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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Dorling Kindersley Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
SKU
V9781409373551
ISBN
9781409373551

€ 11.80

Paperback. In 1904, a war between the Russian Empire and Japan broke out over rival claims caused by rival imperial ambitions in Northern China. This volume looks at the background to the conflict. Num Pages: 140 pages, 100 b+w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 1FPJ; 3JJC; HBW; JWL; WDH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 296 x 212 x 12. Weight in Grams: 578.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
MMP
Number of pages
140
Condition
New
SKU
V9788389450487
ISBN
9788389450487

€ 25.99
€ 19.65

Paperback. "The Lotus Sutra" has been a revered Buddhist scripture in East Asia since its translation in the third century. Surviving examples in murals painted on cave walls or carved in relief on Buddhist monuments depict celestial journeys, bodily metamorphoses, cycles of rebirth, and the achievement of nirvana. This book explores this visual world. Num Pages: 536 pages, 160 illus., 24 in color. BIC Classification: 1FPC; ACK; AFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 6452 x 4522 x 28. Weight in Grams: 1280.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
University of Washington Press United States
Number of pages
536
Condition
New
SKU
V9780295986852
ISBN
9780295986852

€ 47.21

Paperback. A collection of papers, which intends to introduce the reader to the complicated problems of urban air pollution and energy choices in China. Num Pages: 308 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; RNP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 17. Weight in Grams: 499.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
National Academies Press United States
Number of pages
308
Condition
New
SKU
V9780309093231
ISBN
9780309093231

€ 73.04

Paperback. Series: Cornell East Asia Series. Num Pages: 332 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JPHX; KJ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 216 x 140. .
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Cornell University - Cornell East Asia Series
Condition
New
SKU
V9781939161727
ISBN
9781939161727

€ 24.99
€ 24.92

Hardcover. By investigating the nexus of relationships between urban and rural factories in the Shanghai region of China, this book shines light on an overlooked part of China's massive industrial growth since the 1980s. Series: China in Transformation. Num Pages: 284 pages, 1 maps, 1 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JFSF; JFSG; KCD; RGC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 222 x 138 x 21. Weight in Grams: 470.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230340954
ISBN
9780230340954

€ 81.37

Paperback. Expelled from the Communist Party in 1957, later re-admitted and expelled again, the author has lived in exile since 1988. He has continued indefatigably to read, think, and write about his beloved China: the saga of its modern history, the moral wasteland of its present condition, and its place in the global order. Editor(s): Liu, Binyan; Link, Perry. Num Pages: 320 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; GTB; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5969 x 3963 x 17. Weight in Grams: 459.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780253218612
ISBN
9780253218612

€ 24.99
€ 23.46

Paperback. Offers a long-overdue corrective to the mythology and the mystique which has plagued the study of pirates and served to deny them their rightful legitimacy as subjects of investigation Editor(s): Pennell, C. R. Num Pages: 360 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1FP; 1KJ; 1QSA; 1QSM; HBTM; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 183 x 255 x 25. Weight in Grams: 822.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
New York University Press United States
Number of pages
360
Condition
New
SKU
V9780814766781
ISBN
9780814766781

€ 31.99
€ 28.82

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9789814516112
ISBN
9789814516112

€ 21.99
€ 17.18

Paperback. Shadowed by the unhappiness of his warring parents, a broad-minded mother who, like her son, was keen to embrace all things Chinese, and a bigoted father who was enraged by his family's interest in 'going native', Martin Booth's compelling memoir is a journey into Chinese culture and an extinct colonial way of life. Num Pages: 384 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPCH; BGA; WTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 202 x 129 x 23. Weight in Grams: 266.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Bantam
Condition
New
SKU
9780553816723
ISBN
9780553816723

€ 10.99
€ 8.91

Hardcover. Editor(s): Hasegawa, Tsuyoshi. Series: Cold War International History Project. Num Pages: 344 pages. BIC Classification: 1FP; 3JJP; HBJF; HBLW3; HBTW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 30. Weight in Grams: 699.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
344
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804773317
ISBN
9780804773317

€ 69.60

Paperback. Throughout the history of imperial China, the educational elite used various means to criticize government policies and actions. By examining literary archetypes, titles of paintings, inscriptions and the historical context, this text shows that paintings expressed strong political opinions. Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. Num Pages: 434 pages, 44 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 2GDC; 3F; 3H; ACK; AFC; DSBB; DSC; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 276 x 212 x 16. Weight in Grams: 1184.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Harvard University Asia Center
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674007826
ISBN
9780674007826

€ 37.99
€ 36.32

Multiple copy . Essential reading for an understanding of economic and political relations between China and the West in the nineteenth century. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JH; HBJF; JPS; KCZ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 25. .
Publication date
2017
Publisher
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd. United Kingdom
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784531331
ISBN
9781784531331

€ 683.33

Hardback. Examines the energy resources, naval forces, and national strategies of the nations of Asia, set against the priorities and resources of the US. This book reveals that the nations of the region - of which the United States must be counted - are in fact working together in striving to ensure the security of scarce energy resources they all require. Series: Praeger Security International. Num Pages: 280 pages, 7 illustrations (b&w), 1 table. BIC Classification: 1FP; JW; KCL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 25. Weight in Grams: 549.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
ABC-CLIO United States
Number of pages
280
Condition
New
SKU
V9780275996451
ISBN
9780275996451

€ 83.66

Hardcover. The first comprehensive history of China's most luxurious textile and its enduring influence on Chinese civilization and art Editor(s): Kuhn, Dieter; Zhao, Feng; Wenying, Li; Juanjuan, Chen; Watt, James C. Y. Series: The Culture & Civilization of China. Num Pages: 624 pages, 600 colour images + 50 black-&-white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; ACBP; AFW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 293 x 236 x 49. Weight in Grams: 3082.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Number of pages
624
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300111033
ISBN
9780300111033

€ 81.02

Paperback. Num Pages: 176 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPK; BGH; HBJF; HBLW3; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 200 x 135 x 12. Weight in Grams: 168.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Shoemaker & Hoard, Div of Avalon Publishing Group Inc United States
Number of pages
176
Condition
New
SKU
V9781593760793
ISBN
9781593760793

€ 16.00
€ 14.70

Hardback. Tony Kosuge answer many questions about the states of East Asia. Num Pages: 400 pages, 3 maps, 3 line drawings. BIC Classification: 1FP; JPA; JPF; KCL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152. Weight in Grams: 726.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Focalpoint Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
400
Condition
New
SKU
V9780957199101
ISBN
9780957199101

€ 38.99
€ 32.94

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Edition
First Edition
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781859738153
ISBN
9781859738153

€ 34.31

Paperback. Centering on five life stories by Chinese women activists, this history of Chinese May Fourth feminism disrupts the Chinese Communist Party's master narrative of Chinese women's liberation, reconfigures the history of the Chinese Enlightenment from a gender perspective, and addresses the question of how feminism engendered social change Num Pages: 417 pages, 8 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBLL; HBLW; JFFK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 22. Weight in Grams: 467.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
University of California Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
402
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520218741
ISBN
9780520218741

€ 36.99
€ 32.24

Hardcover. This work presents a European view of Central Asia before the large-scale influx of Russian peasant settlers that followed the emancipation of the serfs in 1861. Translator(s): Thomas, Colin; Whebler, Marcus; Gilmour, Liudmila. Series: Hakluyt Society Second. Num Pages: 320 pages, Includes 15 colour plates and 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1FC; 1FPC; 3JH; DNF; WTLC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 143 x 217 x 26. Weight in Grams: 548.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Group United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780904180602
ISBN
9780904180602

€ 149.80

Hardcover. The mutual imbrication of the profane and sacred worlds in anime, along with the profound reciprocal relationship between 'Eastern' (Japanese) and 'Western' (chiefly American) culture in the development of the anime artistic form, form the twin narrative arcs of the book. Num Pages: 258 pages, 5 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; APFV; HRAC; HRLK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 242 x 166 x 23. Weight in Grams: 546.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Equinox Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781791097
ISBN
9781781791097

€ 90.11

Hardback. Offers a sociophonetic exploration of voice pitch characteristics of speakers across the cultures of Japan and America. This volume makes an argument for the socio-cultural role of voice pitch in the expression of emotion and politeness and how culture and gender can intersect with each other. Num Pages: 160 pages, 28 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 1KBB; CFB; CFH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 243 x 164 x 17. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845533502
ISBN
9781845533502

€ 72.73

Hardcover. Japanese Buddhist Pilgrimage explores the ritual practice of "circulatory pilgrimages" - the visiting of many temples in a numbered sequence. Num Pages: 332 pages, 42 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HREP; HRLF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 243 x 158 x 24. Weight in Grams: 660.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845539160
ISBN
9781845539160

€ 90.11

Hardback. In this book, which draws on classic articles first published in The Eastern Buddhist, major historic proponents and masters of the nenbutsu are introduced, in particular Shinran, Shoku, Ippen and Rennyo. Series: Eastern Buddhist Voices. Num Pages: 256 pages, 13 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HREP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845539184
ISBN
9781845539184

€ 90.11

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