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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Hardback. This book is the story of the lives and work of the prominent intellectuals who taught or studied at Lianda University under extraordinary wartime conditions. Num Pages: 480 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBLW; JNMN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 33. Weight in Grams: 844.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1999
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
480
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804729291
ISBN
9780804729291
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 104.58

Paperback. For seven years in the 1970s, the author lived in a village in northeast China as a farmer. In 1989 he returned as an anthropologist to begin the span of 11 years' fieldwork that has resulted in this work - an account of family change and the transformation of private life in rural China. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJP; JFSF; JHBK; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 20. Weight in Grams: 440.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804744560
ISBN
9780804744560
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 29.50

Paperback. A frightening wake-up call regarding the surging economic strength of China -- and how the Chinese are quickly strategizing to overtake the United States as the premier economic power in the world today Num Pages: 256 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; KCG. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 156 x 230 x 21. Weight in Grams: 336.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Little, Brown & Company
Edition
Import
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781455503643
ISBN
9781455503643
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 13.32

Paperback. This book introduces to statebuilding literature the case of Japan, demonstrating the ways in which farmer negotiations with warlords formed the bedrock of a medieval economy that enabled the consolidation of the state. Editor(s): Ferejohn, John; Rosenbluth, Frances. Num Pages: 192 pages, 2 tables. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF; HBLC1; JPH. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 13. Weight in Grams: 270.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804763714
ISBN
9780804763714
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.14

Paperback. The films of Akira Kurosawa have had an immense effect on the way the Japanese have viewed themselves as a nation and on the way the West has viewed Japan. This title analyses Kurosawa's entire body of work, from 1943's Sanshiro Sugata to 1993's Madadayo. Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society. Num Pages: 496 pages, 7 b&w photographs. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; APFA; APFB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 33. Weight in Grams: 744.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
496
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822325192
ISBN
9780822325192
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 33.81

Paperback. Argues that the creation of such "desiring subjects" is at the core of China's contingent, piece-by-piece reconfiguration of its relationship to a post-socialist, neo-liberal-dominated world. Series: Perverse Modernities: A Series Edited by Jack Halberstam and Lisa Lowe. Num Pages: 264 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; GTB; JFC; JHMP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 235 x 16. Weight in Grams: 374.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Edition
Annotated
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822339472
ISBN
9780822339472
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 29.30

Paperback. "No Plays" are a major contribution to Japanese theatre. These lyric dramas evolved in the 14th century from ritual dances associated with Shinto worship, and their form became fixed in the 17th century. This book looks at this Japanese art form and its influences on Western writers. Translator(s): Tyler, Royall. Num Pages: 384 pages, bibliog. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 2ADT; 2GJ; 3H; 3J; DSA; DSG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 195 x 130 x 26. Weight in Grams: 284.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
New
SKU
9780140445398
ISBN
9780140445398
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.98

Paperback. Anxious Wealth analyzes practices of network building and deal-making among wealthy businessmen and government officials in urban China, documenting the changing values, lifestyles, gender relations, and consumption habits of China's new rich and new middle classes. Num Pages: 248 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JFSJ; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 407. Weight in Grams: 340.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
248
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804783545
ISBN
9780804783545
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.24

Paperback. China's 1911-12 Revolution, is thought of primarily as a change in governmental style, from imperial to republican, traditional to modern. But to what extent was the revolution not only anti-monarchical, but also anti-Manchu? This title explores this provocative and complicated question. Series: Studies on Ethnic Groups in China. Num Pages: 404 pages, 14 illus. BIC Classification: 1FPC; GTB; HBJF; HBLL; HBLW; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 155 x 230 x 29. Weight in Grams: 656.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
University of Washington Press United States
Edition
English and 1964/ Special and Updated to Include N
Number of pages
404
Condition
New
SKU
V9780295980409
ISBN
9780295980409
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 33.88

Hardcover. Featuring poetic photographs of landscapes, cityscapes, monuments and ruins together, this title offers the reader a compelling insight into this fascinating country. Num Pages: 152 pages, 139 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; AJB; AJC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 300 x 21. Weight in Grams: 1250.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Skira Italy
Number of pages
152
Condition
New
SKU
V9788876249389
ISBN
9788876249389
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 34.99
€ 29.47

Paperback. This work offers insights on how key historical texts and events in Korea's history have contributed to the formation of the nation's collective consciousness. It explores the relationship between gender and nationalism by showing how topics have been employed, transformed, and re-deployed. Num Pages: 212 pages, illustrations, photographs, glossary index. BIC Classification: 1FPK; HBJF; JFSJ; JPFN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 153 x 228 x 21. Weight in Grams: 322.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United States
Number of pages
212
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780765610683
ISBN
9780765610683
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 65.41

Paperback. Presents the history of Taiwan. This work includes material on democratization, party politics, and the independence movement. It takes the reader from the geographical and climatological setting, through the stages of premodern history and contact with China and the West, through the Japanese occupation, to the establishment of a modern state. Num Pages: 576 pages, illustrations, maps, photographs, index. BIC Classification: 1FPCW; HBJF. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 228 x 153 x 32. Weight in Grams: 766.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United States
Number of pages
576
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780765614957
ISBN
9780765614957
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 65.72

Paperback. This collection of factual reports, short stories, poems and drawings expresses in a deeply personal voice the devastating effects of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Num Pages: 256 pages, Ill. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; BG; HBJD; HBJF; HBWQ; RNQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 21. Weight in Grams: 453.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1990
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780873327732
ISBN
9780873327732
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 58.35

Paperback. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JFSK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 213 x 155 x 20. Weight in Grams: 478.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
343
Condition
New
SKU
V9781560231547
ISBN
9781560231547
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 59.46

Paperback. Mao Zedong launched the "Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution" 30 years ago. This documentary history of the event presents a selection of key primary documents dealing with the Cultural Revolution's massive and bloody assault on China's political and social systems. Num Pages: 352 pages, photographs, chronology, maps, biographies, index. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJPK; HBJF; HBLW3; HBTB; HBTV; JPWQ. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 154 x 229 x 27. Weight in Grams: 636.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
352
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9781563247378
ISBN
9781563247378
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 70.73

Paperback. Translator(s): Abel, Jonathan E. Num Pages: 200 pages, 29 b&w photos. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; JFCA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 218 x 142 x 13. Weight in Grams: 244.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
University of Minnesota Press United States
Edition
English ed.
Number of pages
200
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816653522
ISBN
9780816653522
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 19.60

Hardback. Designing Modern Japan is a unique, comprehensive history of Japanese design, exploring the emergence and development of fashion, graphic, product and automotive design in Japan. Num Pages: 272 pages, 40 colour, 80 black and white. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; ACX; AKP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 220 x 171. .
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2022
Publisher
Reaktion Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780232027
ISBN
9781780232027
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 45.99
€ 38.77

Paperback. Comprehensive anthology of contemporary Chinese poetry. Editor(s): Herbert, W. N.; Lian, Yang; Holton, Brian. Num Pages: 360 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; DCQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 141 x 23. Weight in Grams: 492.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Bloodaxe Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9781852248956
ISBN
9781852248956
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 11.50

Paperback. Japan's jazz community - both musicians and audience - has been begrudgingly recognised for its talent, knowledge, and level of appreciation. Underpinning this tentative admiration, however, has been a tacit agreement that, for cultural reasons, Japanese jazz 'can't swing'. This title explores the true and legitimate nature of Japanese jazz. Num Pages: 384 pages, 17 b&w photos. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJ; AVGJ; HBJF; HBLW; HBT; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5969 x 3887 x 25. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822327219
ISBN
9780822327219
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 32.57

Paperback. Cohen charts the course of cultural, intellectual, economic, and political developments in East Asia-particularly China and Japan-from the beginning of recorded time to the present day and examines such events as the rise and fall of key dynasties, the ascendance of the British empire, and the development of democracy in Asia. Num Pages: 528 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1FP; GTB; HBJF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 152 x 230 x 27. Weight in Grams: 712.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
528
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231101097
ISBN
9780231101097
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 33.99
€ 24.68

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