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  1. The Language of Adornment

    The Language of Adornment: Chinese Ornaments of Jade, Crystal, Amber and Glass from the Neolithic Period to the Qing Dynasty [Hardback]

    Filippo Salviati (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9782951883604
    Published by : Myrna Meyers
    From the very earliest manifestations of civilization in China in the late Neolithic period, a strictly organized political and social hierarchy was in place. Within such a society, the position of individuals was defined through social codes and ... .... Learn More
  2. Churches of Ethiopia

    Churches of Ethiopia [Hardback]

    Stanislas Chejnacki (Author); Mario di Salvo (Author); Osvaldo Rainieri (Author)

    Regular Price: £45.00

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    ISBN: 9788881185290
    Published by : Skira editore
    Narga Sellase's monastery sits on a tiny islet in the middle of Lake Tana, the great body of water in the centre of the Ethiopian plateau near to the imperial city of Gondar. Founded in 1748, Narga Sellase is one of the constellation of monasterie... .... Learn More
  3. Tang: Treasures from the Silk Road Capital

    Tang: Treasures from the Silk Road Capital [Paperback]

    Yin Cao (Editor)

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    ISBN: 9781741741223
    Published by : Art Gallery of New South Wales
    Situated at the beginning, or the end, of the famous trade routes known as the Silk Road, China's ancient capital Chang'an flourished during the Tang dynasty (618- 907) to become the largest and most cosmopolitan city in the world. This volume pre... .... Learn More
  4. Silla

    Silla: Korea's Golden Kingdom [Hardback]

    Soyoung Lee (Editor)

    Regular Price: £50.00

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    ISBN: 9780300197020
    Published by : Yale University Press
    The Silla Kingdom, which flourished in Korea from 57 B.C. to 935 A.D., is known for its intricately crafted ornaments, many in resplendent gold, and for the creation of prominent Buddhist temples. Silla focuses on the striking artistic traditions ... .... Learn More
  5. Oceanic Art

    Oceanic Art [Paperback]

    Nicholas Thomas (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780500202814
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    The colours and patterns of the art of the Pacific Islands - spears and shields, carved canoe prows, feather capes or tortoisehell ornaments - have interested Western audiences since the voyages of Captain Cook and Bougainville. Oceanic art in par... .... Learn More
  6. The Fall of the Ancient Maya

    The Fall of the Ancient Maya: Solving the Mystery of the Maya Collapse [Hardback]

    David L. Webster (Author)

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    ISBN: 9780500051139
    Published by : Thames and Hudson
    The fall of the ancient Mayan civilisation is one of the most enigmatic questions in history and has been a hotly debated issue for many years. In this new book David Webster asesses the theories put forward by others, dispelling many myths alo... .... Learn More
  7. Terracotta Warriors

    Terracotta Warriors [Hardback]

    Edward Burman (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781681777962
    Published by : Pegasus Books
    Exciting investigations in northwest China are about to reveal more of the mysteries of the huge mausoleum of the Qin Emperor, a portion of which was accidently discovered in 1974 by farmers who were digging a well. The second phase of an internat... .... Learn More
  8. The Emergence of Pottery in West Asia

    The Emergence of Pottery in West Asia [Hardback]

    Akiri Tsuneki (Editor); Olivier Nieuwenhuyse (Editor); Stuart Campbell (Editor)

    Regular Price: £70.00

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    ISBN: 9781785705267
    Published by : Oxbow Books
    Over the past fifty years or so early pottery complexes in the wider region of West Asia have hardly ever been investigated in their own right. Early ceramics have often been unexpected by-products of projects focusing upon much earlier aceramic o... .... Learn More
  9. In Search of Ancient North Africa: A History in Six Lives

    In Search of Ancient North Africa: A History in Six Lives [Hardback]

    Barnaby Rogerson (Author)

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    ISBN: 9781909961548
    Published by : Haus Publishing Limited
    For 40 years, Barnaby Rogerson has travelled across North Africa, making sense of the region's complex and fascinating history as both a writer and a guide. Throughout that time, there have always been a handful of stories he could not pin into ne... .... Learn More
  10. Silk Roads

    Silk Roads: From Local Realities to Global Narratives [Hardback]

    Jeffrey D. Lerner (Editor); Yaohua Shi (Editor)

    Regular Price: £55.00

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    ISBN: 9781789254709
    Published by : Oxbow Books
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    In recent decades, there has been a new surge of interest in the history and legacies of the Silk Roads both within academic and public discourses. A field of Silk Roads Studies has come into its own. Consciously mirroring the temperament of its s... .... Learn More

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