Reading list

China

Carswell, J. 2000. Blue and White: Chinese Porcelain around the World. London, The British Museum Press.

He Li, 1996. Chinese Ceramics - The New Standard Guide. London, Thames and Hudson.

Michaelson, C. 1999. Gilded Dragons: Buried Treasures from China's Golden Ages. London. The British Museum Press. [BM Exhibition].

Rawson, J. (ed.) 1993. The British Museum Book of Chinese Art. London. British Museum Press. [BM Exhibition].

Rawson, J. 1995. Chinese Jade from the Neolithic to the Qing. London, The British Museum Press. (paperback edition: 2002)

Rawson, J. 1996. Mysteries of Ancient China: New Discoveries from the Early Dynasties. London, British Museum Press. [BM Exhibition].

Vainker, S. 1991. Chinese Pottery and Porcelain: From Prehistory to the Present. London, British Museum Press. [BM Exhibition].

Korea

Portal, J. 2000. Korea: Art and Archaeology. London, Thames and Hudson.

South Asia

Allchin, B. and R. 1997. Origins of a Civilisation: The Prehistory and Early Archaeology of South Asia. London, Penguin.

Blurton, R. 1993. Hindu Art. London, The British Museum Press. [BM Exhibition].

Chakrabarti, D. K. 1995. The Archaeology of Ancient Indian Cities. Oxford, University Press.

Durrans, B. 1993. From Village to City in Ancient India. London, The British Museum Press. [BM Exhibition].

Errington, E., Cribb, J. (eds). 1992. The Crossroads of Asia. Cambridge. The Ancient India and Iran Trust. [Fitzwilliam Museum Exhibition].

Harle, J. C. 1994.The Art and Architecture of the Indian Subcontinent. London, Yale University Press.

Knox, R. 1992. Amaravati: Buddhist Sculpture from the Great Stupa. London, The British Museum Press.

Knox, R., Willis, M., Errington, E., Blurton, T., Canby, S. 1998. 'South Asia at the British Museum', in Arts of Asia, Vol. 28 No. 2 (March-April 1998) pp.56-139.

Rogers, J. M. 1993. Mughal Miniatures. London, The British Museum Press.

Sivaramamurti, C. 1977. The Art of India. New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc.

Tadgell, C. 1990. The History of Architecture in India. London, Architecture Design and Technology Press.

Zwalf, W. 1979. The Shrines of Gandhara. London, The British Museum.

Zwalf, W. 1996. A Catalogue of Gandhara Sculpture in the British Museum. London, The British Museum Press.

Southeast Asia

Green, A. and Blurton, T. (eds). 2002. Burma. Art and Archaeology. London. The British Museum Press. [Conference Papers].

Higham, C. 1989. The Archaeology of Mainland Southeast Asia. From 10,000 BC to the Fall of Angkor. Cambridge, University Press.

Isaacs, R. and Blurton, T. 2000. Visions from the Golden Land. Burma and the Art of Lacquer. London, The British Museum Press. [BM Exhibition].

Tibet

Willis, M. 1999. Tibet, Life, Myth and Art. London, Duncan Baird. [BM Exhibition].

Zwalf, W. 1981. Heritage of Tibet. London, The British Museum Press. [BM Exhibition].

Japan

Reeve, J. (ed.). 1990. Living Arts of Japan. London, The British Museum Press.

Mason, P. 1993. History of Japanese Art. New York, Harry N. Abrams.

Collcutt, M. Jansen, I. Kumakura. 1988. Cultural Atlas of Japan. London, Phaidon.

Wichmann, S. 1981.Japonisme: the Japanese Influence on Western Art since 1858. London, Thames and Hudson.

Salter, R. 2001. Japanese Woodblock Printing. London, A&C Black.

Irvine, G. 2000. The Japanese Sword: the Soul of the Samurai. London, A&C Black.

Harris, V. 1974. A Book of Five Rings (The Life of Miyamoto Musashi, and translation of his classic ‘Go Rin No Sho'). London, Allison & Busby