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Stoned : jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world, Aja Raden

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Stoned : jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world
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Stoned : jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world
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Aja Raden
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eng
Summary
An account of how eight jewels shaped the course of history shares insights into the role of precious gemstones in triggering cultural movements, political dynasties, and wars, while exploring how jewels reflect darker aspects of human nature
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Title
Stoned
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Summary
An account of how eight jewels shaped the course of history shares insights into the role of precious gemstones in triggering cultural movements, political dynasties and wars while exploring how jewels reflect darker aspects of human nature
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10457372
Cataloging source
FMG
Dewey number
739
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
NK5550
LC item number
.R33 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
adult
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jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world
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jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world
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Aja Raden
Stoned : jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world, Aja Raden
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Stoned : jewelry, obsession, and how desire shapes the world, Aja Raden
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Includes bibliographical references
Contents
Want : desire, delusion, and the scarcity effect. Keep the change : the beads that bought Manhattan ; Precedents are forever : the first diamond engagement ring ; The color of money : the emerald parrot, and the making and unmaking of the Spanish empire -- Take : obsessions, possessions, and the mechanics of war. The importance of being famous : the necklace that started the French Revolution ; Hello, sailor : how sibling rivalry and a really big pearl shaped the fate of nations ; The old shell game : the golden eggs that funded the Soviet start-up -- Have : industry, innovation, and the light at the end of the tunnel. The boss's string : pearl culture, cultured pearls, and Japan's race to modernity ; Timing is everything : World War I and the first wristwatch
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ocn930272324
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Edition
First edition.
Extent
xii, 356 pages, 8 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780062334695
Isbn Type
(hc)
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)

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