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

Title: 
The history of beads : from 100,000 B.C. to the present / Lois Sherr Dubin ; original photography by Kiyoshi Togashi.
Author/Artist: 
Dubin, Lois Sherr.
Publisher: 
New York : Abrams, 2009.
Description: 
396 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. maps ; 31 cm.
Other Authors: 
Togashi, , Kiyoshi.
Edition: 
Rev. and expanded ed.
Format of Material: 
Books
Bib ID: 
112840
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Location: 
Stacks
Call Number: 
NK3650.D81 2009
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references (p. 384-388) and index.
CMoG beads illustrated in the timeline (between p. 364-365): beads 401, 413, 414-420, 465, 625 a-f, 803, 814, 818-820, 822, 835-838, 845, 901.
CMGL also has a 2009 British ed. (NK3650 .D81 2009ℓ).
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.
ISBN: 
9780810951747
0810951746