The worldwide history of beads : ancient, ethnic, contemporary / Lois Sherr Dubin ; original photography by Kiyoshi Togashi.

Title: 
The worldwide history of beads : ancient, ethnic, contemporary / Lois Sherr Dubin ; original photography by Kiyoshi Togashi.
Author/Artist: 
Dubin, Lois Sherr.
Publisher: 
London : Thames & Hudson, 2009.
Description: 
396 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), maps ; 31 cm.
Other Authors: 
Togashi, Kiyoshi.
Dubin, Lois Sherr. History of beads.
Edition: 
Rev. ed.
Bib ID: 
117372
Notes: 
CMGL also has the 2009 Abrams ed. (NK3650 .D81 2009).
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.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 384-388) and index.
Previous ed. published as: The history of beads. 1987.
Text is exactly the same as the 2009 ed. of History of beads.
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 --
A timeline of bead history.
ISBN: 
9780500515006 (hbk.)
050051500X (hbk.)