Category: Asia


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Image for Blossoms in the Wind : Human Legacies of the Kamikaze

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

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

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

The Straits of Malacca, Siam and Indo-China: Travels and Adventures of a Nineteenth-century Photographer (Oxford in Asia Hardback Reprints)

By: Thomson, John; Balmer, Judith (introdution by)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Singapore, Oxford University Press: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 031278

ISBN: 0195886003

Condition: Very Good

Internally unmarked, small Thai International stickers front and back free endpapers, minimal edgewear to boards, dust jacket intact (now covered in removable clear achival plastic cover). John Thompson was a Scottish photographer who lived and travelled int he Orient from 1862 to 1872. 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

Samurai : A Military History

By: Turnbull, S. R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: London, Osprey Pub Co: 1979

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 017718

ISBN: 0850450977

Condition: Very Good

Book in excellent, unmarked condition. D/W price-clipped with sl. faded spine, small closed tear to upper front flap fold (now protected). View more info

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Pagodas, Gods and Spirits of Vietnam

By: Unger, Ann Helen;Unger, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: United Kingdom, Thames & Hudson: 1997

Edition: First

Seller ID: 020174

ISBN: 0500018030

Condition: Very Good

"This book is a revelation in text and ilustrations of the extraorinarily varied and prolific religions of Vietnam. Despite decades of government discouragement o all religions and their practices, the deeply amchored faiths of the Vietnamese people have continued to flourish and to increase their hold on the believers." View more info

Asia is People

By: Warner, Peggy

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Melbourne, F. W. Cheshire: 1961

Edition: First

Seller ID: 030365

Condition: Very Good

Red illustrated boards remain clean and bright, internally unmarked, pages and fore-edges age tanned, minimal edgewear to wraps. D/W torn and edgeworn (now protected in removable clear archival plastic cover). Peggy Warner gives us her view of Asian life - "a penetrating and at all times witty analysis of Asian moods and motives." View more info

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Rice Trails: A Journey Through The Ricelands Of Asia & Australia

By: Wheeler, Tony

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Australia, Lonely Planet: 2004

Seller ID: 021784

ISBN: 1741043093

Condition: Very Good

D/W with tiny closed tear to upper edge front panel (now protected). Superbly photographed story of rice (published in the UN's International Year of Rice). "Every step from field to plate has a story to tell of planting, growing, harvesting, processnig, trading, consuming or simply celebrating." View more info

Half of Man Is Woman

By: Xianliang Zhang

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Penguin: 1990

Edition: First Penguin Edition

Seller ID: 031601

ISBN: 0140102973

Condition: Very Good

An unmarked copy with lightly tanned pages and minimal shelfwear to wraps. View more info

Grass Soup

By: Zhang Xianliang

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Minerva: 1994

Seller ID: 012953

ISBN: 0749396539

Condition: Very Good

Sl. edgewear, small chip to front panel where prev. price removed. View more info

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The Power of Tiananmen: State-Society Relations and the 1989 Beijing Student Movement

By: Zhao, Dingxin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Univ of Chicago Press: 2001

Seller ID: 015327

ISBN: 0226982610

Condition: Very Good

Minimal edgewear to wraps, PO gift inscription. View more info

Minjian Cangzhen : Folk Treasure Collection

By: Zhao, Ziqiang

Price: $110.00

Publisher: 1995

Seller ID: 030191

ISBN: 7805827583

Condition: Very Good

Chinese language throughout. An unmarked copy with minimal edgewear to spine ends and corners. 212 pages. Includes over 200 superb ceramic pieces from China's southern Guangdong province. As all text is in Chinese, I am unable to confirm publication details but am happy to send scans if required. View more info