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Yamase ni fukareta mura: Shashin kiroku 1976-1982 偏東風に吹かれた村 写真記録 1976-1982 (Villages Being Blown Away by a Cold Wind: A Chronicle of Photographs, 1976-1982)

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    2007,3007.50

  • Title (object)

    • Yamase ni fukareta mura: Shashin kiroku 1976-1982 偏東風に吹かれた村 写真記録 1976-1982 (Villages Being Blown Away by a Cold Wind: A Chronicle of Photographs, 1976-1982)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition.

  • Producer name

  • Date

    • 1983
  • Production place

  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 25.7 centimetres (covers)
    • Width: 18.7 centimetres (covers)
  • Curator's comments

    In the late 70s and early 80s some areas in northern Japan experienced unseasonably cold weather resulting in a series of devastating crop-failures. There were also problems with new crops and artificial fertilizers. The fields in the afflicted regions were dubbed 'the green wastelands'. Many agricultural communities were shaken to the core and the present is another evocative record by Hanabusa Shinzo on contemporary social and economic problems, areas that were regarded as taboos in Japan at the time. Only one copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)

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  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    2007

  • Department

    Asia

  • Registration number

    2007,3007.50

  • Additional IDs

    • PB.50 (Photobook number)

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