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Rebuilding Japan After the Great East Japan Earthquake and Tsunami

By: Ito, Shigeru; Ojima, Toshio

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Japan, Asia Institute of Urban Environment:

Seller ID: 028560

ISBN: 4990345037

Condition: Nr. Fine


An unmarked copy in excellent condition. "This book is not a government publicationmatrial but a private publication edited by intellectuals (with responsibility for content), upon the experience of this national crisis." View more info

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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

One Queen's Road Central : The Headquarters of Hong Kong Bank Since 1872

By: Lambot, Ian; Chambers, Gilligan

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Hong Kong Bank: 1986

Edition: First

Seller ID: 031263

Condition: Very Good


Commission by Hong Kong Bank to commemmorate the official opening of its new headquarters at One Queen's Road Central on April 7, 1986. Inscribed to PO on ffep - four separate inscriptions which take up most of the page, otherwise unmarked and in excellent condition. The matching pale grey blindstamped cardboard slipcase is lightly marked but remains strong and intact. 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

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

Country Driving : Three Journeys Across a Changing China

By: Peter Hesler

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Melbourne, Text Publishing: 2010

Edition: First Australian Edition

Seller ID: 031275

ISBN: 1921656042

Condition: Nr .Fine


An unmarked apparently unread copy with original media release laid in. 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 the Siamese heritage." View more info

Indian & Malay Etiquette: A Matter of Course

By: Raelene Tan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Singapore, Landmark Books: 1994

Edition: Second Impression

Seller ID: 031124

ISBN: 9813002581

Condition: Very Good


Small format book, unmarked and appers unread. This is a guide to food etiquette, and is not meant as a guide to customs and traditions. 116 pps. inc. index and blank page for your own notes. 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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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 values that largely shape the local economy been fundamentally altered by the effects of colonization and subsequent Japanes... View more info