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The Resource The history of beads : from 100,000 B.C. to the present, Lois Sherr Dubin ; original photography by Kiyoshi Togashi

The history of beads : from 100,000 B.C. to the present, Lois Sherr Dubin ; original photography by Kiyoshi Togashi

Label
The history of beads : from 100,000 B.C. to the present
Title
The history of beads
Title remainder
from 100,000 B.C. to the present
Statement of responsibility
Lois Sherr Dubin ; original photography by Kiyoshi Togashi
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dubin, Lois Sherr
Dewey number
391.709
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
GT2250
LC item number
.D83 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Togashi
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Beads
Label
The history of beads : from 100,000 B.C. to the present, Lois Sherr Dubin ; original photography by Kiyoshi Togashi
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: why a book on beads -- The beginnings -- Antiquity: from Neolithic times to the Roman Empire -- Europe: the late Roman Empire to the Renaissance -- Prayer beads -- The world of Islam -- The Age of European expansion -- Africa -- The Far East: China, Korea, and Japan -- India -- Central Asia -- Southeast Asia and the South Pacific -- Middle and South America -- North America -- The special beads: amber and pearls -- The magical eye bead -- Contemporary: Europe and North America -- Bead shape table -- The timeline of bead history
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
Revised and expanded edition
Extent
396 pages
Isbn
9780810951747
Lccn
2009011804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • ocn316772621
  • (OCoLC)316772621
Label
The history of beads : from 100,000 B.C. to the present, Lois Sherr Dubin ; original photography by Kiyoshi Togashi
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: why a book on beads -- The beginnings -- Antiquity: from Neolithic times to the Roman Empire -- Europe: the late Roman Empire to the Renaissance -- Prayer beads -- The world of Islam -- The Age of European expansion -- Africa -- The Far East: China, Korea, and Japan -- India -- Central Asia -- Southeast Asia and the South Pacific -- Middle and South America -- North America -- The special beads: amber and pearls -- The magical eye bead -- Contemporary: Europe and North America -- Bead shape table -- The timeline of bead history
Dimensions
31 cm.
Edition
Revised and expanded edition
Extent
396 pages
Isbn
9780810951747
Lccn
2009011804
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), maps
System control number
  • ocn316772621
  • (OCoLC)316772621

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