Toward a Truer Life

Toward a Truer Life Toward a Truer Life Photographs of China Photographs by Reagan Louie Essay by Jonathan Spence From Mao s last days to the events at Tiananmen Square Toward a Truer Life is an unprecedented

  • Title: Toward a Truer Life
  • Author: Jonathan D. Spence
  • ISBN: 9780893814779
  • Page: 464
  • Format: Paperback
  • Toward a Truer Life Photographs of China, 1980 1990 Photographs by Reagan Louie Essay by Jonathan Spence From Mao s last days to the events at Tiananmen Square, Toward a Truer Life is an unprecedented record of China s struggle for modernity and of the intensely personal odyssey of a young ChineseAmerican photographer s search for his roots Awardwinning photographer RToward a Truer Life Photographs of China, 1980 1990 Photographs by Reagan Louie Essay by Jonathan Spence From Mao s last days to the events at Tiananmen Square, Toward a Truer Life is an unprecedented record of China s struggle for modernity and of the intensely personal odyssey of a young ChineseAmerican photographer s search for his roots Awardwinning photographer Reagan Louie returned to the land of his ancestors during the eighties, China s most tempestuous time since the founding of the People s Republic of China 75 color photographs, 11 X 9 1 2, pages Toward a Truer Life is arguably the best photography book this year A decade of deep seeing gave him a collection of grave, perfect color photographs, pictures that far exceed the local circumstances of their making or Mr Louie s own quest for a past Graceful and unexpectedly complex, given the clarity of light that infuses them , Mr Louie s photographs present a clash between unhappy modernity and a culture that cannot be easily stripped of its heritage Peter B Hales, The New York Times Book Review

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    About "Jonathan D. Spence"

    1. Jonathan D. Spence

      Jonathan D Spence is a historian specializing in Chinese history His self selected Chinese name is Sh J ngqi n simplified Chinese traditional Chinese , which roughly translates to A historian who admires Sima Qian He has been Sterling Professor of History at Yale University since 1993 His most famous book is The Search for Modern China, which has become one of the standard texts on the last several hundred years of Chinese history.

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