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"American Attitudes Toward Japan, 1941 - 1975"

By: "Johnson, Sheila K."

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Stanford, CA/ Washington, DC", 1975

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 99H024

ISBN: 084473179X

Condition: 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)" View more info

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"China, My Great Teacher"

By: "Anderson, Sid"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Xlibris, 2005

Seller ID: 7-5T025

ISBN: 141347103x

Condition: 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." View more info

Hong Kong Voices

By: "Balke, Gerd"

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, 1989

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 28T010

ISBN: 9623590733

Condition: 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." View more info

Things Chinese

By: "Ball, J. Dyer (H. J, Lethbridge, intro.)"

Price: $21.95

Publisher: Oxford University Press, Oxford University Press: 1982

Seller ID: 7-5T024

ISBN: 195815254

Condition: 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""" View more info

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"Political Leadership Among Swat Pathans (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, Volume 19)"

By: "Barth, Frederik"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Oxford, UK", BERG PUBL INC: 2004

Seller ID: 12T016

ISBN: 1845202783

Condition: 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 ... View more info

"Last Emperor, The"

By: "Behr, Edward"

Price: $3.50

Seller ID: 9780708834398

ISBN: 0708834396

Condition: GOOD


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China: Alive in the Bitter Sea

By: "Butterfield, Fox"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Bantam:

Seller ID: 9780553345025

ISBN: 0553345028

Condition: GOOD


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The Rape of Nanking: The Forgotten Holocaust of World War II

By: "Chang, Iris"

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140277449

ISBN: 0140277447

Condition: GOOD


In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians were systematically raped, tortured, and murdered--a death toll exceeding that of the atomic blasts of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined. Using extensive interviews with survivors and newly discovered documents, Iris Chang has written what will surely be the definitive history of this horrifying episode. "The Rape of Nanking" tells the story from th... View more info

Geisha

By: "Dalby, Liza Crihfield"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Japan, 1985

Seller ID: 5-6T005

ISBN: 4484851156

Condition: 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... View more info

Status and Position of Women in India: With Specal Reference to Women in Contemporary India

By: "Devendra, Kiran"

Price: $74.95

Publisher: "New Delhi, India", Shakti Books: 1985

Seller ID: 7-6T033

ISBN: 070692780X

Condition: 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 pag... View more info

From Philosophy to Philology: Intellectual and Social Aspects of Change in Late Imperial China

By: "Elman, Benjamin A."

Price: $134.95

Publisher: "Cambridge, MA", 1984

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 63H001

ISBN: 0674325257

Condition: 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." View more info

A History of Hong Kong (Oxford in Asia Paperbacks)

By: "Endacott, G.B."

Price: $2.00

Publisher: OUP China:

Seller ID: 9780196382647

ISBN: 0196382645

Condition: GOOD


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A Tibetan Revolutionary: The Political Life and Times of Bapa Phüntso Wangye

By: "Goldstein, Sherap & Siebenschuh"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Berkley, CA", UNIV OF CALIFORNIA PR: 2006

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 63H002

ISBN: 0520249925

Condition: 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…""" View more info

The Civilizations of the East: The Near and Middle East (Original title: Les Civilisations de L'Orient)

By: "Grousset, Rene (Catherine Alison Phillips, trans.)"

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, 1931

Edition: (1st English language edition)

Seller ID: 88X003

Condition: 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""" View more info

"Indigenous Political systems of Western Malaya (London School of Economics, Monographs on Social Anthropology, No. 17)"

By: "Gullick, J.M."

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1965

Edition: "(reprint, 1969)"

Seller ID: 0DT013

Condition: 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." View more info

The Korean War

By: "Hastings, Max"

Price: $10.95

Publisher: "London, UK", Michael Joseph Ltd.: 1988

Seller ID: 7-6H001

ISBN: 071812068X

Condition: 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 hi... View more info

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India: An Illustrated History (Illustrated Histories (Hippocrene))

By: "Kishore, Prem, Kishore, Anuradha Ganpati"

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Hippocrene Books:

Seller ID: 9780781809443

ISBN: 0781809444

Condition: very good


India is a land of contrasts and diversity. Echoes of vanished empires exist alongside its natural wonders and teeming modern cities. Today, India covers over two million square miles and has the world's second-largest population, which shares fifteen national languages and six major religions.This volume succinctly recounts 45,000 years of Indian history, from the earliest Indus valley settlements to the twentieth-century struggle against British imperial rule to the... View more info

Triad Societies in Hong Kong

By: "Morgan, W. P."

Price: $375.00

Publisher: The Government Printer, The Government Printer: 1982

Seller ID: 7-5T020

Condition: FINE


"As new except for slightest wear to top edge of crisp, clean dust jacket. 306 illustrated pages of information including ""Anglo- Chinese Glossary"" with Cantonese romanization-Mandarin romanization- character-meaning, and a list of Main Societies Operating, or known to have operated, in Hong Kong up to the end of 1958. ""For 116 years, Triad activities have been noted in the official law and police reports of Hong Kong. For 113 years, specia... View more info

The World of the Shining Prince: Court Life in Ancient Japan

By: "Morris, Ivan"

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Penguin Books:

Seller ID: 9780140054798

ISBN: 0140054790

Condition: GOOD


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Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace? One School at a Time

By: "Mortenson, Greg"

Price: $3.50

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780143038252

ISBN: 0143038257

Condition: GOOD


The astonishing, uplifting story of a real-life Indiana Jones and his humanitarian campaign to use education to combat terrorism in the Taliban's backyardAnyone who despairs of the individual's power to change lives has to read the story of Greg Mortenson, a homeless mountaineer who, following a 1993 climb of Pakistan's treacherous K2, was inspired by a chance encounter with impoverished mountain villagers and promised to build them a school. Over the next decade ... View more info