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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Hardcover. Examining the enormous pressure placed on University students in Japan, Korea and Taiwan, this text looks at the rapid expansion of the "cramming" industry, the rise in levels of cheating and in youth suicides which has led to a growing number of students looking to religion and spirituality. Series: Frontiers of International Education S. Num Pages: 386 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPCW; 1FPJ; 1FPK; JFSP1; JFSP2; JHM; JKSB1; JNK; JNMN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 236 x 162 x 33. Weight in Grams: 704.
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd. London
Number of pages
386
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
SKU
KRS0003911
ISBN
9780304700158
Hardback
Condition: Used, Like New

€ 45.99
€ 4.99

Paperback. Successful in both Japan and the West, Akira had a huge impact on the international growth in popularity of manga and anime. Closely analysing the film and its key themes, Colin O'Dell and Michelle Le Blanc assess its historical importance, its impact on the Western perception of anime, and its influence on science fiction cinema. Series: BFI Film Classics. Num Pages: 96 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; APFV. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 191 x 137 x 7. Weight in Grams: 174.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2014th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844578085
ISBN
9781844578085
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.91

Paperback. .
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472812735
ISBN
9781472812735
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 19.09

Paperback. In the sixteenth century, the vast and sophisticated empire of China lay almost entirely unknown to Western travellers. Confronting enormous challenges, the Italian priest Matteo Ricci and a tiny handful of learned companions gained permission to settle in the fabled Forbidden City. This title tells the story of the first Jesuit mission to China. Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), maps. (some col.). BIC Classification: 1FPC; HRCX7. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 133 x 21. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
Faber & Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571225187
ISBN
9780571225187
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.93

Hardback. Through a thorough analysis of China's recent history and economic development process, the authors of this book seek to explain the causes of China's economic rise and its impact on the rest of the world. Num Pages: 288 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; KCG; KCL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 14. Weight in Grams: 417.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st ed. 2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137540379
ISBN
9781137540379
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 122.39

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

€ 43.99
€ 32.39

Paperback. Argues that some histories, including Tibetans armed resistance against the Chinese, are arrested, deliberately left untold until some future moment when changed circumstances favor their telling. Num Pages: 328 pages, 36 photographs, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; 3JJPG; 3JJPK; HBJF; HBLW3; HBTV. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5983 x 3971 x 20. Weight in Grams: 458.
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
328
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822347712
ISBN
9780822347712
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 30.22

Paperback. A raucously funny memoir of one scrawny American's quest to become a kung fu master at China's legendary Shaolin Temple. Num Pages: 384 pages, 8pp of b/w. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WSTM; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 135 x 28. Weight in Grams: 506.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Abacus
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
SKU
KLN0017553
ISBN
9780349120157
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 5.49

Hardcover. Num Pages: 96 pages, 10 full-page drawings, 70 1/4-1/2 inch drawings and 12 spot drawings. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; YFU. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 261 x 256 x 16. Weight in Grams: 760.
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Anniversary ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9784805312605
ISBN
9784805312605
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 15.28

Hardcover. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JPH; JPSL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Publisher
I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784535063
ISBN
9781784535063
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 74.96

Paperback. Before and during World War II, the Japanese army conducted horrifying scientific experiments upon live human beings, but were granted immunity from the US Army's war crimes investigation in return for the results of their experiments. This title details the activities and the subsequent cover-up. Num Pages: 424 pages, 25 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 1KBB; JWMC; JWXK; MBGL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 24. Weight in Grams: 620.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United States
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415932141
ISBN
9780415932141
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.99
€ 49.70

Hardback. Seventy-Five Classic American Desserts with a Modern Japanese Twist Num Pages: 176 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WBN; WBVQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 220 x 21. Weight in Grams: 886.
Publisher
Running Press,U.S.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Hard Cover
Condition
New
SKU
V9780762453979
ISBN
9780762453979
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 16.30

Paperback. Looks at the initial confrontation of the Manchu or Qing dynasty of China and the maritime empire of Great Britain from a historical perspective informed by the insights of contemporary postcolonial criticism and cultural studies. Num Pages: 312 pages, 6 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JF; HBJF; HBLL; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 154 x 23. Weight in Grams: 499.
Publisher
Duke University Press Duham, NC
Number of pages
312
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822316374
ISBN
9780822316374
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 30.22

Hardcover. A study of migrant workers in Japan. It reveals how migrants enter, what difficulties they face, what their living, working and housing conditions are. It focuses on the protection of their human rights. There is also information on the situation of migrant workers according to labour sectors. Translator(s): Wilkinson, Jens. Series: Japanese Studies. Num Pages: 305 pages, tables, charts, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; JFFN; JHBL; JPVH1; KCF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 145 x 29. Weight in Grams: 550. Fine in fine dustjacket
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KCD0012570
ISBN
9780710304995
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 6.86

Hardback. Num Pages: 288 pages, 51. BIC Classification: 1FPC; KCP; KCS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 5. Weight in Grams: 571.
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801445132
ISBN
9780801445132
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 146.86

Paperback. Series: Travel Guide. Num Pages: 1056 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 128. Weight in Grams: 500.
Publisher
Lonely Planet Global Limited
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
15th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781786575227
ISBN
9781786575227
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 20.45

Hardback. Explore the history, types, and value ranges of Chinese snuff bottles from the 17th century to the present concentrating mostly on affordable examples. Here 340 diverse bottles of stone, glass, enamels, porcelain, and other materials are described & shown in beautiful color photographs. You'll want to own some. Num Pages: 160 pages, 340 colour photos. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WCN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 152 x 21. Weight in Grams: 698.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd United States
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764315909
ISBN
9780764315909
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 24.84

Paperback. Num Pages: 112 pages, black & white illustrations, colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 251 x 190 x 7. Weight in Grams: 366.
Publisher
Kodansha USA
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9781568365558
ISBN
9781568365558
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 18.74

Hardback. Series: China Academic Library. Num Pages: 362 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JHBS; LND. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 166 x 242 x 27. Weight in Grams: 706.
Publisher
Springer Verlag, Singapore
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st ed. 2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9789811011412
ISBN
9789811011412
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 124.08

Hardcover. This multidisciplinary collection of essays represents studies on Japan and Korea mainly from the Nordic countries, but also from other parts of Europe, and from the USA, Canada, Korea and Japan. The full range of contemporary Japanese studies is covered. Editor(s): Frellesvig, Bjarke; Starrs, Roy. Num Pages: 320 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 1FPK; HBJF; HBLW3; JFC; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 212 x 145 x 18. Weight in Grams: 868.
Publisher
Aarhus University Press Denmark
Number of pages
320
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9788772886893
ISBN
9788772886893
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 39.08

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