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Asian Design and Global Trade: Communication and Material Change, ca. 1500–1820

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... these chronicles described the glorious silks that draped Ottoman elites, their horses, and campaign tents. Sarah-Grace Heller (2002) notes the palpable awe expressed in French Crusader literature at the textile wonders they encountered: “bedazzled”...

Introduction: Transnational and Global Design Issues

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...The Encyclopedia of Asian Design (EAD) makes Asia central to the study of design and its history by demonstrating the significant, varied, and enduring contributions of this vast region to its practice and products, their consumption...

China’s Shipbuilding Technology and Maritime Trade

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Interactions between China and other parts of East Asia, South Asia, Southeast Asia, and Western Asia developed via the sea as well as the land. While there is a long history of scholarship on the overland routes of the Silk Road, more...

Aesthetics of Asian Art and Design

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...In the Asian tradition of art and design, the object emerges as a result of giving form to ideas. The practice of thinking deeply about world phenomena, an ability to see the subtle principle behind the gross physicality, and an ability...

Japonisme

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... Japonisme—the name given to this cultural phenomenon by an enterprising French critic and collector of Japanese objects—influenced either England, France, or the United States before other nations is insignificant. The appreciation of Japanese art...

Perspectives on Sustainability

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... in a densely populated city where affordable housing for the majority is out of reach? This question is particularly pertinent in Hong Kong. Social design researcher Dr. Yanki Lee and British architectural historian Hilary French have explored Hong...

Dissent by Design: Anti-Olympic Action in East Asia

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... 2012 protests, such as one by a coalition of artists and urbanists, “The Games,” organized by Hilary Powell (2016) in 2007 at the site for the London Olympics. But the 2020 protests have a persistence, a regularity, and a backbone...

Modern Diffusion of Islamic Styles

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... in the context of, say, English, French, German, or Italian literature. Moreover, we still lack a clear-cut definition of the terms by themselves and relative to one another. For instance, “arabesque” can be used as an adjective generally...

Craft and Design in the Hindu Way of Life

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... with each political upheaval, the temples have remained a constant feature on the flag, even through the days of the communist phase of the Khmer Rouge. In 1867 Cambodia became a French protectorate and the temple was appropriated...

Silk Textiles in Inter-Empire Exchanges: The Ottomans and the World of Iran

Encyclopedia of Asian Design Volume 4 : Transnational and Global Issues in Asian Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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... to realize that when, in the time of Ahmed III, Ottoman patrons and designers were on the lookout for “novelties” in decoration, Iranian art was at least as important as a source of inspiration as French and Italian works, if not more so. Yet,...