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1 "Johnson, Sheila K." "American Attitudes Toward Japan, 1941 - 1975"
"Stanford, CA/ Washington, DC" 1975 084473179X / 9780844731797 (1st edition) Trade Paperback VERY GOOD+ 
"Tight, bright, clean & square. Light rubbing to covers and a single faint crease on each cover. ""examines American perceptions of Japan and traces them from World War II to the present…contends that once stereotypes take hold, they can shape international events..."" 114 pages, 9x6"" (22.9x15cm)" 
Price: 8.95 USD
 
 
2 "Anderson, Sid" "China, My Great Teacher"
Xlibris 2005 141347103x / 9781413471038 Trade Paperback FINE 
"As new - gift quality! Signed and inscribed by author. ""How you and China can learn and profit from the mistakes of the United States"" ""dedicated to Chinese students studying or proficient in English"" ""It's been said that there are more English learners in China than there are native English speakers in the whole world"" 126 pages." 
Price: 16.95 USD
 
 
3 "Balke, Gerd" Hong Kong Voices
Hong Kong 1989 9623590733 / 9789623590730 (1st edition) Trade paperback FINE 
"As new except for faint sticker shadow on back cover. ""In this collection of interviews with a cross-section of Hong Kong people, Gerd Balke has discovered a wide variety of opinions about the territory's future…"" 273 pages." 
Price: 149.95 USD
 
 
4 "Ball, J. Dyer (H. J, Lethbridge, intro.)" Things Chinese
Oxford University Press Oxford University Press 1982 195815254 Hardbound VERY GOOD+ 
" Tight, light age tanning to pages, light age soil to exterior page edges, square. Black cloth with gilt lettering. Crisp dust jacket which has shelfwear to top and bottom edges and a 1"" L-shaped rip which has been stabilized with clear tape on the inside. A ""dictionary of Chinese culture, society and history"" 766 indexed pages. 8.5x5.75x2.5""" 
Price: 21.95 USD
 
 
"Political Leadership Among Swat Pathans (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, Volume 19)", "Barth, Frederik"
5 "Barth, Frederik" "Political Leadership Among Swat Pathans (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, Volume 19)"
"Oxford, UK" 2004 1845202783 / 9781845202781 Trade Paperback FINE 
"As new - gift quality! ""describes certain aspects of the society of the Pathans of the Swat valley in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan…the material on which it is based was collected by the author in the period February-November 1954"" Chapters on: General Ecology and Ethnology of Swat; Underlying Frameworks of Organization; Neighborhood, Marriage and Affinity; Relations of Inequality and Authority; Land Tenure and Political Relations within Local Communities; Authority and Following of Chiefs; Authority and Following of Saints; Alliances and Political Blocs; History and Organization of Swat State..."" 143 indexed pages including Bibliography." 
Price: 19.95 USD
 
 
6 "Behr, Edward" "Last Emperor,the"
Bantam 0553344749 / 9780553344745 Trade Paperback very good 

Price: 4.95 USD
 
 
7 "BIRD, ISABELLA L." UNBEATEN TRACKS IN JAPAN (VIRAGO TRAVELLERS)
VIRAGO PRESS LTD 0860684229 / 9780860684220 Paperback GOOD 

Price: 1.65 USD
 
 
8 "Dalby, Liza Crihfield" Geisha
Japan 1985 4484851156 / 9784484851150 Trade Paperback GOOD+ 
"Book with black and white flower-patterned cover with French flaps- as new except for faint foxing to top exterior page edges. Cream colored dust jacket with multi-colored patterns and lettering and 2 photographs is intact but stained. Pink sales banner with white lettering is present but creased, rubbed and torn. Anthropologist Liza Dalby was accepted into the geisha community of Pontochô in Kyoto for a yearlong stint under the geisha name Ichigiku. This account of her unique experience provides an intimate look into a feminine community that has been the subject of rumor and fantasy for centuries in the West. " 
Price: 14.95 USD
 
 
9 "Dalby, Liza" Geisha
University of California Press 0520204956 / 9780520204959 Trade Paperback very good 

Price: 6.00 USD
 
 
10 "Devendra, Kiran" Status and Position of Women in India: With Specal Reference to Women in Contemporary India
"New Delhi, India" Shakti Books 1985 070692780X / 9780706927801 Hardbound VERY GOOD 
"Tight, bright, clean and square. Brown cloth with gold lettering on spine. Smudge on back cover and faintest age soil to exterior page edges. Clean, unclipped dust jacket is crisp but has slight edge rubbing, some bubbles in the lamination, a few scratches and dents. ""studies legal and other problems of Indian women since independence...institutionalization of various enactments regarding Indian women have not been internalized..."" 186 indexed pages including Appendices and Bibliography." 
Price: 74.95 USD
 
 
11 "Eitel. E.J. (H.J. Lethbridge, intro.)" Europe in China
"Oxford, UK" Oxford University Press 1983 0195815904 / 9780195815900 Hardbound VERY GOOD+ 
"As new except for faintest shelfwear to top and bottom edges of book covers and dust jacket. Dust jacket also has several small chips to hinges and top back corner. Reprint of 1895 chronicle of the ""early Canton factory days and the development of Hong Kong as a colony from the beginning, in 1841, to the year 1882…"" 595 pages + index." 
Price: 64.95 USD
 
 
12 "Elman, Benjamin A." From Philosophy to Philology: Intellectual and Social Aspects of Change in Late Imperial China
"Cambridge, MA" 1984 0674325257 / 9780674325258 (1st edition) Hardbound NEAR FINE 
"As new except for owner's library bookplate (stamped"" Discard"") on first free page and owner's embossed stamp on title page. Dust jacket, in protective cover, as new, except for a few scratches and Dewey Decimal number sticker on spine. Smells as though it has been in a room with a fragrance. 368 indexed, annotated pages, including Bibliography and Glossary." 
Price: 134.95 USD
 
 
13 "Endacott, G.B." A History of Hong Kong (Oxford in Asia Paperbacks)
OUP China 0196382645 / 9780196382647 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 2.00 USD
 
 
14 "Fitzgerald, Frances" FIRE IN THE LAKE V927
Vintage 0394719271 / 9780394719276 Mass Market Paperback GOOD 

Price: 1.10 USD
 
 
A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phüntso Wangye, "Goldstein, Sherap & Siebenschuh"
15 "Goldstein, Sherap & Siebenschuh" A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phüntso Wangye
"Berkley, CA" 2006 0520249925 / 9780520249929 (1st edition) Trade Paperback FINE 
"As new except for tiny remainder dot on bottom exterior page edges. ""political autobiography of Phüntso Wangye (Phünwang), one of the most important Tibetan revolutionary figures of the twentieth century…""" 
Price: 19.95 USD
 
 
16 "Grousset, Rene (Catherine Alison Phillips, trans.)" The Civilizations of the East: The Near and Middle East (Original title: Les Civilisations de L'Orient)
NY 1931 (1st English language edition) Hardbound VERY GOOD+/No DJ 
"Tight, faint age toning of pages, clean interior, faint soil to bottom exterior page edges, faint tilt. 404 pages (9.25x6.5""), 313 illustrations, ""Erratum"" tipped in on title page. Black cloth with gilt lettering and red blocks on spine. ""a general introduction to the study of the arts in Asia for the cultivated public""" 
Price: 9.95 USD
 
 
17 "Gullick, J.M." "Indigenous Political systems of Western Malaya (London School of Economics, Monographs on Social Anthropology, No. 17)"
"London, UK" 1965 "(reprint, 1969)" Trade Paperback VERY GOOD+ 
"Tight, bright, clean & square. Rubbing to cover edges. Occasional light pencil lines or ticks in margins. ""an account of the way in which the traditional government of the Malay Sultans worked before the introduction of British rule in 1874, covering the whole political organization, from village to state..."" 151 indexed pages." 
Price: 13.95 USD
 
 
18 "Hastings, Max" The Korean War
"London, UK" Michael Joseph Ltd. 1988 071812068X / 9780718120689 Hardbound VERY GOOD+ 
"Book - As new except for faint age soil to exterior page edges. Unclipped dust jacket is clean and crisp but has light foxing to inside, and tiny tears at spine folds have been stabilized on the side with clear tape. ""The Korean War:…remains the only battlefield on which 2 great powers-the United States and China - have met since WWII; in which an army has fought under the flag of the UN in pursuit of military objectives..."" ""incisive historical interpretation with descriptions of the action that are second to none..."" 476 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography and illustrated with 45 pages of black and white photos an map endpapers." 
Price: 10.95 USD
 
 
19 "Hibbert, Christopher" "The Dragon Wakes: China and the West, 1793-1911"
Penguin Books 0140066462 / 9780140066463 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 4.00 USD
 
 
What Went Wrong? The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East, "Lewis, Barnard"
20 "Lewis, Barnard" What Went Wrong? The Clash Between Islam and Modernity in the Middle East
0060516054 / 9780060516055 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 7.00 USD
 
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