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Cultural Atlas of China

By: Blunden, Caroline; Elvin, Mark

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Va., Stonehenge Press: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISASI34

ISBN: 0867065621

Condition: Good


Hard cover, reprint, 1490g, 237pgs, illustrated endpapers. A comprehensive and highly readable account of Chinese culture and society from earliest times to the present day. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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China: The Land and the People: The History, The Art, and the Science

By: Buchanan, Keith; Fitzgerald, Charles. P.; Ronan, Colin. A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Crown Publishers, Inc.: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISASI16

ISBN: 0517544946

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, First Edition, 2,200gms 520 pages, blank endpapers. China, the land of contradictions, the land of tranquil landscapes and changeless tradition, the land of rapid change and social upheaval, the land of enormous human potential, the old China and the new China- for so many years hidden from us by its cultural isolation, its language, the cryptic nature of its political crises, our own fears, and yet so essential for us in the west to understand. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in good condition wi... View more info

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Pearl Buck Reader, A (Volume 1)

By: Buck, Pearl S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Pleasantville, NY, USA, The Reader's Digest Association Limited: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GENFIC801

ISBN: 0895771942

Condition: Good


Hardcover with cream boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 570gms, 502 pages, decorated endpapers. This is volume 1 in a two volume set and features condensed versions of the following titles: The Good Earth; Imperial Woman; and The China I Knew. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. Boards and dust jacket are in good condition with mild shelf wear, scuffing and chipping. Spine of dust jacket shows some moderate fading, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Flying the Kite: Travels of an Australian Politician

By: Button, John

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Milsons Point, Australia, Random House Australia: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: TRAAUS48

ISBN: 0091828724

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 214gms, 241 pages. Based on John Button's experiences as a travelling Australian politician in countries ranging from the USA to India, from Ireland to Scandinavia, and from China to Vietnam, he writes on topics as varied as the fundamental changes in the Australian economy in the 1980s and our ability to operate in the global marketplace. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Barbarians and Mandarins: Thirteen Centuries of Western Travellers in China

By: Cameron, Nigel

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Oxford University Press: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISASI59

ISBN: 0195903730

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 576gms, 443pgs, illustrated endpapers. This book presents a fascinating record of the confrontation between East and West over thirteen centuries, through the accounts of representative Western travellers in China. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Chinese Paintings of the Ming and Qing Dynasties: XIV-XXth Centuries

By: Capon, Edmund; Pang, Mae Anna

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Clayton, Vic, International Cultural Corporation of Australia Ltd: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: ART153

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 876g, 208pgs. Catalogue that accompanied an exhibition of the same name that toured Australian art galleries in the early 1980s. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Wild Swans: Three Daughters of China

By: Chang, Jung

Price: $7.00

Publisher: London, England, Flamingo: 1993

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOASI31

ISBN: 0006374921

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 696gms, 582 pages. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy age-related page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Bound Feet & Western Dress

By: Chang, Pang-Mei Natasha

Price: $5.50

Publisher: London, England, Bantam Books: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOASI27

ISBN: 0553506501

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 188g, 215pgs. This is an exquisitely written dual memoir that tells the story of independent women struggling to emerge from centuries of custom and tradition, a deeply textured portrait which braid's a woman's life in China with the very Western story of a young woman's search for identity and belonging. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and moderate page discolouration/spotting throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Life and Death in Shanghai

By: Cheng, Nien

Price: $7.50

Publisher: London, England, Flamingo: 1995

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BIOASI51

ISBN: 000654861X

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 394gms, 496 pages. During China's cultural revolution, Nien was accused of being a British spy and locked in solitary confinement for 6 years. This extraordinary book is the story of her struggle to survive against all the odds, defying her brutal interrogators and steadfastly maintaining her innocence. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and moderate to heavy page discolouration/spotting throughout. There is a small sticker on the inside back of the front cover, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Ancestors: 900 Years in the Life of a Chinese Family

By: Ching, Frank

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Ballantine Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: BIOASI33

ISBN: 0449903532

Condition: Fair to Good


Softcover, first edition, 652g, 528 pgs. In a work of extraordinary drama and intensity, Frank Ching, formerly a correspondant for The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal, traces his origins back to the eleventh century. Book is in fair to good condition with mild general wear and tear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info

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Hong Kong 1997: Hello Goodbye

By: Chugani, Michael (ed)

Price: $110.00

Publisher: Kowloon, Hong Kong, Hong Kong Standard and Sing Tao Daily: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HISASI12

ISBN: 9626720344

Condition: Good


Hardcover with laminated pictorial boards, first edition, 1080gms, 299 pages, blank endpapers. This book contains a collection of views - both domestic and foreign - on what lies beyond 1997 for Hong Kong. Foreign leaders, as well as leading Hong Kong figures in politics, government, and business talk candidly about what they think will and should happen to Hong Kong. A separate chapter contains a pictorial history of colonial Hong Kong. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Boards are also in good condition with only mild shelf we... View more info

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Heart of the Dragon, The

By: Clayre, Alasdair

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Boston, USA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: HISASI42

ISBN: 039535336X

Condition: Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, reprint edition, 1280g, 281pgs, map endpapers. This book takes the reader into China, exploring the private lives of individual families, the work of the villages, the problems and successes of factories and mines, and the closed world of the country's courts, hospitals, asylums and prisons - a rare look at areas that will once again be closed to public view. Companion book to the PBS series. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout. Dust jacket is in good condition with light shelf w... View more info

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Centuries of Stories; New Stories for a New Millennium

By: Cooling, Wendy (ed)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, UK, Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins): 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: GENFIC57

ISBN: 0001857150

Condition: Good


Hardcover, first edition, 672g, 312pgs. Twenty of today's finest authors have each woven a story around one century. The result is this unique anthology of wonderful new stories. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Pirates: A Worldwide History - Terror on the High Seas From the Caribbean to the South China Sea

By: Cordingly, David (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, USA, Turner Publishing Inc.: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: HIS43

ISBN: 1570362858

Condition: Very Good


Laminated pictorial hardcover, first edition, 1370gms, 256 pages. The first comprehensive, worldwide survey of piracy, this is a fascinating tale of exotic and romantic climes and of crusty cutthroats whose very names were frightening and whose dastardly deeds still echo down the ages. Book is in very good condition with minor general wear and tear and some very light fading to the back cover and spine, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional postage. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage.... View more info

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Tears of Blood: A Cry For Tibet

By: Craig, Mary

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Washington D.C., Counterpoint: 1999

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: HISASI44

ISBN: 158243025X

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover with red boards and pictorial dust jacket, first printing, 754gms, 341pgs plus notes, index and appendices. This book looks at what has taken place in Tibet over the last 4 decades since the Chinese People's Liberation Army invaded the Tibetan heartland in 1959. It is not only an account of the Chinese attrocities, but more importantly a celebration of the Tibetan people and their non-violent struggle to preserve their culture and religion. Book is in very good condition with light general wear and tear. Dust jacket is in very good condition with only mild shelf wear, otherwise no o... View more info

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Jungle Warfare: Experiences and Accounts

By: Cross, J. P.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: London, UK, Guild Publishing: 1989

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: WARTWO87

Condition: Good


Hardcover, reprint, 666g, 222pgs. In this book, Colonel John Cross uses his unrivalled breadth of knowledge to impart a very personal account of fighting in the jungle. Book is in good condition with moderate general wear and tear, dust jacket is in fair condition with moderate shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Shanghai: The Rise and Fall of a Decadent City

By: Dong, Stella

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, USA, Harpercollins Publishers (Harper Collins): 2001

Edition: First Perennial Edition

Seller ID: HISASI10

ISBN: 068815798X

Condition: Good


Paperback, First Perennial Edition, 275gms, 318 pages. Stella Dong follows the rise and fall of the city's booming international port, gateway to China's heartland. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, mild page discolouration to pages, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Attached picture is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title you're looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all! View more info

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Way of Zen

By: Fletcher, Tenshin; Scott, David

Price: $8.50

Publisher: New York, NY, Thomas Dunne Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: REL256

ISBN: 0312206208

Condition: Good


Hard cover, first edition, 740g, 192pgs, coloured endpapers. A practical insight into the history and development of Zen. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear, dust jacket is in good condition with mild shelf wear, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Photo featured is of actual book. Purchase more than 1 item and save money with combined postage. And if you can't find the title your looking for - why not ask us direct. With over 30,000 books in stock we can't list them all!!. View more info

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Feast of Floyd, A

By: Floyd, Keith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, England, William Collins Sons & Co Ltd: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: FOOCOO84

ISBN: 0004112946

Condition: Good


Hardcover with maroon/brown boards and pictorial dust jacket, first edition, 1330gms, 383 pages. This is Keith Floyd's most complete and wide-ranging cookbook. He presents over 400 of his all-time favourite recipes from childhood delights to far flung feasts from India, China and Japan, and sophisticated dishes from the restaurants of his favourite chefs. Book is in good condition with minor general wear and tear. Dust Jacket is in good condition with only mild shelf wear and scuffing to corners and edges, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. Book weighs over 1kg and may incur additional pos... View more info

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World Is Flat, The: The Globalized World In the Twenty-First Century

By: Friedman, Thomas L.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Camberwell, Australia, Penguin Books: 2006

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: BUSGEN66

ISBN: 0141022728

Condition: Good


Softcover, reprint, 594g, 593pgs. Thomas Friedman draws on his travels to India, China and the Middle East, and on the explosion of technologies to show how knowledge and resources are connecting all over the planet as never before, thus presenting a flattening of the world and a new view on globalization. Book is in good condition with mild general wear and tear and light page discolouration throughout, otherwise no other pre-loved markings. View more info