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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Hardcover. 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
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 38.99
€ 33.31

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
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 92.13

Hardcover. 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
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781845533502
ISBN
9781845533502
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 74.25

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
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 92.45

Hardcover. 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
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9781845539184
ISBN
9781845539184
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 92.45

Paperback. 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. Editor(s): Pye, Michael. Series: Eastern Buddhist Voices. Num Pages: 256 pages, 13 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HREP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 233 x 163 x 17. Weight in Grams: 588.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845539191
ISBN
9781845539191
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.78

Paperback. Buddhist Temples of Kyoto and Kamakura brings together some of Suzuki's writings from The Eastern Buddhist. The collection preserves valuable information from Suzuki's own times and the charm of her personal discovery of the temples described here. Further information is also provided to place them in their current context. Editor(s): Pye, Michael. Series: Eastern Buddhist Voices. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations, figures. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HRE. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 233 x 159 x 15. Weight in Grams: 436.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781845539214
ISBN
9781845539214
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 50.61

Hardcover. The book brings together a wide range of authors who have significantly influenced subsequent Buddhist-Christian dialogue and the interaction between east and west. Editor(s): Pye, Michael. Series: Eastern Buddhist Voices. Num Pages: 272 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HRAF; HRC; HREP. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156. Weight in Grams: 558.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Equinox Publishing Ltd United Kingdom
Condition
New
SKU
V9781908049186
ISBN
9781908049186
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 92.13

Paperback. Series: SEDA Specials. Num Pages: 46 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1FPC; JNMN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 296 x 212 x 6. Weight in Grams: 146.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
SEDA
Condition
New
SKU
V9781902435428
ISBN
9781902435428
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.99
€ 4.64

Paperback. Beate Sirota Gordon was born in Vienna, but in 1929 her family moved to Japan so that her father, a noted pianist, could teach, and she grew up speaking German, English, and Japanese. In 1946, at age twenty-two, she helped to draft the new postwar Japanese constitution. This title chronicles the unlikely string of events that led her to that role. Num Pages: 176 pages, 47 halftones. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJPG; BM; HBJF; HBLW3; JPVH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 162 x 10. Weight in Grams: 258.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226132518
ISBN
9780226132518
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.24

Paperback. Series: Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society. Num Pages: 320 pages, 21 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJG; AFTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 153 x 229 x 19. Weight in Grams: 446.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822340003
ISBN
9780822340003
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 28.04

Paperback. Num Pages: 293 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; BG; HBJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 530.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Edition
New ed
Number of pages
293
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674390263
ISBN
9780674390263
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 24.76

Paperback. Series: Interp Culture New Millennium. Num Pages: 208 pages, 24 black and white photographs, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; JHMC; JPF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 231 x 19. Weight in Grams: 332.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
University of Illinois Press United States
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780252081408
ISBN
9780252081408
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 25.88

Paperback. Chinese Chess, or Elephant Chess, has intrigued game lovers for centuries. The Chinese game requires players to master subtle variations of strategy. This guide introduces Chinese chess to Westerners, discussing the board, and the movement and value of the pieces. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WDMG1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 150 x 18. Weight in Grams: 350. Chinese Chess, or Elephant Chess, has intrigued game lovers for centuries. The Chinese game requires players to master subtle variations of strategy. This guide introduces Chinese chess to Westerners, discussing the board, and the movement and value of the pieces. Num Pages: 248 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WDMG1. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 206 x 150 x 18. Weight in Grams: 350.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Tuttle Publishing
Condition
New
SKU
KKD0000745
ISBN
9780804835084
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.07

Paperback. This work is an introduction to the cinema of mainland China from the early 1930s to the early 1990s. Emphasizing both film contexts and film texts, this study covers a broad cinematic analysis that includes investigations of cultural, cross-cultural, social, ethnic and political issues. Num Pages: 416 pages, 5 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJ; APFA; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 24. Weight in Grams: 549. Clean copy with some shelf wear, minor nicks and bumps on cover but otherwise clean
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Publisher
Southern Illinois University Pr
Condition
Used, Good
SKU
KSS0002954
ISBN
9780809324569
Paperback
Condition: Used, Good

€ 17.76

Paperback. This volume examines how Japan's increasingly multicultural population has impacted on the lives of minority children and their peers at school, and how schools are responding to this trend in terms of providing minority children with opportunities and preparing them for the adult society. Editor(s): Tsuneyoshi, Ryoko; Okano, Kaori H.; Boocock, Sarane. Num Pages: 288 pages, 10 black & white tables, 12 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; JFSL; JNFR. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 157 x 14. Weight in Grams: 444.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780415690287
ISBN
9780415690287
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.39

Hardcover. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; AJB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 308 x 15. Weight in Grams: 1108.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Hatje Cantz
Condition
New
SKU
V9783775739696
ISBN
9783775739696
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 15.03

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: 184. Good clean copy with some minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Penguin
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KKD0004834
ISBN
9780141041865
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 17.95

Paperback. Six Records of a Floating Life (1809) is an extraordinary blend of autobiography, love story and social document written by a man who was educated as a scholar but earned his living as a civil servant and art dealer. Translator(s): Pratt, Leonard; Su-hui, Chiang. Num Pages: 176 pages, maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; HBLL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 12. Weight in Grams: 138. Good clean copy. Showing light shelfwear, remains a nice copy
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1983
Publisher
Penguin Classics
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KSG0021764
ISBN
9780140444292
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 4.64

Paperback. A major study of eighteenth-century cultural history and the history of contact and exchange between China and the West. Num Pages: 242 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBKE; 1FPC; 3JF; ACB; DSBD; HBTB. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 231 x 152 x 21. Weight in Grams: 424.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107662377
ISBN
9781107662377
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 47.68