The Newsletter 53 Spring 2010

Ancient glass from the Silk Road

Brigitte Borell

Fuxi, Gan, R.H. Brill & Tian Shouyun, eds. 2009. Ancient Glass Research along the Silk Road. Singapore: World Scientific Publishing. 473 pages, ill., maps & tables. ISBN 978 981 283 356 3

Brigitte Borell finds a most welcome English edition of a collection of papers presented at a series of symposiums and workshops in 2004 and 2005, previously published in Chinese. The 24 papers, each one a chapter in the book, are written by scholars from China, Japan, Korea, Uzbekistan and the US, and they reflect the newest research in the field of scientific and archaeological studies on ancient glasses in Eastern Asia.

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