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The Chinese Looking Glass

By: Bloodworth, Dennis

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1967

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13071

Condition: Very Good; Green cloth hardcover with gilt titles, bumped; DJ scuffed and shelf worn; clean pages; tight binding.


A book written for non-experts, but full of illuminating information. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 432 pages View more info

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The Devil Soldier The Story of Frederick Townsend Ward, the Most Honored and Controversial American in Chinese History

By: Carr, Caleb

Price: $49.95

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1992

Edition: First edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11383

ISBN: 0679411143

Condition: As New in Very Good dust jacket; Burgundy hardcover with black cloth spine and copper titles; map end papers; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


"...a good, thorough, scholarly but absorbing picture of a chaotic period in a China that most Americans know very little about...." ; B&W Photographs; 366 pages View more info

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The Taiping Revolution

By: Compilation Group For The History Of Modern China Series

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Language Press: 1976

Edition: First edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12998

Condition: As New; As new with clean pages; tight binding.


A short history of Taiping Rebellion [Revolution] reflecting Mao Zedong's glorification of the rebels as early heroic revolutionaries against a corrupt feudal system. 4 leaves of illustrations; folded map; index. ; History of Modern China Series Series; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 188 pages View more info

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The Reform Movement of 1898

By: Compilation Group For The History Of Modern China Series

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Language Press: 1976

Edition: First edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 12999

Condition: As New; As new with clean pages; tight binding.


A short history of the reform movement reflecting Mao Zedong's view of its leaders as bourgeois reformists who learned nothing from their failure and became counter-revolutionaries. 2 leaves of illustrations; index. Foreign Language Press questionaire laid in. ; History of Modern China Series Series; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 136 pages View more info

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The Opium War

By: Compilation Group For The History Of Modern China Series

Price: $7.95

Publisher: Peking, Foreign Language Press: 1976

Edition: First edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13000

Condition: Very Good-; Stiff covers, small tear and scuffs not affecting the clean pages; tight binding.


A short history of the first Opium War that to this day enrages all discussions of modern Chinese history. 4 leaves of illustrations; index. ; History of Modern China Series Series; B&W Photographs; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 136 pages View more info

Image for The Chinese People: New Problems and Old Backgrounds

The Chinese People: New Problems and Old Backgrounds

By: Danton, George H

Price: $49.95

Publisher: Boston, Marshall Jones Co: 1938

Edition: First edition, as stated; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 11240

Condition: Very Good; Black cloth hardcover with gilt spine titles, minor spotting on the front board, crease at spine head; SIGNED by author with dedication dated Mar. 18, 1938; clean pages; tight binding; foxing on page fore edges.


. ..English translation of a series of lectures given in German at the University of Leipzig. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 312 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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A Syllabus of Chinese Civilization

By: Gentzler, J. Mason

Price: $6.95

Publisher: New York, Columbia Univ Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 11765

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


. ..for introductory courses in Chinese History in the 1960s ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 107 pages View more info

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The Traditional Chinese State in Ming Times (1368-1644)

By: Hucker, Charles O.

Price: $6.95

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Univ of Arizona Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition; 6th Printing

Seller ID: 12873

Condition: Near Fine; Red paperback with gilt titles in English and Chinese; clean pages; tight binding.


A classic and deservedly so. ; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 85 pages View more info

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All About Shanghai A Standard Guidebook

By: Lethbridge, H.J.

Price: $74.95

Publisher: Hong Kong, Oxford University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13038

ISBN: 0195815947

Condition: New in New dust jacket; Pictorial stiff covers with DJ; new; clean pages; fold out map; tight binding.


First published in 1934, this book brings Shanghai in its heyday vividly to life. Shanghai remains the most modern city in China, although today much of the glamour is gone. With All About Shanghai, the enterprising tourist can recapture the atmosphere of this extraordinary city. Originally published in 1934 by University Press, Shanghai, this edition is a reprint of that original, including ads, with an introduction by Lethbridge. ; Oxford Paperbacks Series; B&W Photogr... View more info

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The Boxer Rebellion The Dramatic Story of China's War on Foreigners that Shook the World in the Summer of 1900

By: Preston, Diana

Price: $7.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Berkley Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition Thus; 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 13068

ISBN: 0425180840

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


"An outstanding popular history that also passes muster as first-rate historical research." ; 9 X 6 X 1.10 inches; 464 pages View more info

The Case for Manchoukuo

By: Rea, George Bronson

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, NY, D. Appleton-Century Company: 1935

Edition: First Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 14176

Condition: Very Good; Green cloth hardcover with gilt titles; spine heavily sunned; frontispiece; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


Rea is identified as a Counsellor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Government of Manchoukuo, and he also served as the representative in the United States of the diplomatically-unrecognized Japanese puppet regime. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 425 pages View more info

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The China Reader The Reform Era

By: Schell, Orville & David Shambaugh

Price: $4.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Vintage: 1999

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13036

ISBN: 0679763872

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


The China Reader: The Reform Era is a fascinating compilation by two astute China watchers of the most important documents, articles, and statements on China from 1972 to the present. ; 8 X 5.20 X 1.20 inches; 553 pages View more info

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America's Failure in China 1941-1950, 2 Volumes

By: Tsou, Tang

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Chicago, The Univ of Chicago Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition Thus; 4th Printing

Seller ID: 12883

Condition: Very Good-; PIctorial paperbacks, rubbed, shelf wear, scant marginalia; tight binding.


"...sets the stage admirably for the study of Sino-Anerican relations as contact-and-conflict between civilizations...." -- John K. Fairbank; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

Image for Canton under Communism Programs and Politics in a Provincial Capital, 1949-1968

Canton under Communism Programs and Politics in a Provincial Capital, 1949-1968

By: Vogel, Ezra

Price: $9.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Harper Torchbooks: 1971

Edition: First Edition Thus; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 13072

Condition: Very Good+; Paperback; clean pages; tight binding; illustrated.


A rare acheivement--a combination of readibility and creditability. ; B&W Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 448 pages View more info