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  • Buddhism Between Tibet and Chinaby Matthew Kapstein

    Wisdom Publications 2014; Not Available

    Exploring the long history of cultural exchange between 'the Roof of the World' and 'the Middle Kingdom,' Buddhism Between Tibet and China features a collection of noteworthy essays that probe the nature of their relationship, spanning from the Tang Dynasty (618 - 907 CE) to the present day. Annotated and contextualized by noted scholar Matthew Kapstein... more...

  • In the Valley of the Yangtzeby Helen Roberts Thomas; Katherine P. Granfield

    Commonwealth Books 2014; US$ 7.99

    A China-born daughter of American Episcopal missionaries tells a story of China that is little-known to both Chinese and Americans in this robust memoir. What were Americans doing in China in the 1920s and 30s, and how did an American child come to be born and raised there? Helen Roberts Thomas and her family were part of a vibrant international community... more...

  • King Huiby Jonathan Chamberlain

    Blacksmith Books 2010; US$ 9.99

    Some periods in history are best illuminated by the stories of the people who lived through them. This is one such story ? the bizarre but true account of Peter Hui, a man involved with scandal, corruption, drugs, pirates, triads and colonial high society; who collaborated with the Japanese, spied on the Communists and fought with American servicemen... more...

  • Diamond Hillby Feng Chi-shun

    Blacksmith Books 2010; US$ 6.99

    Diamond Hill was one of the poorest and most backward of villages in Hong Kong when Hong Kong itself was poor and backward. Feng Chi-shun moved there in 1956, at the age of nine, as a refugee from China. As he grew up and saw friends become gamblers, triad gangsters and drug peddlers, he realized that self-improvement was the only way out of poverty.... more...

  • Divided Dynamismby John J. Metzler

    University Press of America 2014; US$ 32.99

    Divided Dynamism presents a comprehensive review of the political and unification policies of separated nations. Metzler provides an invaluable record of the dynamics of modern politics in the post-Cold War era. This book also explores the lessons learned from Germany?s reunification and what this means for both Korea and China. more...

  • Football Goes Eastby John Horne; Wolfram Manzenreiter

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 67.95

    The development of football as a major participatory sport in Japan, Korea and China makes it an ideal case study for analysis of the complex relationship between sport, culture, society and economy in the East, and the forces of globalization. more...

  • A Bull in Chinaby Jim Rogers

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    If the twentieth century was the American century, then the twenty-first century belongs to China. Now the one and only Jim Rogers shows how any investor can get in on the ground floor of ?the greatest economic boom since England?s Industrial Revolution.? In this indispensable new book, one of the world?s most successful investors, Jim Rogers, brings... more...

  • Analectsby Confucius; Edward Slingerland

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 14.95

    This edition goes beyond others that largely leave readers to their own devices in understanding this cryptic work, by providing an entrée into the text that parallels the traditional Chinese way of approaching it: alongside Slingerland's exquisite rendering of the work are his translations of a selection of classic Chinese commentaries that shed... more...

  • The Bitter Seaby Charles N. Li

    HarperCollins 2008; US$ 11.99

    A haunting and illuminating true story of growing up in the turbulent early years of modern China. In this exceptional memoir, Charles N. Li brings into focus the growth pains of a nation undergoing torturous rebirth and offers an intimate understanding of the intricate, subtle, and yet all-powerful traditions that bind the Chinese family. Born near... more...

  • 1434by Gavin Menzies

    HarperCollins 2008; US$ 12.99

    The New York Times bestselling author of 1421 offers another stunning reappraisal of history, presenting compelling new evidence that traces the roots of the European Renaissance to Chinese exploration in the fifteenth century. The brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result... more...