Resources on the World Wide Web
History, high reading level, SE Asia timeline from 8000 BC to 1500
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.
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