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In The Realm of a Dying Emperor Japan at Century's End

By: Asia/Field, Norma

Price: $5.50

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 10/23/2012

Seller ID: 9780679741893

ISBN: 0679741895

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Kim Jong-Il Production, A: The Extraordinary True Story of a Kidnapped Filmmaker

By: Asia/Fischer, Paul

Price: $6.00

Publisher: 3/15/2017

Seller ID: 9781250054272

ISBN: 1250054273

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One Child: The Story of China's Most Radical Experiment

By: Asia/Fong, Mei

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Seller ID: 9780544275393

ISBN: 054427539X

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Gandhi: An Autobiography

By: Asia/Gandhi, Mohandas K.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: BEACON: 7/23/2013

Seller ID: 9780807059098

ISBN: 0807059099

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Mohandas K. Gandhi is one of the most inspiring figures of our time. In his classic autobiography he recounts the story of his life and how he developed his concept of active nonviolent resistance, which propelled the Indian struggle for independence and countless other nonviolent struggles of the twentieth century. In a new foreword, noted peace expert and teacher Sissela Bok urges us to adopt Gandhi's "attitude of experimenting, of tesing what will and will not bear close scrutiny, what can and cannot be adapted to new circumstances,"in order to bring about change in our own lives and co... View more info

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China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power

By: Asia/Gifford, Rob

Price: $6.00

Publisher: RANDOM HOUSE INC: 9/15/2012

Seller ID: 9780812975246

ISBN: 0812975243

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Route 312 is the Chinese Route 66. It flows three thousand miles from east to west, passing through the factory towns of the coastal areas, through the rural heart of China, then up into the Gobi Desert, where it merges with the Old Silk Road. The highway witnesses every part of the social and economic revolution that is turning China upside down. In this utterly surprising and deeply personal book, acclaimed National Public Radio reporter Rob Gifford, a fluent Mandarin speaker, takes the dramatic journey along Route 312 from its start in the boomtown of Shanghai to its end on the border w... View more info

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Peasants, Rebles, & Outcasts: The Underside of Modern Japan

By: Asia/Hane, Mikiso

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Seller ID: 0394710401

ISBN: 0394710401

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Modern Japan: A Historical Survey

By: Asia/Hane, Mikiso

Price: $20.00

Publisher: WESTVIEW PR:

Edition: 5

Seller ID: 9780813346946

ISBN: 0813346940

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Integrating political events with cultural, economic, and intellectual movements, "Modern Japan" provides a balanced and authoritative survey of modern Japanese history. A summary of Japan's early history, emphasizing institutions and systems that influenced Japanese society, provides a well-rounded introduction to this essential volume, which focuses on the Tokugawa period to the present. The fifth edition of "Modern Japan" is updated throughout to include the latest information on Japan's international relations, including secret diplomatic correspondence recently disclosed on WikiLeaks. ... View more info

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Open Empire: A History of China Through 1600

By: Asia/Hansen, Valerie

Price: $6.00

Publisher: W W NORTON & CO INC:

Seller ID: 9780393973747

ISBN: 0393973743

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Departing from the dynastic structure typical of other histories, Valerie Hansen charts the broad social changes that transcend the artificial chronological boundaries of dynasties, enriching her narrative with discussions of everyday life in the distant past. Peopling the pages are nobles, peasants, women, students, writers, and rebels--all offering their own distinct and colorful perspective. Illuminating the many ways in which Chinese society has been influenced by foreign cultures, The Open Empire depicts China as a country with a dynamic, open history. View more info

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Great Leader and the Fighter Pilot: The True Story of the Tyrant Who Created Nor

By: Asia/Harden, Blaine

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780670016570

ISBN: 0670016578

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Son of the Revolution

By: Asia/Heng, Liang

Price: $5.00

Publisher: VINTAGE BOOKS: 10/22/2012

Seller ID: 0394722744

ISBN: 0394722744

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Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present

By: Asia/Hessler, Peter

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Publisher: HARPER COLLINS: 6/14/2010

Seller ID: 9780060826581

ISBN: 0060826584

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From the acclaimed author of River Town comes a rare portrait, both intimate and epic, of twenty-first-century China as it opens its doors to the outside world.A century ago, outsiders saw Chinaas a place where nothing ever changes. Today the coun-try has become one of the most dynamic regions on earth. That sense of time--the contrast between past and present, and the rhythms that emerge in a vast, ever-evolving country--is brilliantly illuminated by Peter Hessler in Oracle Bones, a book that explores the human side of China's transformation. Hessler tells the story of modern-day Chi... View more info

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Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China

By: Asia/Hessler, Peter

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Publisher: PERENNIAL: 11/24/2014

Seller ID: 9780060826598

ISBN: 0060826592

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A century ago, outsiders saw China as a place where nothing ever changes. Today the country has become one of the most dynamic regions on earth. In Oracle Bones, Peter Hessler explores the human side of China's transformation, viewing modern-day China and its growing links to the Western world through the lives of a handful of ordinary people. In a narrative that gracefully moves between the ancient and the present, the East and the West, Hessler captures the soul of a country that is undergoing a momentous change before our eyes. View more info

Untold Charminar: Writings on Hyderabad

By: Asia/Imam, Syeda

Price: $12.00

Seller ID: 9780143103707

ISBN: 0143103709

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Japanese Discovery of Europe, 1720-1830: Revised Edition

By: Asia/Keene, Donald

Price: $4.00

Publisher: STANFORD UNIV PR:

Edition: 2

Seller ID: 0804706697

ISBN: 0804706697

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This is an account of the growth and uses of Western learning in Japan from 1720 to 1830. These are the dates of the beginning of official interest in Western learning and of the expulsion of Siebold from the country, the first stage of a crisis that could be resolved only by the opening of the country of the West. The century and more included by the two dates was a most important period in Japanese history, when intellectuals, rebelling at the isolation of their country, desperately sought knowledge from abroad. The amazing energy and enthusiasm of men like Honda Toshiaki made possible the s... View more info

Shamans, Housewives, and Other Restless Spirits: Women in Korean Ritual Life

By: Asia/Kendall, Laurel

Price: $4.50

Publisher: UNIV OF HAWAII PR: 6/16/2010

Seller ID: 0824811429

ISBN: 0824811429

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Bitter Fruit: The Politics of Black-Korean Conflict in New York City

By: Asia/Kim, Claire Jean

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Publisher: YALE UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780300093308

ISBN: 0300093306

Condition: USED


This book examines escalating conflicts between Blacks and Koreans in American cities by focusing on the Flatbush Boycott of 1990, led by Black and Haitian activists against Korean-owned produce stores in Brooklyn. Kim rejects conventional wisdom that Black-Korean conflict constitutes racial scapegoating and argues instead that it is a response to white dominance in American society. View more info

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Holy War in China: The Muslim Rebellion and State in Chinese Central Asia, 1864-

By: Asia/Kim, Hodong

Price: $15.00

Publisher: STANFORD UNIV PR:

Seller ID: 9780804773645

ISBN: 0804773645

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In July 2009, violence erupted among Uyghurs, Chinese state police, and Han residents of Urumqi, the capital city of Xinjiang, in northwest China, making international headlines, and introducing many to tensions in the area. But conflict in the region has deep roots. Now available in paperback, "Holy War in China" remains the first comprehensive and balanced history of a late nineteenth-century Muslim rebellion in Xinjiang, which led to the establishment of an independent Islamic state under Ya'qub Beg. That independence was lost in 1877, when the Qing army recaptured the region and incorporat... View more info

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Without You, There Is No Us: Undercover Among the Sons of North Korea's Elite

By: Asia/Kim, Suki

Price: $7.00

Seller ID: 9780307720665

ISBN: 0307720667

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Without You, There Is No Us: My Time with the Sons of North Korea's Elite

By: Asia/Kim, Suki

Price: $7.50

Publisher: CROWN PUB INC:

Seller ID: 9780307720658

ISBN: 0307720659

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Letters from Burma

By: Asia/Kyi, Aung

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Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP:

Seller ID: 9780141041445

ISBN: 0141041447

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In these unforgettable letters, Aung San Suu Kyi, one of the world's most inspiring figures, reaches out beyond Burma's borders to paint a vivid and poignant picture of her native land. She celebrates the courageous army officers, academics, and everyday people who have supported the National League for Democracy, often at great risk to their own lives. She reveals how state oppression has adversely affected everything from the national diet to traditions of hospitality. She also evokes the beauty of the country's seasons and scenery, customs and fetivities, which remain-after everything-so cl... View more info