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Author Chinnery, John D
Title Treasures of China : the glories of the kingdom of the dragon / John Chinnery
Imprint London : Duncan Baird Publishers ; New York : Distributed in the USA and Canada by Sterling Pub. Co., 2008
book jacket
 Modern History Library C Building 1F (Oversize) (Request at Circulation Desk)  L 306.0951 C539    AVAILABLE    30550100455409
Descript 224 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 31 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 213-215) and index
Charts the development of decorative arts and crafts in China, and the accompanying growth of ideas spiritual, philosophical, and political. Each chapter balances history with commentary that explains the art forms and reveals the nature and significance of their rich symbolism
Beginnings -- Epoch of empire -- Rivals for power -- A golden age -- A southward shift -- Conquest and autocracy -- Imperial zenith and decline
Subject Art objects -- China
Art, Chinese
China -- Civilization
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