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East Asia, Far East

Tankobon Softcover. Num Pages: 208 pages, 208 Colour. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WBN; WBTF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 211 x 17. Weight in Grams: 464.
Publisher
PIE Books Japan
Number of pages
208
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9784756241344
ISBN
9784756241344
Condition: New

€ 25.99
€ 19.33

Paperback. Explores the anxieties of urban, middle-class parents in China. This book reveals how global transformations are expressed in the intimate of human experiences. It offers a meditation on the nature of moral agency, examining how people discern, amid the myriad contingencies of life, the boundary between what can and cannot be controlled. Num Pages: 272 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; JHBK; JHMC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 153 x 17. Weight in Grams: 386.
Publisher
University of California Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520283503
ISBN
9780520283503
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 27.61

Paperback. Three thousand years of Chinese history in an accessible and authoritative single volume. Num Pages: 512 pages, Illustrations, maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 129 x 41. Weight in Grams: 486.
Publisher
HarperCollins Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780007221783
ISBN
9780007221783
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 13.83

Hardcover. Anyone interested in the history of life-from paleontologists to inquisitive birders-will find Birds of Stone an irresistible feast for the eyes and mind. Num Pages: 304 pages, 200, 184 colour illustrations, 5 black & white illustrations, 11 black & white line drawi. BIC Classification: 1FPC; PSVW6; RBX. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 306 x 289 x 26. Weight in Grams: 1404.
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421420240
ISBN
9781421420240
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 75.66

Paperback. Offers an analysis of the Chinese Armies that fought a series of increasingly fractious wars over nearly a century. Beginning with a run through of the Chinese forces that fought the British and French during the two Opium Wars, this history goes on to trace the forces who were drawn into internal wars and rebellions in the 1850s and 60s. Illustrator(s): Embleton, Gerry. Series: Men-at-Arms. Num Pages: 48 pages, 40 b/w; 8 col. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JH; 3JJC; HBJF; HBLL; HBW; JWD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 185 x 271 x 5. Weight in Grams: 166.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472814272
ISBN
9781472814272
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 14.84

Hardcover. This illustrated history is a comprehensive introduction to Chinese healing practices across time and cultures. Global contributions from 58 scholars in archaeology, history, anthropology, religion, and medicine make this a vital resource for those working in East Asian or world history, medical history, anthropology, biomedicine, and healing arts. Editor(s): Hinrichs, T. J.; Barnes, Linda L. Num Pages: 480 pages, 76 halftones, 5 line illust7ations, 9 maps, 11 tables. BIC Classification: 1FPC; MBX; MX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 163 x 249 x 34. Weight in Grams: 908.
Publisher
Belknap Press
Number of pages
480
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674047372
ISBN
9780674047372
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 56.04
€ 55.56

Paperback. In the early twenty-first century, China occupies a place on center stage in the international art world. But what does it mean to be a Chinese artist in the modern age? This title traces its evolution chronologically and thematically from the Age of Imperialism to the present day. Num Pages: 384 pages, 100 color illustrations, 214 b/w photographs. BIC Classification: 1FPC; ACBP. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 278 x 216 x 24. Weight in Grams: 1256. 384 pages, illustrations. In the early twenty-first century, China occupies a place on center stage in the international art world. But what does it mean to be a Chinese artist in the modern age? This title traces its evolution chronologically and thematically from the Age of Imperialism to the present day. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: 1FPC; ACBP. Dimension: 278 x 216 x 24. Weight: 1252.
Publisher
University of California Press
Number of pages
384
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780520271067
ISBN
9780520271067
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 37.81

Hardcover. This fascinating new history follows the course of Japan's ultimately unequal struggle against the great allied powers. Unsparing in its treatment of Japan's culpability for unleashing the Second World War, Japan at War 1931-1945 objectively appraises the unfolding tragedy which eventually engulfed Japan itself. Num Pages: 176 pages, 30 black and white photographs and 10 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJG; 3JJH; HBJF; HBLW; HBW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 242 x 22. Weight in Grams: 438.
Publisher
Fonthill Media
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781781555453
ISBN
9781781555453
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 24.99
€ 18.53

Hardcover. Thanks to an exclusive agreement with the prestigious China Social Sciences Press Confucius and China in the Modern Age is being made available outside of China for the very first time. Published as part of Paths Internationals Philosophy in Modern China Series. Series: Philosophy in Modern China Series. Num Pages: 476 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HPDF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 180 x 253 x 33. Weight in Grams: 998.
Publisher
Paths International Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
850
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844642687
ISBN
9781844642687
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 95.36
€ 15.90

Hardcover. Num Pages: 192 pages, 126 colour illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; ACXJ; AGB. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 174 x 245 x 21. Weight in Grams: 816.
Publisher
Skira
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9788857221106
ISBN
9788857221106
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 27.84

Paperback. A modernist as well as a neo-Confucianist, Chiang was a man of war who led the most ancient and populous country in the world through a quarter century of bloody revolutions, civil conflict, and wars of resistance against Japanese aggression. This biography reveals aspects of Chiang's life. Num Pages: 736 pages, 41 halftones, 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPC; BGH; HBJF; HBLW; JPHL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 162 x 36. Weight in Grams: 988.
Publisher
Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
Number of pages
736
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674060494
ISBN
9780674060494
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 27.24

Hardcover. An exploration of the role of the handbag in the history of culture, fashion, and material production Editor(s): Clark, Judith. Num Pages: 272 pages, 350 color + 50 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1FPKS; AGC; AKTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 271 x 218 x 30. Weight in Grams: 1554.
Publisher
Yale University Press United States
Number of pages
272
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300186185
ISBN
9780300186185
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 45.13

Paperback. Explores the differing tactics and equipment used by the two combatants and also shows how the challenges of fighting in inhospitable tropical jungles impacted on soldiers on the ground, as combatants had to deal not only with their determined opponents but also the twin issues of disease and stretched supply lines. Illustrator(s): Shumate, Johnny. Series: Combat. Num Pages: 80 pages, illustrations (black and white, and colour). BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 1KBB; 1MKLS; 3JJH; HBWQ; JWKT; JWLF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 248 x 184 x 6. Weight in Grams: 264.
Publisher
Osprey Publishing
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781472801340
ISBN
9781472801340
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 15.99
€ 13.52

Paperback. Nicolas Bouvier was an image merchant and photographer as well as a writer. This book is accompanied by several of his images of Japan. It is a distillation of his lifelong quest for Japan and his travels. Num Pages: 200 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 217 x 134 x 15. Weight in Grams: 292. 200 pages, Illustrations. Nicolas Bouvier was an image merchant and photographer as well as a writer. This book is accompanied by several of his images of Japan. It is a distillation of his lifelong quest for Japan and his travels. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WTL. Dimension: 217 x 134 x 15. Weight: 280.
Publisher
Eland Books
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781906011048
ISBN
9781906011048
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 16.99
€ 13.67

Paperback. Captain Arthur Hart-Synnot, a conservative officer, fell for Masa Suzuki, a Japanese girl, when he was posted to Tokyo. He was recalled to London. Though separated for years by time and huge distances, they remained devoted to each other. Based on over 800 letters found in Tokyo, this book presents the true story of an extraordinary love affair. Num Pages: 336 pages, 16 illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; BG; HBJF; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 132 x 26. Weight in Grams: 344.
Condition
Used, Very Good
Publisher
Arrow Books Ltd
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Edition
New
SKU
KNW0008223
ISBN
9780099481652
Paperback
Condition: Used, Very Good

€ 5.49

Paperback. Tibet has long fascinated the West, but what really lies beyond our romantic image of a Buddhist mountain kingdom of peace and spirituality? Travelling through the country, the author meets warrior monks, nomads and a nun secretly fighting Chinese communist rule, but also young Tibetans with a more pragmatic attitude to their situation. Num Pages: 352 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; HBJF; WTL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 136 x 22. Weight in Grams: 266.
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241950388
ISBN
9780241950388
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 14.39

Paperback. Num Pages: 256 pages, 2 maps. BIC Classification: 1FM; 1FP; JPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 135 x 201 x 18. Weight in Grams: 222.
Publisher
Random House Trade Paperbacks
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780812984804
ISBN
9780812984804
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 18.99
€ 13.83

Paperback. Features the story of the man who was really in charge of the construction of the infamous bridge on the river Kwai, by his granddaughter. This book owed more to fiction than fact, as the man who actually commanded the POWs ordered to build the infamous bridges - there were in fact two: one wooden, one concrete - was cut from very different cloth. Num Pages: 352 pages, 16pp b-w. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJH; BGH; HBJF; HBWQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 130 x 29. Weight in Grams: 328.
Publisher
Pocket Books
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9780743495738
ISBN
9780743495738
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.83

Paperback. Features source readings on history, society, and thought in China. This book aims to bring together source texts from more than three centuries of Chinese history, with opening essays by China authorities providing context for readers not familiar with the period in question. It covers Sino-Western contacts in the 17th century. Editor(s): De Bary, William Theodore; Lufrano, Richard. Series: Introduction to Asian Civilizations. Num Pages: 656 pages, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3J; GTB; HBJF. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 231 x 161 x 33. Weight in Grams: 922.
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
656
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1999
Edition
2nd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231112710
ISBN
9780231112710
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 49.99
€ 43.93

Paperback. Translator(s): Hatori, Koshiro. Series: Dover Origami Papercraft. Num Pages: 160 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WFTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 276 x 207 x 15. Weight in Grams: 630. 33 Mathematical Models Based Upon Square Root of 2. 160 pages, illustrations. Cateogry: (G) General (US: Trade). BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WFTM. Dimension: 276 x 207 x 15. Weight: 632. Translator(s): Hatori, Koshiro.
Publisher
Dover Publications
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780486483313
ISBN
9780486483313
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 17.17