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Chan, Pedith (2018) 'In Search of the Southeast: Tourism, Nationalism, and Scenic Landscape in Republican China.' Twentieth Century China, 43 (3). pp. 207-231.

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This paper focuses on the Southeastern Scenic Tours project, which was funded by the Nationalist government and undertaken soon after the Nationalist Party (Guomindang) had consolidated its power in the early 1930s. Drawing from newspapers, magazines, catalogs, and other material published in the Republican period, this paper looks closely at the travel routes, itineraries, and documentation that accompanied the project and examines in particular its visual representations of Chinese scenic sites, investigating how the development of transportation and the commoditization of scenic sites have been interwoven with traditional landscape aesthetics and nationalism.

Item Type: Journal Article
SOAS Departments & Centres: Departments and Subunits > School of Arts
Departments and Subunits > School of Arts > Department of the History of Art & Archaeology
ISSN: 15215385
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Date Deposited: 21 Jul 2020 13:20

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