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Dai ni kai toroku Manshu-koku shashin shu: Manchoukuo (The Second Official Manchuria Photobook: Manchukuo)

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  • Title (object)

    • Dai ni kai toroku Manshu-koku shashin shu: Manchoukuo (The Second Official Manchuria Photobook: Manchukuo)
  • Description

    Photobook, one volume, first edition. 118 photographic plates. Text in Chinese and Japanese. Large 8vo. Original cloth in dustwrapper.

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  • Date

    • 1942
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  • Curator's comments

    An interesting collection of photographs taken by Japanese amateur photographers living in Manchuria. In four chapters the book sketches progress, beauty, happiness, and social harmony in the puppet state. The first volume was published in the previous year. The Information Centre for Manchurian Affairs was formed to encourage Japanese immigration and investment. Only one copy in OCLC. (Titus Boeder, 4/2007)


  • Bibliography

    • Boeder 2007 125 bibliographic details
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  • Additional IDs

    • PB.382 (Photobook number)

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