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A history of Chinese photobooks

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em>The Chinese Photobook: From the 1900s to the Present, which was recently reprinted in a midsize edition, offers a historical tour of an educational and documentary medium. "Many of the titles were not originally conceived of as artistic expressions," Claire Voon writes, "but they present absorbing photographs and suggest how images have functioned over the years as a government tool."
7 months ago
Lucas Niewenhuis
By Lucas Niewenhuis
Lucas Niewenhuis is an associate editor at SupChina who helps curate daily news and produce the company's newsletter, app, and website content. Previously, Lucas researched China-Africa relations at the Social Science Research Council and interned at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York. He has studied Chinese language and culture in Shanghai and Beijing, and is a graduate of the University of Michigan.
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