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Black Athena  The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization, Bernal, Martin
1 Bernal, Martin Black Athena The Afroasiatic Roots of Classical Civilization
No defects. Book is Like New, appears unread. . Beautiful copy of the First Printing. . The Fabrication of Ancient Greece 1785-1985, Volume 1 Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 608 pages. B1 Rutgers University Press 1987 1st Edition. 1st Printing Paperback Fine 31515 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Political and Social Change in China Since 1978, Burton, Charles
2 Burton, Charles Political and Social Change in China Since 1978
No defects. Bound in navy cloth with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . No defects; book is in beautiful condition. . Contributions in Political Science Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 225 pages. D2 NY. NY Greenwood Press 1990 1st Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 29044 
Price: 27.50 USD
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Stalin's Masterpiece  The Show Trials and Purges of the Thirties, the Consolidation of the Bolshevik Dictatorship, Carmichael, Joel
3 Carmichael, Joel Stalin's Masterpiece The Show Trials and Purges of the Thirties, the Consolidation of the Bolshevik Dictatorship
No defects in book or jacket. A beautiful copy of the first edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 238 pages. D2 St. Martin's Press 1976 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 31888 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Art, Myth and Ritual The Path to Political Authority in Ancient China, Chang, K. C.
4 Chang, K. C. Art, Myth and Ritual The Path to Political Authority in Ancient China
Owner's name has been sliced out of the corner of the first endpaper, no other defects. Dust jacket has light edgewear, spine area is age-toned to white, but spine titles are still black and crisp. Dust jacket now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 160 pages. D4 Harvard University Press 1983 1st Edition. 2nd Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 31921 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Between Tradition and Modernity Wang T'Ao and Reform in Late Ch'ing China, Cohen, Paul A.
5 Cohen, Paul A. Between Tradition and Modernity Wang T'Ao and Reform in Late Ch'ing China
Fine book in NF dust jacket. Light edgewear to jacket, now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, appears unread. . A beautiful copy. . East Asian Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 357 pages. D4 Harvard University Press 1975 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 31931 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Games of the Orient: Korea, China, Japan, Culin, Stewart
6 Culin, Stewart Games of the Orient: Korea, China, Japan
Slight corner bump to front cover, red titles to spine have partially flaked off, still quite readable. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. Reprint of a book originally published in 1898. This is the first Tuttle printing, stated. . Bound in violet cloth with red and silver titles and decoration to spine and front cover. Endpapers are avocado. A lovely book. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 177 pages. D4 Rutland, VT. Rutland, VT Charles E. Tuttle 1958 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 29105 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Migrant Brahmanas in Northern India: Their Settlement and General Impact: c. A. D. 475-1030, Datta, Swati
7 Datta, Swati Migrant Brahmanas in Northern India: Their Settlement and General Impact: c. A. D. 475-1030
Dust jacket is price-clipped, rubbed, age-toned spine, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has no defects; bound in royal purple cloth with bright gilt titles to spine. A beautiful copy. . Foreign invasions and the subsequent migrations of Brahmanas during the middle ages. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 286 pages. I2 Dehli. Dehli Motilal Banarsidass Pub 1990 8120800672 / 9788120800670 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 29889 
Price: 11.50 USD
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Blooming and Contending:  Chinese Literature in the Post-Mao Era, Duke, Michael S.
8 Duke, Michael S. Blooming and Contending: Chinese Literature in the Post-Mao Era
Light spotting to top page ends. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. Jacket is lightly rubbed, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . Literary analysis of how Chinese literature has changed, Post-Mao. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 291 pages. G6 Bloomington. Bloomington Indiana U. Press 1985 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 22291 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Maria Murder and Suicide, Elwin, Verrier
9 Elwin, Verrier Maria Murder and Suicide
No defects in book or jacket. As New. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 322 pages. D4 Oxford University Press 1991 Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 31934 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Red Earth:   Revolution in a Sichuan Village, Endicott, Stephen Lyon
10 Endicott, Stephen Lyon Red Earth: Revolution in a Sichuan Village
Dust jacket is a little rubbed, no other defects. Book has no defects; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . What happened in a West Chinese village during and since Mao Zedong's long leadership. A beautiful copy. This is the first edition. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 261 pages. D2 London. London I. B. Tauris & Company 1988 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 29069 
Price: 25.00 USD
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China's Gentry:  Essays in Rural-Urban Relations, Fei, Hsiao-Tung & Margaret Park Redfield, Ed.
11 Fei, Hsiao-Tung & Margaret Park Redfield, Ed. China's Gentry: Essays in Rural-Urban Relations
Dust jacket has small chips and tears, light soil, clipped corner, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book has owner name on first endpaper. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Includes six life-histories of Chinese gentry families by Yung-teh Chow. Illustrations based on drawings by Hames K. Y. Kuo. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 290 pages. M6 Chicago. Chicago U. Chicago Press 1953 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 24758 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Roving through Southern China, Illustrated with 171 Unusual Photographs by the Author with a Map Showing His Route, Franck, Harry A.
12 Franck, Harry A. Roving through Southern China, Illustrated with 171 Unusual Photographs by the Author with a Map Showing His Route
Bound in green cloth covered boards with illustrations on front cover and unfaded spine. Minor rubbing and wear to extremities of boards, a couple of small stains. Page ends are darkened, binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . The photographs in this travel book are stunning, 171 b/w photos on all aspects of civilization at that time (just after World War One). Authoritative text. This is the first edition, with no other printings mentioned on the copyright page, no date on title page. A solid, handsome copy. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. C2 Century Co. [1925] 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ with no dust jacket 31700 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Russian Houses, Gaynor, Elizabeth &  Kari Haavisto &  Darra Goldstein (Essays)
13 Gaynor, Elizabeth & Kari Haavisto & Darra Goldstein (Essays) Russian Houses
New, still in original publisher's shrinkwrap. A beautiful brand-new copy. . "From the rustic simplicity of wooden cottages to the gaudy glitter of imperial palaces and estates, this intriguingly illustrated survey of Russian houses filters social history through architecture" (from Publishers Weekly). Profusely illustrated. . 4to 11" - 13" tall. 256 pages. J7 Stewart Tabori & Chang 1991 1556701632 / 9781556701634 Hardcover New in New dust jacket 30169 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Caste and Class in India, Ghurye, G. S.
14 Ghurye, G. S. Caste and Class in India
Small and innocuous name stamp of former owner on first endpaper and top page ends. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Silk bookmark is sewn in. Dust jacket has light edgewear and soil, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . An early treatment of these subjects, much reprinted. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 246 pages. G2 NY. NY Philosophical Library 1952 Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket 29639 
Price: 16.50 USD
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The Position of Women in Indian Life, Her Highness The Maharani Of Baroda & S. M. Mitra
15 Her Highness The Maharani Of Baroda & S. M. Mitra The Position of Women in Indian Life
Original blue cloth covers have bump to lower outer corner, some rubbing and wear to those corners as well. Covers are otherwise excellent. Bound in blue cloth, with bright gilt, red, and purple design and gilt titles to front cover, bright gilt titles to spine. Elegant gift inscription to former owner dated 1918. Frontispiece of the Maharani of Baroda with sunned tissue guard. Contents are otherwise excellent, binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . This is the first edition, published in 1911. It is not a modern reprint or print-on-demand. A handsome copy; the scan does not do it justice. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 358 pages. G2 Ny & Bombay. Ny & Bombay Longmans, Green & Company 1911 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good 29651 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Work Incentive Practices and Policies in the People's Republic of China, 1953-1965, Hoffmann, Charles
16 Hoffmann, Charles Work Incentive Practices and Policies in the People's Republic of China, 1953-1965
Dust jacket has light edgewear, a one-inch tear with associated creasing, price-clipped, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book has clipped corner of first endpaper, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in exceedingly bright red cloth with black titles to spine. . Economic case study of work practices and policies in emerging China. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 148 pages. D2 State University of New York Press 1967 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 29048 
Price: 20.00 USD
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A Guide to Reference Books for Japanese Studies, International House Of Japan Library
17 International House Of Japan Library A Guide to Reference Books for Japanese Studies
No defects. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; book appears unread. . A beautiful copy of an important reference work. 1640 items are listed, annotated, and arranged in subject subdivisions. Text is in English and Japanese. . Trade PB. 4to 11" - 13" tall. 156 pages. L1 International House of Japan Library 1989 Softcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 27552 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Gandhinagar  Building National Identity in Postcolonial India, Kalia, Ravi
18 Kalia, Ravi Gandhinagar Building National Identity in Postcolonial India
No defects in book or jacket, the latter now protected by fresh mylar sleeve. Book has no defects, appears unread. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 160 pages. C1 University of South Carolina Press 2004 1st Printing Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 31694 
Price: 30.00 USD
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K'Ang-Hsi and the Consolidation of Ch'ing Rule 1661-1684, Kessler, Lawrence D.
19 Kessler, Lawrence D. K'Ang-Hsi and the Consolidation of Ch'ing Rule 1661-1684
Jacket is lightly stressed at extremities, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. Book is bound in light brown cloth with gilt titles. . Possible pirated edition. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 251 pages. L3 Chicago. Chicago U. Chicago Press 1976 Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 23955 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Last Phase of the East Asian World Order  Korea, Japan, and the Chinese Empire, 1860-1882, Kim, Key-Hiuk
20 Kim, Key-Hiuk The Last Phase of the East Asian World Order Korea, Japan, and the Chinese Empire, 1860-1882
Card covers are rubbed, scratched, partial spine crease. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Classic study of East Asian countries at the end of the 19th Century. Trade paperback. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 439 pages. T2 Univ of California Pr 1981 Softcover Very Good 31064 
Price: 90.00 USD
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