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Hong Kong Voices

By: "Balke, Gerd"

Price: $149.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, Longman Group: 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: Hong Kong, Oxford University Press: 1982

Edition: (5th edition)

Seller ID: 7-5T024

ISBN: 0195815254

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

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

By: "Elman, Benjamin A."

Price: $134.95

Publisher: "Cambridge, MA", Harvard East Asian Monographs #110: 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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The Many Faces of Primitive Art: A Critical Anthology

By: "Fraser, Douglas"

Price: $5.95

Publisher: "Englewood Cliffs, NJ", ©1966

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 01H018

Condition: GOOD+/Good


"Reading Copy. Tight, bright interior, light age soil to exterior, clean interior, faint skew. 1"" chip on spine. DJ is intact but has shelfwear to edges and an @1.5"" square piece missing on spine."" A collection of 11 articles and essays on primitive art (from Africa, Southeast Asia, Oceania, and America), representing various viewpoints on the subject. 300 pages, 9.25x6"" (23.5x15cm)." View more info

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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", University of California Press: 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 Great Game: on secret service in high asia

By: "Hopkirk, Peter"

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Oxford, UK", Oxford University Press: 1991

Edition: (reprint)

Seller ID: 7-9T005

ISBN: 0192827995

Condition: NEAR FINE


"As new except for sticker remnant on back cover and faint rubbing to cover edges. 562 indexed, illustrated (15 black and white photos) pages including bibliography. ""For nearly a century…Victorian Britain and Tsarist Russia fought a secret war in the lonely passes and deserts of Central Asia...immortalized in Kipling's 'Kim"" as the Great Game...""" View more info

"World Report Magazine, March 11 & 25, 1947"

By: "Lehrbas, Lloyd (ed.)"

Price: $29.00

Publisher: "Washington, DC", United States News Publishing Corporation: 1947

Seller ID: 26A007

Condition: GOOD


"Reading copy. Tight, age tanned pages, light age soil, slight curl. mailing label on front cover. ""The Weekly Newsmagazine of World Affairs"". Contemporary Post World War II commentary on Politics and World Economy. Cover Photo: Jawaharlal Nehru…New Power Bloc in Asia? Cover Stories: Must Britain Draft Labor?; What Russia Spends on Arms; How Belgium Restrains Prices. - Cover Photo: Secretary of State Marshall…Voice of the U.S. at Moscow. Cover Stories: U.S.-Russian Showdown; Price of Peace in Greece; Britain Faces Rail Crisis." View more info

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"Encyclopedia of China: The Essential Reference to China, Its History and Culture"

By: "Perkins, Dorothy"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: NY, Roundtable Press / Checkmark: 2000

Edition: (1st thus)

Seller ID: 26Y001

ISBN: 0816043744

Condition: 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." View more info

Viet Cong: The Organization and Techniques of the National Liberation Front of South Vietnam

By: "Pike, Douglas"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: "Cambridge, MA", M.I.T. Press: 1966

Seller ID: 9-8H006

Condition: VERY GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and unmarked text, square. Black and with patterned cloth cover with white outline lettering is like new. Dust jacket is present but price clipped, lightly age soiled and has tattered edges which have been stabilized with clear tape. Two map endpapers are in good condition but front one has a stamp, marker number and bookstore sticker, which do not obscure map. 6.4x9.5x1.3"" (16x24.3x3.3cm), ""Datelined Saigon, appearing under the byline of a USIA foreign service officer, this is the first extensive study of the Viet Cong. Based on some 800 documents ... View more info

India (Romance of History series)

By: "Surridge, Victor (A. D. McCormick, illus.)"

Price: $29.95

Publisher: NY, Frederick A. Stokes Company: undated

Seller ID: 5-3H004

Condition: FAIR


"Reading copy and wonderful period piece (probably 1909 printing). - The chapter entitled ""The Valley of Death"" has a full color, full page reproduction of A>D. McCormick's drawing ""the Retreat from Afghanistan, 1842"". Loose binding with endpaper hinges starting to crack, faintest age tanning of pages with some fingerprints, seriously tanned endpapers, covers are rubbed and age soiled,308 indexed pages with 12 full color, full page prints (all present but most have come loose from binding).Spine is softened with forward lean and slight fraying to ends. ... View more info

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A History of Japan (The Blackwell History of the World)

By: "Totman, Conrad"

Price: $15.95

Publisher: MA & UK, Blackwell: 2000

Edition: (1st edition)

Seller ID: 26X001

ISBN: 063121447X

Condition: FINE


"As new - gift quality! 'compelling narrative history of Japan from ca.8,000 until the 1990s…examines Japan from an ecological perspective, tracing the changing patterns of human-environment relations and the interactions with political, social, economic, and cultural history..."" 620 indexed annotated pages including Appendices. " View more info

"Byzantina kai Metabyzantina, Volume Two: Studies on Byantium. Seljuks, and Ottomans (Reprinted Studies"

By: "Vryonis, Speros Jr. "

Price: $48.95

Publisher: "Malibu,CA", Undena Publications: 1981

Seller ID: 6-6H008

ISBN: 0890030715

Condition: VERY GOOD-


"Tight, clean, slight curl and bumped corner. Faded covers with sunned spine. Volume 2 only. 16 essays ""dealing with the relations of the Turks and Greeks from the eleventh century to the outbreak of the Greek Revolution in 1821…"" Indexed and annotated. Paginated by original source of article." View more info

The Confucian Persuasion

By: "Wright, Arthur F. (ed)"

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Stanford, CA", Stanford University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 8-1T002

Condition: GOOD


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Owner's and bookstore labels inside front cover. Crease on front cover and reading creases on spine. Yellow underline with highlighter on Contents page and in 2 of the 10 essays. ""This extensive survey maintains a balanced perspective in its diagnosis of the degree of Confucian inspiration or influence in social, cultural and political attitudes and developments in the course of Chinese history..."" 390 indexed, annotated pages." View more info

Freedom At Midnight

By: Collins & LaPierre

Price: $20.95

Publisher: NY, Simon and Schuster: 1975

Edition: "(Signed, 1st thus, full number line)"

Seller ID: 5-5H016

ISBN: 0671220888

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean (a few spots on exterior page edges), square. Spine is flattened and has softened ends. Light shelfwear and a few tiny rips along top and bottom edges of dust jacket. School library stamp on blank back of endpaper - no other obvious library markings. Illustrated with black and white photos and maps plus Map endpapers - Before Independence (Front), After Independence (Back). Signed by Larry Collins on the title page. The end of the British Raj and the birth of independent India and Pakistan - a proper history that grabs you and reads like a superior historical novel. ... View more info

Indian Aggression Against Pakistan - American Reactions (No. 4)

By: Embassy of Pakistan

Price: $9.95

Publisher: "Washington, DC", Embassy of Pakistan: 1965

Seller ID: 6-1T024

Condition: GOOD+


"Tight, bright and clean interior, light age soil to covers, tiny curl to upper corner. 9 page staple-bound publication quoting American newspapers regarding the issue of Kashmir in 1965." View more info

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India's Long Road to Independence: The Proudest Day

By: Read & Fisher

Price: $9.95

Publisher: NY, W.W.Norton: 1998

Seller ID: 7-NH023

ISBN: 0393318982

Condition: VERY GOOD


"As new except for faintest edgewear and age soil to cover edges only. 565 indexed, annotated pages including Bibliography and black and white photos. ""a valuable and fascinating political record of the turbulent birth of modern India and Pakistan."" 6x9.25x1""" View more info

Confucianism in Action

By: Wright & Nivison (ed)

Price: $14.95

Publisher: "Stanford, CA", Stanford University Press: 1969

Seller ID: 8-1T003

Condition: VERY GOOD+


"Tight, bright, clean and square. Owner's and bookstore labels inside front cover. Reading crease on spine. No other markings. ""The papers in this volume…are primarily concerned with 3 areas of Chinese life in which Confucian ideas have been prominent: familial institutions, bureaucratic behavior and the power relations between monarch and the literati..."" 390 indexed, annotated pages" View more info