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TAMURA Shigeru. Kita-Betonamu no Shogen (1967)




TAMURA Shigeru. Kita-Betonamu no Shogen - Minagoroshi-Sakusen no Jittai (A Testimony of North Vietnam: The Truth about the Strategy of Genocide). Tokyo: Shin Nippon Shuppan-sha, 1967.
1st ed. & pr. — AVAILABLE: see STOCKLIST for pricing

Description — 4to (26 x 18 x 0.5 cm), 90 p., (85) b&w pictures, pict. softcover.

Condition — Fine (light wear/soil to cover, sunned back).

Review — Photojournalist TAMURA Shigeru (1909-1987 [en]) documents here the situation in North Vietnam in Dec. 1966-Jan. 1967: the terrible aftermath of the war with the USA (the wounded and the destruction), and the daily lives of the people in the communist Democratic Republic of Vietnam. Fine b&w pictures, some very striking (the wounded); a few pics showing the damage are of an extreme beauty; the second part (the people) is akin to propaganda, showing preferably smiling young women in arms and in the fields. The book received the 1967 Japan Photography Critics' Association Award.

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