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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Paperback. How has the Party merged Marx, Mao and the market to create a global superpower? And what does this mean for the world? This book delves deeply into its inner sanctum, revealing how this secretive cabal keeps control of every aspect of the country - its military and media, legal system and businesses, even its religious organizations. Num Pages: 336 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JPFC; JPHL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 136 x 197 x 20. Weight in Grams: 260.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141975559
ISBN
9780141975559

€ 13.99
€ 11.40

Paperback. The most complete book on the acclaimed British photographer. Num Pages: 160 pages. Dimension: 290 x 254 x 18. Weight in Grams: 1012.
Publisher
Phaidon Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Edition
01st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714835501
ISBN
9780714835501

€ 31.99
€ 26.04

Paperback. The author moved to Japan to discover more about this unique running culture and what it might teach us about the sport and about Japan. In this book he reveals, what he learned - about competition, about team work, about beating your personal bests, about form and about himself. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WSKC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 23. Weight in Grams: 278.
Publisher
Faber & Faber Non-Fiction
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571303175
ISBN
9780571303175

€ 13.99
€ 11.40

Paperback. The Great Qing was the second major Chinese empire ruled by foreigners. This book challenges the standard narrative of Qing China as a decadent, inward-looking state that failed to keep pace with the modern West. It presents the history of China's last empire that is useful for understanding the challenges facing China today. Series: History of Imperial China. Num Pages: 368 pages, 17 halftones, 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1F; 1FPC; 3JH; HBJF; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 237 x 158 x 24. Weight in Grams: 428.
Publisher
Belknap Press
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674066243
ISBN
9780674066243

€ 23.99
€ 23.77

Paperback. Features a collection of stories from Japan that are retellings of legends and fairy tales. This work contains the Sea Spirit, the Moon God, the Emperor Kiyomori, Dragon Princess, and many other magical characters. It aims to evoke the beauty of Japan - its people, its animals, and its landscape. Illustrator(s): Fowler, Rosamund. Num Pages: 160 pages, 10 line drawings. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 5AK; YFJ; YNM. Category: (J) Children / Juvenile. Dimension: 200 x 129 x 9. Weight in Grams: 158.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, USA
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192751751
ISBN
9780192751751

€ 10.99
€ 9.74

Paperback. A comprehensive English-language collection of the writings of the pivotal period in Chinese intellectual history. This volume provides translations of key works, arranged chronologically within topics, and accompanied by headnotes, a glossary, and a bibliography. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HPDF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 140 x 14. Weight in Grams: 312.
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Co, Inc United States
Number of pages
220
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780872207097
ISBN
9780872207097

€ 21.99
€ 21.36

Paperback. After years of rigidity, China's communist rulers have opened their doors to trade. This book explains the whole process of economic reform, the political thinking behind it, and the impact it has had on the lives of the Chinese people, as well as on the domestic and foreign business community. Num Pages: 368 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; KCB; KCLT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 453. 8vo. good copy in original cloth
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KEX0263554
ISBN
9781873410295

€ 4.64

Paperback. Provides both theory and practical technique and is ideal for professional therapists, martial artists or anyone with an active lifestyle. Num Pages: 240 pages, ill. BIC Classification: 1FPC; VFMS; VXHT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 153 x 19. Weight in Grams: 346.
Publisher
YMAA Publication Center United States
Number of pages
240
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9781886969049
ISBN
9781886969049

€ 17.99
€ 17.03

Paperback. When the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in August 1945, killing 100,000 men, women and children, a new era in human history opened. This book presents an account of six men and women who struggled to cope with catastrophe and with often crippling disease. Series: Penguin Modern Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJH; HBG; HBJD; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 160.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141184371
ISBN
9780141184371

€ 13.99
€ 11.29

Hardcover. Explores southern Japanese cookery focused on authentic recipes. This book reveals a cuisine that is both accessible and delicious. It includes over 100 recipes, and features the ingredients, techniques, equipment, photography and recipes. Num Pages: 256 pages, 4-colour throughout. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 262 x 299 x 31. Weight in Grams: 1182.
Publisher
Square Peg
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780224098908
ISBN
9780224098908

€ 38.99
€ 27.59

Paperback. 'Difficult to put down .. irresistible' Daily Telegraph Num Pages: 272 pages, 8pp black and white. BIC Classification: 1FP; HBJF; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 132 x 19. Weight in Grams: 202.
Publisher
John Murray
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780719564482
ISBN
9780719564482

€ 14.99
€ 12.21

Paperback. When the first atomic bomb was dropped on Hiroshima in August 1945, killing 100,000 men, women and children, it was the beginning of a terrifying new episode in human history. This title presents the event with an account of six men and women who survived despite all the odds. Series: Penguin Magnum Collection. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJH; HBJF; HBLW; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 131 x 21. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141041865
ISBN
9780141041865

€ 13.99
€ 11.40

Paperback. A collection of English-language readings on Japan. Containing materials on history, society, politics, education, philosophy, and religion, this book features an introduction to Japanese civilization. It covers the Tokugawa period to 1868 and addresses the spread of neo-Confucianism and Buddhism and the initial encounters of Japan and the West. Editor(s): De Bary, William Theodore; Gluck, Carol; Tiedemann, Arthur E. Series: Introduction to Asian Civilizations. Num Pages: 672 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; GTB; HBJF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 155 x 232 x 20. Weight in Grams: 948.
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
672
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
Abridged 2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231139199
ISBN
9780231139199

€ 44.99
€ 39.48

Paperback. Series: Asian Security Studies. Num Pages: 320 pages, 7 black & white tables, 1 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJP; 3JM; HBJF; HBLW; HBLX; JPSH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 158 x 18. Weight in Grams: 450.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415821421
ISBN
9780415821421

€ 51.97

Paperback. The decades of Western adulation for the Japanese "economic miracle" failed to notice a key point - that in pursuit of this miracle, the Japanese had turned their country into a concrete shambles. This book describes the dazzling nature of Japanese culture and its ruination. Num Pages: 448 pages, notes, index. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJ; GTB; HBJF; HBLW3; KCZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 27. Weight in Grams: 330.
Publisher
Penguin Books
Number of pages
448
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
Export edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780141010007
ISBN
9780141010007

€ 19.99
€ 15.51

Paperback. "In December 1937, in what was then the capital of China, one of the most brutal massacres in the long annals of wartime barbarity occurred. The Japanese army swept into the ancient city of Nanking (Na" Num Pages: 304 pages, 40pp b/w photos. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJH; HBJF; HBLW; HBTZ; HBWQ. Category: (Y) Teenage / Young Adult. Dimension: 145 x 210 x 25. Weight in Grams: 378.
Publisher
The Perseus Books Group United States
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465068364
ISBN
9780465068364

€ 19.99
€ 15.51

Paperback. Num Pages: 187 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HRA; JPVR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 360. Good copy with some shelf wear.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Akashic Books New York
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
SKU
KTG0002776
ISBN
9781888451276

€ 4.64

Paperback. Num Pages: 187 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HRA; JPVR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 21. Weight in Grams: 360. Good clean copy
Condition
Used, Like New
Publisher
Akashic Books New York
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
SKU
KSG0012631
ISBN
9781888451276

€ 4.64

Paperback. China and India have always been separated not only by the Himalayas, but also by the impenetrable jungle and remote areas that once stretched across Burma. Now this last great frontier will likely vanish leaving China and India exposed to each other as never before. In this book, the author explores the new strategic centrality of Burma. Num Pages: 384 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1FMB; 1FPC; HBJF; JPSL; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 24. Weight in Grams: 286.
Publisher
Faber and Faber United Kingdom
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9780571239641
ISBN
9780571239641

€ 14.99
€ 12.16

Hardcover. Num Pages: 296 pages, 79 B/W photos throughout; 8 pp. glossy insert. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; AKT; HBJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. .
Publisher
The Perseus Books Group United States
Number of pages
296
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465059737
ISBN
9780465059737

€ 29.99
€ 21.28

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