E–pub New [CHINA By Tom Carter] ☆ Tom Carter


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  • CHINA By Tom Carter
  • Tom Carter
  • English
  • 11 March 2018
  • 9789889979942

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READ & DOWNLOAD CHINA By Tom Carter ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB From the subtropical jungles of Yunnan to the frozen wastes of Heilongjiang; across the scalding deserts of Xinjiang and beneath Hong Kong's neon blur Tramping through China by train bus boat motorcycle mule or hitching on the back of anything that moved On a budget so scant that he drew sympathetic stares from peasants Backpacking photographer Tom Carter somehow succeeded in circumnavigating over 35000 miles 56000 kilometers across all 33 provinces in China during a 2 year period the first foreigner on record ever to do soWhat Carter found along the way and what his photographs ultimately reveal is that China is not just one place one people but 33 distinct geographical regions populated by 56 different ethnicities each with their own languages customs and lifestylesDespite increased tourism and surging foreign investment the cultural distances between China and the West remain as vast as the oceans that separate them Carter's book CHINA Portrait of a People was published as a means to visually introduce China to the world by providing a glimpse into the daily lives of the ordinary people who don't make international headlines yet whom are invariably the heart and soul of this countryMEDIA REVIEWS One of China's most extraordinary explorers The World of Chinese Part of the strength of this book is. I am a Mainland Chinese who grew up during the 10 years of Cultural Revolution At the end of my graduate study in 1986 I went on a hitch hiking trip to Tibet with a friend of mine We had 45 RMB Yuan a camera and 4 rolls of films with us We spent a month on the road riding in the back of coal hauling trucks on the make shift engine cover in the front of old buses in the back of tractors climbing over hills and riding on the back of horses We slept in horse stables tents and sometimes for 15 yuan a night we got to sleep in a bed That was the highlight of my travel experience 1 month 4 provinces and 100 photos Tom Carter has done this for 2 years across 33 provinces in China When I looked at the photos in his book my eyes were swelled with tears the whole time His photos have so accurately and vividly captured the features and the characteristics of the people from this most diversed country in the world that I call my motherland Without reading the captions I can tell that that young man is from Guangxi that girl is from Sichuan and those folks are from Heilongjiang I can hear them talk in their dialects I can feel their hopes I can touch their spirits They have aroused my desire to talk with them and laugh with them again They reminded me so much of everything I saw in my little excursion over twenty years ago It was a journey down the memory lane but it is It tells me things that I have no experience of since I have been gone away for almost 20 years I have lived in the United states for many years When I go to bookstores I am naturally attracted to the sections where I can find books about China I have not seen another book like this so real and so recent capturing all the changes that have happened in China in the last 20 30 years while at the same time showing the essence and heritage of the culture I hope people will read this book The Strain ultimately reveal is that China is not just one place one people but 33 distinct geographical regions populated by 56 different ethnicities each with their own languages customs and lifestylesDespite increased tourism and surging foreign investment the cultural distances between China and the West remain as vast as the oceans that separate them Carter's book CHINA Portrait of a People was published as a means to visually introduce China to the world by providing a glimpse into the daily lives of the ordinary people who don't make international headlines yet whom are invariably the heart and soul of this countryMEDIA REVIEWS One of China's most extraordinary explorers The World of Chinese Part of the strength of this book is. I am a Mainland Chinese who grew Nos trajeron los barcos up during the 10 years of Cultural Revolution At the end of my graduate study in 1986 I went on a hitch hiking trip to Tibet with a friend of mine We had 45 RMB Yuan a camera and 4 rolls of films with Maria dos Canos Serrados us We spent a month on the road riding in the back of coal hauling trucks on the make shift engine cover in the front of old buses in the back of tractors climbing over hills and riding on the back of horses We slept in horse stables tents and sometimes for 15 yuan a night we got to sleep in a bed That was the highlight of my travel experience 1 month 4 provinces and 100 photos Tom Carter has done this for 2 years across 33 provinces in China When I looked at the photos in his book my eyes were swelled with tears the whole time His photos have so accurately and vividly captured the features and the characteristics of the people from this most diversed country in the world that I call my motherland Without reading the captions I can tell that that young man is from Guangxi that girl is from Sichuan and those folks are from Heilongjiang I can hear them talk in their dialects I can feel their hopes I can touch their spirits They have aroused my desire to talk with them and laugh with them again They reminded me so much of everything I saw in my little excursion over twenty years ago It was a journey down the memory lane but it is It tells me things that I have no experience of since I have been gone away for almost 20 years I have lived in the United states for many years When I go to bookstores I am naturally attracted to the sections where I can find books about China I have not seen another book like this so real and so recent capturing all the changes that have happened in China in the last 20 30 years while at the same time showing the essence and heritage of the culture I hope people will read this book

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READ & DOWNLOAD CHINA By Tom Carter ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Its independent spirit It's not a travel guide showing China dressed in its Sunday best or a photojournalistic approach documenting the underbelly of the country but rather a peek at the sights Carter has seen and a corrective to both the glowing promotional images and negative media shots that we are all familiar with China Daily Tom Carter is an extraordinary photographer whose powerful work captures the heart and soul of the Chinese people Anchee Min author of Red Azalea Tom Carter's photo book is an honest and objective record of the Chinese and our way of life his camera leads us through 33 wide sweeping scenes of the real and the surreal Mian Mian author of Candy Capturing the diversity of China's 56 ethnic groups is a remarkable achievement There are a number of shots in this book that could easily grace the pages of National Geographic Unless you want to undertake your own two year trek through some of the mainland's most difficult terrain to take your own shots this is a study well worth having on your bookshelf South China Morning Post In these 900 images Carter shows just how diverse the Chinese really are with their different facial features skin hues lifestyles cultures and occupations What ensues is an engaging and enlightening photo essay of 13 billion people Asian Geographic Passpo. What a brilliant book a whistle stop tour of China including the bits the Chinese media wouldn t want you to see Gorgeous genuine candid portraits historical and factual information and personal anecdotes from the author truly a great read Inside the Titanic A Giant Cut away Book Giant Cutaway Book underbelly of the country but rather a peek at the sights Carter has seen and a corrective to both the glowing promotional images and negative media shots that we are all familiar with China Daily Tom Carter is an extraordinary photographer whose powerful work captures the heart and soul of the Chinese people Anchee Min author of Red Azalea Tom Carter's photo book is an honest and objective record of the Chinese and our way of life his camera leads Ni bestias ni dioses us through 33 wide sweeping scenes of the real and the surreal Mian Mian author of Candy Capturing the diversity of China's 56 ethnic groups is a remarkable achievement There are a number of shots in this book that could easily grace the pages of National Geographic Unless you want to Ek Chithrha Sukh undertake your own two year trek through some of the mainland's most difficult terrain to take your own shots this is a study well worth having on your bookshelf South China Morning Post In these 900 images Carter shows just how diverse the Chinese really are with their different facial features skin hues lifestyles cultures and occupations What ensues is an engaging and enlightening photo essay of 13 billion people Asian Geographic Passpo. What a brilliant book a whistle stop tour of China including the bits the Chinese media wouldn t want you to see Gorgeous genuine candid portraits historical and factual information and personal anecdotes from the author truly a great read

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READ & DOWNLOAD CHINA By Tom Carter ô PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Rt A striking kaleidoscopic vision of China's lands and people The Beijinger Through Carter's journey of self discovery we end up discovering a little about ourselves and a land so vast so disparate that 638 pages of photos barely manage to scratch the surface Still CHINA Portrait of a People is a very good place to start peeling back the layers Time Out Hong Kong Travel photos taken by a stranger seldom fascinate But 800 color images captured by Tom Carter as he spent two years on the road traveling 56000 kilometers through all of China's 33 provinces make a dramatic exception Carter's weighty book takes an effort to carry home from a store But anyone interested in China should love owning it Cairns Media Magazine Getting a full picture of China a vast country with an enormous population a place that is experiencing sweeping cultural and economic changes is of course impossible But Tom Carter comes close It's a remarkable book compact yet bursting with images that display the diversity of a nation of 56 ethnic groups San Francisco Chronicle In China Portrait of a People Tom Carter shows us that there are actually dozens of Chinas The American photojournalist spent two years traveling 35000 miles through every province of China by bus boat train mule motorcycle and on foot Christian Science Monitor. Carter s anthropological like study of China stands apart in its genre as it focuses expressly on the PEOPLE of China The Darkly Splendid Realm up discovering a little about ourselves and a land so vast so disparate that 638 pages of photos barely manage to scratch the surface Still CHINA Portrait of a People is a very good place to start peeling back the layers Time Out Hong Kong Travel photos taken by a stranger seldom fascinate But 800 color images captured by Tom Carter as he spent two years on the road traveling 56000 kilometers through all of China's 33 provinces make a dramatic exception Carter's weighty book takes an effort to carry home from a store But anyone interested in China should love owning it Cairns Media Magazine Getting a full picture of China a vast country with an enormous population a place that is experiencing sweeping cultural and economic changes is of course impossible But Tom Carter comes close It's a remarkable book compact yet bursting with images that display the diversity of a nation of 56 ethnic groups San Francisco Chronicle In China Portrait of a People Tom Carter shows


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