Recommended Reading



Bark Paper Research 

list compiled by Lisa Miles -

  • Bell, Lillian. Papyrus, Tapa, Amate & Rice Paper: Papermaking in Africa, the Pacific, Latin America & Southeast Asia. McMinnville, OR.: Liliaceae Press, 1983. Print.
  • Coe, Michael D, and Justin Kerr. The Art of the Maya Scribe. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1998. Print.
  • Christensen, Bodil, & Samuel Martí. Witchcraft and Pre-Columbian Paper = Brujerías y Papel Precolombino. 1979. Print.
  • Hunter, Dard. Primitive Papermaking: An Account of a Mexican Sojourn and of a Voyage to the Pacific Islands in Search of Information, Implements, and Specimens Relating to the Making & Decorating of Bark-Paper. Chillicothe, Ohio: Mountain House Press, 1927. Print.
  • López Binnqüist, Citlalli. The Endurance of Mexican Amate Paper: Exploring Additional Dimensions to the Sustainable Development Concept. University of Twente. 2003.
  • Shimura, Asao. Amate, Mexican Bark Paper. Tokyo: Bunseido Press, 1978. Print.
  • Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang. The Aztec and Maya Papermakers. New York: J.J. Augustin, 1944. Print.


Mills, Men and Machinery

A Bibliography of Papermaking in the United States During the Industrial Revolution to 1900 by Robert Singerman and S. J. Wolfe