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Showa no onna: Senso to heiwa no yonjunen 1926-1965 昭和の女ー戦争と平和の四十年 1926-1965 (Women of the Showa Era: Forty Years of War and Peace)

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  • Title (object)

    • Showa no onna: Senso to heiwa no yonjunen 1926-1965 昭和の女ー戦争と平和の四十年 1926-1965 (Women of the Showa Era: Forty Years of War and Peace)
  • Description

    Photobook. One volume. First edition. Signed copy.

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  • Date

    • 1965
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  • Curator's comments

    This is not the first collection of Kageyama's work: Ten years before Yukeisha had published a booklet of his photographs entitled "Aru hodo shashinka no mita Showa 30-nen shi" [Thirty Years of the Showa Era as Viewed by a Photographer]. However that publication was more an illustrated history than a photography-book. In terms of presentation this is a great improvement on the previous publication and the same can be said for the subject matter: While retaining the chronological approach the focus on the female side of history makes for a much more gentle and refined product. Kageyama's images clearly go beyond photojournalism - in many ways they anticipate the documentary realism of the post-war era. Five copies in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/07)


  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history


    2009 Oct 25-2010 Feb 14, BM Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from prehistory to the present'
    2012 Oct - 2013 Apr, BM, Japanese Galleries, 'Japan from Prehistory to the Present'

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  • Additional IDs

    • PB.80 (Photobook number)

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