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Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, 36. BIC Classification: 1FKN; HRE; JFSF; JFSJ1; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 155 x 226 x 18. Weight in Grams: 462. Good clean copy with some shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KIN0037031
ISBN
9780801488276

€ 14.58

Paperback. One of the most terrifying stories of our time: unforgettable for its individuality, its horror, and its lesson about a man and a woman's commitment to understanding the world - and to each other. Now a Paramount feature film starring Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FKP; BGB; KNTJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 19. Weight in Grams: 228. Keywords: Autobiography, Mariane Pearl
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Virago
Edition
Film Tie-in Ed
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KNW0010039
ISBN
9781844084593

€ 4.64

Hardcover. t
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Ten Speed Press
Condition
Used, Like New
SKU
KTJ0004701
ISBN
9781580084345

€ 17.95

Paperback. Series: The World in a Life Series. Num Pages: 176 pages, 13. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1HFGA; 3JB; 3JD; BGH; HBJF; HBJH; HBTS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 129 x 6. Weight in Grams: 166.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190269784
ISBN
9780190269784

€ 16.62

Hardcover. The book covers the gamut of inter-ethnic experiences throughout the Portuguese-speaking world, from the sixteenth century to the present day, integrating history, sociology, social psychology, anthropology, literary, and cultural studies. Editor(s): Bethencourt, Francisco; Pearce, Adrian. Series: Proceedings of the British Academy. Num Pages: 380 pages, 12 halftones, tables, and graphs. BIC Classification: 1DSP; 1FMNT; 1HFG; 1KLSB; HBJ; HBTR; JFSL1; JHMC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 166 x 241 x 22. Weight in Grams: 814.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
380
Condition
New
SKU
V9780197265246
ISBN
9780197265246

€ 106.14

Hardback. This collection provides an overview of India's growth experience from Independence to the recent global financial crisis from the perspective of financial economics. With a focus on growth drivers and financial stability, the volume analyses both macroeconomic and microeconomic policy reforms and suggests strategies for the future. Num Pages: 520 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FKA; KCB; KCG; KCM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 240 x 161 x 40. Weight in Grams: 884.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
OUP India India
Number of pages
520
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198070207
ISBN
9780198070207

€ 58.27

Hardcover. This new history of modern Japan covers its transformation from a small country on the fringe of international politics to the major world power it is today. Professor Tsuzuki traces Japan's pursuit of power, first by military and then by economic means, in this revealing history of the fastest-growing economic power of the 20th century. Num Pages: 562 pages, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJF; HBLL; HBLW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 242 x 163 x 35. Weight in Grams: 946.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
562
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198205890
ISBN
9780198205890

€ 253.19

Paperback. Dalits constitute about one sixth of India's population. Spread over the entire country, and belonging to many religions, they have become a major political force. As a document of the long silenced and long denied sufferings of the Dalits, this work presents a manifesto for the revolutionary transformation of society and human consciousness. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations 1 map,. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 2AB; BG; FA; JFSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 148 x 213 x 11. Weight in Grams: 248.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231129732
ISBN
9780231129732

€ 29.99
€ 25.98

Paperback. A definitive account of the American experience in Afghanistan from the rise of the Taliban to the depths of the insurgency. Num Pages: 464 pages, 12 maps and charts. BIC Classification: 1FCA; 1KBB; 3JMC; HBJF1; HBLX; HBWS4. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 141 x 23. Weight in Grams: 432.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
464
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393338515
ISBN
9780393338515

€ 16.00

Paperback. Finally available in paperback, Ralph D. Sawyers incomparable study of ancient Chinese warfare Num Pages: 592 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1F; 1FPC; HBJF; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 154 x 40. Weight in Grams: 727. 592 pages, illustrations. Finally available in paperback, Ralph D. Sawyers incomparable study of ancient Chinese warfare. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1F; 1FPC; HBJF; HBW. Dimension: 233 x 154 x 40. Weight: 748.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Basic Books
Edition
First Trade Paper Edition
Number of pages
592
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465003044
ISBN
9780465003044

€ 24.99
€ 18.81

Paperback. Eleven scholars renowned for their penetrating analysis of Mao during his life, here make their assessments of his career and influence, after his death. Editor(s): Wilson, Dick. Series: Contemporary China Institute Publications. Num Pages: 344 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; HBLA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 140 x 20. Weight in Grams: 440.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1977
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521291903
ISBN
9780521291903

€ 36.22

Hardcover. Including texts, transliteration, translation and detailed commentary, this volume presents the earliest South Indian inscriptions (circa 2nd century BC to 6th century AD), written in Tamil in local derivations of the Ashokan Brahmi script. Editor(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Translator(s): Mahadevan, Iravatham. Series: Harvard Oriental Series. Num Pages: 720 pages, 54 plates, 174 figures, glossary, indexes. BIC Classification: 1F; 2BRT; 3D; CFL; DQ; DSBB; GTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 286 x 219 x 49. Weight in Grams: 2540.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
720
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674012271
ISBN
9780674012271

€ 77.09

Paperback. Examines human rights issues in the Occupied Territories and lays out plans for a lasting peace. Num Pages: 264 pages. BIC Classification: 1FBH; 1FBP; HBJF1; HBLW3; JPVH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 135 x 14. Weight in Grams: 304.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Pluto Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780745322483
ISBN
9780745322483

€ 32.99
€ 31.85

Paperback. A biography that penetrates Mao's rhetoric and infamous self-will to distil an intimate portrait of a man as withdrawn and mysterious as the emperors he disdained. Num Pages: 224 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1FPC; BGH; HBJF; HBLW; JPFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 195 x 129 x 17. Weight in Grams: 210.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co United Kingdom
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780753810712
ISBN
9780753810712

€ 11.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. Anthropologists, religious scholars, and art historians contemplate sacred place and sacred biography in Asia to show how secular politics, religious experience, and sectarian rivalry intersect. Editor(s): Granoff, Phyllis; Shinohara, Koichi. Series: Asian Religions and Society Series. Num Pages: 392 pages, 31 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1FKN; 1FMN; 1FMT; 1FPC; HRL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 4217 x 26. Weight in Grams: 544.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
University of British Columbia Press Canada
Number of pages
392
Condition
New
SKU
V9780774810395
ISBN
9780774810395

€ 30.99
€ 27.80

Paperback. The New Silk Road Diplomacy traces how China, faced with internal and external challenges to its authority following the collapse of the Soviet Union, constructed a gradualist approach to Central Asia that prioritized multilateral diplomacy. Series: Contemporary Chinese Studies Series. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; JFSL3; JPA; JPSD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
University of British Columbia Press Canada
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780774816939
ISBN
9780774816939

€ 30.99
€ 27.80

Hardback. Features duotone images of China's fabled Yellow Mountains by the celebrated photographer Wang Wusheng. Accompanying the photographs are two essays about the art history and natural history of the Yellow Mountains. Art historian Wu Hung provides an eloquent, comprehensive survey of the region's artistic, literary, and photographic tradition. Num Pages: 239 pages, Duotone & colour photographs. BIC Classification: 1FPC; AJC; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 322 x 305 x 29. Weight in Grams: 2562.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S. United States
Number of pages
239
Condition
New
SKU
V9780789208675
ISBN
9780789208675

€ 50.99
€ 43.41

Paperback. Many were filled with hopes as high as Mahjoub's stars as they crossed the kala pani (the sea) making their way from India to Durban in southern Africa in the late 1800s. But dreams of a better life were not to be for many who returned 'home'. This title helps us in understanding South African Indian history. Num Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations, facsims., maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1HFMS; HBJF; HBJH; HBLW; JFSL3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 246 x 174 x 25. Weight in Grams: 880.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Human Sciences Research Council
Edition
Second Edition, Second edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780796922441
ISBN
9780796922441

€ 49.94

Paperback. Stories of homosexual love affairs between samurai men and boys and between young kabuki actors and their patrons held broad appeal in pre-modern Japanese culture. An independent popular writer, Saikaku wrote "Nanshoku Okagami" in 1687 with the intention of extending his readership. Num Pages: 384 pages, index. BIC Classification: 1F; 2GJ; 3JD; FA; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5487 x 3556 x 21. Weight in Grams: 440.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Stanford University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804718950
ISBN
9780804718950

€ 31.99
€ 28.87

Paperback. This study of the regulation of sexuality in the Qing dynasty explores the social context for sexual behavior criminalized by the state, showing how regulation shifted away from status to a new regime of gender that mandated a uniform standard of sexual morality and criminal liability for all people, regardless of their social status. Series: Law, Society & Culture in China. Num Pages: 440 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JH; HBJF; HBLL; HBTB; JFSJ; LNT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 27. Weight in Grams: 594.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
440
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804745598
ISBN
9780804745598

€ 31.99
€ 28.87

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