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Modern period, c 1500 onwards

Paperback. Num Pages: 296 pages. BIC Classification: 3JF; 3JH; HBLL; JPF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 143 x 211 x 25. Weight in Grams: 316.
Publisher
Basic Books
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780465062980
ISBN
9780465062980
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 19.99
€ 19.59

Hardback. Yuval Ben-Bassat examines the petitions, including many previously unpublished ones, sent during the last decades of the Empire to the Ottoman Sultan Abdulhamid II. The petitions enable Ben-Bassat to explore Palestine's history in this formative period from a unique perspective, providing first-hand accounts. Num Pages: 331 pages, maps, figures. BIC Classification: 1FBP; 3JH; 3JJ; HBJF1; HBLL; HBLW; JPV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 223 x 139 x 32. Weight in Grams: 586.
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
320
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9781780764573
ISBN
9781780764573
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 152.28
€ 134.56

Hardback. Once a Soviet scientist, Tarnopolsky became a refusnik activist arguing the right to emigrate. As a result, he spent the year of 1984 in a Siberian labour camp. Scenes of camp life are interspersed with essays on topics such as the Russian mentality, moral choices, and modern Jewish problems. Num Pages: 252 pages. BIC Classification: 1DVU; 3JJPN; BGA; JFSR1; JPVH; JPVR. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 454.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1993
Publisher
University Press of America United States
Number of pages
252
Condition
New
SKU
V9780819191977
ISBN
9780819191977
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 118.22

Paperback. This work accesses the period during which Ukraine rose to become an important part of the European geo-strategic posture. The collection treats Ukraine's relations with the US and Israel; the Chornobyl aftermath; the status of Sevastapol; NATO enlargement; and Ukrainian-Jewish relations. Series: Harvard Series in Ukrainian Studies. Num Pages: 160 pages, 3 halftones, 1 map. BIC Classification: 1DVUK; 3JJPR; HBJD; HBLW3; JPS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 232 x 156 x 13. Weight in Grams: 268.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1998
Publisher
Harvard University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
SKU
V9780916458850
ISBN
9780916458850
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 14.99
€ 14.31

Hardcover. Editor(s): Goldstein, Darra. Translator(s): Schwartz, Marian. Num Pages: 400 pages, 25 colour and b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVUA; 3JH; HBJD; HBLL; HBTB; JFCV. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 242 x 39. Weight in Grams: 892.
Publisher
Prospect Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
400
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Annotated edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781903018989
ISBN
9781903018989
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 40.99
€ 33.52

Paperback. Remembrance of a once-thriving Jewish culture in Slovakia Num Pages: 128 pages, 39 color illus., 17 b&w illus., 1 map. BIC Classification: 1DVKS; 3JJH; AJC; HBJD; HBLW; HBTZ1. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 173 x 243 x 11. Weight in Grams: 436.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Indiana University Press United States
Number of pages
128
Condition
New
Edition
Illustrated
SKU
V9780253223777
ISBN
9780253223777
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 29.99
€ 27.29

Paperback. For seven years in the 1970s, the author lived in a village in northeast China as a farmer. In 1989 he returned as an anthropologist to begin the span of 11 years' fieldwork that has resulted in this work - an account of family change and the transformation of private life in rural China. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JJP; JFSF; JHBK; JHMC. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 20. Weight in Grams: 440.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Publisher
Stanford University Press United States
Edition
1st Edition
Number of pages
320
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804744560
ISBN
9780804744560
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 32.99
€ 29.50

Paperback. Winner of the 2011 Edgar Award for Best Critical/Biographical Book and Shortlisted for the 2010 National Book Critics Circle Award in Biography: "An ingenious and absorbing book..It will permanently change the way we tell this troubled yet gripping story." -Jonathan Spence Num Pages: 384 pages, 35 black-and-white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJG; APFG; JKVF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 205 x 153 x 24. Weight in Grams: 318.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
WW Norton & Co United States
Number of pages
384
Condition
New
SKU
V9780393340396
ISBN
9780393340396
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 17.99
€ 16.37

Hardback. China's sixteenth and seventeenth centuries saw an unprecedented explosion in the production of woodblock-printed books. This volume considers what a wide range of late Ming books reveal about their readers' ideas of a pleasurable private life, as well as their orientations toward early modernity and toward traditional Chinese sources of authority. Series: Harvard-Yenching Institute Monograph Series. Num Pages: 275 pages, 5 halftones, 64 line illustrations. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JB; 3JD; HBJF; HBLH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 181 x 27. Weight in Grams: 656.
Publisher
Harvard University, Asia Center
Number of pages
275
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674066809
ISBN
9780674066809
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 44.99
€ 37.77

Hardback. Num Pages: 312 pages, 22, 11 black & white halftones, 7 tables, 4 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 1FPK; 3JH; 3JJC; HBJF; HBLL; HBLW; HBTQ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 167 x 242 x 27. Weight in Grams: 604.
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801450419
ISBN
9780801450419
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 67.01

Paperback. Assesses the historical significance of the International Military Tribunal for the Far East (IMTFE) - commonly called the Tokyo trial - established as the eastern counterpart of the Nuremberg trial in the immediate aftermath of World War II. This title explores some of the central misunderstandings and historiographical distortions. Series: Harvard East Asian Monographs. Num Pages: 350 pages, 27 halftones. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJPG; HBJF; HBLW3; JWXK; LBBS. Category: (UF) Further/Higher Education. Dimension: 227 x 152 x 24. Weight in Grams: 504.
Publisher
Harvard University, Asia Center United States
Number of pages
350
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674033399
ISBN
9780674033399
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 27.99
€ 24.37

Hardcover. Rather than a stark, unbroken line dividing East and West in Cold War Europe, the Iron Curtain was instead made up of distinct landscapes. This book traces a genealogy of one such landscape - the woods between Czechoslovakia and West Germany - to debunk our misconceptions about the iconic partition. Num Pages: 288 pages, 32 halftones. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JJP; HBJD; HBLW3; HBTW. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 25. Weight in Grams: 540.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Publisher
University Of Chicago Press
Condition
New
SKU
V9780226154190
ISBN
9780226154190
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 50.99
€ 39.40

Hardcover. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; 3JF; ACBP; HBJF; HBTB; KCZ. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887 x 23. Weight in Grams: 567.
Publisher
Stanford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780804798112
ISBN
9780804798112
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 82.04

Hardback. Series: Studies of the Weatherhead East Asian Institute, Columbia University. Num Pages: 328 pages, 12, 9 tables, 3 maps. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JJ; HBJF; HBLW; JPS. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 164 x 27. Weight in Grams: 604.
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
248
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2013
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801451805
ISBN
9780801451805
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 60.88

Paperback. A collection of eleven stories, a play and five poems. The authors featured were all influenced by "Akai Tori" (Red Bird), a Tokyo children's literary magazine and also wrote for adult audiences. The stories are striking in that they differ little in style and content from those written for adults. Num Pages: 188 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 3JJ; 5AF; DQ; DSY; YQF. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 230 x 153 x 12. Weight in Grams: 249.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Publisher
Taylor & Francis Inc United States
Number of pages
188
Condition
New
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
V9780765605566
ISBN
9780765605566
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 56.64

Paperback. Yukichi Fukuzawa (1835-1901) was a leading figure in the cultural revolution that transformed Japan from an isolated feudal nation into a full-fledged player in the modern world. Dictated by Fukuzawa in 1897, this autobiography offers a vivid portrait of the intellectual's life story and a rare look inside the formation of a new Japan. Translator(s): Kiyooka, Eiichi. Num Pages: 480 pages, 9 illus. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; 3JH; BGHA; HBJF; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 140 x 203 x 25. Weight in Grams: 528.
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Publisher
Columbia University Press United States
Edition
Reprint
Number of pages
480
Condition
New
SKU
V9780231139878
ISBN
9780231139878
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 42.99
€ 30.77

Paperback. Series: Culture, Place, and Nature. Num Pages: 232 pages, 10 black & white illustrations, 10 b&w illus. BIC Classification: 1HFMW; 3JJ; 3JM; HBJH; HBTR; JHMC; RNKH. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 5817 x 3887. .
Publisher
University of Washington Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9780295999548
ISBN
9780295999548
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 36.99
€ 33.88

Paperback. From WWI to Operation Desert Storm, American policymakers have repeatedly invoked the 'lessons of history' as they contemplated taking their nation to war. This work argues that leaders use analogies not merely to justify policies but also to perform specific cognitive and information-processing tasks essential to political decision-making. Num Pages: 304 pages, 11 line drawings, 2 tables. BIC Classification: 1KBB; 3JJPK; HBG; HBJF; HBLW; JPQB; JPS; JWK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 156 x 235 x 17. Weight in Grams: 492.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
304
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691025353
ISBN
9780691025353
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 52.71
€ 41.98

Hardback. This book presents a case study of the ascendancy of Gonpo Namgyel, a minor Tibetan chieftain in Kham who had a great impact on Sino-Tibetan relations in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Series: Studies in Modern Tibetan Culture. Num Pages: 402 pages, 2 maps, 5 tables. BIC Classification: 1FPCT; 3JH; HBJF; HBLL. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 236 x 158 x 30. Weight in Grams: 750.
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Publisher
Lexington Books
Condition
New
SKU
V9780739177921
ISBN
9780739177921
Hardback
Condition: New

€ 148.95

Paperback. Explores how the Great War influenced the construction of identity and nationalism in the Ottoman Empire. This book broadens the discussion of nationalism to include both ideological and biological factors. It explores the social, demographic, psychological and medical impact of the Great War on the Ottoman Empire and Modern Turkey. Num Pages: 320 pages, 13 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DVT; 3JJF; 3JJG; HBJF; HBLW; HBWN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 157 x 18. Weight in Grams: 484.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748695898
ISBN
9780748695898
Paperback
Condition: New

€ 37.99
€ 34.75

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