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BAD ELEMENTS : CHINESE REBELS FROM LOS ANGELES TO BEIJING

By: Buruma, Ian

Price: ¥1,300.00

Publisher: Random House: 2001

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007957

ISBN: 0679457682

Condition: F/NF


A highly collectible first edition/printing, a tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions or markings, not price clipped an ex-library or a book of the month club edition. Myths abound about China: all Chinese everywhere are united in a community of enduring culture; Western-style democracy is unsuited to China, as it would bring only chaos and the disruption of unity. In this brilliant report of his encounters with Chinese dissidents, rebels and democrats those blessed or cursed with "sheer cussedness" veteran journalist Buruma (The Wages of Guilt, etc.) br... View more info

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A JAPANESE MIRROR: HEROES AND VILLIANS OF JAPANESE CULTURE

By: Buruma, Ian

Price: ¥650.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1984

Seller ID: RWARE0000044864

ISBN: 0140074988

Condition: Good


A fascinating study of the way the Japanese portray themselves in their pop ular culture. View more info

THE CHINA LOVER: A NOVEL

By: Buruma, Ian

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Penguin Press HC, The: 2008

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000043100

ISBN: 1594201943

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Hiding her Japanese identity in U.S.-occupied Tokyo while performing as a Chinese beauty in censor-approved films, Yamaguchi Yoshiko moves to America, where she eventually marries a promising Japanese diplomat and becomes an influential television personality and politician. 30,000 first printing. View more info