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  • Institutions in Transitionby Peter Ho

    Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 139.99

    China's urban sprawl has led to serious social cleavages. Unclear land and property rights have resulted in an uneasy alliance between real estate companies and local authorities, with most willing to strike illegal deals over land. The results have been devastating. Farmers live in fear that the land they till today will be gone tomorrow, while... more...

  • Developmental Dilemmasby Peter Ho

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Developmental Dilemmas singles out land as an object of study and places it in the context of one of the world's largest and most populous countries undergoing institutional reform: the People's Republic of China. The book demonstrates that private property protected by law, the principle of 'getting-the-prices-right', and the emergence of effectively... more...

  • The Welsh Girlby Ho Davis Peter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2008; US$ 20.57

    In the wake of D-Day, the war brings two very different Germans to Wales. Captain Rotheram, a German Jewish refugee working for British Intelligence, arrives in the Black Mountains to interview a notorious captive ? Rudolf Hess. Further north, Karsten Simmering, a dutiful soldier struggling to reconcile his surrender with his sense of honour, is incarcerated... more...

  • The Welsh Girlby Ho Davis Peter

    Hodder & Stoughton 2008; Not Available

    In the wake of D-Day, the war brings two very different Germans to Wales. Captain Rotheram, a German Jewish refugee working for British Intelligence, arrives in the Black Mountains to interview a notorious captive ? Rudolf Hess. Further north, Karsten Simmering, a dutiful soldier struggling to reconcile his surrender with his sense of honour, is incarcerated... more...

  • The Ugliest House in the Worldby Peter Ho Davies

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1998; US$ 14.99

    Davies's worldly stories, reflecting his Welsh and Chinese heritage, delight in odd--and memorable--juxtapositions and counterpoints. Elegant and original, they travel "with an offhand grace" (Elle) from Coventry to Kuala Lumpur, from the past to the present, and from hilarity to tragedy. With its humanism and pointed wit, this collection "signals... more...

  • The Welsh Girlby Peter Ho Davies

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2013; US$ 13.95

    Set in the stunning landscape of North Wales just after D-Day, Peter Ho Davies?s profoundly moving first novel traces the intersection of disparate lives in wartime. more...

  • Equal Loveby Peter Ho Davies

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2000; US$ 13.95

    Peter Ho Davies's award-winning debut collection, THE UGLIEST HOUSE IN THE WORLD, drew comparisons to the work of Raymond Carver, James Joyce, and V. S. Naipaul. The Washington Post hailed it as "astounding . . . Davies has left a unique, definitive footprint in the soil of contemporary short fiction." In his new collection, Davies's unforgettable... more...

  • Experiments in Unit Operations and Processing of Foodsby Margarida Vieira; Peter Ho

    Springer 2006; US$ 139.00

    In chemical engineering and related fields, a unit operation is a basic step in a process. For example in milk processing, homogenization, pasteurization, chilling, and packaging are each unit operations which are connected to create the overall process. This book covers many different unit operations as they apply to food processing. more...

  • Raw Extreme Manifestoby Fred Ho; Peter Lew

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 12.95

    A cross between Michael Pollan?s Food Rules and Adam Richman?s Food vs. Man ,  Raw Extreme Manifesto is one man?s journey into raw food extremism. With sensible tips, simple recipes, rules, and most importantly, results, Fred Ho?s book tells you everything you need to know about going totally raw?without spending all your money on expensive... more...

  • China's Embedded Activismby Peter Ho; Richard Edmonds

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    In recent years China has been remarkable in achieving extraordinary economic transformation, yet without fundamental political change. To many observers this would seem to imply a weakness in Chinese civil society. However, though the idea of democracy as multitudes of citizens taking to the streets may be attractive, it is simultaneously misleading... more...