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Title The Chinese photobook : from the 1900s to the present / edited by Martin Parr and WassinkLundgren ; texts by Gu Zheng, Raymond Lum, Ruben Lundgren, Stephanie H. Tung, and Gerry Badger.

Publication Info. New York : Aperture, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    770.951 CHI 2016    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    770.951 CHI 2016    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction.
Edition Second edition.
Description 447 pages : illustrations, map ; 30 cm
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Note Includes index.
Contents Introduction -- From empire to the People's Republic of China, 1900-1949 -- Manchuria and the Sino-Japanese War, 1931-1945 -- The image of a new China, 1945-1966 -- State publishing: the Cultural Revolution and beyond, 1966-present -- The renaissance of Chinese photography, 1979-present -- Hong Kong and Taiwan, 1949-present -- Global perspectives on China, 1949-present -- Map -- An abridged timeline of the modern history of China -- An abridged timeline of the modern history of Hong Kong -- An abridged timeline of the modern history of Taiwan -- Index -- Biographies.
Summary Newly revised histories of photography as recorded via the photobook have added enormously to our understanding of the medium's culture, particularly in places that are often marginalized, such as Latin America and Africa. However, until now, only a handful of Chinese books have made it onto historians' short lists. Yet China has a fascinating history of photobook publishing, and The Chinese Photobook reveals for the first time the richness and diversity of this heritage. Now available in a smaller size, this more accessibly priced hardcover edition is based on a collection compiled by Martin Parr and Beijing- and London-based Dutch photographer team WassinkLundgren. And while the collection was inspired initially by Parr's interest in propaganda books and in finding key works of socialist realist photography from the early days of the Communist Party and the Cultural Revolution era, the selection of books includes key volumes published as early as 1900, as well as contemporary volumes by emerging Chinese photographers.
Subject Photobooks -- China -- History.
Photography -- China -- History.
Photobooks -- China -- Bibliography.
China -- Pictorial works.
Added Author Parr, Martin, 1952- editor.
Gu, Zheng, 1959- author.
Lum, Raymond David, author.
Lundgren, Ruben, author.
Tung, Stephanie H., author.
Badger, Gerry, author.
WassinkLundgren (Photography partnership).
ISBN 1597113751

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