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Product Description: Photography was introduced to China in the 1840s through the West’s engagement in the Opium Wars and the subsequent reforms of Chinese statesmen. As a result, traditional modes of expression were dramatically transformed. Uncovered here is a captivating visual history of China during photography’s first century, from the late Qing period to Republican Shanghai and wartime Chongqing...read more
By Jeffrey W. Cody (contributor), Wu Hung (introduced by), Edwin K. Lai (contributor) and Frances Terpak (editor)

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9781606060544 | J Paul Getty Museum Pubns, March 8, 2011, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: Photography was introduced to China in the 1840s through the West’s engagement in the Opium Wars and the subsequent reforms of Chinese statesmen.

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