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Paperback. Lama Anagarika Govinda was among the last to journey through Tibet before its invasion by the Chinese. This account is a story of exploration and discovery. It tells of terrible journeys, of men masked against the sun (riding through regions with their feet frozen), and of welcoming fog-girt monasteries lit by butter lamps at the journey's end. Num Pages: 320 pages, 1. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; HBG; HRK; WT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 137 x 25. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Rider
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
40th Anniversary Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846040115
ISBN
9781846040115
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 18.13

Paperback. Num Pages: 160 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HPDF; HRKN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 151 x 9. Weight in Grams: 212.
Publisher
Shambhala
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781590307380
ISBN
9781590307380
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 16.10

Paperback. * An incisive and thoroughly accessible account of China's emergence as an economic power and its developing relationship with the West Num Pages: 448 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JM; KC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 302 x 53. Weight in Grams: 334. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Abacus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
SKU
KCG0004522
ISBN
9780349118826
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Series: Xenophobe's Guides. Num Pages: 96 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; JFC; WH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 179 x 111 x 7. Weight in Grams: 88.
Publisher
Oval Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
New
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906042400
ISBN
9781906042400
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 8.99
€ 8.82

Paperback. Written in the form of a dialogue in which the emperor seeks information from his minister Ch'I-Po on questions of health and the art of healing, this document deals with Chinese medicine. It provides the historical and philosophical foundations of traditional practices that have seen a dynamic revival in China and throughout the West. Translator(s): Veith, Ilza. Num Pages: 296 pages, 1 black and white, 24 line. BIC Classification: 1FPC; MX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. .
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Number of pages
296
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
First Edition, Reissue, Translated by Ilza Veith.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520288263
ISBN
9780520288263
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 27.61

Paperback. Renowned scholar Burton Watson's translation exactingly depicts the life and teachings of the great ninth-century Chinese Zen master Lin-chi, one of the most highly regarded of the T'ang period masters. Translator(s): Watson, Burton. Num Pages: 180 pages. BIC Classification: 1FP; DNF; HREZ; HRKN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 154 x 11. Weight in Grams: 250.
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
180
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231114851
ISBN
9780231114851
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 28.64

Hardcover. Through an extended reading of the noh play "Aoi ne Ue", as well as briefer examinations of several other plays, this work aims to shed new light on the circulation of power and desire in the middle and late medieval periods in Japan. Num Pages: 224 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3H; AN; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 20. Weight in Grams: 481.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
224
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804740708
ISBN
9780804740708
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 68.35

Paperback. A fascinating account and expose of the hardships suffered in North Korea under the regime of Kim Jong-il Num Pages: 224 pages, Section: 16, b/w. BIC Classification: 1FPKN; 3JMC; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 127 x 18. Weight in Grams: 226.
Publisher
Little, Brown Book Group
Number of pages
224
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
Illustrated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349118659
ISBN
9780349118659
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.65

Paperback. Num Pages: 304 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1FMNX; 1FPJ; 3JJH; BGHA; JWXR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 142 x 214 x 21. Weight in Grams: 388.
Publisher
Eland
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780907871286
ISBN
9780907871286
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 17.77

Paperback. An illustrated and comprehensive account of the history of Chinese painting from prehistoric times to the 21st century. It should be of interest to students and general readers who wish to gain an in-depth knowledge of Chinese painting. Series: The Culture & Civilization of China. Num Pages: 416 pages, 25 b/w + 300 color illus. BIC Classification: 1FPC; ACBP; AFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 303 x 228 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1896.
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300094473
ISBN
9780300094473
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 53.08

Paperback. An exploration of the cultural and historical roots of the Tibetan people, their customs and beliefs, and their relations with the wider world. Series: New Horizons S. Num Pages: 160 pages, 200 illustrations, 130 in colour. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; HBJF; JFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 126 x 9. Weight in Grams: 254.
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780500301128
ISBN
9780500301128
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 9.99
€ 9.71

Hardcover. Num Pages: 244 pages, 240 Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; AJC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 135 x 21. Weight in Grams: 478. 244 pages, 240 Illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1FPCT; AJC. Dimension: 200 x 135 x 21. Weight: 478.
Publisher
Cyp International*
Number of pages
244
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Mini ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780955605765
ISBN
9780955605765
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 14.80

Hardcover. The mythologising of Tibet in the West and the Himalyan state's subsequent abandonment to China are recounted in this briskly-paced and revealing new history. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; 3JJP; 3JM; HBJF; HBLW3; HBLX; JPSL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 232 x 36. Weight in Grams: 846.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849043595
ISBN
9781849043595
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 24.45

Paperback. Tibet has long fascinated the West, but what really lies beyond our romantic image of a Buddhist mountain kingdom of peace and spirituality? Travelling through the country, the author meets warrior monks, nomads and a nun secretly fighting Chinese communist rule, but also young Tibetans with a more pragmatic attitude to their situation. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; HBJF; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 136 x 22. Weight in Grams: 266.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241950388
ISBN
9780241950388
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.39

Paperback. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrated. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; WFU. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 177 x 255 x 7. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Wisdom Publications
Number of pages
96
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780861716999
ISBN
9780861716999
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 25.08

Hardcover. Feeds into wider debates on democracy and how practises of democracy differ across communities. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; JPHV. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784536015
ISBN
9781784536015
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 111.86

Paperback. Num Pages: 208 pages, 44 black and white images. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; HREX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 228 x 19. Weight in Grams: 368.
Publisher
North Atlantic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781623170301
ISBN
9781623170301
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.33

Paperback. Mount Kailas is the most sacred of the world's mountains - holy to one fifth of humanity. Isolated beyond the central Himalayas, its summit has never been scaled, but for centuries the mountain has been ritually circled by Hindu and Buddhist pilgrims. This title tells the stories of exiles and of eccentric explorers from the West. Num Pages: 240 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; HRLK; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 151 x 16. Weight in Grams: 176.
Edition
01st Edition
Publisher
Vintage
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099532644
ISBN
9780099532644
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.65

Paperback. The story of the most desperate battle fought by British soldiers since World War II. Num Pages: 400 pages, Illustrations map.,. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1FPK; 3JJPG; HBJF; HBLW3; HBWS1; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 31. Weight in Grams: 342. The Epic British Stand on the Imjin River, Korea 1951. 400 pages, Illustrations map.,. The story of the most desperate battle fought by British soldiers since World War II. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1FPK; 3JJPG; HBJF; HBLW3; HBWS1; JWLF. Dimension: 196 x 129 x 31. Weight: 410.
Publisher
Aurum Press
Number of pages
400
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Second Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845135331
ISBN
9781845135331
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.62

Paperback. Tokyo is a vibrant city where the cultures of the East and the West are remixed into perceptibly Japanese forms. The book traces the cultural and literary history of Tokyo from an obscure fishing village to one of the largest metropolises in the world. Series: Cities of the Imagination. Num Pages: 256 pages, 30 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF; HBTB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 142 x 21. Weight in Grams: 418.
Publisher
Signal Books Ltd
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904955511
ISBN
9781904955511
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.12