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[Collection of Speeches.]

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Published: Pyongyang Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1974-1975

Stock Code: 124818

OR On display in 100 Fulham Road


First editions, first impressions. A collection of sixteen speeches of the North Korean communist leader Kim Il-Sung from the mid-70s, which were published by North Korea's foreign language publishing department. Essentially a foreign propaganda office, the Foreign Languages Publishing House, founded in 1957 in imitation of the similar Soviet institution, continues to print the leader's speeches in foreign translation to this day. Kim Il-Sung was a prolific speaker and writer, with the current publication of his collected works running to 50 volumes. The titles of the present collection are in line with what one would expect from the dictator:

1. On the Character and Tasks of the Trade Union in Socialist Society. 1974.
2. On the Revolutionization and Working-Classification of Women. 1974.
3. The Peoples of the Third World Who Advance under the Uplifted Banner of Independence will Certainly Win their Revolutionary Cause. 1974.
4. The New-Emerging Forces Should be United Under the Banner of Independence against Imperialism. 1974.
5. Answers to Questions put by the Chief Editor of the Yugoslav Newspaper Vecernje Novosti. 1974.
6. Answers to the Questions Raised by Secretary-General of Peru-Korea Institute of Culture and Friendship. 1974.
7. On Improving the Press and Students' Education. 1974.
8. Talk with the Director of "Daho Express", Official Newspaper of the Dahomeyan Government. 1974.
9. Answers to the Questions Raised by the Delegation of the National Association of Senegalese Journalists. 1974.
10. The Result of Agrarian Reform and Future Tasks. 1974.
11. To Bring About a Great Revolutionary Upswing in Socialist Construction. 1974.
12. On the Situation of Our Country and Tasks of the League of Korean Youth in Japan. 1974.
13. Answers to the Questions Raised by Chief Editor of Al Sahafa, Organ of the Sudanese Government. 1974.
14. On the Summing up of the Implementation of the "Theses on the Socialist Rural Question in Our Country" Set Forth by the Respected and Beloved Leader Comrade Kil Il Sung and the Future Tasks. 1974.
15. New Year Address. 1975.
16. All Efforts to Attain the Goal of Eight Million Tons of Grain. 1975.

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16 pamphlets in original wrappers, front covers lettered in gilt. Housed in a custom red cloth solander box, spine lettered in gilt.


Light marking to a few covers, else in very good condition.


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