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Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-Fishing Origins to the Age of Discoveries

Donkin, R. A.

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ISBN 10: 0871692244 / ISBN 13: 9780871692245
Editorial: Amer Philosophical Society, Canton, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1998
Condición: Near Fine Encuadernación de tapa dura
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NF/NF. Hardcover, blue & gray cloth, DJ, 448 pp, b&w illustrations, thick quarto, light edgewear, otherwise a nice, crisp and clean copy. N° de ref. de la librería 103615

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Título: Beyond Price: Pearls and Pearl-Fishing ...

Editorial: Amer Philosophical Society, Canton, Massachusetts, U.S.A.

Año de publicación: 1998

Encuadernación: Hardcover

Condición del libro:Near Fine

Condición de la sobrecubierta: Near Fine

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Man has been intrigued by the origin of pearls, sensitive to their beauty, & convinced of their medicinal value for at least five millennia. A mixture of folklore & observation preceded the earliest scientific inquiries. Fishing & trade commenced in southern Asia, between India & Sri Lanka & around the Persian Gulf. In Western & Central Europe, Inner Asia & China, & North America, freshwater pearls were probably known & treasured before those of marine origin. R.A. Donkin combines written sources with the results of archaeological & philological research. A refined nomenclature lends support to other evidence pointing to long familiarity, & etymologically related words for 'pearl'- reflecting former trading connections or colonization. Pearls were prominent among the luxury products which, for many centuries, the West associated with the legendary East & South

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