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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 critical than any other since the 'dark ages' of the tenth century: surviving Chinese Communism and confronting modernity. This ... View more info

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A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY & POLITICS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

By: Allen, R.

Price: ¥500.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1970

Seller ID: RWARE0000046361

ISBN: 0195008146

Condition: Very Good


Based upon material prepared for a series of lectures at a Virginia College s given in the Spring of 1968 under the auspices of the Virginia Consortium for Asian Studies. 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

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

MALAYSIA AND SINGAPORE: THE BUILDING OF NEW STATES

By: Bedlington, Stanley S.

Price: ¥2,000.00

Publisher: Cornell University Press: 1978

Seller ID: RWARE0000046459

ISBN: 0801409101

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


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UNDERSTANDING CHINA, INTRODUCTION TO CHINA'S HISTORY, SOCIETY AND CULTURE

By: Bo, Jin

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: China Intercontinental Press: 2008

Seller ID: RWARE0000044243

ISBN: 7508512146

Condition: Very Good


This book provides a thorough introduction of five thousand years of Chines e civilization history. It introduces the basic knowledge in all aspects in cluding the general natural picture, national multiplying, culture formatio n, inventions and creations, scientific and technological archives, philoso phy and ideology, economic impact, artistic achievement, life customs, and so on. At the same time, it also objectively introduces the achievement in various fields since the founding of the new China. 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 patience and perspicuity an engaging portrait of this least-known of the major Asian economic powers. He describes, for example, ... View more info

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FOOD IN CHINESE CULTURE: ANTHROPOLOGICAL AND HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVES

By: Chang, K. C.

Price: ¥3,500.00

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1977

Seller ID: RWARE0000045114

ISBN: 0300019386

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. China's natural resources and distinctive methods of producing, prepapring, and serving food have played an essential role throughout history in shaping Chinese culture. This wide-ranging anthropological study of hte Chinese food tradition presents a unique analysis of a culture through its eating habits. "This is so far, in English, no such comprehensive treatment of the subject of food in china. The rich information provided by the authors ... View more info

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THE DISCOURSE OF RACE IN MODERN CHINA

By: Dikötter, Frank

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Stanford Univ Pr: 1994

Seller ID: RWARE0000046516

ISBN: 0804723346

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. This is the first systematic study of a topic which cuts straight through t he heart of many aspects of intellectual life in modern China and has hithe rto remained unexplored because it has been deemed to be embarrassing and p olitically unfashionable: the discourse of race. This book looks at the eme rgence of racial stereotypes during the nineteenth century, the gradual for mation of a racial discourse at the turn of the century, the conceptualizat... 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

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THE GREAT BRONZE AGE OF CHINA

By: Fong, Wen

Price: ¥7,000.00

Publisher: Knopf: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000045289

ISBN: 0394512561

Condition: Very Good/Very Good


Authors: Wen Fong Publisher: Knopf Keywords: china, bronze Published: 1983- 10 Language: English Category: China, Ancient, History, ISBN-10: 0394512561 ISBN-13: 9780394512563 Binding: Hardcover (1980 Edition) List Price: Unkno wn Editorial Reviews Authors: Wen Fong Publisher: Knopf Keywords: china, bronze Published: 1983-10 Language: English Category: China, Ancient, History, ISBN-10: 0394512561 ISBN-13: 9780394512563 Binding: Hardcover (1980 Edition) List Price: Unknown. 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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LIFESTYLE IN CHINA

By: Gong, Wen

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: China Intercontinental Press: 2014

Seller ID: RWARE0000044239

ISBN: 7508511026

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. Lifestyle in China presents the largest country in the world not as a political and economic superpower but simply as a country, with a long, storied history and complex culture. More important than the China of today's international news is its people: what does the everyday life of a Chinese family look like? This book explores the leisure activities and rich food culture of the Chinese that has continued throughout the ages since ancient China. Und... View more info

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ASIAN HISTORY: SELECTED READING LISTS AND COURSE OUTLINES FROM AMERICAN COL LEGES AND UNIVERSITIES

By: Goodman, Grant

Price: ¥600.00

Publisher: Markus Wiener Pub: 1986

Seller ID: RWARE0000046358

ISBN: 0910129541

Condition: Very Good


Project of the Conference on Asian History of the American Historical Assoc iation. View more info

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TAIWAN: STUDIES IN CHINESE LOCAL HISTORY (NO DUSTJACKET)

By: Gordon, L. H. D.

Price: ¥700.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1970

Seller ID: RWARE0000045740

ISBN: 0231033761

Condition: Very Good


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GENERATION OF GIANTS; THE STORY OF THE JESUITS IN CHINA IN THE LAST DECADES OF THE MING DYNASTY

By: H., George (George Harold) Dunne

Price: ¥1,000.00

Publisher: University of Notre Dame Pre: 1962

Seller ID: RWARE0000044737

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

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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 efiance of unjust authority landed her in solitary confinement; Duong Quynh Hoa, one of the founders of the National Liberati... 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 discusses the Vietnam War and insurgency movements and ends by speculating on the future of Hong Kong. "There seems to be... View more info