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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Hardcover. States are inherently and fundamentally geographical. Sovereignty is based on control of territory. This book uses Song China to explain how a pre-industrial regime organized itself spatially in order to exercise authority. Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. Num Pages: 396 pages, 8 halftones; 9 line art; 37 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3H; HBJF; HBLC1; JPHC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 36. Weight in Grams: 680.
Publisher
Harvard University Asia Center
Number of pages
396
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674056022
ISBN
9780674056022

€ 50.99
€ 48.76

Paperback. Welcome to the wonderfully complex and disorienting world of Japanese animation - anime. This book delves deep into the chaotic meaning forged by anime's mutation of Eastern/Western themes, images, and sounds. It also gives an overview of how vast the anime industry is in comparison to live-action cinema. Series: BFI Screen Guides. Num Pages: 271 pages, illustrated. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; APF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 187 x 124 x 19. Weight in Grams: 344. Series: BFI Screen Guides. 271 pages, illustrated. Welcome to the wonderfully complex and disorienting world of Japanese animation - anime. This book delves deep into the chaotic meaning forged by anime's mutation of Eastern/Western themes, images, and sounds. It also gives an overview of how vast the anime industry is in comparison to live-action cinema. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; APF. Dimension: 187 x 124 x 19. Weight: 344.
Publisher
British Film Institute
Number of pages
271
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844570843
ISBN
9781844570843

€ 24.99
€ 21.50

Paperback. Part of the international 111 Places/111 Shops series, this is the ultimate insider's guide to Hong Kong, featuring unusual places not found in traditional travel guides. Series: 111 Places/111 Shops. Num Pages: 240 pages, 111 colour. BIC Classification: 1FPCH; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 137 x 205 x 20. Weight in Grams: 488.
Publisher
Emons Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9783954519361
ISBN
9783954519361

€ 15.99
€ 14.17

Paperback. In 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China under the command of Emperor Zhu Di's loyal eunuch admirals. But by the time they returned home, Zhu Di had lost control and China was turning inwards, leaving the records of their discoveries to be forgotten for centuries. Num Pages: 656 pages, illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3H; HBJF; HBLC; HBTM; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 128 x 199 x 43. Weight in Grams: 566.
Publisher
Bantam
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Later Printing
Condition
New
SKU
V9780553815221
ISBN
9780553815221

€ 16.99
€ 13.87

Paperback. Num Pages: 293 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBLC; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 159 x 19. Weight in Grams: 442.
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Number of pages
293
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1982
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300028843
ISBN
9780300028843

€ 28.79

Hardcover. Showcases hundreds of logos and marks created by Japanese designers and design companies, providing ideas and inspiration for graphic designers. Num Pages: 416 pages, 500 col. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; AKC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 233 x 300 x 45. Weight in Grams: 2490.
Publisher
Azur Corporation
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Bilingual
Condition
New
SKU
V9784568503999
ISBN
9784568503999

€ 62.81
€ 57.24

Hardcover. The first of a two-part, exhaustively researched meditation on the astonishingly beautiful and intricate armour of the samurai. This volume focuses on the dou, the armour that protected the warrior's chest. Num Pages: 384 pages, 400 col. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF; HBW; JWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 279 x 240. Weight in Grams: 567.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472807960
ISBN
9781472807960

€ 38.99
€ 34.13

Paperback. Num Pages: 492 pages, 600 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; ACBP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 210. .
Publisher
CYPI Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Mini Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908175762
ISBN
9781908175762

€ 57.05
€ 43.83

Hardcover. Editor(s): Saussy, Haun; Handler-Spitz, Rebecca; Lee, Pauline. Series: Translations from the Asian Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JB; HBJF; HBLH; HBTB; JFCX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231166126
ISBN
9780231166126

€ 100.50
€ 94.76

Paperback. Editor(s): Saussy, Haun; Handler-Spitz, Rebecca; Lee, Pauline. Series: Translations from the Asian Classics. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JB; HBJF; HBLH; HBTB; JFCX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231166133
ISBN
9780231166133

€ 35.99
€ 32.30

Hardcover. Num Pages: 192 pages, 70 colour photographs. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 251 x 23. Weight in Grams: 846.
Publisher
Pavilion Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910904602
ISBN
9781910904602

€ 25.99
€ 22.99

Hardcover. A Companion to Hong Kong Cinema provides the first comprehensive scholarly exploration of this unique global cinema. By embracing the interdisciplinary approach of contemporary film and cultural studies, this collection navigates theoretical debates while charting a new course for future research in Hong Kong film. Editor(s): Cheung, Esther M. K.; Marchetti, Gina; Yau, Esther C. M. Series: CNCZ - Wiley Blackwell Companions to National Cinemas. Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPCH; APF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 250 x 175 x 35. Weight in Grams: 1118.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780470659281
ISBN
9780470659281

€ 202.40

Paperback. Comprehensive and engaging new history charting Japan's development from its origins through to the present day. Series: Cambridge Concise Histories. Num Pages: 359 pages, 25 b/w illus. 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 217 x 139 x 21. Weight in Grams: 504.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521178723
ISBN
9780521178723

€ 27.17

Paperback. Cultural Revolution Culture, often denigrated as pure propaganda, was liked not only in its heyday but continues to be enjoyed today. Considering this art music, stage works, posters, comics, literature in its longue duree, Barbara Mittler suggests it builds on a tradition of earlier works, allowing for proliferation in contemporary China. Series: Harvard East Asian Monographs. Num Pages: 502 pages, 14 halftones, 113 line illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJPK; HBJF; HBLW3; HBTB; JPVN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 181 x 254 x 38. Weight in Grams: 936.
Publisher
Harvard University Asia Center
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674970533
ISBN
9780674970533

€ 41.99
€ 39.84

Paperback. This is the astonishing story of the wartime adventures of Dr Aidan MacCarthy, who survived the evacuation at Dunkirk, burning planes, sinking ships, jungle warfare, appalling privation as a Japanese prisoner of war and the Nagasaki atomic bomb. It is a story of survival, forgiveness and humanity at its most admirable. Num Pages: 304 pages, 20 black and white photographs. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DBR; 1FPJ; 3JJH; 3JJP; 3JM; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 128. .
Publisher
The Collins Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848893207
ISBN
9781848893207

€ 15.99
€ 13.86

Paperback. China is ever-changing, and for those looking to experience the China of today and tomorrow, A Geek in China is a hip, smart and concise guide to the Middle Kingdom. Num Pages: 160 pages, over 300 colour photos, illustrations and maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JFC; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 254 x 14. Weight in Grams: 572.
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Bilingual edition,Paperback with Flaps
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804844697
ISBN
9780804844697

€ 16.99
€ 13.80

Paperback. Capturing China's past in all its complexity, this multi-faceted history portrays China in the context of a larger global world and incorporates the narratives of Chinese as well as non-Chinese ethnic groups. The book offers a complete political, economic, social, and cultural history of China, covering the major events and trends. Series: Blackwell History of the World. Num Pages: 452 pages, 10 maps; 20 plates. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 243 x 170 x 20. Weight in Grams: 688.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell
Number of pages
452
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781577181132
ISBN
9781577181132

€ 31.02

Paperback. This absorbing history of China from earliest times to the present covers the country's complex political and economic structures and culture in a concise yet nuanced manner. The third edition has been revised and expanded in the light of recent research and brings the story right up to date. Photos, tables and a new chronology also feature. Series: Palgrave Essential Histories Series. Num Pages: 400 pages, 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 140 x 216 x 21. Weight in Grams: 526.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
424
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230249844
ISBN
9780230249844

€ 34.27

Paperback. The second edition of Charles Holcombe's acclaimed introduction to East Asian history from the dawn of history to the twenty-first century. Num Pages: 481 pages, 56 b/w illus. 22 maps. BIC Classification: 1FP; HBJF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 253 x 177 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1020.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107544895
ISBN
9781107544895

€ 33.76

Paperback. Explains the structure of the feudal society, describes the rise of economic life and tells of the impact of Commodore Perry's arrival in 1853. Bibliographical notes. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBG; HBJF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 160 x 16. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1963
Publisher
Stanford University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804705271
ISBN
9780804705271

€ 31.99
€ 28.87

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