Asia's maritime bead trade : 300 B.C. to the present / Peter Francis, Jr.

Title: 
Asia's maritime bead trade : 300 B.C. to the present / Peter Francis, Jr.
Author/Artist: 
Francis, Peter, Jr.
Publisher: 
Honolulu : University of Hawai'i Press, c2002.
Description: 
xi, 305 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 25 cm.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
73902
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK3650.F81am
Location: 
Secured Stacks
Call Number: 
NK3650.F81am
Variant Title: 
Bead trade
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. [255]-295) and index.
Contents: 
1. The scope of this work --
2. Beads, bead materials, and beadmaking --
3. Introduction to Indo-Pacific beads --
4. Indo-Pacific beadmaking centers --
5. Indo-Pacific bead by-products and the distribution of the beads --
6. Glassmaking and glass beadmaking in China --
7. Export of Chinese beads --
8. Chinese beads in the Asian maritime trade --
9. Middle Eastern glass beads --
10. Middle Eastern beadmaking techniques in Southeast Asia --
11. The Western Indian stone bead industry --
12. South Indian stone beadmaking --
13. Glass beadmaking in Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka --
14. Minor stone bead industries in the Asian Maritime trade --
15. Organically derived gem materials --
16. The end of the Asian maritime bead trade --
17. Heirloom beads in Southeast Asia and Micronesia --
18. Conclusions.
ISBN: 
082482332X (cloth : alk. paper)