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Author Lim, Tai Wei
Title Fired clay in four porcelain clusters [electronic resource] : a comparative study of energy use, production/environmental ecology, and kiln development in arita, hong kong, jingdezhen, and yingge / Tai Wei Lim
Imprint [Plymouth, England] : The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group, 2014
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (235 p.)
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Fired clay in four porcelain clusters: a comparative study of energy use, production/environmental ecology, and kiln development in arita, hong kong, jingdezhen, and yingge -- Contents -- Illustrations -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction -- Chapter One: Japanese Trade Ceramics in the Premodern Global Trading Space -- Chapter Two: Interpretations of Japanese Modernity: A Case Study of Japan's Energy Transition in the Ceramics Industry -- Chapter Three: Energy Transition in Creative Production: Narratives and Fieldwork about Energy Use in the Ceramics-Making Industries of Hong Kong, Japan, and China -- Chapter Four: Blue and White Fired Clay in Everyday Lives: An Ecology of Creative Production, Energy Use, and Aesthetics of Arita (with Comparative References to Jingdezhen)1 -- Chapter Five: Ideas about Resource Use and the Natural Environment in Pottery-making: A Historical Comparative Case Study of Two Communities in Hong Kong and Japan1 --
Chapter Six: Post-Modernism and Pottery-Making: A Case Study of Issues of Artistic Production, Environmental Awareness, and Energy Use in Hong Kong with Comparative References to China and Japan1 -- Chapter Seven: Negotiating the Narrative of the "Last Frontier": A Case Study of a Fourth-Generation Hong Kong Potter and His Art as Well as Environmental and Ethical Consciousness through Non-Governmental Initiatives in Myanmar (Burma)1 -- Chapter Eight: Shek Kip Mei's Artistic Green Village -- Chapter Nine: Fieldwork in Arita: The Ecology of the Town, Its People, the Natural Environment, and Its Energy Use -- Chapter Ten: A History of Jingdezhen Kilns, Its Development, and Energy Use (with Comparative References to Arita) -- Chapter Eleven: Yingge-The Town, Its Developmental History, and Energy Use -- Chapter Twelve: Conclusion -- Bibliography
Subject Pottery -- History
Art: Asian
Technology & Engineering: Social Aspects
Science: Energy
Art: Techniques
Sculpting
Technology & Engineering: Power Resources
Fossil Fuels
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