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The Resource Stoned : jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world, Aja Raden

Stoned : jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world, Aja Raden

Label
Stoned : jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world
Title
Stoned
Title remainder
jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world
Statement of responsibility
Aja Raden
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
An account of how eight jewels shaped the course of history shares insights into the role of precious gemstones in triggering cultural movements, political dynasties, and wars, while exploring how jewels reflect darker aspects of human nature
Cataloging source
FMG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Raden, Aja
Dewey number
739.2709
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
no index present
LC call number
NK5550
LC item number
.R33 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gems
  • Jewelry
Target audience
adult
Label
Stoned : jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world, Aja Raden
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (various pages)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Keep the change: the beads that bought Manhattan -- Precedents are forever: the first diamond engagement ring -- The color of money: the emerald parrot, and the making and unmaking of the Spanish empire -- The importance of being famous: the necklace that started French Revolution -- Hello, sailor: how sibling rivalry and a really big pearl shaped the fate of nations -- The old shell game: the golden eggs that funded the Soviet start-up -- The boss's string: pearl culture, cultured pearls, and Japan's race to modernity -- Timing is everything: World War I and the first wristwatch -- Afterword: Valuables
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 356 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062334695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, color, portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn930272324
  • (Sirsi) o930272324
  • (OCoLC)930272324
Label
Stoned : jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world, Aja Raden
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (various pages)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Keep the change: the beads that bought Manhattan -- Precedents are forever: the first diamond engagement ring -- The color of money: the emerald parrot, and the making and unmaking of the Spanish empire -- The importance of being famous: the necklace that started French Revolution -- Hello, sailor: how sibling rivalry and a really big pearl shaped the fate of nations -- The old shell game: the golden eggs that funded the Soviet start-up -- The boss's string: pearl culture, cultured pearls, and Japan's race to modernity -- Timing is everything: World War I and the first wristwatch -- Afterword: Valuables
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 356 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780062334695
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, color, portrait
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn930272324
  • (Sirsi) o930272324
  • (OCoLC)930272324

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