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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Paperback. From Kurosawa's epic "Seven Samurai" to the figure of Darth Vader in "Star Wars", to Manga comics and video games, the figure of the fighting samurai inspires us. This book lets us discover the truth behind the legend. Num Pages: 400 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JH; BGH; HBJF; WSTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 134 x 25. Weight in Grams: 284.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Bantam Press.
Condition
New
SKU
9780553825282
ISBN
9780553825282
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 10.49

Paperback. Num Pages: 368 pages, 59 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPKN; 3JJPR; JFFC1; JKSR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 146 x 226 x 21. Weight in Grams: 450.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
368
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231140010
ISBN
9780231140010
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 27.31

Paperback. The story of the most famous airplane of World War II Num Pages: 100 pages, 50 b&w photos, drawings. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBG; HBWQ; JWG. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 230 x 178 x 13. Weight in Grams: 227.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2004
Publisher
Potomac Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9781574888362
ISBN
9781574888362
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 24.94

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

€ 22.44

Hardback. 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

€ 135.20

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 Books Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780141975559
ISBN
9780141975559
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 12.99
€ 9.71

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

€ 4.99

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

€ 4.99

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

€ 36.99
€ 29.51

Paperback. Drawing from dynastic histories, erotic novels, popular Buddhist tracts, love poetry, legal cases and joke books, "Passions of the Cut Sleeve" evokes the complex male homosexual tradition in China from the Bronze Age until its decline in recent times. Num Pages: 256 pages, 11 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBTB; JFC; JFSJ; JFSK2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 19. Weight in Grams: 59.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520078697
ISBN
9780520078697
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 31.77

Paperback. North Korea is like no other tyranny on earth. It is Orwell's 1984 made reality. The regime controls the flow of information to its citizens, pouring relentless propaganda through omnipresent loud speakers. Free speech is an illusion: one word out of line and the gulag awaits. Num Pages: 400 pages, illustrations (colour). BIC Classification: 1FPKN; JP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 25. Weight in Grams: 278.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Corgi
Condition
New
SKU
9780552170345
ISBN
9780552170345
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 11.46

Paperback. In 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China under the command of Emperor Zhu Di's loyal eunuch admirals. But by the time they returned home, Zhu Di had lost control and China was turning inwards, leaving the records of their discoveries to be forgotten for centuries. Num Pages: 656 pages, illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3H; HBJF; HBLC; HBTM; RGR. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 128 x 199 x 43. Weight in Grams: 566.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Bantam
Condition
New
SKU
9780553815221
ISBN
9780553815221
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 11.73

Paperback. Num Pages: 160 pages, 251 color photos, 80 b/w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FKA; 1FPK; WFB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 278 x 215 x 15. Weight in Grams: 852.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd
Edition
Ill
Condition
New
SKU
V9780764316975
ISBN
9780764316975
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 25.10

Paperback. Inserting China into the history of nineteenth-century colonialism, this title explores the ways that Euro-American imperial powers humiliated the Qing monarchy and disciplined the Qing polity in the wake of multi-power invasions of China in 1860 and 1900. Num Pages: 416 pages, 41 illustrations, 3 tables, 3 maps, 5 figures. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JH; HBJF; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 5969 x 3887 x 25. Weight in Grams: 567.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Duke University Press United States
Number of pages
416
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780822331889
ISBN
9780822331889
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 32.56

Hardcover. Chinese export porcelains of the late 18th to late 19th centuries are fully discussed in this book. Lists and photography profusely illustrate all of the standard patterns: over 1000 items illustrated in black and white and more than 100 in color. Covers Canton, Fitzhugh, Rose Medallion, Bird and Butterfly, and the other associated patterns. Num Pages: 256 pages, 682 photos. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JF; 3JH; WCG; WFS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 287 x 226 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1374.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1997
Publisher
Schiffer Publishing Ltd United States
Edition
First edition.
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780916838010
ISBN
9780916838010
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 48.99
€ 32.18

Paperback.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Shanghai Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
32
Condition
New
SKU
V9781602209589
ISBN
9781602209589
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 7.45

Paperback. Illustrator(s): Ng, Lee Po. Num Pages: 220 pages, b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WTH; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 144 x 15. Weight in Grams: 250.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Blacksmith Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9789881900319
ISBN
9789881900319
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.89

Paperback. An innovative approach to early Chinese history, now updated and expanded up to 1800. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 236 x 156 x 29. Weight in Grams: 686.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
W. W. Norton & Company
Edition
Second Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393938777
ISBN
9780393938777
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 51.99
€ 46.97

Hardcover. Focuses on the ch'angguk, a form of musical theater that has developed over the last hundred years from the older narrative singing tradition of p'ansori. This title examines the history and current practice of ch'angguk as an attempt to invent a traditional Korean opera form to compare with those of neighboring China and Japan. Num Pages: 288 pages, 51 illustrations, 8 in colour. BIC Classification: 1FPK; AN; AVA; AVGC9. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 28. Weight in Grams: 604.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
University of Hawaii Press
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780824832902
ISBN
9780824832902
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 56.25
€ 51.73

Paperback. Offers an introduction to Chinese fashion, showcasing the work of 41 contemporary designers and labels, with some based in Mainland China and some in the West. In this book, interviews with each of the designers cover their training, inspirations, motivations, outlook and how they understand their work in the global fashion industry. Num Pages: 256 pages, 286 illustrations, 253 in colour. BIC Classification: 1FPC; AKTA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 238 x 185 x 24. Weight in Grams: 894. Clean copy with minor shelf wear
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Thames & Hudson Ltd
Condition
Used, Very Good
SKU
KMK0008717
ISBN
9780500291641
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 21.99
€ 5.70

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