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- Little, Brown Book Group 2011; Not Available
Here, China's most controversial novelist takes as his subject the contemporary AIDS blood-contamination scandal in Henan province, where villagers were coerced into selling vast quantities of blood and then infected with the AIDS virus as they were injected with plasma to prevent anaemia. Whole villages were wiped out in this way, with no responsibility... more...
- Random House 2015; US$ 23.98
'One of China's greatest living authors and fiercest satirists' Guardian In the ninety-ninth district of a sprawling labour camp, the Author, Musician, Scholar, Theologian and Technician are undergoing Re-education, to restore their revolutionary zeal and credentials. In charge of this process is the Child, who delights in draconian rules,... more...
- Springer US 2006; US$ 119.00
Designing Human Interface in Speech Technology covers specific theories, tools and methods for designing, testing and evaluating speech-related human-system interfaces. The author develops the human factors perspective for speech technology applications. This monograph bridges a gap between the needs of the technical engineer and... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 209.00
This book shows how to use supercritical water (SCW) to synthesize nano- and micro- oxides, inorganic salts and metal particles and its recent advancement. Also polymer/biomass particles can be produced by using the method of precipitation of solutes from SCW. The particles can be used as catalysts for biomass conversions, materials in ceramics & electronic... more...
- BRILL 2010; US$ 179.00
Transforming the Chinese Economy is a translated collection of articles providing a look at how scholars in China have been assessing their country's recent economic history, and as such, does not simply provide information for the direct study of economies. more...
- Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2004; US$ 24.00
This book describes the different responses to the movie in Hong Kong and later in its reception worldwide, which paved the way for the promotion of John Woo and Chow Yun-fat totheir current prominence in Hollywood. more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 229.00
This book includes 19 chapters contributed by the world's leading experts on pretreatment methods for biomass. It extensively covers the different types of biomass (e.g. molasses, sugar beet pulp, cheese whey, sugarcane residues, palm waste, vegetable oil, straws, stalks and wood), various pretreatment approaches (e.g. physical, thermal, chemical,... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2012; US$ 90.00
This book ultimately offers a powerful and carefully contextualized critique of conventional views on the role of barefoot doctors, their legacy, and their impact, both in rural areas and in China as a whole, while making theoretical contributions to the Chinese social historiography of medicine. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
Complaint systems have existed in China for many years, and in 2004, a debate took place in the People?s Republic of China (PRC) over the Letters and Visits System ( xinfang zhidu ), which was designed to allow people to register complaints with the upper levels of the government. However, both parties generally overlooked several different complaint... more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 80.00
The library in China has been transformed by rapid socioeconomic development, and the proliferation of the Internet. The issues faced by Chinese libraries andlibrarians are those faced by library practitioners more globally, however, China also has its own unique set of issues in the digital era, including developmental imbalance between East and West,... more...