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  • Village Of Stoneby Xiaolu Guo

    Random House 2012; US$ 14.38

    Village of Stone brilliantly evokes the harshness of life on the typhoon-battered coast of China, where fishermen are often lost to violent seas and children regularly swept away. It is the beautiful, haunting story of one little girl's struggle to endure silence, solitude and the shame of sexual abuse, but it is also an incisive portrait of China's... more...

  • Der Raumbegriff in der Malerei der Moderneby Dietmar Mezler

    Diplomica Verlag 2009; US$ 30.95

    Dieses Buch beschäftigt sich mit dem Phänomen des Raumes in der Kunstproduktion der Renaissance und der Moderne. Ausgehend von der Linearperspektive untersucht diese Arbeit die Entstehung und die Wirkung der pikturalen Räume. Stellvertretend für die Malerei der Renaissance wird das Trinitätsfresko (1428/1429) von Masaccio den Räumen in dem Ovre von... more...

  • China in Search of a Harmonious Societyby Guo And Guo

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 34.99

    This edited volume examines the new concept of 'building harmonious society' proposed by the Chinese leadership under Hu Jintao, its important implications for the future of Chinese political development, and some major issues and questions in China's academic and public debate on the search for a harmonious society. more...

  • Cultural Nationalism in Contemporary Chinaby Yingjie Guo

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 195.00

    In the vast majority of literature on 'Chinese nationalism' the distinction between nation and state is rarely made, consequently nationalism usually appears as loyalty to the state rather than identification with the nation. Yet, since 1989, both the official configuration of the nation and the state's monopolized right to name the nation have come... more...

  • State and Society in China's Democratic Transitionby Xiaoqin Guo

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 163.00

    This study aims to fill the gap in the existing literature on China's Democratic development, by presenting a comprehensive and detailed examination of the key factors that have created and sustained state domination over society in China. more...

  • Cross-Border Resource Managementby Rongxing Guo

    Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 185.00

    This essay is about the management of natural and environmental resources in cross-border areas. It explores a group of geographical, political, legal, economic and cultural factors that arise when political units (such as sovereign countries, dependent states and other administrative units) seek to utilize natural and environmental resources efficiently... more...

  • Quality improvementby Kiristinal Guo

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2004; US$ 199.00

    Voluntary organisations are an integral part of community care, and the available research indicates the value of their social support role. However, surprisingly little is known about the forms and functions of this support, or the links to the formal support provided by the National Health Service (NHS), so hampering quality improvements. Therefore,... more...

  • A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Loversby Xiaolu Guo

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.95

    Language and love collide in this inventive novel of a young Chinese woman's journey to the West and her attempts to understand the language, and the man, she adores.Zhuang ? or ?Z,? to tongue-tied foreigners ? has come to London to study English, but finds herself adrift, trapped in a cycle of cultural gaffes and grammatical mishaps. Then she meets... more...

  • Twenty Fragments of a Ravenous Youthby Xiaolu Guo

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.00

    The latest novel from Orange Prize finalist Xiaolu Guo is the enchantingly comic story of a young Chinese woman's life as a film extra in hyper-modern, tumultuous Beijing.Though twenty-one-year-old Fenfang Wang has traveled 1,800 miles to seek her fortune in urban Beijing, she is ill-prepared for what greets her: a Communist regime that has outworn... more...

  • Global Big Business and the Chinese Brewing Industryby Yuantao Guo

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 48.95

    From the 1970s to the 1990s, China implemented a wide array of industrial policies to build up indigenous big business groups in their attempts to ?catch-up? with the industries of the developed world. With its entry into the WTO, China is under huge pressure to pursue the market-friendly policies advocated by the advanced economies. This is the first... more...