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East Asia, Far East

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East Asia, Far East

Paperback. Tracing the evolution of state military institutions from the seventh to the twelfth centuries, this book challenges much of the received wisdom of Western scholarship on the origins and early development of warriors in Japan. Num Pages: 284 pages, 4 half-tones, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3F; 3H; HBJF; HBLC; JFSC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 218 x 142 x 18. Weight in Grams: 334.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
284
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780804726962
ISBN
9780804726962
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 29.54

Paperback. Throughout the East there runs a legend of a great mountain at the centre of the world, where four rivers have their source. Charles Allen traces this legend to Western Tibet where there stands Kailas, worshipped by Hindus and Buddhists alike as the home of their gods and the navel of the world." Num Pages: 304 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; WTLP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 130 x 199 x 19. Weight in Grams: 246.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
DO NOT USE
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349139388
ISBN
9780349139388
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.13

Hardcover. Offers an analysis of the origins of the Chinese communist revolution in the countryside. This book provides a local perspective on the rise of a revolution that reshaped China and the world. It explores the social cleavages that enabled the revolution to grow and dramatically influenced the structure of conflict within the party itself. Series: State & Society in East Asia. Num Pages: 488 pages, map. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 154 x 31. Weight in Grams: 758.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield United States
Number of pages
488
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742528789
ISBN
9780742528789
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 106.35
€ 104.03

Paperback. Includes chapters that address the diversity and variety of everyday sexual lives and sexual politics in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Korea and Japan. This book highlights the gendered and sexual consequences of globalization and rapid social change. It describes the local situations in which women's sexual lives are lived. Editor(s): Jackson, Stevi; Liu, Jieyu; Woo, Ms Juhyun. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white tables. BIC Classification: 1FP; JFSJ. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 201 x 102 x 21. Weight in Grams: 290.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Zed Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9781842778890
ISBN
9781842778890
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 31.99
€ 30.18

Hardcover. Holds a mirror to Sino-Western relations in order to better understand how the West's own past, hopes, and fears shape the way it thinks about and engages with China. Num Pages: 154 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JPS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 225 x 142 x 15. Weight in Grams: 312.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Zed Books Ltd United Kingdom
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
154
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848135895
ISBN
9781848135895
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 75.54

Paperback. Num Pages: 192 pages, 17. BIC Classification: 1FPK; HBJF; HBLW; HBTQ; HBTR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 153 x 15. Weight in Grams: 268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
192
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801472701
ISBN
9780801472701
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.35

Paperback. Tells the dramatic story of the two Mongol invasions of Japan that pitted the masters of the steppes against the noble Samurai. Using maps and illustrations, this title charts the history of these great campaigns, which included numerous bloody raids on the Japanese islands, and ended with the famous kami kaze that destroyed the Mongol fleet. Illustrator(s): Hook, Richard. Series: Campaign. Num Pages: 96 pages, ill. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3H; HBJF; HBLC; HBW; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 249 x 187 x 8. Weight in Grams: 300.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Edition
Illustrated
Number of pages
96
Condition
New
SKU
V9781846034565
ISBN
9781846034565
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 14.79

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.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Condition
New
SKU
9780500291641
ISBN
9780500291641
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 4.64

Hardcover. A comprehensive new textbook on Chinese foreign policy addressing the dramatic changes in China's place in the world. It is unique in combining coverage of economic and security dimensions of China's global and regional role and its key bilateral relationships with an assessment of the policy process and of competing theoretical perspectives. Num Pages: 244 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JPS. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 16. Weight in Grams: 445.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
244
Condition
New
Edition
1st ed. 2090
SKU
V9780230206632
ISBN
9780230206632
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 109.98
€ 109.31

Paperback. As companies are taking more autonomous control over their business and HR strategies, the time has come to examine recent developments in business organization in China. The author explores the growing strength of the private sector, the changes this has caused, and the global competition that industries are facing. Num Pages: 328 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1FPC; KJC; KJK. Category: (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 156 x 21. Weight in Grams: 492.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
256
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230516946
ISBN
9780230516946
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 56.23

Paperback. An account of Japan's development since the end of World War II to its emergence as the second largest economy in the world. The work takes an historical approach arguing that Japan's post-war achievements are inextricably linked to its pre-war and wartime legacy. Series: Studies in Contemporary History. Num Pages: 196 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJP; HBJF; HBLW3; KCP. Category: (UA) A / AS level; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 140 x 10. Weight in Grams: 250.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1995
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
196
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333590256
ISBN
9780333590256
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 35.99
€ 34.03

Paperback. Translator(s): Tsubui, N. Num Pages: 144 pages, 1port. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; HBJF; HBLL; JP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 136 x 9. Weight in Grams: 247.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1984
Publisher
Weatherhill Inc
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780834801929
ISBN
9780834801929
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.90

Paperback. The midnight hour approaches in an almost-empty diner. Mari sips her coffee and reads a book, but soon her solitude is disturbed: a girl has been beaten up at the Alphaville hotel, and needs Mari's help. Meanwhile Mari's beautiful sister Eri lies in a deep, heavy sleep that is 'too perfect, too pure' to be normal; it has lasted for two months. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; FA; FM; FYT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129 x 13. Weight in Grams: 152.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
Edition
01st Edition
SKU
9780099506249
ISBN
9780099506249
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 11.99
€ 8.94

Paperback. Num Pages: 160 pages, 16 colour plates. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3H; 3J; HBJF; HBLC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 158 x 232 x 9. Weight in Grams: 290.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
The History Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780750955898
ISBN
9780750955898
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.56

Paperback. Num Pages: 264 pages, 12 Black and White Photographs, 73 Black and White Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; HBJF; HREX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 228 x 16. Weight in Grams: 432.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Publisher
North Atlantic Books,U.S. United States
Number of pages
264
Condition
New
SKU
V9781583946107
ISBN
9781583946107
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.25

Paperback. Published with a new preface, this bestseller offers an intimate glimpse into a unique female community. Liz Dalby, the only non-Japanese woman ever to have trained as a geisha, reveals the realities of geisha life. Num Pages: 384 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; JFSJ1; JFSL; JHBT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 196 x 131 x 25. Weight in Grams: 276.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Vintage
Condition
New
Edition
1st UK Paperback Edition
SKU
V9780099286387
ISBN
9780099286387
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 11.12

Paperback. Num Pages: 148 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; VSW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 130 x 9. Weight in Grams: 198.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Publisher
Live Work and Play Pty Limited Australia
Edition
2 Rev ed
Number of pages
148
Condition
New
SKU
V9780975183182
ISBN
9780975183182
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.25

Paperback. Fully revised and updated, this widely-praised introductory text explores Japan through the prism of three alternative perspectives: Mainstream, revisionist and culturalist. Beginning with the notion of Japan as a 'contested territory' the book focuses on debates about the real nature of Japan's successes and shortcomings. Series: Contemporary States and Societies Series. Num Pages: 272 pages, 17 black & white halftones, 6 black & white tables, 7 figures, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JM; GTB; HBJF; HBLX; JP. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 140 x 14. Weight in Grams: 352.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Edition
Third Edition, Revised
Number of pages
272
Condition
New
SKU
V9780230248694
ISBN
9780230248694
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 35.96

Hardcover. A groundbreaking book that describes a distinctively Chinese avant-gardism and a modernity that unifies art, politics, and social life. Num Pages: 424 pages, 150 color illus., 173 b&w illus. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJ; ACBP; ACXJ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 287 x 226 x 44. Weight in Grams: 2398.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
MIT Press Ltd United States
Number of pages
424
Condition
New
SKU
V9780262014946
ISBN
9780262014946
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 35.92

Paperback. This is a comprehensive introduction to 20th-century Chinese history. It chronicles the important events that happened in China since the abdication of the last Qing Emperor in 1912, and forms a comprehensive cultural history of China since 1911. Num Pages: 327 pages, biography. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJ; HBJF; HBLW. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 217 x 140 x 18. Weight in Grams: 416.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1996
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
327
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333638804
ISBN
9780333638804
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 40.79