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Political and Social Change in China Since 1978, Burton, Charles
1 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
2 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.
3 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.
4 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
5 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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Blooming and Contending:  Chinese Literature in the Post-Mao Era, Duke, Michael S.
6 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: 20.00 USD
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Red Earth:   Revolution in a Sichuan Village, Endicott, Stephen Lyon
7 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.
8 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: 25.00 USD
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China's Early Industrialization Sheng Hsuan-Huai and Mandarin Enterprise., Feuerwerker, Albert.
9 Feuerwerker, Albert. China's Early Industrialization Sheng Hsuan-Huai and Mandarin Enterprise.
A bit of rubbing to extremities of red cloth covers, bright gilt titles to spine. Light corner bump, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Lacking the dust jacket. . A solid, attractive copy. . 1844-1916 Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. E6 Harvard University Press 1958 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine 32126 
Price: 30.00 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.
10 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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Caste and Class in India, Ghurye, G. S.
11 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: 21.50 USD
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The Position of Women in Indian Life, Her Highness The Maharani Of Baroda & S. M. Mitra
12 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: 80.00 USD
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Work Incentive Practices and Policies in the People's Republic of China, 1953-1965, Hoffmann, Charles
13 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
14 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: 30.00 USD
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Gandhinagar  Building National Identity in Postcolonial India, Kalia, Ravi
15 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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For the Independent Peaceful Reunification of Korea, Kim, Il-Song
16 Kim, Il-Song For the Independent Peaceful Reunification of Korea
Glossy card covers are a little rubbed, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked, spine is uncreased. . Twenty-six pieces arguing for the reunification of Korea: essays, speeches, reports, etc. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 246 pages. F5 Guardian Associates 1976 Revised Edition Softcover Near Fine 32249 
Price: 25.00 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
17 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: 95.00 USD
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A Pursuit of Truth in the Dokdo Island Issue:  Letters to a Young Japanese Man, Koo, Kim Young
18 Koo, Kim Young A Pursuit of Truth in the Dokdo Island Issue: Letters to a Young Japanese Man
No defects. Glossy paper covers and pages, wrappers. . This book concerns the Dokdo (or Takeshima) Island, disputed between Korea and Japan. . Korean Cultural Assets 1 Series. Trade PB. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 135+110 pages. K5 Seoul, Korea. Seoul, Korea International Cultural Exchange Association 2005 3rd Edition Softcover As New with no dust jacket 23638 
Price: 21.50 USD
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The Asian Newspapers' Reluctant Revolution, Lent, John A.
19 Lent, John A. The Asian Newspapers' Reluctant Revolution
Jacket is rubbed on surfaces, edgewear, small chips and tears, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Slight rubbing to bottom edge of yellow cloth boards, remainder mark to bottom page ends. Pages are crisp, tight, book appears unread. . History, contemporary description and critical analysis of the newspaper presses of 15 Asian countries, through the 1960s. . Remainder. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 373 pages. I1 Ames. Ames Iowa State Univ Press 1971 1st Edition. 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Good dust jacket 22591 
Price: 21.50 USD
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Turkey and the Turks, Monroe., W.S.
20 Monroe., W.S. Turkey and the Turks
Bound in gray cloth with gilt decoration and titles to front cover and spine. A little rippling to a small part of the spine, slight rubbing and wear to extremities of covers, a little soil. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Cracked hinge to back cover. Overall, in very good condition. . This is the 1909 edition, with the addition of two chapters to the first edition that treat the Young Turk Revolution in 1906-8. Includes many plates. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 369 pages. D7 L. C. Page & Company 1909 New Revised Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 29211 
Price: 45.00 USD
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