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RESISTANCE AND REFORM IN TIBET

By: Akiner, Shirin (Editor)

Price: ¥850.00

Publisher: Indiana University Press: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000042655

ISBN: 0253311314

Condition: Good/Good


Condition: Dust jacket has slight tear Tibet exerts a powerful fascination far beyond its borders. Given its very remoteness and the all-encompassing character of Tibetan Buddhism, it has been the setting for countless works of romance, adventure and fantasy. Yet relatively few writers have studied Tibet as an evolving, contemporary society, despite the fact that for the last forty years this nation of over 5 million people has been confronting a dual challenge more cri... View more info

THE MAKING OF A SECURITY COMMUNITY IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC: PROCEEDINGS OF THE SEVENTH ASIA-PACIFIC ROUNDTABLE, KUALA LUMPUR, JUNE 6

By: Author, No

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Institute of Strategic and I.: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000003760

ISBN: 9679471926

Condition: Very Good


Includes bibliographical references. View more info

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CHINESE DRAGONS (IMAGES OF ASIA)

By: Bates, Roy

Price: ¥9,000.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 2002

Seller ID: RWARE0000042509

ISBN: 0195928563

Condition: Very Good


This richly illustrated volume takes the reader on a journey through the co mplexities of dragon lore: the evolution of the Chinese dragon, the differe nt types of dragons and their uses, the diverse art inspired by dragons, an d dragon legends and sightings. View more info

THE CHINESE

By: Bonavia, David

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Penguin: 1987

Seller ID: RWARE0000005532

ISBN: 0140101004

Condition: Very Good


"A China seen sympathetically but without rose-colored glasses." -- New Yor k Times Book Review. View more info

THE KOREANS : AMERICA'S TROUBLED RELATIONS WITH NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA

By: Breen, Michael

Price: ¥900.00

Publisher: Thomas Dunne Books: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007715

ISBN: 0312242115

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


A wonderful tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper, no inscri ptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. A veteran British journalist examines the history, culture, and economy of North and (principally) South Korea, where he lives for half of each year. Realizing that most readers know Korea only because of the war (1950-53) or because of the communist North's nuclear potential and noisy aggressiveness, Breen limns with pati... View more info

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THE RAPE OF NANKING: THE FORGOTTEN HOLOCAUST OF WORLD WAR II

By: Chang, Iris

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Penguin Books: 1998

Seller ID: RWARE0000042537

ISBN: 0140277447

Condition: Very Good


In December 1937, the Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking. Within weeks, more than 300,000 Chinese civilians were systematically rape d, tortured, and murdered--a death toll exceeding that of the atomic blasts of Hiroshima and Nagasaki combined. Using extensive interviews with surviv ors 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

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INSIDE CHINA TODAY : A WESTERN VIEW

By: Dimond, E. Grey

Price: ¥890.00

Publisher: Norton: 1983

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000010112

ISBN: 0393017117

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Some wear to jacket, bumping to corners, o/w bright and clean internally. Includes bibliographical references and index. View more info

VIETNAM'S FOREIGN RELATIONS: DYNAMICS OF CHANGE (PACIFIC STRATEGIC PAPERS)

By: Frost, Frank

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Regional Strategic Studies P.: 1993

Seller ID: RWARE0000006362

ISBN: 9813016655

Condition: Good


Vietnam's Foreign Relations: Dynamics of Change. View more info

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BEYOND HOSPITALITY: THE HISTORY OF THE HONGKONG AND SHANGHAI HOTELS, LIMITE D.

By: hibbard, peter

Price: ¥3,000.00

Publisher: Marshall Cavendish: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000029839

ISBN: 9814302058

Condition: Very Good/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. View more info

DRAGON ASCENDING : VIETNAM AND THE VIETNAMESE

By: Kamm, Henry

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Arcade Publishing: 1996

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000007911

ISBN: 1559703067

Condition: Fine/Fine


A wonderful tight clean copy, protected in a new brodart wrapper dj unclipp ed, not an ex-lib; Kamm, a Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent for the New York Times who has been reporting from Southeast Asia for more than a quarter century, here e xplores Vietnam, its resilient people, its history and its likely future. T he men and women he introduces us to include General Tran Cong Man, unoffic ial spokesman for the Communist Party; Duong Thu Huong, a dissident whose d ... View more info

EMPIRES END : A HISTORY OF THE FAR EAST FROM HIGH COLONIALISM TO HONG KONG

By: Keay, John

Price: ¥1,700.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000008655

ISBN: 0684815923

Condition: Fine/Fine


A highly collectible first edition/2nd printing, tight clean copy, protecte d in a new brodart wrapper, no inscriptions, unclipped dustjacket, this is not an Ex-Lib or a BCE/BOMC edition. Keay (The Honorable Company, Macmillan, 1994) provides a solid overview of the British, French, Dutch, and American empires in the Far East, concentrating on the years after 1930. He examines the effects of the Pacific War on empire and on the emerging nationalistic movements. He also ... View more info

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CHINA WAKES: THE STRUGGLE FOR THE SOUL OF A RISING POWER

By: Kristof, Nicholas D.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Vintage: 1995

Seller ID: RWARE0000034721

ISBN: 0679763937

Condition: Very Good


The definitive book on China's uneasy transformation into an economic and p olitical superpower by two Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporters. An insightful and thought-provoking analysis of daily life in China, China Wakes is an exemplary work of reportage. 16 pages of photos. View more info

THE AGELESS CHINESE; A HISTORY [BY] DUN J. LI

By: Li, Dun Jen

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: Scribner: 1971

Seller ID: RWARE0000004841

ISBN: 0684125412

Condition: Very Good


Bibliography: p. 551-558. View more info

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THE STRUGGLE FOR TIBET

By: Lixiong, Wang

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Verso: 2009

Seller ID: RWARE0000042510

ISBN: 1844670430

Condition: Very Good


China's decades-long repression of Tibetan independence continues on as its global economic power continues to grow. In response to the former and des pite the latter, the independence movement persists, represented here throu gh the voices of Wang Lixiong and Tsering Shakya. Born into the repressive one-party regime, both writers now seek for Tibetan cultural and political autonomy, and although each writer theorizes this goal differently, both ar e in agreement about w... View more info

EVERYDAY LIFE IN EARLY IMPERIAL CHINA DURING THE HAN PERIOD 202 BC-AD 220

By: Loewe, Michael

Price: ¥1,100.00

Publisher: Dorset Press: 1988

Edition: First

Seller ID: RWARE0000009022

ISBN: 088029177X

Condition: Very Good/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. View more info

TAIWAN: CHINA'S LAST FRONTIER

By: Long, Simon

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1991

Seller ID: RWARE0000002074

ISBN: 0333512936

Condition: Very Good


Very good condition Good plus, clean text, tight binding. Probes the economic and political contradictions of Taiwan, where 20 million people have experienced explosive industrial and commercial development under a government that claims all of China. Long, a commentator for the BBC, describes how recent events on the mainland have affected the growing demands for democracy on Taiwan and raised the sensitive question of independence and self-determination. View more info

1421: THE YEAR CHINA DISCOVERED AMERICA

By: Menzies, Gavin

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Harper Perennial: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000027997

ISBN: 006054094X

Condition: Good


On March 8, 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from C hina. Its mission was "to proceed all the way to the ends of the earth to c ollect tribute from the barbarians beyond the seas" and unite the whole wor ld in Confucian harmony. When it returned in October 1423, the emperor had fallen, leaving China in political and economic chaos. The great ships were left to rot at their moo rings and the records of their journeys were destroyed. Lost i... View more info

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1421: THE YEAR CHINA DISCOVERED AMERICA

By: Menzies, Gavin

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 2003

Seller ID: RWARE0000030058

ISBN: 0060537639

Condition: Very Good/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. The incredible true story of the discovery of America before Columbus was e ven born. Gavin Menzies's extraordinary findings rewrite history. On March 8, 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen sailed from its base in China. The ships, huge junks nearly five hundred feet long and bui lt from the finest teak, were under ... View more info

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LHASA: STREETS WITH MEMORIES (ASIA PERSPECTIVES: HISTORY, SOCIETY, AND CULT URE)

By: Ph.D., Robert Barnett

Price: ¥800.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 2010

Seller ID: RWARE0000042498

ISBN: 0231136811

Condition: Very Good


There are many Lhasas. One is a grid of uniform boulevards lined with plush hotels, all-night bars, and blue-glass-fronted offices. Another is a warre n of alleyways that surround a seventh-century temple built to pin down a s upine demoness. A web of Stalinist, rectangular blocks houses the new nomen klatura. Crumbling mansions, once home to noble ministers, famous lovers, n ationalist spies, and covert revolutionaries, now serve as shopping malls a nd faux-antique hote... View more info

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THE COMPLETE IDIOT'S GUIDE TO UNDERSTANDING NORTH KOREA

By: Quinones, C. Kenneth

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Alpha Books: 2004

Seller ID: RWARE0000040886

ISBN: 1592571697

Condition: Good


The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding North Korea by C. Kenneth Quino nes, Joseph Tragert In this accessible guide, readers will find unmatched expert analysis of th e volatile situation in North Korea, along with answers to frequently asked questions. Covered topics include: - North Korea's geography, people, industry, political systems, and governm ent - The history of the country, from myths to kingdoms, including Japan's col onial rule and its effects - The d... View more info