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Teaching About Asia
Chalmers, F. Graeme. Celebrating Pluralism: Art, Education, and Cultural Diversity. Los Angeles: The Getty Education Institute for the Arts, 1996.

Education About Asia. Published by the Association for Asian Studies, 3 issues per year. Visit the website for more information:

General Asian Art
Hutt, Julia. Understanding Far Eastern Art: A Complete Guide to the Arts of China, Japan, Korea: Ceramics, Sculpture, Painting, Prints, Lacquer, Textiles, and Metalwork. New York: Dutton, 1987.

Lee, Sherman E. A History of Far Eastern Art, 5th ed. Edited by Naomi Noble Richard. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1994.

Chinese Art and Culture, General
Boisselier, Jean. The Wisdom of the Buddha. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1994.

Clunas, Craig. Art in China. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Eberhard,Wolfram. A Dictionary of Chinese Symbols: Hidden Symbols in Chinese Life and Thought. London; New York: Routledge & Kegan, 1986.

Oldstone-Moore, Jennifer. Understanding Confucianism. London: Duncan Baird Publishers, 2003.

Rawson, Jessica. The British Museum Book of Chinese Art. New York: Thames & Hudson, 1993.

Sullivan, Michael. The Arts of China, 4th ed. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1999.

Wood, Frances. The Silk Road: Two Thousand Years in the Heart of Asia. London: British Library, 2003.

Chinese Art, Specific
Fischer, Robert E. Buddhist Art and Architecture. New York: Thames & Hudson, 1993.

Palmer, Martin. Kuan Yin: Myths and Prophecies of the Chinese Goddess of Compassion. San Francisco: Thorsons Publishers, 1998.

Proser, Adriana, Sally Malenka, and Beth A. Price. Painted Splendor: The Context and Conservation of a Chinese Reception Hall in the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Philadelphia: Philadelphia Museum of Art, 2004.

Silbergeld, Jerome. Chinese Painting Style: Media, Methods, and Principles of Form. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1982.

Steinhardt, Nancy Shatzman. Chinese Architecture. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002.

Weidner, Marsha. Views from Jade Terrace: Chinese Women Artists, 1300–1912. Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art, 1988.

Books for Young Readers
Bouchard, Dave. Buddha in the Garden. Illustrated by Zhong-Yang Huang.Vancouver: Raincoast Books, 2001.

Conrad, Pam. Blue Willow. Illustrated by S. Saelig Gallagher. New York: Philomel Books, 1999.

Demi. The Empty Pot. New York: H. Holt, 1990.

Gilchrist, Cherry. Stories from the Silk Road. Illustrated by Nilesh Mistry. Cambridge, Mass.: Barefoot Books, 2005.

Herbert, Janis. Marco Polo for Kids, His Marvelous Journey to China: 21 Activities. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2001.

Yip, Mingmei. Chinese Children’s Favorite Stories. Boston: Tuttle Publishing, 2004.


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