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- Monsoon Books Pte. Ltd. 2011; US$ 0.99
Previously published in print as "Paranormal Singapore", the ten stories and letters in this collection of horror are sure to scare the life out of you. Set entirely in Singapore, these accounts of vampires, ghosts, murderers and demons come with a health warning: be warned, they may frighten you to death. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 162.71
Gerry Stahl Drexel University, Philadelphia, USA The theme of engaged learning with emerging technology is a timely and important one. This book proclaims the global relevance of the topic and sharpens its focus. I would like to open the book by sketching some of the historical context and dimensions of application, before the chapter authors provide... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2002; US$ 158.00
This volume contains selected papers from the 4th Language International Conference on ?Teaching Translation and Interpreting: Building Bridges? which was held in Shanghai in December 1998. The collection is an excellent source of ideas and information for teachers and students alike. With contributions from five continents, the topics discussed cover... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2005; US$ 149.00
History tells us that translation plays a part in the development of all cultures. Historical cases also show us repeatedly that translated works which had real social and cultural impact often bear little resemblance to the idealized concept of a ?good translation?. Since the perception and reception of translated works ? as well as the translation... more...
- Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 60.00
We might think the Egyptians were the masters of building tombs, but no other civilization has devoted more time and resources to underground burial structures than the Chinese. For at least five thousand years, from the fourth millennium B.C.E. to the early twentieth century, the Chinese have been building some of the world?s most elaborate tombs... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 60.00
This richly illustrated book examines the changing significance of ruins as vehicles for cultural memory in Chinese art and visual culture from ancient times to the present. The story of ruins in China is different from but connected to ?ruin culture? in the West. This book explores indigenous Chinese concepts of ruins and their visual manifestations,... more...
- Reaktion Books 1996; US$ 35.00
This book contemplates a large problem: what is a traditional Chinese painting? Wu Hung answers this question through a comprehensive analysis of the screen, a major format and a popular pictorial motif in traditional China. With a broad array of examples ranging from the early centuries C.E. to the 1800s, he explores the screen?s position in... more...
- Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 35.00
In 1949, Beijing still retained nearly all of its time-honored character and magnificence. But when Chairman Mao rejected the proposal to build a new capital for the People's Republic of China and decided to stay in the ancient city, he initiated a long struggle to transform Beijing into a shining beacon of socialism. So began the remaking of the... more...
- Reaktion Books 2016; US$ 57.00
From the first sets of photographic records made by Western travelers to doctored portraits of Chairman Mao and the avant-garde photographic performances of the post?Cultural Revolution era, photography in China has followed divergent paths. In this book, Wu Hung explores the multiple histories of photographic production in China, using them to tell... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
This book originally examines how prominent communist intellectuals in China during the revolutionary period (1921 to 1940) constructed and presented identities for themselves and how they narrated their place in the revolution. more...