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East Asia, Far East

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

€ 89.74
€ 89.47

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

€ 34.99
€ 30.67

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

€ 14.99
€ 11.38

Paperback. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 22. Weight in Grams: 300.
Publisher
Souvenir Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780285637924
ISBN
9780285637924
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.25

Paperback. The world sees a glorious future for China. Beneath the veneer of modernisation however, it is another story. This work predicts the imminent implosion of the economy and government of the People' s Republic of China. It covers China's new membership of the WTO. Num Pages: 384 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; GTB; JPQB; KCP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 152 x 24. Weight in Grams: 272.
Publisher
Arrow
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
2Rev Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780099445340
ISBN
9780099445340
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 16.10

Paperback. Hong Kong has undergone sweeping transformation since its return to Chinese sovereignty in 1997. This is a multidisciplinary assessment of the new regime and key issues, challenges, crises and opportunities confronting the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Num Pages: 384 pages, tables, index. BIC Classification: 1FPCH; GTB; HBJF; HBLW3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 770.
Publisher
M.E. Sharpe United States
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780765610010
ISBN
9780765610010
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.13

Paperback. Accessible and scholarly, this classic book considers the underlying philosophy and the aesthetics of Chinese art and poetry, the expression of the Taoist approach to existence. Chung-yuan Chang's always lucid narrative explores the relationship between the Tao and the creative arts, introducing classic paintings and poems to bring Taoism to life. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; ABA; HPDF; HPN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 138 x 18. Weight in Grams: 348.
Publisher
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848190504
ISBN
9781848190504
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.98

Paperback. It had never been done before. Not in 4000 years of Japanese recorded history had anyone followed the Cherry Blossom Front from one end of the country to the other. Nor had anyone hitchhiked the length of Japan. But, heady on sakura and sake, the author bet he could do both. Num Pages: 352 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 128 x 22. Weight in Grams: 244. 352 pages, maps. It had never been done before. Not in 4000 years of Japanese recorded history had anyone followed the Cherry Blossom Front from one end of the country to the other. Nor had anyone hitchhiked the length of Japan. But, heady on sakura and sake, the author bet he could do both. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WTL. Dimension: 199 x 128 x 22. Weight: 288.
Publisher
Canongate Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841952888
ISBN
9781841952888
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.06

Paperback. An intimate portrait of Tibetans and Buddhism by a leading Magnum photographer. Num Pages: 144 pages. Dimension: 248 x 251 x 16. Weight in Grams: 786.
Publisher
Phaidon Press
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714863146
ISBN
9780714863146
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 18.25

Hardcover. Home chefs will enjoy preparing these Chinese home cooking-inspired dishes with this easy-to-follow Chinese cookbook Num Pages: 160 pages, 101 recipes; 150+ colour photos. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 242 x 311 x 20. Weight in Grams: 1010.
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Hardcover with Jacket
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804845229
ISBN
9780804845229
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 22.63

Paperback. China and the World, 1100 BC to the Present. 512 pages. From the invasions by steppe horsemen in 200 BC to Genghis Khan and the Mongol conquests, from the arrival of Marco Polo to the Opium Wars, from Communism to the Tiananmen Square protest, this work traces the path that led to China's resurgence as a dynamic economy and a powerful international player. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; JPS. Dimension: 197 x 130 x 33. Weight: 400.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
paperback / softback
Condition
New
SKU
V9780747593294
ISBN
9780747593294
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 14.27

Paperback. Num Pages: 288 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1FPC; BGH; GTB; HBJF; JPA; JPHL; JPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 135. .
Publisher
I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784538774
ISBN
9781784538774
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 13.76

Hardcover. Today's China presents a unique setting for organizations. Through an examination of current Chinese business, this book addresses its business culture and environment. In particular, it considers how firms build distinctive capabilities of organizational learning and strategic flexibility to achieve superior customer-focused performance. Num Pages: 278 pages, 1, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; KJS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 218 x 162 x 20. Weight in Grams: 456.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
278
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Edition
2007th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230013506
ISBN
9780230013506
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 98.72
€ 98.11

Paperback. Bestselling author Giles Milton takes us on a fascinating Jacobean adventure. Num Pages: 416 pages, line drawings throughout. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1FPJ; 3JD; BGH; HBJD1; HBJF; HBLH; HBLL; JPSD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 132 x 26. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
Sceptre
Number of pages
416
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780340794685
ISBN
9780340794685
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 12.89

Paperback. By focusing on the significant years of the early Ming dynasty and through the themes of court people and their lives, developments in culture, the military, religion, diplomacy and trade, this book brings the wider history of this period to colourful life. Num Pages: 312 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3H; 3JB; 3JD; HBJF; HBLC; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 245 x 280 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1724.
Publisher
British Museum Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714124841
ISBN
9780714124841
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 23.77

Paperback. As a child, award-winning travel writer Stanley Stewart dreamed of crossing Mongolia on horseback. This is the story of how that dream was fulfilled by following in the footsteps of a 13th-century Franciscan friar. Num Pages: 300 pages, 1 b/w illus, 16 b/w plates (8pp), With index. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 1QDM; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 129 x 15. Weight in Grams: 222. 8vo
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Flamingo
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Edition
New Ed
SKU
KEX0293466
ISBN
9780006530275
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.99

Paperback. Arguing that the life and work of Sun Yat-sen have been distorted by both myth and demythification, the author provides a fresh overall evaluation of the man and the events that turned an adventurer into the founder of the Chinese Republic and the leader of a great nationalist movement. Translator(s): Lloyd, Janet. Num Pages: 492 pages, 12 half-tones 5 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; BGH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 27. Weight in Grams: 724.
Publisher
Stanford University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804740111
ISBN
9780804740111
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 34.63

Paperback. Num Pages: 234 pages, illustrations, maps, portraits. BIC Classification: 1FPC; BGA; HBJF; HBLW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 133. .
Publisher
Signal Books Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9781904955016
ISBN
9781904955016
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.15

Paperback. Following the assault on Pearl Harbor, the Imperial Japanese military saw action across Asia, from the capture and defence of the islands of the Pacific to the occupation of territory in China and Burma. This title deals with this topic. Illustrator(s): Dennis, Peter. Series: Bolt Action. Num Pages: 56 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBWQ; WDHW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 191 x 6. Weight in Grams: 196.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Number of pages
56
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780960913
ISBN
9781780960913
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 21.68

Paperback. A highly illustrated account of the Japanese aerial assault on the port of Darwin in February 1942--the first attack ever mounted by a foreign power on Australia. Illustrator(s): Laurier, Jim. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, 70 b/w; 12 col. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 1MBF; 3JJH; HBJM; HBLW; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 184 x 8. Weight in Grams: 308.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472816870
ISBN
9781472816870
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 15.00