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Author Major, John S.

Title Caravan to America : living arts of the Silk Road / John S. Major and Betty J. Belanus.

Publication Info. Chicago : Cricket Books, 2002.


Location Call No. Status
 New Britain, Main Library - Children's Department  J745 MAJ    Check Shelf
Edition First edition.
Description 130 pages : color illustrations ; 20 cm
Note "A Marcato book."
Summary Profiles eight artists and artisans now living in America who are originally from the "Silk Road," an ancient network of caravan trails through which trade goods, ideas, and arts pass between Asia and the Mediterranean.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Qi Shu Fang: Peking opera performer -- Doug Kim: Korean American martial artist -- Yeshi Dorjee: Tibetan artist-monk -- Abdul Khaliq Muradi: Turkmen rug restorer -- Tamara Katayev: Bukharan singer -- Najmieh Batmanglij: Iranian American cook -- La Verne J. Magarian: Armenian American calligrapher and paper artist -- Peter Kyvelos, Greek American oud maker.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 8.2 3.0 68785.
Subject Folk art -- Asia, Central -- Juvenile literature.
Ethnic art -- Asia, Central -- Juvenile literature.
Handicraft -- Asia, Central -- Juvenile literature.
Expatriate artists -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Folk artists -- Asia, Central -- Juvenile literature.
Artisans -- Asia, Central -- Juvenile literature.
Arts, American -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Folk art -- Asia, Central.
Handicraft -- Asia, Central.
Silk Road.
Added Author Belanus, Betty J.
ISBN 0812626664 alkaline paper
081262677X paperback alkaline paper
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