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Impressions of the East: Treasures of the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley

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Synopsis:

Color woodblock prints, early maps of Asia and beyond, and gorgeously detailed scrolls are just some of the highlights in the collection of the C. V. Starr East Asian Library at the University of California, Berkeley. Imbedded in the descriptions of the works featured is a lucidly sketched history of the countries where the works originated and the ways in which they influenced each other. The library is the second-largest academic collection of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean books, maps, manuscripts, and other printed matter in the U.S.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781597140607
Publisher:
Heyday Books
Subject:
Asian
Author:
Rudoph, Deborah
Author:
Rudolph, Deborah
Subject:
China
Subject:
Japan
Subject:
Bibliographies & Indexes
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Publication Date:
20071231
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
11.36x11.16x.77 in. 3.01 lbs.

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Arts and Entertainment » Art » Asia and Far East
Arts and Entertainment » Art » History and Criticism
Reference » Bibliography and Library Science

Impressions of the East: Treasures of the C.V. Starr East Asian Library, University of California, Berkeley
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"Synopsis" by , Color woodblock prints, early maps of Asia and beyond, and gorgeously detailed scrolls are just some of the highlights in the collection of the C. V. Starr East Asian Library at the University of California, Berkeley. Imbedded in the descriptions of the works featured is a lucidly sketched history of the countries where the works originated and the ways in which they influenced each other. The library is the second-largest academic collection of Chinese, Japanese, and Korean books, maps, manuscripts, and other printed matter in the U.S.
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