World Ceramics: Additional resources

Resources on the World Wide Web

History, high reading level, SE Asia timeline from 8000 BC to 1500 BC

Archaeology and art history, For Young readers, Kyoto Museum's Dictionary for young people page about Jomon vessels covers process and history, images from their collection, well organized with useful information

Art History, High school reading level, a chronology of Japan's art movements with links throughout


Resources in Print

Klein, Adalbert. A Connoisseur's Guide to Japanese Ceramics. London: Alpine Fine Arts Collection, 1984.

Koyama, Fujio. The Heritage of Japanese Ceramics, trans. John Figgess. New York and Tokyo: Weatherhill, 1973; originally published in Japanese, 1967.

Mason, Penelope. History of Japanese Art. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1993.


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