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The Chinese Looking Glass

By: Bloodworth, Dennis

Price: $8.00

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

Edition: BOMC

Seller ID: 864


An insightful book about China and her peoples written by a British journalist living in Singapore.; 8vo; 432 pp View more info

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An Eye For The Dragon : Southeast Asia Observed: 1954-1970

By: Bloodworth, Dennis

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Farrar, Straus & Giroux: 1970

Edition: 1st Edition (stated)

Seller ID: 6846


Contemporary, first hand account of Southeast Asia, including Malaysia and Indonesia; 8vo; 414 pp View more info

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Russia through Women's Eyes: Autobiographies from Tsarist Russia

By: Clyman, Toby & Judith Vowles

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Yale University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 7802


This remarkable collection presents, for the first time in English, the lives of eleven nineteenth-century Russian women as told in their own words. Writing vividly of their families, their education, their careers, and their country, these women represent a wide range of classes and professions. ; Russian Literature and Thought Series; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 408 pp View more info

In the Jaws of History.

By: Diem, Bui & David Chanoff

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 2474


The struggle for democracy in South Vietnam written by the former South Vietnamese Ambassador to the U.S.; 8vo; 367 pp View more info

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Chinabound : A Fifty-year Memoir

By: Fairbank, John King

Price: $13.50

Publisher: New York, Harper & Row: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6848


John Fairbanks (1907-1991) created the field of modern Chinese history; he taught at Harvard University and became the 'dean' of American Chinese scholars. He was also the author of more than a dozen books on China and Asia; 8vo; 480 pp View more info

History of the Chinese Communist Party 1929-1949

By: Guillermaz, Jacques

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1972

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7686


Detailed history of the communist party, includes maps, photographs, detailed notes and extensive bibliography; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 477 pp View more info

The Sure Victory

By: Kai-shek, Madame Chiang

Price: $9.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell: 1955

Seller ID: 4155


A "stirring appeal for faith, prayer and bortherhood.."; 8vo; 45 pp View more info

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Parting the Desert: the Creation of the Suez Canal

By: Karabell, Zachary

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2003

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 7432


A well researched and well-told account of the origins and legacy of one of the greatest undertakings of the 19th century. While the construction of the Suez Canal across a 100-mile stretch of arid Egypt to link the Mediterranean and Red seas was largely (and rightly) seen as a marvel of engineering and planning, the author demonstrates that the political machinations behind the project were just as intricate and daunting. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 310 pp View more info

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Archaeology In The Holy Land

By: Kenyon, Kathleen M.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1960

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 6686


A good overview of the archaeological history of the Holy Land, numerous illustrations; 8vo; 326 pp View more info

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The Mongols

By: Morgan, David

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, Basil Blackwell: 1987

Edition: 1st US Edition

Seller ID: 900


A well researched account of the Mongols and this interesting nomadic society. A volume in The Peoples of Europe series; Peoples of Europe; 8vo; 238 pp View more info

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The Great Hedge Of India

By: Moxham, Roy

Price: $8.00

Publisher: London, Constable: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 7352


A great story of the author's inquiry into the great custom's hedge planted by the East India Company as part of a Customs Line that by 1850 ran for 1,500 miles and divided India from hte Himalayas; Small 8vo 7½" - 8" ; 233 pp View more info

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Cairo

By: Raymond, Andre

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 2000

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 6986


A history of the city of Cairo from its founding in 642 through the 1990's; includes bibliographical references and index; translated by Willard Wood; 8vo; 436 pp View more info

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The New Emperors China in the Era of Mao and Deng

By: Salisbury, Harrison E.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown & Co.: 1992

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 5312


A detailed study of Mao Zedong and Deng Xiaoping and their rise to power; includes photographs, detailed bibliography and an extensive index ; 8vo; 544 pp View more info

The Other Side of the River. Red China Today.

By: Snow, Edgar

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1962

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 973


A very important work, especially at the time it was published, because was the first important eyewitness account of Red China by a serious American journalist since China went Communist.; 8vo; 810 pp View more info

The Travels Of Marco Polo, The Venetian. The Translation of Marsden Revised, with a Selection of His Notes

By: Wright, Thomas (editor)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, AMS Press: 1968

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 6010


A nice facsimile reprint of the 1854 edition; 8vo; 508 pp View more info

DAY ONE. Before Hiroshima and After.

By: Wyden, Peter

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 1984

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 3735


The history of the atomic bomb and the birth of the nuclear age. Includes photographs, notes, bibliography & index.; 8vo; 411 pp View more info