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1 "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
 
 
"Political Leadership Among Swat Pathans (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, Volume 19)", "Barth, Frederik"
2 "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
 
 
3 "Behr, Edward" "Last Emperor,the"
Bantam 0553344749 / 9780553344745 Trade Paperback very good 

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

Price: 1.65 USD
 
 
5 "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
 
 
6 "Dalby, Liza" Geisha
University of California Press 0520204956 / 9780520204959 Trade Paperback very good 

Price: 6.00 USD
 
 
7 "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
 
 
8 "Endacott, G.B." A History of Hong Kong (Oxford in Asia Paperbacks)
OUP China 0196382645 / 9780196382647 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 2.00 USD
 
 
9 "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"
10 "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
 
 
11 "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
 
 
12 "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
 
 
Understanding Vietnam (Philip E. Lilienthal Book.), "Jamieson, Neil L."
13 "Jamieson, Neil L." Understanding Vietnam (Philip E. Lilienthal Book.)
University of California Press 0520201574 / 9780520201576 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
14 "Lee, Ki-Baik" A New History of Korea
Harvard University Asia Center 067461576X / 9780674615762 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 7.00 USD
 
 
15 "Ling, Pan" Old Shanghai: Gangsters in Paradise (Asian Studies Series)
Hong Kong 1984 9622251641 / 9789622251649 Trade Paperback NEAR FINE 
"As new except for a corner bump which has creased the corner of about 10 pages and 1/2"" rip on the spine edge of the french flap cover. Map end papers. ""The extraordinary events of the first half of this century in China - the collapse of the empire, the first Chinese republic, the defeat of the warlords by Chiang Kaishek, the war with Japan, the rise and ultimate triumph of the Chinese Communist Party..."" 239 indexed pages." 
Price: 32.95 USD
 
 
16 "Menzies, Gavin" 1421: The Year China Discovered America
Harper Perennial 006054094X / 9780060540944 Trade Paperback GOOD 

Price: 7.95 USD
 
 
17 "Mohamad, Mahathir bin" The Malay dilemma
"Selangor, Malaysia" 1970 (reprint 1981) Trade Paperback FINE 
"As new - gift quality! ""Not all historians will agree with Dr. Mahathir's interpretation of events, historic and recent (in 1970), in Malaysia and Singapore…Nevertheless, it is published because this is what an educated, modern progressive Malay things and believes. These are his reactions to the problems of the day..."" 188 pages." 
Price: 18.95 USD
 
 
18 "Pal, Pratapaditya" Where the Gods Are Young
NY 1975 0878480455 / 9780878480456 Oversize Paperback FINE 
"As new except for faint curl. ""catalogue of an exhibition shown in Asia House Gallery in the fall of 1975"". 136 pages with photos of the items of Buddhist and Brahmanical Art in the exhibition, a 9-page introduction and selected bibliography. 9-7/8x9-3/8"" (25x24cm)" 
Price: 19.95 USD
 
 
19 "Papinot, E." Historical and Geographical Dictionary of Japan
"Rutland, VT" 1972 0804809968 / 9780804809962 "8th printing, 1984" Paperback NEAR FINE 
"As new except for slight wear to cover edges and owner's name on first title page. ""principal events and names in the history of Japan up to the 20th century…(including) the dynasties…""842 pages + maps, including 300 illustrations and 18 appendices" 
Price: 23.95 USD
 
 
20 "Perkins, Dorothy" "Encyclopedia of China: The Essential Reference to China, Its History and Culture"
NY 2000 0816043744 / 9780816043743 (1st thus) Oversize Paperback FINE 
"As new - gift quality! ""an essential guide to the People's Republic of China, from its major geographical features to its complex and controversial international relations…"" 662 indexed, illustrated pages in Encyclopedia format including Suggested Reading list." 
Price: 34.95 USD
 
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Japan : A Short Cultural History, "SANSOM, GEORGE B."
Japan : A Short Cultural History
"SANSOM, GEORGE B."

Understanding Vietnam (Philip E. Lilienthal Book.), "Jamieson, Neil L."
Understanding Vietnam (Philip E. Lilienthal Book.)
"Jamieson, Neil L."

"Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia", "Rashid, Ahmed"
"Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia"
"Rashid, Ahmed"

The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution, "Spence, Jonathan D."
The Gate of Heavenly Peace: The Chinese and Their Revolution
"Spence, Jonathan D."

To Change China: Western Advisers in China, "Spence, Jonathan D."
To Change China: Western Advisers in China
"Spence, Jonathan D."

Islam: A Concise Introduction, "Robinson, Neal"
Islam: A Concise Introduction
"Robinson, Neal"

A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phüntso Wangye, "Goldstein, Sherap & Siebenschuh"
A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phüntso Wangye
"Goldstein, Sherap & Siebenschuh"

India Infrastructure Report 2006: Urban Infrastructure, 3i Network
India Infrastructure Report 2006: Urban Infrastructure
3i Network

A History of Japan (The Blackwell History of the World), "Totman, Conrad"
A History of Japan (The Blackwell History of the World)
"Totman, Conrad"

 
 


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