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  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society China Vol.76 No.1 (2016)by The Royal Asiatic Society

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 19.99

    The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, China Branch, 2016 edition. more...

  • Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society China Vol.74 No. 1 (2010)by The Royal Asiatic Society

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 19.99

    The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society China, based in Shanghai. This is the first volume of the revived series, after a break of more than 60 years. more...

  • Tales of Old Hong Kongby Derek Sandhaus

    Earnshaw Books 2016; US$ 12.99

    Pirates, plagues, pistols, and poisons: with adventure of all varieties, this is a rollicking journey into colonial Hong Kong. A collection of historical odds and ends?stories, quotations, cartoons, postcards, and drawings?this book recounts in thrilling detail how a ?barren rock? seemingly destined to fail rose to become one of the richest trading... more...

  • The Book of Lord Shangby Shang Yang; Yuri Pines

    Columbia University Press 2017; US$ 59.99

    Compiled in China in the fourththird centuries B.C.E., The Book of Lord Shang argues for a new powerful government to penetrate society and turn every man into a diligent tiller and valiant soldier. Creating a rich state and a strong army? will be the first step toward unification of All-under-Heaven.? These ideas served the state of Qin that eventually... more...

  • Sons of Heavenby Terrence Cheng

    HarperCollins US 2002; US$ 11.99

    Sons of Heaven is an epic novel set against the backdrop of one of modern history's most haunting events: the Tiananmen Square Massacre. In June of 1989, the world watched in horror as China's military was mobilized to suppress a student movement that stood for peaceful democracy. Hundreds were killed; others say into the thousands. No one... more...

  • Chinese Strategistsby Dr Ooi Kee Ben

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2006; US$ 9.99

    Conversations with Tang Taizong more...

  • The Scholar and the Tigerby David Wen-wei Chang; Alden R. Carter

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 45.99

    The Scholar and the Tiger is at once a compelling family saga, thriller, social history, and spiritual journey. Written by a noted scholar, assisted by a writer friend, the story brings to life a tumultuous period in Chinese history while providing insights into China's emergence as a global power. Wen-wei Chang was born in 1929 as famine gripped... more...

  • Early Chinese Religion: Part One: Shang through Han (1250 BC-220 AD) (2 vols)by John Lagerwey; Marc Kalinowski

    BRILL 2008; US$ 369.00

    Together, and for the first time in any language, the 24 essays gathered in these volumes provide a composite picture of the history of religion in ancient China from the emergence of writing ca. 1250 BC to the collapse of the first major imperial dynasty in 220 AD. It is a multi-faceted tale of changing gods and rituals that includes the emergence... more...

  • The Great Wallby John Man

    Transworld 2010; US$ 14.09

    China's Great Wall north of Beijing is one of the world's most famous sights. Millions every year climb the line of stone snaking over mountains. We all feel we know the Wall. But we are wrong. It is too big, too varied, too complex to be captured by a few images or a day-trip. Myths surround it. Many believe that the stone barrier marches across... more...

  • Chinese Lessonsby John Pomfret

    Henry Holt and Co. 2006; US$ 12.59

    "A highly personal, honest, funny and well-informed account of China's hyperactive effort to forget its past and reinvent its future."? The New York Times Book Review As one the first American students admitted to China after the communist revolution, John Pomfret was exposed to a country still emerging from the twin tragedies of the Great... more...