Oriental trade ceramics in South-East Asia, ninth to sixteenth centuries: with a catalogue of Chinese, Vietnamese and Thai wares in Australian collections

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Oxford University Press, 1986 - Art - 161 pages
Glazed ceramics, through their physical resilience and social relevance, have become a persistent indicator of cultural contact in Southeast Asia for over a millennium of the region's history. This lavishly illustrated historical survey includes introductions to technical and stylistic aspects of the ceramic traditions of China, Vietnam, and Thailand, over two hundred illustrations of stoneware and porcelain ceramics, and an extensive biography.

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The Expansion of Chinas Trade with SouthEast Asia
Fourteenthcentury Trade Ceramics and the Mongol
Early Ming Policies and SouthEast Asian Trade

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Guy is a historian whose expertise is in Medieval and Tudor history and is a renowned authority on castles.