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  • Nothingness: Tadao Ando's Christian Sacred Spaceby Jin Baek

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Based around an interview with Tadao Ando, this book explores the influence of the Buddhist concept of nothingness on Ando?s Christian architecture, and sheds new light on the cultural significance of the buildings of one of the world?s leading contemporary architects. Specifically, this book situates Ando?s churches, particularly his world-renowned... more...

  • Waitingby Ha Jin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00

    "In Waiting , Ha Jin portrays the life of Lin Kong, a dedicated doctor torn by his love for two women: one who belongs to the New China of the Cultural Revolution, the other to the ancient traditions of his family's village. Ha Jin profoundly understands the conflict between the individual and society, between the timeless universality of the human... more...

  • Catch-Up and Competitiveness in Chinaby Jin Zhang

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This book examines the role of corporate structure, including the role of corporate headquarters, in the success of large firms. It considers these issues in relation to large global corporations, thereby providing a 'benchmark', which is then used as a contrast in a discussion of corporate structure and the role of corporate headquarters within large... more...

  • Essential Bioinformaticsby Jin Xiong

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 68.00

    Clear, concise introduction to bioinformatics, written specifically to be accessible to a life science audience. more...

  • Global Technological Changeby Zhouying Jin

    Intellect Books Ltd 2005; US$ 38.00

    Professor Jin?s new book, Global Technological Change: From Hard Technology to Soft Technology, is a powerful reconceptualization of technological options and innovation management, which can help steer societies in assessing technologies for the 21st century. As Zhouying Jin correctly points out: in emerging knowledge societies, the ''soft'' technologies... more...

  • The Crazedby Ha Jin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    A New York Times Notable Book A Washington Post, Los Angeles times, and San Jose Mercury News Best Book of the Year Ha Jin?s seismically powerful new novel is at once an unblinking look into the bell jar of communist Chinese society and a portrait of the eternal compromises and deceptions of the human state. When the venerable professor Yang,... more...

  • War Trashby Ha Jin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 15.95

    Ha Jin?s masterful new novel casts a searchlight into a forgotten corner of modern history, the experience of Chinese soldiers held in U.S. POW camps during the Korean War. In 1951 Yu Yuan, a scholarly and self-effacing clerical officer in Mao?s ?volunteer? army, is taken prisoner south of the 38th Parallel. Because he speaks English, he soon becomes... more...

  • Visualization for Information Retrievalby Jin Zhang

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 108.47

    The amount of digitized information available on the Internet, in digital libraries, and other forms of information systems grows at an exponential rate, while becoming more complex and more dynamic. As a consequence, information organization, information retrieval and the presentation of retrieval results have become more and more difficult. Information... more...

  • The Writer as Migrantby Ha Jin

    University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 14.00

    As a teenager during China?s Cultural Revolution, Ha Jin served as an uneducated soldier in the People?s Liberation Army. Thirty years later, a resident of the United States, he won the National Book Award for his novel Waiting , completing a trajectory that has established him as one of the most admired exemplars of world literature.            ... more...

  • A Good Fallby Ha Jin

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    In his first book of stories since The Bridegroom, National Book Award-winning author Ha Jin gives us a collection that delves into the experience of Chinese immigrants in America. A lonely composer takes comfort in the antics of his girlfriend's parakeet; young children decide to change their names so they might sound more "American," unaware... more...