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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Hardcover. Looks at Japanese culture and family life, based on the childhood reminisces of the author/illustrator. This book helps the readers learn about many Japanese traditions and customs, such as gathering around the kotatsu to stay warm, throwing soybeans to keep away ogres, and hanging handmade teru-teru-bozu dolls out the window to stop the rain. Num Pages: 48 pages, Full-Colour Illustrations throughout. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WTL. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 229 x 267 x 12. Weight in Grams: 552.
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Hardcover with Jacket
Condition
New
SKU
V9784805310892
ISBN
9784805310892
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 12.54

Paperback. An absorbing account of the continued influence of Chairman Mao on contemporary China, and of efforts by the New Maoists to claim his legacy. Series: Asian Arguments. Num Pages: 200 pages, 1 index. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JPFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 217 x 22. Weight in Grams: 232.
Publisher
Zed Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783607594
ISBN
9781783607594
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.75

Paperback. "Passionate, cantankerous, and fascinating. Rather like Korea itself."--Nicholas D. Kristof, New York Times Book Review Num Pages: 544 pages, 25 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPK; HBJF; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 30. Weight in Grams: 764.
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
Updated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393327021
ISBN
9780393327021
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 23.45

Paperback. Num Pages: 289 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HPDF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 229 x 16. Weight in Grams: 350.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
289
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781603844680
ISBN
9781603844680
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 23.45

Paperback. A translation of the Mengzi (Mencius). Accompanied by selected passages from the classic commentary of Zhu Xi - one of the insightful interpreters of Confucianism - it provides readers with a parallel to the Chinese practice of reading a classic text alongside traditional commentaries. Translator(s): Norden, Bryan W. Van. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HPDF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 140 x 13. Weight in Grams: 314.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
207
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780872209138
ISBN
9780872209138
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 20.40

Hardcover. The mutual imbrication of the profane and sacred worlds in anime, along with the profound reciprocal relationship between 'Eastern' (Japanese) and 'Western' (chiefly American) culture in the development of the anime artistic form, form the twin narrative arcs of the book. Num Pages: 258 pages, 5 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; APFV; HRAC; HRLK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 242 x 166 x 23. Weight in Grams: 546.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Equinox Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781791097
ISBN
9781781791097
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 87.21

Hardcover. Introducing the major works and currents of Joseon painting, Pathways to Korean Culture explores the various social, cultural and political perspectives of this dynamic, dynastic era (1392-1910), uncovering the fascinating history of more than 500 years of Korean art and visual culture. Num Pages: 304 pages, 150 colour, 30 black & white. BIC Classification: 1FPK; ACBP; AFC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 257 x 198 x 32. Weight in Grams: 1462.
Publisher
Reaktion Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780233673
ISBN
9781780233673
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 48.99
€ 40.85

Paperback. Chuang Tzu (369?-286? BC) was a leading Taoist philosopher. Using parable and anecdote, allegory and paradox, he set forth in this book the early ideas of what was to become the Taoist school. This collection includes the seven "inner chapters," three of the "outer chapters," and one of the "miscellaneous chapters." Translator(s): Watson, Burton. Series: Translations from the Asian Classics. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; HPDF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 203 x 132 x 11. Weight in Grams: 188. Basic Writings. Series: Translations from the Asian Classics. 160 pages. Chuang Tzu (369?-286? BC) was a leading Taoist philosopher. Using parable and anecdote, allegory and paradox, he set forth in this book the early ideas of what was to become the Taoist school. This collection includes the seven "inner chapters," three of the "outer chapters," and one of the "miscellaneous chapters.". Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; HPDF. Dimension: 203 x 132 x 11. Weight: 192. Translator(s): Watson, Burton.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231105958
ISBN
9780231105958
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.68

Paperback. Num Pages: 296 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 366. Good clean copy with minor shelf wear
Publisher
Milk & Cookies Press (US)
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Printing
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCD0017278
ISBN
9781596873025
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 8.37

Paperback. Num Pages: 296 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 366. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Milk & Cookies Press (US)
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMK0004057
ISBN
9781596873025
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 8.37

Hardcover. Originally created by the artists of the ukiyo-e school of the floating world to advertise brothels in 17th-century Yoshiwara, this book includes spring pictures (shunga) that transcended class and gender in Japan the years. This book focuses on this art form within Japanese social and cultural history. Editor(s): Clark, Timothy; Gerstle, C.Andrew; Ishigami, Aki. Num Pages: 566 pages, 420 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; ACBP; AFC; AFH; AGHX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 258 x 297 x 41. Weight in Grams: 3076.
Publisher
British Museum Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
566
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714124766
ISBN
9780714124766
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 54.26
€ 46.80

Hardcover. A study of the century that began with the establishment of a Jesuit mission in Japan by St Francis Xavier in 1548, saw the conversion of 300,000 people and ended with the rise of the Shoguns to absolute power and the subsequent expelling of the Portugese missionaries and persecution of Christians. Series: Aspects of Portugal S. Num Pages: 552 pages, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DSP; 1FPJ; 3JB; 3JD; HBJD; HBJF; HBLH; HBLL; HRCC7. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 161 x 42. Weight in Grams: 1042. Series: Aspects of Portugal S. 552 pages, colour illustrations. A study of the century that began with the establishment of a Jesuit mission in Japan by St Francis Xavier in 1548, saw the conversion of 300,000 people and ended with the rise of the Shoguns to absolute power and the subsequent expelling of the Portugese missionaries and persecution of Christians. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 1DSP; 1FPJ; 3JB; 3JD; HBJD; HBJF; HBLH; HBLL; HRCC7. Dimension: 237 x 161 x 42. Weight: 1084.
Publisher
Carcanet Press Ltd
Number of pages
552
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1993
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781857540352
ISBN
9781857540352
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 48.99
€ 34.48

Paperback. In an era marked by atrocities perpetrated on a grand scale, the tragedy of the comfort women - mostly Korean women forced into prostitution by Japanese army - endures as one of the darkest events of World War II. This study reveals that the forces of Japanese colonialism and Korean patriarchy together determined the fate of Korean comfort women. Series: Worlds of Desire: The Chicago Series on Sexuality, Gender & Culture. Num Pages: 304 pages, 16 halftones, 4 maps, 1 line drawing, 2 tables. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 1FPK; 3JJH; HBTB; JFMX; JFSJ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 155 x 229 x 21. Weight in Grams: 530.
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226767772
ISBN
9780226767772
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.63

Hardcover. Charles Downing provides one of the first detailed descriptions of life in China by a western visitor. Num Pages: 1016 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JH; HBJF; HBLL; HBTB. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 25. .
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd. United Kingdom
Number of pages
1016
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2020
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784535865
ISBN
9781784535865
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 333.35

Hardcover. Account of the terrible experiences of members of this Scottish Regiment at the hands of the Japanese. Includes many personal accounts of brutal slave labour on the Railway of Death and in the mines. Num Pages: 208 pages, 16pp B & W plates. BIC Classification: 1DBKSB; 1FPJ; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWTR; JWTY; JWXR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 156 x 25. Weight in Grams: 568.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Pen & Sword Military
Condition
New
SKU
9781781591697
ISBN
9781781591697
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 5.78

Hardcover. Num Pages: 524 pages, 100+ illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 265 x 213 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1918.
Publisher
Ten Speed Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
unabridged
Condition
New
SKU
V9781607749820
ISBN
9781607749820
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 30.57

Hardcover. Num Pages: 176 pages, 80 1- colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 149 x 167 x 22. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Ten Speed Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781607749561
ISBN
9781607749561
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.10

Paperback. One of the most prolific and respected directors of the Japanese cinema, Naruse Mikio (1905-69) made eighty-nine films between 1930 and 1967. This book illuminates Naruse's contributions to Japanese and world cinema. Num Pages: 488 pages, 66 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJG; 3JJH; 3JJPG; APFB; JFSJ1. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 157 x 235 x 35. Weight in Grams: 862.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
488
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780822343127
ISBN
9780822343127
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 31.57

Hardcover. A valuable storehouse of information and the first translation of the work into English Series: Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies. Num Pages: 410 pages, 15 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; KCZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 237 x 153 x 39. Weight in Grams: 753.
Publisher
U OF M CENTER FOR CHINESE STUDIES
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Annotated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892641635
ISBN
9780892641635
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 74.85

Paperback. Presents four case studies of political, advisory, economic, and social multilevel governance centered in Europe and East Asia. This work examines government actors advancing traditional agendas through formal regional institutions and flexible intergovernmental processes. Num Pages: 275 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, maps, figures. BIC Classification: 1FP; 1QFE; JPSN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 426.
Publisher
United Nations University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9789280811391
ISBN
9789280811391
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.78