publication . Article . 2014

AHP 34: Fading Memories, Faded Lives: Mongghul (Tu) Photographs from Qinghai China

Limusishiden; Jugui; Kelly Ward; CK Stuart;
Open Access Tibetan
  • Published: 01 Dec 2014 Journal: Asian Highlands Perspectives (issn: 1835-7741, eissn: 1925-6329, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Asian Highlands Perspectives
Abstract
This collection of 131 photos features four introductions that discuss the development of commercial photography in the Huzhu area of Qinghai Province, China; details of photo collection; the social place of photographs within traditional socio-religious cultures; and how photographs are displayed within the home. For each photo there is commentary describing the when and where of their production and the people in each image. Biographic details include ethnicity, language abilities, family ties, educational background, garb and, at times, medical history.
Subjects
free text keywords: Monguor, Mongghul, Tu, Qinghai, heritage photographs China, ethnic minorities, ethnography, Asian Highlands Perspectives, AHP, Manners and customs (General), GT1-7070, History of Asia, DS1-937
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