The History of Beads: From 30,000 B.C. to the Present

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Harry N. Abrams, Oct 7, 1987 - Crafts & Hobbies - 364 pages
Looks at a variety of beads produced around the world, discusses their religious and social aspects, and describes beaded clothing in primitive societies

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This book is the first comprehensive history of beads. "In fifteen chapters, the dominant historical, geographic, and thematic features of beads are examined for their historical information, their ... Read full review

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This scholarly and well researched work traces the history of beads over tens of thousands of years with many archaelogical references from around the world. The book is thick and very expensive. But ... Read full review


Foreword by Robert K Liu 13 Acknowledgments
Why a Book on Beads
The Beginnings

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Lois Sherr Dubin lives in New York City and southern Vermont.

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