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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.
Pub Info Chicago : Cricket Books, 2002.
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Dennis Public - Juvenile  J 745 MAJ     WITHDRAWN
Edition 1st ed.
Descript xiii, 130 p. : col. ill. ; 21 x 24 cm.
Note Accelerated Reader MG 8.2 3 3 68785
"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.
Bibliog. 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.
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.
Artists.
Artisans.
Silk Road.
Add Author Belanus, Betty J.
ISBN 0812626664 (alk. paper)
081262677X (pbk. : alk. paper)
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