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China Airborne

By: James Fallows

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 2012

Edition: First/First Printing

Inscription: Insribed to PO By Author

Seller ID: 030083

ISBN: 0375422110

Condition: Very Good


"More than two-thirds of the new airports under construction today are being built in China." Inscribed to previous owner by author. View more info

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Sisters and Lovers: Women and Desire in Bali (Asian Voices)

By: Jennaway, Megan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Rowman & Littlefield Publishers: 2002

Seller ID: 027300

ISBN: 0742518647

Condition: Very Good


PO "please return" note to half title (first page), otherwise unmarked and in very good condition. View more info

West Papua and Indonesia Since Suharto: Independence, Autonomy or Chaos?

By: King, Peter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, New South Wales Univ Pr Ltd: 2004

Edition: First

Seller ID: 028653

ISBN: 0868406767

Condition: Very Good


Internally unmarked, minimal edgewear to wraps inc. small creae lower left corner back panel. View more info

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Teachers of the Inner Chambers: Women and Culture in Seventeenth-Century China

By: Ko, Dorothy

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Stanford Univ Pr: 1994

Seller ID: 019538

ISBN: 0804723591

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread but previous poor storage has left significant creasing, especially lower back panel. Internally unmarked View more info

Borneo : A photographic Journey

By: Lau, Dennis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Malaysia, Travelcom Asia: 1999

Seller ID: 027470

ISBN: 9839943111

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in very good condition. View more info

Cultural Organisation in Southeast Asia : A Guide for Artists, Performers and Cultural Workers

By: Lindsay, Jennifer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Strawberry Hills, NSW, Australia, Australia Council: 1994

Seller ID: 017918

ISBN: 0642220956

Condition: Very Good


Sl. edgewear to wraps, internally appears fine. View more info

The Republic of China under Chiang Kai-Shek: Taiwan Today

By: Lumley, F. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Barrie & Jenkins: 1976

Edition: First

Seller ID: 014821

ISBN: 0214203514

Condition: Very Good


Upper fore-edges sl. spotted, D/W spine sunned. No other apparent defects. View more info

The Columbia Anthology of Traditional Chinese Literature

By: Mair, Victor (editor)

Price: $45.00

Publisher: New York, Columbia Univ Pr: 1994

Seller ID: 022742

ISBN: 0231074298

Condition: Very Good


Appears unread in unmarked, excellent condition, spine sl. concave, diagonal crease lower right corner front panel. View more info

Lazy Man in China, A

By: Martin, Helene Chung

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Australian National University, Pandanus Books: 2004

Seller ID: 014574

ISBN: 1740761286

Condition: Fine - New


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Rice as Self : Japanese Identities Through Time

By: Ohnuki-Tierney, Emiko

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1993

Edition: Presume First/First Printing

Seller ID: 006894

ISBN: 0691094772

Condition: New - Unread


"...a fascinating analysis of the meaning of rice as a symbol of personal and particularly social identity in Japanese culture." View more info

When the Party Ends : China's leaps and stumbles after the Beijing Olympics

By: Peh Shing Huei

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Singapore, Straits Times Press: 2014

Edition: Presume First Edition

Seller ID: 030138

ISBN: 9814342548

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy in very good condition. "A colourful and insightful look at a key pivot in Chinese history: the end of the 35 year boom period that began in the late 1970s, and the start of a new, trickier phase in China's evolution." View more info

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Royal Siamese Maps: War and Trade In Nineteenth Century Thailand

By: Phasuk, Santanee;Stott, Philip

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Thailand, River Books: 2005

Seller ID: 029555

ISBN: 9748225925

Condition: Brand New


A brand new book protected in publisher's original shrinkwrap. "In 1996, seventeen exquisite hand-drawn and hand-coloured maps were discovered in the Grand Palace, Bangkok. These long-lost treasures record cartographically Siamese warfare and trade during the first three reigns of the Bangkok period (1782-1851). Royal Siamese Maps is a lively account of the finding, the dating, the cartographic characteristics, and historical significance of these rare remnants of th... View more info

The Making of the Past : Indian Asia

By: Rawson, Philip S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: U.K., Elsevier-Phaidon: 1977

Seller ID: 021249

ISBN: 072900046X

Condition: Very Good


D/W price-clipped and edgeworn, sl. spotting to verso. View more info

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Falun Gong's Challenge to China : Spiritual practice or "evil Cult"?

By: Schechter, Danny

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Akashic Books: 2001

Edition: Revised & Updated Edition

Seller ID: 014861

ISBN: 1888451270

Condition: Very Good


""China is nervous because there are now more Falun Going practitioners than there are members of the Chinese Communist Party"--Li Hongzhi, founder of Falun Gong." In one of the most bizarre cases of political repression in modern history, the People's Republic of China has banned a spiritual practice built around traditional exercises and meditation. They say that Falun Gong has become a dangerous threat to the largest nation on Earth. In a return to the dark days o... View more info

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Delta : The Perils, Profits and Politics of Water in South and Southeast Asia

By: Schwartz, Daniel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Thames & Hudson: 2004

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 017668

ISBN: 0500284911

Condition: Very Good


Internally in fine, unread conditon, sl. edgewear to wraps. View more info

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Blossoms in the Wind : Human Legacies of the Kamikaze

By: Sheftall, M. G.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New American Library: 2006

Seller ID: 018473

ISBN: 0451218523

Condition: New


Minimal shelfwear to wraps, remainder mark lower fore-edges. View more info

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Rice, Rupees, and Ritual : Economy and society among the Samosir Batak of Sumatra

By: Sherman, D. George

Price: $20.00

Publisher: California, Stanford University Press: 1990

Seller ID: 006948

ISBN: 0804716668

Condition: Fine


In this ethnographic study of the small mountain village of Huta Ginjang in the Samosir area of northern Sumatra, the author pursues three main themes: the role of rice in the Batak economy of feasting, and the cultural ecology of dry- and flooded-field rice-growing. Two important questions emerge: How did the social and economic changes resulting from Dutch colonization - particularly the adoption of money as a medium of exchange - affect Samosir Batak culture/ Have the... View more info

Matilda : her Life and Legacy

By: Stevens Smith, Joyce; Savidge, Joyce

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Matilda War Memorial Hospital: 1983

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 025355

Condition: Very Good


ISBN shown as 9627290032 but appears invalid. An unmarked copy in excellent condition. View more info

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Forever Foreign: Expatriate Lives in Historical Kobe

By: Tamura, Keiko

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Canberra, National Library of Australia: 2007

Edition: Presume First Edition

Seller ID: 029754

ISBN: 064227651X

Condition: Very Good


An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to wraps. A vivid - and fascinating - account of of the expatriate experiences of Melbourne medical student Harold S. Williams and three other Westerners in Japan in the first half of the twentieth century. View more info

Chinese Literature No. 3, 1957

By: Tun, Mao (Editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Language Press: 1957

Seller ID: 013211

Condition: Good


Wraps are fair only, tanned and marked, lower right corners dog-eared, two tears to binding do not affect stability, internally very good, inc. colour illustrations. View more info