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East Asia, Far East

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
€ 27.27

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

€ 45.17

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
€ 13.72

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
€ 15.83

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
€ 14.40

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
€ 10.42

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
€ 43.97

Paperback. An illustrated and comprehensive account of the history of Chinese painting from prehistoric times to the 21st century. It should be of interest to students and general readers who wish to gain an in-depth knowledge of Chinese painting. Series: The Culture & Civilization of China. Num Pages: 416 pages, 25 b/w + 300 color illus. BIC Classification: 1FPC; ACBP; AFC. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 303 x 228 x 29. Weight in Grams: 1896.
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300094473
ISBN
9780300094473
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 53.13

Paperback. Introducing the incredible story of Shin Dong-hyuk - the only person born in a North Korean gulag ever to escape .. Num Pages: 272 pages, Illustrations, maps, ports. BIC Classification: 1FPKN; BTP. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 132 x 18. Weight in Grams: 210.
Publisher
Pan
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprints
Condition
New
SKU
V9780330519540
ISBN
9780330519540
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 10.99
€ 10.78

Paperback. Num Pages: 336 pages, 6 black & white halftones, 27 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; ACV; DSB; JFC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 228 x 152 x 20. Weight in Grams: 560.
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231152815
ISBN
9780231152815
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 28.67

Paperback. Series: Rough Guide to.. Num Pages: 1008 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; WTH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 129. Weight in Grams: 368.
Publisher
Rough Guides
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
8th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241274002
ISBN
9780241274002
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 20.16

Hardcover. A survey of the main developments and government-level (both central and municipal) decisions, dealing with the 1950s and 1960s, when Beijing experienced a critical wave of transformative events. Num Pages: 536 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps (some col.). BIC Classification: 1FPC; RPC. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 230 x 159 x 29. Weight in Grams: 920.
Publisher
World Scientific Publishing Co Pte Ltd Singapore
Number of pages
536
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9789814295727
ISBN
9789814295727
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 57.18

Hardcover. Num Pages: 144 pages, 70 colour photographs and illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WBN; WBT. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 199 x 232 x 22. Weight in Grams: 640.
Publisher
Pavilion Books
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781910904619
ISBN
9781910904619
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 21.99
€ 15.27

Paperback. The extraordinary, true story of the North Korean abduction of Japanese citizens, kept for decades in 'invitation only zones', and indoctrinated by Kim Jong Il's secret police. Num Pages: 288 pages, Black-and-white photographs integrated throughout text. BIC Classification: 1FPKN; 3JJPL; 3JJPN; HBJF; HBLW3. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 133 x 268 x 24. Weight in Grams: 270.
Publisher
ATLANTIC BOOKS
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
Main
Condition
New
SKU
V9781782398523
ISBN
9781782398523
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 13.99
€ 10.35

Paperback. Explores the history of Hong Kong from the early 1800s through the post-1997 handover, when this former colony became a Special Administrative Region of China. This book concludes by exploring the legacies of colonial rule, the consequences of Hong Kong's reintegration with China, and significant developments and challenges since 1997. Series: Critical Issues in World and International History. Num Pages: 288 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPCH; HBJF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 226 x 148 x 15. Weight in Grams: 448.
Publisher
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Condition
New
SKU
V9780742534223
ISBN
9780742534223
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 43.99
€ 41.41

Paperback. Num Pages: 160 pages, 35 full colour photos. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; WBN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 241 x 230 x 18. Weight in Grams: 804.
Publisher
Ten Speed Press United States
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Original
Condition
New
SKU
V9781580087377
ISBN
9781580087377
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 26.99
€ 18.13

Hardcover. As the rest of the world worries about what a future might look like under Chinese supremacy, Luttwak worries about China's own future prospects. Applying the logic of strategy for which he is well known, he argues that the world's second largest economy may be headed for a fall unless China's leaders check their military ambitions. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; JPS; JWK; KCM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 136 x 26. Weight in Grams: 404.
Publisher
Belknap Press
Number of pages
320
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674066427
ISBN
9780674066427
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 30.99
€ 28.31

Paperback. Num Pages: 416 pages, Illustrations (chiefly col.), col. ports. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HDD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 129 x 27. Weight in Grams: 294.
Publisher
Bantam
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780553819144
ISBN
9780553819144
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 11.40

Hardcover. The most up-to-date and comprehensive analysis of corruption and change in the Chinese Communist Party, Cadres and Corruption reveals the long history of the party's inability to maintain a corps of committed and disciplined cadres. Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute. Num Pages: 392 pages, bibliography. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJPL; 3JJPN; 3JJPR; 3JM; GTB; JPL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 30. Weight in Grams: 675.
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Number of pages
392
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2000
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804739580
ISBN
9780804739580
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 108.93