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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Paperback. Contains new insights about North Korea which could only be revealed by someone working high up in the regime. This title is also the story of how a member of the inner circle of this enigmatic country became its most courageous, outspoken critic. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPKN; 3JJPR; 3JMC; BGA; JPVR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 200 x 127 x 22. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Rider
Condition
New
SKU
9781846044212
ISBN
9781846044212
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.19

Paperback. The first major clash between a European and Asian state in the modern era signalled the beginning of Japan's rise as a major power on the world stage. This title presents first-hand accounts and artwork to explain and illustrate this historically significant duel. Series: Duel. Num Pages: 80 pages, Illustrations (some col.). BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 1FPJ; 3JJC; HBW; JWF; JWMV2. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 246 x 187 x 7. Weight in Grams: 262.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Edition
2009 no other dates
Number of pages
80
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846033308
ISBN
9781846033308
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 20.55

Hardcover. Lee offers a rare eyewitness account of Korea's recent chaotic, and frequently violent journey to democracy. He offers informed observations on Korea's three famous Kims and Roh Tae-woo, and of the dramatic political events leading to the presidential election in December 1987 and the parliamentary elections in April 1988. Num Pages: 184 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 1FPK; HBJF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 169 x 244 x 17. Weight in Grams: 418. Clean copy in hardcover. Minor shelf wear with sticker damage to front but remains very good
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Praeger
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KCW0000989
ISBN
9780275936600
Hardback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 18.95

Hardcover.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
216
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333643242
ISBN
9780333643242
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 132.39
€ 130.51

Paperback. Explains why Mao launched the Cultural Revolution, and shows his Machiavellian role in masterminding it. This book documents the Hobbesian state that ensued. Power struggles raged among Lin Biao, Zhou Enlai, Deng Xiaoping, and Jiang Qing - Mao's wife and leader of the Gang of Four - while Mao often played one against the other. Num Pages: 752 pages, 57 halftones. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJPK; HBJF; HBLW3. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 234 x 163 x 37. Weight in Grams: 934.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780674027480
ISBN
9780674027480
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 22.64

Paperback. In 221 bc the First Emperor of Qin unified the lands that would become the heart of a Chinese empire. This book highlights the key challenges faced by the court officials and scholars who set about governing an empire of such scale and diversity of people. It illuminates many formative events in China's long history of imperialism. Series: History of Imperial China. Num Pages: 336 pages, 23 halftones, 16 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3D; HBJF; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 480.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780674057340
ISBN
9780674057340
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 19.79

Paperback. After the collapse of the Han dynasty in the third century CE, China divided along a north-south line. This title traces the changes that both underlay and resulted from this split in a period that saw the geographic redefinition of China, engagement with the outside world, significant changes to family life, and the introduction of religions. Series: History of Imperial China. Num Pages: 352 pages, 25 halftones, 16 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBLA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 232 x 155 x 24. Weight in Grams: 542.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780674060357
ISBN
9780674060357
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 18.94

Paperback. No one in the twentieth century had a greater impact on world history than Deng Xiaoping. The author intends to disentangle the contradictions embodied in the life and legacy of China's boldest strategist - the pragmatic, disciplined force behind China's radical economic, technological, and social transformation. Num Pages: 928 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJP; HBJF; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 163 x 45. Weight in Grams: 1212.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Belknap Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780674725867
ISBN
9780674725867
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 21.06

Paperback. Inch'on was probably the most significant campaign in the Korean theater. The success of the Inch'on campaign is a testament to the sheer initiative of the officers and NCOs who conducted it. This book details the strategy and tactics that led to the operation's success, as well as narrates the experience of the battle. Illustrator(s): Dennis, Peter. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPK; HBJF; HBJK; HBLW3; HBW; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 191 x 8. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Osprey Publishing United Kingdom
Edition
First
Number of pages
96
Condition
New
SKU
V9781841769615
ISBN
9781841769615
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 18.22

Paperback. Num Pages: 360 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; DCQ. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 233 x 160 x 20. Weight in Grams: 540.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
360
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415612654
ISBN
9780415612654
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 48.38

Hardcover. This collection of 20 essays examines cultural encounters between - and within - China, Japan and the West. The authors present new research on a wide range of topics, from linguistics and literature to the worlds of sociology and political science. Editor(s): Clausen, Soren; Starrs, Roy; Wedell-Wedellsborg, Anne. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 1FPC; 1FPJ; 1KB; HBJF; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 248 x 179 x 39. Weight in Grams: 1130.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Aarhus University Press Denmark
Number of pages
496
Condition
New
SKU
V9788772884974
ISBN
9788772884974
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 27.45

Hardcover. Everyday life in contemporary rural China is characterized by an increased sense of moral challenge and uncertainty. This ethnographic study of the village of Zhongba is an attempt to grasp the ethical reflexivity of everyday life in rural China. Series: Dislocations. Num Pages: 308 pages, 19 ills, 6 figs & tables, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JHB; JHMC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 236 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 514.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Berghahn Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
308
Condition
New
SKU
V9780857458902
ISBN
9780857458902
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 125.15

Paperback. Lively accounts of political intrigue and other lore from early China. Series: Michigan Monographs in Chinese Studies. Num Pages: 203 pages, Illustrations, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBLA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 233 x 149 x 13. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
U OF M CENTER FOR CHINESE STUDIES
Condition
New
SKU
V9780892641291
ISBN
9780892641291
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 28.60

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.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
New
SKU
9780141975559
ISBN
9780141975559
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.76

Paperback. Num Pages: 296 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 155 x 22. Weight in Grams: 366. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Milk & Cookies Press (US)
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMK0004057
ISBN
9781596873025
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 8.49

Paperback. Series: Donald R. Ellegood International Publications. Num Pages: 366 pages, tabs. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBLW3; JHM; JP; P. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 149 x 229 x 24. Weight in Grams: 594.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
University of Washington Press
Condition
New
SKU
KMK0004072
ISBN
9780295975320
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.21

Paperback. Num Pages: 291 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBLW3; HBTB; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 155 x 21. Weight in Grams: 431. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1981
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMK0004078
ISBN
9780674548459
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 5.48

Paperback. Talks about love, about how, despite cruelty, despite politics, the female urge to nurture and cherish remains. This work features women who are strong, strikingly resourceful characters and who offer unforgettable insights into Chinese women's lives. Num Pages: 240 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JFSJ1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 40. Weight in Grams: 174. Clean copy with minor shelf wear. Light warping to rear cover and pages. Remains a good copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KMK0004087
ISBN
9780099440789
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 4.91

Paperback. This book looks at early modern China in some of its most complicated and intriguing relations with a world of increasing global interconnection. Num Pages: 312 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1D; 1FPC; 3JB; 3JD; 3JF; HBJF; HBLH; KCLT. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 422. Trade, Settlement, Diplomacy, and Missions. 312 pages, 1 map. China and Maritime Europe, 1500-1800 looks at early modern China in some of its most complicated and intriguing relations with a world of increasing global interconnection. Cateogry: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. BIC Classification: 1D; 1FPC; 3JB; 3JD; 3JF; HBJF; HBLH; KCLT. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 18. Weight: 422.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780521179454
ISBN
9780521179454
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.14

Paperback. Describes the life of a Mongolian Buddhist monastery - the Mergen Monastery in Inner Mongolia - from inside its walls. From the Qing occupation of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries through the Cultural Revolution, the authors tell a story of religious formation, suppression, and survival over a history that spans three centuries. Num Pages: 424 pages, 6 halftones, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPM; HRE; HRLP7; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 157 x 24. Weight in Grams: 600.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
The University of Chicago Press United States
Number of pages
424
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226031903
ISBN
9780226031903
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.63