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Image for Resistance and Reconstruction Messages During China's Six Years of War 1937-1943

Resistance and Reconstruction Messages During China's Six Years of War 1937-1943

By: Chiang, Generalissimo Kai-Shek

Price: $29.95

Publisher: New York:, Harper & Brothers: 1943

Edition: First edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11649

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Blue cloth hardcover with paper spine label title; DJ chipped and spine sunned; clean pages; tight binding.


. ..a part of Chiang's wartime efforts at keeping the support of an important ally. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 322 pages View more info

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The Chiangs of China

By: Clark, Elmer T.

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Abingdon-Cokesbury Press: 1943

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12744

Condition: Very Good; Black hardcover with gilt titles; clean pages except for usual ex-library markings; tight binding.


Brief biographies of Generalissimo and Madame Chiang Kai-shek and her extended family with black and white photographs of Madame Chiang's wartime visits to the U. S. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 123 pages View more info

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Khubilai Khan's Lost Fleet In Search of a Legendary Armada

By: Delgado, James P

Price: $17.95

Publisher: Berkeley, University Of California Press: 2008

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12299

ISBN: 0520265858

Condition: New; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index.


What sank the Mongol Fleet? Delgado unravels the mystery. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 240 pages View more info

Image for China and Ourselves Explorations and Revisions by a New Generation

China and Ourselves Explorations and Revisions by a New Generation

By: Douglass, Bruce and Ross Terrill (editors)

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Boston, Beacon Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12761

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


A collection of efforts by young scholars and teachers with a preface by Edgar Snow. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 259 pages View more info

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Chinese Thought & Institutions

By: Fairbank, John K.

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Chicago, Univ of Chicago Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12739

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback, cover scuffed; clean pages; tight binding; former owner's name on ffep; index.


Contributions by specialists on Chinese history, politics and sociology. ; Comparative Studies of Cultures and Civilizations Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 438 pages View more info

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China A New History, Enlarged Edition

By: Fairbank, John King & Merle Goldman

Price: $12.95

Publisher: Cambridge, MA, Belknap Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition Thus; 7th Printing

Seller ID: 12749

ISBN: 0674116739

Condition: As New; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


This is the final, comprehensive work on China by JKF, one of America's greatest historians of the country to which he devoted most of his academic life. Professor Goldman brings it up to date and adds with a new preface and Epilogue plus an up to date chapter on the post Mao period. ; Trade PB; B&W Illustrations; 9.20 X 6.20 X 1.70 inches; 568 pages View more info

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A Century of Chinese Revolution 1851-1949

By: Franke, Wolfgang

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2324

ISBN: 978061315923

Condition: As New; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; index.


Translated by Stanley Rudman. The book picks out the epic moments in the century from the Taiping to the rise to power of the communists a century later. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 202 pages View more info

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The Rise of Red China

By: Goldston, Robert

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Greenwich, Ct:, Fawcett Publications: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12733

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback, spine creased; clean pages; tight binding.


An excellent primer from the perspective of 1960s America and its view of Communist China; Mass Market PB; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 223 pages View more info

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Every Step a Lotus Shoes for Bound Feet

By: Ko, Dorothy

Price: $29.95

Publisher: Berkeley, Bata Shoe Museum & Univ of Calif Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 12302

Condition: New; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated; index.


Photographs and illustrations of the shoes representing a practice that is often difficult for westerners to understand, but was more complex than simple subjugation of women. ; Square 8vo 8" to 9" tall; 162 pages View more info

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Modern China An Interpretive Anthology

By: Levenson, Joseph R

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, MacMillan: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2687

Condition: Very Good+; Pictorial trade paperback, small corner creases on back cover, otherwise like new


. ..the major themes in Chinese studies. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 236 pages View more info

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Imperial China The Historical Background to the Modern Age

By: Loewe, Michael

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1969

Edition: First Edition Thus; 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2321

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding; index.


A well balanced and readable synthesis of the slow buy significant changes that brought China into a new era. ; Trade PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 325 pages View more info

Image for Eating Bitterness Stories from the Front Lines of China's Great Urban Migration

Eating Bitterness Stories from the Front Lines of China's Great Urban Migration

By: Loyalka, Michelle Dammon

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 2012

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12300

ISBN: 0520266501

Condition: New in New dust jacket; Black hardcover with silver spine titles; clean pages; tight binding; index.


The book follows the trials and triumphs of eight workers that make up part of the Chinese urban migration. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 264 pages View more info

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Chinese Eunuchs The Structure of Intimate Politics

By: Mitamura, Taisuke and Charles A. Pomeroy

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Tokyo, Charles E. Tuttle: 1970

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12735

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


The history, tradition and politics associated with this ancient practice in China. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 176 pages View more info

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The International Relations of the Chinese Empire

By: Morse, Hosea Ballou

Price: $199.95

Publisher: Taipei, Ch'eng Wen Publishing: 1966

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12766

Condition: As New; 3 volume set--Green cloth hardcover with gilt titles; clean pages; tight binding; all frontispiece, illustrations and foldout maps, charts and diagrams intact; books appear unread.


The three volume set includes: Volume I, The Period of Conflict 1834-1860; Volume II, The Period of Submission 1861-1893; The Period of Subjection 1894-1911. Originally published by Longmans, Green & Co between 1910 and 1918. This edition was published in Taiwan in 1966. The three volumes total 1,736 pages. Black & white photographs and foldout maps, charts and diagrams in color. ; Charts, Tables & Graphs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 1,736 pages View more info

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Comrade Mao Tse-Tung on "Imperialism and all Reactionaries Are Paper Tigers"

By: People's Daily editorial Dept

Price: $5.95

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Language Press: 1966

Edition: Third edition; Second revised translation; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11746

Condition: with no dust jacket; Yellow hardback with red decoration and titles; clean pages; tight binding.


One of the classic discussions of China and the "imperialists", principally the U. S. From the People's Daily of October 27, 1958. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 32 pages View more info

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Visitors to China

By: Pratt, Keith

Price: $9.95

Publisher: London, MacMillan: 1968

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12748

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback, scratched cover; clean pages; tight binding.


A survey of China's contact with visitors written in the midst of the Cultural Revolution. ; Sources of History Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 127 pages View more info

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The Cultural Revolution in China

By: Robinson, Joan

Price: $5.75

Publisher: Middlesex, England, Penguin: 1970

Edition: Second Revised Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12751

ISBN: 0140210369

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback, cover lightly scuffed; clean pages; tight binding.


Originally published in 1969, this revised edition of 1970 includes a new postscript by the author. ; Mass Market PB; B&W Photographs; 6.90 X 4.20 X 0.40 inches; 160 pages View more info

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China in Revolution History, Documents, and Analyses

By: Simone, Vera

Price: $4.95

Publisher: Greenwich, CT, Fawcett Publications: 1968

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12752

Condition: Very Good; Pictorial paperback; clean pages; tight binding.


Editied with introduction and commentary by Simone. ; Political Perspectives Series Series; Mass Market PB; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 504 pages View more info

Image for The Courage to Stand Alone  Letters from Prison and Other Writings

The Courage to Stand Alone Letters from Prison and Other Writings

By: Wei, Jingsheng

Price: $5.95

Publisher: New York, Viking: 1997

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12746

ISBN: 0670872490

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; clean pages except for usual ex-library markings; tight binding; DJ in mylar.


Wei is one of China's most celebrated fighters for democracy and human rights. ; Ex-Library; B&W Photographs; 10.50 X 7 X 1.20 inches; 283 pages View more info

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Thunder out of China

By: White, Theodore H and Annalee Jacoby

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, William Sloane: 1946

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC); 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11645

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Hardcover with gilt titles; map end papers; clean pages; tight binding; may have former owners's name or bookplate; index.


Written on the eve of the success or the Chinese Communist revolution, the book was a wake-up call for what was to come and a plea to be on the right side of change and revolution. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 331 pages View more info