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Gandhinagar  Building National Identity in Postcolonial India, Kalia, Ravi
21 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
22 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
23 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
24 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.
25 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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The Economic and Social Modernization of the Republic of Korea, Mason, Edward S.
26 Mason, Edward S. The Economic and Social Modernization of the Republic of Korea
No defects, book is As New. . Harvard East Asian Monographs Series. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 584 pages. G5 Harvard University Asia Center 1981 1st Edition Hardcover Fine 32478 
Price: 40.00 USD
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When Rebels Become Stakeholders Democracy, Agency and Social Change in India, Mitra, Subrata K &  V B Singh
27 Mitra, Subrata K & V B Singh When Rebels Become Stakeholders Democracy, Agency and Social Change in India
No defects, book is As New. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. . Appendices, Bibliography, Index. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 340 pages. G5 SAGE Publications Pvt. Ltd 2009 1st Edition Hardcover Fine 32494 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Turkey and the Turks, Monroe., W.S.
28 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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East Asia, the West and International Security, O'Neill, Robert, Ed.
29 O'Neill, Robert, Ed. East Asia, the West and International Security
Pages are very slightly yellowed, else Fine; binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Dust jacket is rubbed, lightly scratched. . A collection of 20 papers discussing aspects of the general topic. Contributors include scholars from Japan, Korea, England, Australia, China, Norway, Germany and the United States. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 253 pages. C1 Archon Books 1987 1st US Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 24083 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Trial after Triumph: East Asia after the Cold War, Odom, William E. & Andy Yan & Perry Wood
30 Odom, William E. & Andy Yan & Perry Wood Trial after Triumph: East Asia after the Cold War
No defects; pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square; appears to be unread. . Trade PB. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 151 pages. L3 Indianapolis. Indianapolis Hudson Institute 1992 Softcover Fine with no dust jacket 26414 
Price: 17.50 USD
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Old Tokyo, Packard, Keiko Imai
31 Packard, Keiko Imai Old Tokyo
No defects. Book is As New, unread. . Includes maps, full-color reproductions, b/w photos, glossary, selected bibliography, index. A beautiful copy. . Images of Asia Series. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 112 pages. J3 Oxford University Press, USA 2002 1st Printing Hardcover As New 30096 
Price: 16.50 USD
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Wondering Into Thai Culture, Or, Thai Whys, and Otherwise, Redmond, Mont
32 Redmond, Mont Wondering Into Thai Culture, Or, Thai Whys, and Otherwise
Slight rubbing to extremities of card covers, glue stain to back cover where a label was removed. Aside from these very minor defects, book is As New. Pages are clean and crisp, the binding is tight and square, spine is uncreased; book appears unread. . Thailand and Thai culture, and how they differ radically from Western life and culture. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 271 pages. F3 Redmondian Insight Enterprises 1998 Softcover Near Fine 29508 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Korea's Twentieth-Century Odyssey A Short History, Robinson, Michael E.
33 Robinson, Michael E. Korea's Twentieth-Century Odyssey A Short History
Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 232 pages. H2 University of Hawaii Press 2007 Paperback New 32592 
Price: 25.00 USD
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East Meets West:  The Jesuits in China, 1582-1773, Ronan, Charles E. & Bonnie B. C. Oh, Eds.
34 Ronan, Charles E. & Bonnie B. C. Oh, Eds. East Meets West: The Jesuits in China, 1582-1773
Book has no defects; jacket has three or four very small tears, now protected by fresh mylar cover. Book is bound in lovely pale green cloth with red titles. . Nine scholarly papers treating aspects of the general topic. Glossary, bibliography, index, illustrations. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 332 pages. L4 Chicago. Chicago Loyola University Press 1988 1st Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 30533 
Price: 55.00 USD
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Census of the Philippine Islands Taken under the Direction of the Philippine Commission in the Year 1903, Volumes I, II, and III  (First Three Volumes of Four Volume Set), Sanger, J.P.
35 Sanger, J.P. Census of the Philippine Islands Taken under the Direction of the Philippine Commission in the Year 1903, Volumes I, II, and III (First Three Volumes of Four Volume Set)
Tan buckram covers have a few small spots of soil but overall are very clean. Minor bumping to cover corners, silver lettering nearly completely rubbed off of Volume One with a little water staining to the right margin of the first several pages. All three volumes are ex-library books, from two different libraries, but the only library marks and stamps are on the title page. Volumes one and two have a partially cracked hinge. All three volumes are tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Overall condition of the three volumes is VG-, VG+, and VG. Note: this is the first edition of these volumes. They are not reprints. They are not softcovers. Printed on high-quality rag paper. . Vol. I. Geography, history and population; Vol. II. Population; Vol. III. Mortality, Defective Classes, Education and Families. This is a complete, detailed study of the state of the Philippine Islands in 1903. They include a profusion of charts, old maps and tables (many of which are fold-out) , period photographic plates, drawings and text. Invaluable for historical, ethnographic and other research purposes. . Ex-Library. Small 4to 9" - 11" tall. 2407 pages. G7 Washington DC. Washington DC U. S. Bureau of the Census 1905 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 25731 
Price: 400.00 USD
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The Law and the Lore of China's Criminal Justice, Shapiro, Sidney
36 Shapiro, Sidney The Law and the Lore of China's Criminal Justice
Illus. , bibl. , 274p. The first part of the book discusses the evolution of feudal criminal law. The remaining 240+ pages is comprise of folk tales, crime dramas, and novels that illustrate China's laws and systems. Paper covers are a bit rubbed. . Trade PB. 8vo 8" - 9" tall. H4 Beijing. Beijing New World Press 1990 1st Edition Softcover Near Fine 14288 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Water Margin / Commercial Press 1963, Shih Nai-An (J.H. Jackson trans.)
37 Shih Nai-An (J.H. Jackson trans.) Water Margin / Commercial Press 1963
Two volume set. Owner name written on front pastedown, slight spotting to top page ends, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Faux leather boards with bright gilt titles to front cover and spine of both volumes. . First Hong Kong edition. A beautiful copy of this Chinese classic, translated by J. H. Jackson. . 12mo 7" - 7" tall. 917 pages. A3 Hong Kong. Hong Kong The Commercial Press 1963 Hardcover Near Fine 31466 
Price: 40.00 USD
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Korean Society, Shon-Yong, Chun
38 Shon-Yong, Chun Korean Society
Book covers are a little bumped at corners, lightly rubbed at edges. Bound in green cloth, the color of traditional Korean pottery; textured endpapers, silk bookmark bound in. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Dust jacket has light edgewear, clipped at all four corners, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . Includes 8 pages of plates showing aspects of traditional Korean life, 8 papers plus Discussion. In English (the first half of the book) and Korean (the second half). A solid copy of the first edition. . Korean Culture Series Series. 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 350 pages. E2 Seoul, Korea. Seoul, Korea International Cultural Foundation 1976 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 29301 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Agrarian Change in a Northern Indian State:   Uttar Pradesh, 1819-33, Siddiqi, Asiya
39 Siddiqi, Asiya Agrarian Change in a Northern Indian State: Uttar Pradesh, 1819-33
Small and innocuous name stamp of former owner on first endpaper and top page ends, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Dust jacket is lightly rubbed, creased along top edge of front panel, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . Assesses the initial impact of British rule on agrarian life in Uttar Pradesh. . 8vo - 8" to 9" tall. 222 pages. G2 Oxford University Press 1973 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 29647 
Price: 21.50 USD
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A History of the Sikhs. Volume 2. 1839-1964., Singh, Khushwant.
40 Singh, Khushwant. A History of the Sikhs. Volume 2. 1839-1964.
Small and innocuous owner stamp in two places, no other defects. Binding is tight, pages are clean and unmarked. Bound in green cloth with purple title inset and bright gilt titles and decoration to spine. Dust jacket has a sunned spine, still quite readable, no other defects, now protected by clear mylar sleeve. . Definitive scholarly history of the Sikh sect in 19th and 20th century India. A handsome copy. . 8vo 8" - 9" tall. 395 pages. I3 Princeton University Press 1966 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 29917 
Price: 45.00 USD
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