerald
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain — Post-1945 — Graphic Design
Plans: 70
Worldwide Number: 127889
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