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Artisans in early imperial China

Artisans in early imperial China

Author: Anthony J Barbieri-Low
Publisher: Seattle, Wash. : University of Washington Press ; Chesham : Combined Academic [distributor], 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Explores the artisans' lives and careers from various aspects. This book examines their position within early Chinese society, analyzing their social status, social mobility, and role in the early  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony J Barbieri-Low
ISBN: 9780295987132 0295987138
OCLC Number: 176820964
Description: x, 394 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments1. Introduction: Artisans and Their Art in Context2. Artisans in Society3. Artisans in the Workshop4. Artisans in the Marketplace5. Artisans at Court6. Artisans in IronsEpilogueNotesGlossary of Chinese CharactersAbbreviationsBibliographyIndex
Responsibility: Anthony J. Barbieri-Low.
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The author has taken the reader . . . into the complexities of the often hidden depths of early Chinese society. Barbieri-Low has opened up a whole new field and raised challenging questions . . . Read more...

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