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East Asia, Far East

Hardcover. P J Ivanhoe is one of the English-speaking world's foremost translators and interpreters of classical Chinese philosophical texts. His translation of the "Sunzi Bingfa" reads beautifully, adorned only by sobering photographic plates of the famed terracotta army of the first Qin emperor that turn one back to the text in a properly reflective mood. Translator(s): Ivanhoe, Philip J. Num Pages: 144 pages, b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HPDF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 146 x 217 x 17. Weight in Grams: 306.
Edition
UK ed.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
114
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781603844673
ISBN
9781603844673
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 41.99
€ 29.69

Hardback. A survey of the main developments and government-level (both central and municipal) decisions, dealing with the 1950s and 1960s, when Beijing experienced a critical wave of transformative events. Num Pages: 536 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps (some col.). BIC Classification: 1FPC; RPC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 230 x 159 x 29. Weight in Grams: 920.
Publisher
World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd Singapore
Number of pages
536
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9789814295727
ISBN
9789814295727
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 58.29

Paperback. Contains new insights about North Korea which could only be revealed by someone working high up in the regime. This title is also the story of how a member of the inner circle of this enigmatic country became its most courageous, outspoken critic. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPKN; 3JJPR; 3JMC; BGA; JPVR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 200 x 127 x 22. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846044212
ISBN
9781846044212
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 16.31

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HPX; WSTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 17. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9784805312933
ISBN
9784805312933
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.01

Hardback. 432 pages, 2 maps. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JPS. Dimension: 235 x 159 x 32. Weight: 712.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Number of pages
432
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
0002-
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231140508
ISBN
9780231140508
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 26.99

Hardback. Drawing on recently declassified American and Japanese documents, this book re-examines U.S.-Japanese relations at a critical juncture in the Cold War in Asia. Prime Minister Sato closely aligned Japan with the U.S. and was able to secure the return of lost territory. In return, Nixon forced him into a secret agreement on nuclear weapons. Series: Security, Conflict and Cooperation in the Contemporary World. Num Pages: 264 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 1KBB; 3JJP; HBJF; HBJK; HBLW3; HBTW; HBWS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 146 x 223 x 20. Weight in Grams: 452.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st ed. 2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137457615
ISBN
9781137457615
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 64.26

Hardcover. Sumi-e painting appeals to amateurs, professionals and hobbyists alike Num Pages: 208 pages, 450 Colour Photographs. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; ACBP; AFC; WFA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 243 x 315 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1394.
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
Hardcover with DVD
Condition
New
SKU
V9784805310960
ISBN
9784805310960
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 29.48

Paperback. * As is an anthropologist, Barfield succeeds in testing abstract models of society against the detailed historical record* The author has an accessible, narrative style. . Series: Studies in Social Discontinuity. Num Pages: 342 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBLA; HBLC; JFSL9. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 526.
Publisher
Basil Blackwell Inc, US United States
Number of pages
342
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Condition
New
SKU
V9781557863249
ISBN
9781557863249
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 45.17

Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages, 6 black & white halftones, 27 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; ACV; DSB; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 560.
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231152815
ISBN
9780231152815
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 24.23

Paperback. Translator(s): Baker, Timothy D., Jr.; Duke, Michael S. Series: Masters of Chinese Studies. Num Pages: 632 pages, 62 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 226 x 153 x 31. Weight in Grams: 848. A New Cultural History. Series: Masters of Chinese Studies. 632 pages, 62 black & white halftones. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; JFC. Dimension: 226 x 153 x 31. Weight: 848. Translator(s): Baker, Timothy D., Jr.; Duke, Michael S.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Number of pages
632
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231159210
ISBN
9780231159210
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.99
€ 35.48

Hardcover. The secrets behind China's extraordinary educational system good, bad, and ugly

Chinese students' consistently stunning performance on the international PISA exams where they outscore students of all other nations in math, reading, and science have positioned China as a world education leader. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 162 x 234 x 25. Weight in Grams: 476.

Publisher
John Wiley & Sons Inc United States
Number of pages
208
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781118487136
ISBN
9781118487136
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 22.66

Paperback. Introducing the incredible story of Shin Dong-hyuk - the only person born in a North Korean gulag ever to escape .. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1FPKN; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 18. Weight in Grams: 210.
Publisher
Pan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprints
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330519540
ISBN
9780330519540
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.58

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

€ 52.65
€ 42.33

Paperback. Translator(s): Hatori, Koshiro. Series: Dover Origami Papercraft. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WFTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 276 x 207 x 15. Weight in Grams: 630. 33 Mathematical Models Based Upon Square Root of 2. 160 pages, illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WFTM. Dimension: 276 x 207 x 15. Weight: 632. Translator(s): Hatori, Koshiro.
Publisher
Dover Publications Inc.
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486483313
ISBN
9780486483313
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 19.08

Paperback. While dozens of books and articles have predicted the near-certainty of China's rise to global supremacy, this book boldly counters such widely-held assumptions. It brings to light the daunting array of challenges that today confront China, as well as the inadequacy of the responses. Num Pages: 528 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; KCG; KCJ; KCM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 41. Weight in Grams: 562.
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300205329
ISBN
9780300205329
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.62

Hardcover. An incredible memoir of North Korea by a woman who defied the government to keep her family alive. Num Pages: 288 pages, ---. BIC Classification: 1FPK; BM; HBJF; JKVP; JPV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 168 x 255 x 28. Weight in Grams: 508.
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393249224
ISBN
9780393249224
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 25.26

Hardcover. Num Pages: 96 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; AJC; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 305 x 240 x 17. Weight in Grams: 996.
Publisher
Kodansha America, Inc United States
Number of pages
96
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781568364445
ISBN
9781568364445
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 32.62

Paperback. Features source readings on history, society, and thought in China. This book aims to bring together source texts from more than three centuries of Chinese history, with opening essays by China authorities providing context for readers not familiar with the period in question. It covers Sino-Western contacts in the 17th century. Editor(s): De Bary, William Theodore; Lufrano, Richard. Series: Introduction to Asian Civilizations. Num Pages: 656 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3J; GTB; HBJF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 161 x 33. Weight in Grams: 922.
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
656
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231112710
ISBN
9780231112710
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 54.99
€ 38.89

Paperback. Features the story of the man who was really in charge of the construction of the infamous bridge on the river Kwai, by his granddaughter. This book owed more to fiction than fact, as the man who actually commanded the POWs ordered to build the infamous bridges - there were in fact two: one wooden, one concrete - was cut from very different cloth. Num Pages: 352 pages, 16pp b-w. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJH; BGH; HBJF; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 29. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
Simon & Schuster
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780743495738
ISBN
9780743495738
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.53

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1FM; 1FP; JPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 201 x 18. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
Random House USA Inc
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780812984804
ISBN
9780812984804
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 15.70

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