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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: $35.00

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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The History of Imperial China

By: Nathaniel Harris

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Hamlyn: 1999

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031047

ISBN: 060059422X

Condition: Nr. Fine


A beautifully produced, unmarked book with illustrated endpapersn wonderful photographs, 192 pps. View more info

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