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Asia's maritime bead trade : 300 B.C. to the present

Author: Peter Francis, Jr.
Publisher: Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This study is the first detailed description of the ancient and enduring trade in beads that spans more than two millennia and once stretched from the Middle East to East Asia and affected areas as far apart as West Africa and the American Pacific coast. Beads are universal and among the earliest art forms. Made of glass, semiprecious stone, or precious organic materials such as amber and coral, they were  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Francis, Jr.
ISBN: 082482332X 9780824823320
OCLC Number: 46366307
Description: xi, 305 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Introduction. 1. The Scope of This Work. 2. Beads, Bead Materials, and Beadmaking --
pt. 2. Indo-Pacific Beads. 3. Introduction to Indo-Pacific Beads. 4. Indo-Pacific Beadmaking Centers. 5. Indo-Pacific Bead By-Products and the Distribution of the Beads --
pt. 3. Chinese Glass Beads. 6. Glassmaking and Glass Beadmaking in China. 7. Export of Chinese Beads. 8. Chinese Beads in the Asian Maritime Trade --
pt. 4. Beads from the Middle East. 9. Middle Eastern Glass Beads. 10. Middle Eastern Beadmaking Techniques in Southeast Asia --
pt. 5. Stone Beads in the Asian Maritime Trade. 11. The Western Indian Stone Bead Industry. 12. South Indian Stone Beadmaking --
pt. 6. Some Minor Bead Industries. 13. Glass Beadmaking in Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka. 14. Minor Stone Bead Industries in the Asian Maritime Trade. 15. Organically Derived Gem Materials --
pt. 7. Drawing to a Close. 16. The End of the Asian Maritime Bead Trade. 17. Heirloom Beads in Southeast Asia and Micronesia. 18. Conclusions. App. A. The Type Collection of Beads in the National Museum of the Philippines --
App. B. Analyses of Indo-Pacific Beads.
Other Titles: Bead trade
Responsibility: Peter Francis, Jr.

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