Old photographs fever: the search for China’s pictured past

Foo, Yee-Wah and Ward-Lowery, Mary and Bickers, Robert and Carstairs, Jamie (2012) Old photographs fever: the search for China’s pictured past. [Audio]

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Abstract

China's photographic record begins only in the 1970s because nearly all earlier pictures were destroyed. The ones that survived are mostly outside China, and a major effort is now under way to bring them together online, says the BBC's Mary Ward-Lowery.

Additional Information:China's photographic record begins only in the 1970s because nearly all earlier pictures were destroyed. The ones that survived are mostly outside China, and a major effort is now under way to bring them together online, says the BBC's Mary Ward-Lowery.
Keywords:Fu Bingchang, Foo Ping Sheung, Chinese photographs, Historical photographs, Chinese photography, Foreigners in China
Subjects:V Historical and Philosophical studies > V241 Chinese History
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Social & Political Sciences
ID Code:6564
Deposited On:16 Nov 2012 12:48

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