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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Hardcover. From the very early yin/yang cosmology to later developments of Daoist and Confucian philosophies and ethics, Chinese animals gained new meanings related to their historical contexts. This book explores these new findings, using the colourful animal images and their evolving symbolic meanings to gain insight into aspects of Chinese art. Num Pages: 256 pages, 200 color illus. BIC Classification: 1FPC; ACBP; AFC; AGN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 292 x 248 x 30. Weight in Grams: 2020.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Yale University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300141528
ISBN
9780300141528

€ 68.32

Hardcover. The dramatic arc of Saigo Takamori's life, from his humble origins as a lowly samurai, to national leadership, to his death as a rebel leader, has captivated generations of Japanese readers and now Americans as well - his life is the inspiration for a major Hollywood film, The Last Samurai, starring Tom Cruise and Ken Watanabe. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JH; 3JJC; BGH; HBJF; HBLL; HBLW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 235 x 160 x 25. Weight in Grams: 590.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
John Wiley and Sons Ltd United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
288
Condition
New
SKU
V9780471089704
ISBN
9780471089704

€ 37.99
€ 27.04

Paperback. Editor(s): Miyoshi, Masao; Harootunian, Harry. Series: Post-Contemporary Interventions. Num Pages: 312 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 163 x 24. Weight in Grams: 554. 312 pages. Editor(s): Harootunian, H.D. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; JFC. Dimension: 229 x 163 x 24. Weight: 552.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1989
Publisher
Duke University Press Books
Number of pages
312
Condition
New
SKU
V9780822308966
ISBN
9780822308966

€ 29.99
€ 26.72

Paperback. This comprehensive study of China's Cold War experience reveals the crucial role Beijing played in shaping the orientation of the global Cold War and the confrontation between the United States and the Soviet Union. It is based on sources that include recently declassified Chinese documents. Series: New Cold War History. Num Pages: 456 pages, 17 illustrations, 4 maps, index. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJP; HBG; HBJF; HBLW3; JPS; JW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 25. Weight in Grams: 606.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Publisher
The University of North Carolina Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780807849323
ISBN
9780807849323

€ 63.71

Hardcover. Num Pages: 336 pages, 1 x 16 page B&W plate section. BIC Classification: 1FPC; BM; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 161 x 241 x 33. Weight in Grams: 636.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
BLOOMSBURY PUBLISHING
Edition
1St Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781408813225
ISBN
9781408813225

€ 25.99
€ 24.60

Paperback. Num Pages: 385 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF; HBW; JWF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 228 x 153 x 23. Weight in Grams: 535.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
Naval Institute Press
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781591140375
ISBN
9781591140375

€ 41.05

Paperback. A volume that takes as its subject not the genres or movements that constitute the cinema of the Land of the Rising Sun but the filmmakers themselves. Focusing entirely on directors, it offers over forty essays on key Japanese auteurs, ranging from the Golden Age to the New Wave to the present day. Editor(s): Berra, John. Num Pages: 300 pages, 50 halftones. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; APF; GBCT. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 241 x 171 x 16. Weight in Grams: 458.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Intellect Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783204038
ISBN
9781783204038

€ 54.99
€ 52.53

Paperback. Editor(s): Ivanhoe, Philip J. Translator(s): Bloom, Irene. Series: Translations from the Asian Classics. Num Pages: 208 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HPDF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 204 x 132 x 16. Weight in Grams: 272.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
208
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231122054
ISBN
9780231122054

€ 35.99
€ 32.21

Paperback. Leads you straight to the very best Tokyo has on offer. Whether you're looking for the things not to miss at the Top 10 sights, or want to find the best nightspots, this guide features dozens of Top 10 lists - from the Top 10 museums to the Top 10 events and festivals - there's even a list of the Top 10 things to avoid. Series: DK Eyewitness Top 10 Travel Guide. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 104 x 191 x 9. Weight in Grams: 220.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Dorling Kindersley Publishers Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
V9781409355847
ISBN
9781409355847

€ 11.72

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

€ 11.72

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
€ 19.63

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; VXA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 220 x 149 x 15. Weight in Grams: 308.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1991
Publisher
Red Wheel/Weiser United States
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780877280668
ISBN
9780877280668

€ 18.02

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

€ 47.11

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

€ 72.96

Paperback. Explains the structure of the feudal society, describes the rise of economic life and tells of the impact of Commodore Perry's arrival in 1853. Bibliographical notes. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBG; HBJF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 229 x 160 x 16. Weight in Grams: 404.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1963
Publisher
Stanford University Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804705271
ISBN
9780804705271

€ 31.99
€ 28.87

Hardcover. The definitive cookbook bible of the world's most popular and oldest cuisine Num Pages: 720 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 287 x 192 x 54. Weight in Grams: 2082.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Phaidon Press
Condition
New
SKU
9780714872247
ISBN
9780714872247

€ 35.99
€ 18.50

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

€ 81.53

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
€ 23.45

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
€ 28.87

Paperback. Num Pages: 168 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPCH; A; JFC; JHM; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 150 x 229 x 13. Weight in Grams: 268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Univ Of Minnesota Press
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
168
Condition
New
SKU
V9780816629251
ISBN
9780816629251

€ 23.99
€ 23.82

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

€ 21.99
€ 17.07

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

€ 69.75

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
€ 36.39