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"American Attitudes Toward Japan, 1941 - 1975"

By: "Johnson, Sheila K."

Price: $8.95

Publisher: "Stanford, CA/ Washington, DC", 1975

Edition: (1st edition)

"Tight, bright, clean & square. Light rubbing to covers and a single faint crease on each cover. ""examines American perceptions of Japan and traces them from World War II to the present…contends that once stereotypes take hold, they can shape international events..."" 114 pages, 9x6"" (22.9x15cm)" View more info

"China, My Great Teacher"

By: "Anderson, Sid"

Price: $16.95

Publisher: Xlibris, 2005

"As new - gift quality! Signed and inscribed by author. ""How you and China can learn and profit from the mistakes of the United States"" ""dedicated to Chinese students studying or proficient in English"" ""It's been said that there are more English learners in China than there are native English speakers in the whole world"" 126 pages." View more info

"Encyclopedia of China: The Essential Reference to China, Its History and Culture"

By: "Perkins, Dorothy"

Price: $34.95

Publisher: NY, 2000

Edition: (1st thus)

"As new - gift quality! ""an essential guide to the People's Republic of China, from its major geographical features to its complex and controversial international relations…"" 662 indexed, illustrated pages in Encyclopedia format including Suggested Reading list." View more info

"Indigenous Political systems of Western Malaya (London School of Economics, Monographs on Social Anthropology, No. 17)"

By: "Gullick, J.M."

Price: $13.95

Publisher: "London, UK", 1965

Edition: "(reprint, 1969)"

"Tight, bright, clean & square. Rubbing to cover edges. Occasional light pencil lines or ticks in margins. ""an account of the way in which the traditional government of the Malay Sultans worked before the introduction of British rule in 1874, covering the whole political organization, from village to state..."" 151 indexed pages." View more info

"Japan, Korea, Taiwan: History, Culture, People (Regional Studies Series)"

By: "Schwartz, Hammond & Ruggiero"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: "Englewood Cliffs, NJ", 1981

"Clean interior. Beat up exterior with writing on exterior page edges. ""a detailed study of the world's major regions - their geography, history, cultures, and their social, political, and economic development.""" View more info

"Krakatoa - The Day The World Exploded - August 27, 1883"

By: "Winchester, Simon"

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Perennial / Harper-collins,

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"La China Contemporanea: El otro lado del rio, volume I (Coleccion Popular #173) (Original Title: The Other Side of the River, Red China Today)"

By: "Snow, Edgar"

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Mexico, 1961

Edition: "(Reprint, 1965"

"Tight, faint age tanning of pages, clean, slight curl. Crease on front cover corner. Snow ""viajo por China…Estudio toos los aspectos de la neuva China…Hablo con centenares de personas de todo el pais…"" Text in Spanish. 500 pages." View more info

"Last Emperor,the"

By: "Behr, Edward"

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Bantam,

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"Morning Deluge, The"

By: "Suyin, Han"

Price: $2.00

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"Political Leadership Among Swat Pathans (London School of Economics Monographs on Social Anthropology, Volume 19)"

By: "Barth, Frederik"

Price: $19.95

Publisher: "Oxford, UK", BERG PUBL INC, 2004

"As new - gift quality! ""describes certain aspects of the society of the Pathans of the Swat valley in the North-West Frontier Province of Pakistan…the material on which it is based was collected by the author in the period February-November 1954"" Chapters on: General Ecology and Ethnology of Swat; Underlying Frameworks of Organization; Neighborhood, Marriage and Affinity; Relations of Inequality and Authority; Land Tenure and Political Relations ... View more info

"Qin Shi Huang Pottery Figures of Warriors and Horses: A Corpus of Data, No. 1"

By: Museum of Qin Shi Huang (compiler)

Price: $8.95

Publisher: China, 1981

"Tight, bright, clean and square with slight wear to bottom edge and 1 folded page corner. The Qin Shi Huang Pottery Figures of Warriors and Horses were discovered in 1974. In 1980 ""In order to meet the demand of visitors, here the brief reports on the excavations of three pits written by the Archaeological Excavation Team of Qin Shi Huang Pottery Figures of Warriors and Horses of Shaanzi Provincial Committee for the Protection and Reservation of Historical ... View more info

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"Taliban: Militant Islam, Oil and Fundamentalism in Central Asia"

By: "Rashid, Ahmed"

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Yale Nota Bene Books,

Shrouding themselves and their aims in deepest secrecy, the leaders of the Taliban movement control Afghanistan with an inflexible, crushing fundamentalism. The most extreme and radical of all Islamic organizations, the Taliban inspires fascination, controversy, and especially fear in both the Muslim world and the West. Correspondent Ahmed Rashid brings the shadowy world of the Taliban into sharp focus in this enormously interesting and revealing book. It is the only aut... View more info