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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Paperback. In spite of the perpetrators' intentions, the Tokyo gas attack left only twelve people dead, but thousands were injured and many suffered serious after-effects. This title features the author's interviews with the victims to tried and established precisely what happened on the subway that day. Translator(s): Birnbaum, Alfred; Gabriel, Philip. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; BTC; HBJF; HBLW3; JPWL. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 230.
Publisher
Random House
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099461098
ISBN
9780099461098
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.12

Paperback. Footbinding originated in the dance culture of China's medieval court and spread to gentry families, brothels, maid's quarters, and peasant households. Neither condemning nor defending foot-binding, this work debunks many myths and misconceptions about its origins, development, and its eventual end. Num Pages: 360 pages, 53 b/w photographs, 1 map, 1 table. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBTB; JFCK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 224 x 148 x 25. Weight in Grams: 596. A Revisionist History of Footbinding. 360 pages, Illustrations, map. Footbinding originated in the dance culture of China's medieval court and spread to gentry families, brothels, maid's quarters, and peasant households. Neither condemning nor defending foot-binding, this work debunks many myths and misconceptions about its origins, development, and its eventual end. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBTB; JFCK. Dimension: 224 x 148 x 25. Weight: 566.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
360
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520253902
ISBN
9780520253902
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 29.78

Hardcover. In light of the Asian financial crisis of 1997, Lai examines whether East Asian economies converged onto the liberal market model by studying the evolution of the financial sectors of Korea, Malaysia and Thailand. This includes sectoral diversification, the nature of competition, and the regulatory and supervisory frameworks. Series: Critical Studies of the Asia-Pacific. Num Pages: 256 pages, 18 black & white tables, 8 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1FP; KCLF; KCM; KFF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 221 x 136 x 19. Weight in Grams: 414.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2012th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230360631
ISBN
9780230360631
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 86.80
€ 86.65

Paperback. Series: Education and Development for Rural Women and Girls in China Series. Num Pages: 190 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JFSJ1; JPQB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 172 x 245 x 19. Weight in Grams: 412.
Publisher
Paths International Ltd.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844644087
ISBN
9781844644087
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 8.23

Hardcover. A valuable storehouse of information and the first translation of the work into English Series: Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies. Num Pages: 410 pages, 15 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; KCZ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 237 x 153 x 39. Weight in Grams: 753.
Publisher
U OF M CENTER FOR CHINESE STUDIES
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Edition
Annotated
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892641635
ISBN
9780892641635
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 74.85

Paperback. Television is a massive industry in China, yet fewer people are watching television screens. This ground-breaking study explores how television content is changing, how the Chinese government is responding to the challenges presented by digital media, and how businesses are brokering alliances in both traditional and new media sectors. Series: International Screen Industries. Num Pages: 200 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JM; APT. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 234 x 15. Weight in Grams: 348.
Publisher
British Film Institute
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
2015th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844576838
ISBN
9781844576838
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 31.14

Paperback. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WBJ; WBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 181 x 203 x 14. Weight in Grams: 310.
Publisher
Book Publishing Company United States
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
1st
Condition
New
SKU
V9781570670725
ISBN
9781570670725
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.11

Hardcover. Revealing the hidden story of the man dubbed the 'Chinese godfather', the most powerful leader since Mao Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JMG; HBJF; HBLX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Publisher
I.B.Tauris
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784533229
ISBN
9781784533229
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 31.22

Paperback. In the early nineteenth century China remained almost untouched by British and European powers - but as new technology started to change this balance, foreigners gathered like wolves around the weakening Qing Empire. This book explains the roots of China's complex relationship with the West. Num Pages: 512 pages, 16pp colour. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JH; 3JJC; HBJF; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 171 x 200 x 15. Weight in Grams: 378.
Publisher
Penguin Press/Classics
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141015859
ISBN
9780141015859
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 15.47

Paperback. A vivid, balanced, and complete biography of one of the 20th century's most influential figures, Deng Xiaoping, who presided over China's transformation into the world power it is today Num Pages: 640 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; BGH; HB; HBJF; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780190623678
ISBN
9780190623678
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 16.46

Paperback. One of the most successful, influential and acclaimed travel books of recent years from the author of 'Return of a King', which has been shortlisted for the Samuel Johnson prize. Num Pages: 320 pages, 16 b/w plates (16pp), (1 x 16pp). BIC Classification: 1FB; 1FC; 1FPM; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 256.
Edition
UK ed.
Publisher
Flamingo
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Condition
New
SKU
V9780006544159
ISBN
9780006544159
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 10.05

Paperback. Presents four case studies of political, advisory, economic, and social multilevel governance centered in Europe and East Asia. This work examines government actors advancing traditional agendas through formal regional institutions and flexible intergovernmental processes. Num Pages: 275 pages, black & white illustrations, black & white tables, maps, figures. BIC Classification: 1FP; 1QFE; JPSN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 426.
Publisher
United Nations University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9789280811391
ISBN
9789280811391
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.78

Hardcover. During World War I, Britain and France imported workers from their colonies to labor behind the front lines. The single largest group of support labor came not from imperial colonies, however, but from China. This title tells the story of the 140,000 Chinese men recruited for the Allied war effort. Num Pages: 366 pages, 30 halftones, 1 table. BIC Classification: 1D; 1FPC; 3JJF; HBJD; HBLW; HBWN; JFSL3; JWT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 164 x 31. Weight in Grams: 706.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
366
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674049994
ISBN
9780674049994
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 46.75

Hardcover. China's first literary dissident's Kafkaesque journey through the prisons of the Cultural Revolution. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; BM; JKVP1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 161 x 29. Weight in Grams: 616.
Publisher
Verso Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
304
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844679676
ISBN
9781844679676
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 20.99
€ 16.46

Hardcover. Wellington Koo (1887-1985) achieved notoriety at the Paris Peace Conference where he sternly resisted Japanese attempts to hold onto seized German colonial territory in mainland China. Koo was China's first representative to the League of Nations, and ended up as acting president of Republican China during the unrest of the period 1926-7. Series Editor(s): Sharp, Alan. Series: Makers of the Modern World. Num Pages: 220 pages, 1 tables, 2 maps, 4 black & white halftones. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBLW; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 142 x 19. Weight in Grams: 414.
Publisher
Haus Publishing Limited United Kingdom
Number of pages
220
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Edition
0th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781905791699
ISBN
9781905791699
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 12.81

Paperback. In April 1942, 16 planes took off from a US Navy carrier in the mid-Pacific. A squadron of young flyers set off to bomb Japan's five main cities. Having successfully delivered their bombs, most had to crash land behind enemy lines, but incredibly virtually all made it home in the end. Num Pages: 608 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 1QSP; 3JJH; BG; HBJD; HBWQ; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 153 x 196 x 46. Weight in Grams: 424. Some minor shelf wear but overall in a good condition
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Corgi
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
UNKNOWN
SKU
KSC0001957
ISBN
9780552771719
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.74

Hardcover. Series: The A. W. Mellon Lectures in the Fine Arts. Num Pages: 320 pages, 200 color illus. 50 halftones. BIC Classification: 1FPC; ACBP; AFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 214 x 303 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1550.
Publisher
Princeton University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Bollingen Series XXXV: 61 ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691171937
ISBN
9780691171937
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 52.09
€ 50.49

Paperback. Translator(s): Hinton, David. Num Pages: 544 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HPDF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 155 x 295 x 37. Weight in Grams: 774.
Publisher
Counterpoint
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Translation
Condition
New
SKU
V9781619028340
ISBN
9781619028340
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99

Paperback. Firsthand report on the largest migration in human history Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JFFN; KCF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 138 x 23. Weight in Grams: 410.
Publisher
Verso Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781680902
ISBN
9781781680902
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.35

Paperback. Chuang Tzu (369?-286? BC) was a leading Taoist philosopher. Using parable and anecdote, allegory and paradox, he set forth in this book the early ideas of what was to become the Taoist school. This collection includes the seven "inner chapters," three of the "outer chapters," and one of the "miscellaneous chapters." Translator(s): Watson, Burton. Series: Translations from the Asian Classics. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; HPDF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 203 x 132 x 11. Weight in Grams: 188. Basic Writings. Series: Translations from the Asian Classics. 160 pages. Chuang Tzu (369?-286? BC) was a leading Taoist philosopher. Using parable and anecdote, allegory and paradox, he set forth in this book the early ideas of what was to become the Taoist school. This collection includes the seven "inner chapters," three of the "outer chapters," and one of the "miscellaneous chapters.". Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; HPDF. Dimension: 203 x 132 x 11. Weight: 192. Translator(s): Watson, Burton.
Publisher
Columbia University Press
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231105958
ISBN
9780231105958
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 44.68