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  • The Road to the Throneby Hing Ming Hung

    Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 22.95

    The stories of the Chinese great emperors reflect the ancient Chinese philosophy, ideology, their wisdom and their ways of administration. Liu Bang is an outstanding example. Rising from a peasant background to become Emperor, he founded the Han Dynasty which lasted for about four hundred years and essentially laid the foundations of China as we know... more...

  • Walking Tour Shanghaiby G. Byrne Bracken

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2010; US$ 12.80

    Interesting walks through Shanghai’s built and natural environment more...

  • Beijing Sightsby MobileReference 2011; US$ 3.99

    This illustrated Travel Guide is a part of the Mobi Sights series, our concise guides that only feature the most essential information on city attractions. This guide is designed for optimal navigation on eReaders, smartphones, and other mobile electronic devices. Inside you will find a locator map and a list of top attractions linked to individual... more...

  • Taiwan's Politics in the 21st Centuryby Wei-Chin Lee

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2010; US$ 100.00

    This unique volume highlights Taiwan's ongoing efforts to mediate between competing political actors, a means to ensure domestic stability and national security without severely affecting its continuous economic growth and sovereign status in the international society. "Taiwan's Politics in the 21st Century" concentrates on three... more...

  • Der Weg zum Irak-Kriegby Friederike Kuntz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 32.01

    Ihre Entscheidungen im Rahmen des War on Terrorism traf die amerikanische Regierung direkt im Anschluss an den 11. September 2001. Aufgrund der Krisensituation ist es möglich, dass das Team um Präsident Bush während dieser Entscheidungsprozesse Groupthink-Tendenzen aufwies. Aber selbst im Vorfeld der Anschläge könnte Groupthink eine Rolle dabei gespielt... more...

  • China and the Open Door Policyby Kevin Barry Bucknall

    Bitingduck Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    The areas of foreign trade, foreign investment, economic aid, and special economic zones are examined in detail and the rapid improvement in the economy after the adoption of the Open Door policy is explained. After Mao’s death in 1976, followed by the rapid overthrow of the Gang of Four, the way was open for his successors to choose which path... more...

  • Taiwan Todayby Anita Sharma; Sreemati Chakrabarti

    Anthem Press India 2010; US$ 99.00

    Inspired by a conference titled 'Taiwan Today' organized by the Department of East Asian Studies, University of Delhi, this collection analyses contemporary India-Taiwan economic relations. more...

  • Two Innocents in Red Chinaby Pierre Elliot Trudeau; Jacques Hebert; Alexandre Trudeau

    D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 15.99

    In the spirit of his father, Alexandre Trudeau revisits China to put a ground-breaking journey into a fresh, contemporary context. In 1960, Pierre Trudeau and Jacques Hébert , a labour lawyer and a journalist from Montréal, travelled to China in the midst of the Great Leap Forward. In 1968, when Two Innocents in Red China, Trudeau and Hébert?s... more...

  • Forbidden Asiaby Hans-Jürgen Döpp

    Parkstone International 2014; US$ 5.00

    Since The Turkish Baths (1863) by the French painter Ingres, the Far Eastern woman has, to many, been a symbol of out of reach or forbidden pleasures. Seafaring explorers, military adventurers and simple travellers from Europe over the centuries have all been enthralled by the exotic nature of the Asian woman, her foreignness accentuated by the gentle... more...

  • Sinophone Studiesby Shu-mei Shih

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 41.99

    This definitive anthology casts Sinophone studies as the study of Sinitic-language cultures born of colonial and postcolonial influences. Its transnational and comparative essays by such authors as Rey Chow, Ha Jin, Leo Ou-fan Lee, Ien Ang, Wei-ming Tu, and David Wang address debates concerning the nature of Chineseness while introducing readers to... more...