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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

hardcover. In this book an international group of scholars examines China's acceptance and ultimate rejection of Soviet models and practices in economic, cultural, social, and other realms. Editor(s): Bernstein, Thomas P.; Li, Hua-Yu. Series: The Harvard Cold War Studies Book Series. Num Pages: 562 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 1FPC; 3JJP; JPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 240 x 162 x 39. Weight in Grams: 989.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Lexington Books United States
Number of pages
562
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739142226
ISBN
9780739142226
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 214.09

Hardback. In 1900, China chose to take on imperialism by fighting a war with the world on the parched north China plain. This multi-disciplinary volume explores the causes behind what is known as the Boxer war, examining its particular cruelties and its impact on China, foreign imperialism in China, and on the foreign imagination. Editor(s): Bickers, Robert; Tiedemann, R. G. Num Pages: 260 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJC; HBJF; HBLW; HBW; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 162 x 24. Weight in Grams: 517.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
260
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742553941
ISBN
9780742553941
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 145.47

Hardback. Exploring the production of lack and desire through fine-grained ethnography, this volume examines how diagnoses of emptiness operate in a range of very different domains in contemporary China. Editor(s): Bregnbaek, Susanne; Bunkenborg, Mikkel. Num Pages: 200 pages, 3 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; JHMC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Berghahn Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9781785335808
ISBN
9781785335808
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 155.61

paperback. Canadian and Chinese experts examine the importance of Sino-Canadian relations and their impact on foreign and domestic policy in Canada. Editor(s): Cao, Huhua; Poy, Vivienne. Num Pages: 310 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 1KBC; HBJF; HBJK; JPQB; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 494.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
University of Ottawa Press Canada
Number of pages
310
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780776607641
ISBN
9780776607641
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 36.83

Hardback. Arguing that an understanding of the similarities and differences among communist countries provides valuable insights into their momentous transformations, this volume compares changes in China and Vietnam. Editor(s): Chan, Anita; Kerkvliet, Benedict J. Tria; Unger, Jonathan. Series: Asia/Pacific/Perspectives. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1FMV; 1FPC; JPFC; JPFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 156 x 235 x 19. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780847698462
ISBN
9780847698462
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 177.35

hardcover. Though formally voluntary, is ironically a site of both enjoyment and struggle, as well as pleasure and suffering. This book examines a variety of genres of Chinese entertainment, from singing clubs and Cantonese opera and film, to Chinese rock and tourism. Editor(s): Chan, Kwok-bun (Assistant Professor, National University of Singapore). Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JFD; JHMC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 246 x 174 x 18. Weight in Grams: 521.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780415695565
ISBN
9780415695565
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 163.04

Hardback. Japan has always been an "odd man out" from the standpoint of Western norm or Western finance. It is a country that is as developed as any in the West. However, it is also a country that possesses the institutional and cultural traits that separate it from the West. This book contains 21 papers that address various aspects of Japanese finance. Editor(s): Choi, J. Jay; Hiraki, T.K. Series: International Finance Review. Num Pages: 492 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; KCS; KFFH. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 239 x 164 x 35. Weight in Grams: 834.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Emerald Group Publishing Limited United States
Number of pages
492
Condition
New
SKU
V9780762310685
ISBN
9780762310685
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 192.14

Paperback. This collection of critical surveys provides readers with a range of up-to-date work from some of the leading scholars in the area, writing on some of the key issues facing China. Editor(s): Claus, Iris; Oxley, Les. Series: Surveys of Recent Research in Economics. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; KC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 247 x 171 x 12. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118982471
ISBN
9781118982471
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 39.28

In this collection of original essays, leading scholars of East Asian studies seek to define the deeply religious dimensions of Confucian and Neo-Confucian thought and practice in order to demonstrate its intellectual connections with other traditions of thought--such as Taoism, Buddhism, and Shintoism--at specific junctures in history. Editor(s): Cohen, Irene; Fogel, Joshua A. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1FP; HPDF; HRAB; HRKN1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 160 x 30. Weight in Grams: 771.
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231103527
ISBN
9780231103527
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 124.79

A collection of English-language readings on Japan. Containing materials on history, society, politics, education, philosophy, and religion, this book features an introduction to Japanese civilization. It also covers the Tokugawa period to 1868 and addresses the spread of neo-Confucianism and Buddhism and the encounters of Japan and the West. Editor(s): De Bary, William Theodore; Gluck, Carol; Tiedemann, Arthur E. Series: Introduction to Asian Civilizations. Num Pages: 672 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; GTB; HBJF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 242 x 167 x 40. Weight in Grams: 1046.
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Edition
2 Abridged ed
Number of pages
672
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231139182
ISBN
9780231139182
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 167.60

A collection of English-language readings on Japan. Containing materials on history, society, politics, education, philosophy, and religion, this book features an introduction to Japanese civilization. It also covers the Tokugawa period to 1868 and addresses the spread of neo-Confucianism and Buddhism and the encounters of Japan and the West. Editor(s): De Bary, Wm. Theodore; Gluck, Carol; Tiedemann, Arthur. Series: Introduction to Asian Civilizations. Num Pages: 648 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; GTB; HBJF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 39. Weight in Grams: 1135.
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Edition
2 Abridged ed
Number of pages
648
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231139168
ISBN
9780231139168
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 167.60

Paperback. Editor(s): Deng, Yong; Wang, Fei-Ling. Series: Asia in World Politics. Num Pages: 352 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 227 x 149 x 20. Weight in Grams: 554.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742528925
ISBN
9780742528925
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 76.48

Hardback. This work analyzes the institutional underpinnings of East Asia's dynamic growth by exploring the interplay between governance and flexibility. Editor(s): Deyo, Frederic C.; Doner, Richard F.; Hershberg, Eric. Num Pages: 256 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1FP; GTB; KCHS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 155 x 20. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742509436
ISBN
9780742509436
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 198.48

paperback. This work analyzes the institutional underpinnings of East Asia's dynamic growth by exploring the interplay between governance and flexibility. Editor(s): Deyo, Frederic C.; Doner, Richard F.; Hershberg, Eric. Num Pages: 256 pages, bibliography, index. BIC Classification: 1FP; GTB; KCHS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 14. Weight in Grams: 345.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742509443
ISBN
9780742509443
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 66.56

Paperback. Examines the notion of modernity as it has been staged in the details of Chinese life. This book explores the theme of 'revaluation' - that is, the way China's move into global capitalism is commoditizing goods and services, from domestic labour to recycling and water resources, in a consumer-oriented society. Editor(s): Dong, Madeleine Yue; Goldstein, Joshua Lewis. Series: Studies in Modernity and National Identity. Num Pages: 336 pages, 3 illus. BIC Classification: 1FPC; GTB; JHBA; JPA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 230 x 154 x 21. Weight in Grams: 481.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
University of Washington Press United States
Number of pages
336
Condition
New
SKU
V9780295986029
ISBN
9780295986029
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.59

Hardback. Presents the story of William N Donovan, a US Army medical officer in the Philippines who, as a prisoner of war, faced unspeakable conditions and abuse in Japanese camps during World War II. Editor(s): Donovan, William N., M.D.; Donovan, Josephine; Donovan, Ann Devigne. Num Pages: 176 pages, photographs. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; BGA; HBG; HBJF; HBWQ; JWXR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 141 x 18. Weight in Grams: 435.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Scholarly Resources Inc.,U.S. United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9780842027250
ISBN
9780842027250
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 69.32

Hardback. The tradition of intensive fieldwork by a single anthropologist in one area has been challenged by new emphasis on studying historical patterns, wider regions, and global networks. Some anthropologists have started their careers from the new vantage point, amidst a chorus of claims for innovative methodologies. Editor(s): Dresch, Paul; etc.; James, Wendy; Parkin, David. Series: Methodology & History in Anthropology. Num Pages: 288 pages, 6 ills. BIC Classification: 1D; 1FB; 1FMN; 1FPC; 1FPJ; 1H; 1KLS; 1MKLP; JHM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 220 x 140 x 19. Weight in Grams: 531.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Berghahn Books, Incorporated United States
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9781571817990
ISBN
9781571817990
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 157.54

Paperback. China's New National Urbanization Plan (2014u20) sets ambitious targets for sustainable, human-centered, and environmentally friendly urbanization. What key institutional and governance challenges will China face in reaching those goals? This title, coedited by a prominent leader of China's National Development and Reform Commission, features polic Editor(s): Eggleston, Karen; Oi, Jean C.; Wang, Yiming. Num Pages: 250 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JFSG; JPP; RPC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Publisher
Asia/Pacific Research Center, Div of The Institute for International Studies United States
Number of pages
250
Condition
New
SKU
V9781931368414
ISBN
9781931368414
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.70

Hardback. Includes bibliographic references and index. Editor(s): Hammond, Kenneth J.; Stapleton, Kristin. Series: The Human Tradition Around the World Series. Num Pages: 216 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 160 x 20. Weight in Grams: 431.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742554658
ISBN
9780742554658
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 129.35

Hardback. Editor(s): Hanley, Susan B.; Wolf, Arthur P. Num Pages: 380 pages. BIC Classification: 1FP; HBTB; JHBD; JHBK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 237 x 156 x 28. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1985
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
380
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804712323
ISBN
9780804712323
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 108.05

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