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Jewelry Of Southeast Asia

Author : Anne Ritcher
ISBN : UOM:39015053113232
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 79.29 MB
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Profiles more than three hundred pieces designed across millennia from Neolithic and Bronze Age art to the present, providing accompanying analyses of the symbolism in many pieces and what they reveal about Asian cultures throughout history.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

The Jewelry Of Southeast Asia

Author : Anne Richter
ISBN : 0500288666
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 90.19 MB
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Jewellery & beadcraft.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Southeast Asia

Author : Christoph Antweiler
ISBN : 9812302727
Genre : CD-ROMs
File Size : 44.48 MB
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Gold Jewellery Of The Indonesian Archipelago

Author : Anne Richter
ISBN : 9789814260381
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
File Size : 86.34 MB
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Gold Jewellery of the Indonesian Archipelago features more than 500 stunning, never-before published examples of tribal, ethnic, ancient and courtly body ornaments from Indonesia's outer islands – Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi, the Lesser Sunda Islands and Maluku. Written by Anne Richter, author of Arts and Crafts of Indonesia and Jewelry of Southeast Asia, and Bruce Carpenter, acknowledged expert with more than 20 years of experience in the field of Indonesian art, history and culture, and more than 16 books to his name, this volume provides a compelling introduction to the little-known visual power and beauty of Indonesian jewellery. Illustrated with archival artwork and maps as well as photos of carefully selected rare ornamental adornments, this book also traces the historical origins of Indonesia's remarkably diverse culture and peoples.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Handbook Of East And Southeast Asian Archaeology

Author : Junko Habu
ISBN : 9781493965212
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 20.89 MB
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The Handbook of East and Southeast Asian Archaeology focuses on the material culture and lifeways of the peoples of prehistoric and early historic East and Southeast Asia; their origins, behavior and identities as well as their biological, linguistic and cultural differences and commonalities. Emphasis is placed upon the interpretation of material culture to illuminate and explain social processes and relationships as well as behavior, technology, patterns and mechanisms of long-term change and chronology, in addition to the intellectual history of archaeology as a discipline in this diverse region. The Handbook augments archaeologically-focused chapters contributed by regional scholars by providing histories of research and intellectual traditions, and by maintaining a broadly comparative perspective. Archaeologically-derived data are emphasized with text-based documentary information, provided to complement interpretations of material culture. The Handbook is not restricted to art historical or purely descriptive perspectives; its geographical coverage includes the modern nation-states of China, Mongolia, Far Eastern Russia, North and South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Burma, Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and East Timor.
Category: Social Science

Ethnic Jewellery From Indonesia

Author : Bruce W. Carpenter
ISBN : 9789814260688
Genre : Antiques & Collectibles
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Ethnic Jewellery from Indonesia: Continuity, Creativity and Evolution is a compelling introduction to the little known visual power and beauty of the body adornments used by the myriad peoples of Indonesia's outer islands, including Sumatra, Borneo, Sulawesi, Sumba and Maluku. Illustrated with more than 500 rare pieces that have been accumulated since the 1970s by collector Manfred Giehmann, the book explores the depth and breadth of an ancient and magnificent tradition, revealing the fruits of careful documentation that has taken place over a period of decades. It will provide information on the origin, meaning and purpose of the jewellery items, as well as unique insights into the people who crafted and wore the jewellery for ritual or ceremonial functions. Ethnic Jewellery: Continuity, Creativity and Evolution is a definitive work on the subject and a testimony to the greatness of a fast-disappearing Indonesian tradition.
Category: Antiques & Collectibles

Encyclopedia Of Asian American Folklore And Folklife

Author : Jonathan H. X. Lee
ISBN : 9780313350665
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 71.29 MB
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This comprehensive compilation of entries documents the origins, transmissions, and transformations of Asian American folklore and folklife. * More than 600 entries * Contributions from more than 170 expert contributors * Introductory essays covering disciplinary theories and methods in the study of folklore and folklife * An appendix of Asian American folktales
Category: Social Science

Silverware Of South East Asia

Author : Sylvia Fraser-Lu
ISBN : UOM:39015032394077
Genre : Silver jewelry
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The art of silversmithing in South-East Asia is part of a tradition dating back over 3000 years, and has been exposed to Indian, Chinese, Muslim, and European influences. In this illustrated introductory volume, the author outlines the history of silverware in South-East Asia and discusses the local tradition in each of the countries in the region, highlighting the unique features of the various communities.
Category: Silver jewelry

Abia South And Southeast Asian Art And Archaeology Index

Author : Ellen M. Raven
ISBN : 9004128700
Genre : Archaeology
File Size : 47.43 MB
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Supplies annotated and indexed entries on publications in Asian and European languages relating to prehistory, historical archaeology, art history (including modern art), material culture, epigraphy, paleography, numismatics and sigillography.
Category: Archaeology

Arts Of Southeast Asia

Author : Christina Sumner
ISBN : UOM:39015055817178
Genre : Art
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The Southeast Asian region stretches from Burma to Indonesia and Malaysia to Thailand. This book explores the arts of these countries in the context of shared historical and cultural phenomena, and in contrast, their diverse and distinct responses to common internal and external influences.
Category: Art