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

    D & M Publishers 2012; US$ 15.95

    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...

  • Subversion deutscher Herrschaftby Peter Pirker

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 57.88

    Der britische Kriegsgeheimdienst Special Operations Executive (SOE) verfolgte seit 1940 die Strategie, Österreich als antideutschen Nationalstaat wiederzuerrichten, um die deutsche Hegemonie in Zentral- und Südosteuropa auf Dauer zu brechen. Der Autor analysiert die Aktivitäten der Österreich-Abteilung der SOE in Großbritannien, den USA, Schweden,... more...

  • Sinophone Studiesby Shu-mei Shih

    Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Taiwan: China's Last Frontierby Simon Long

    Palgrave Macmillan 1991; US$ 67.00

    Taiwan has been described as a ticking time bomb. For all the fratricidal strife that has scarred Chinese politics since 1949, Peking's leaders have never wavered from their commitment to reunification with Taiwan. There, 20 million people have witnessed one of the great economic miracles of the post-war era. But their government is founded on a constitution... more...

  • The A to Z of Taiwan (Republic of China)by John F. Copper

    Scarecrow Press 2010; US$ 33.99

    I>The A to Z of Taiwan (Republic of China) offers insight into Taiwan's situation through a chronology, an introduction, appendixes, a map, a bibliography, and several hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on important people, places, events, political parties, and institutions, as well as major political, economic, social, and cultural aspects... more...

  • Red Sorrowby Nanchu

    Arcade Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95

    At the outbreak of the Cultural Revolution, 13-year-old Nanchu watched Red Guards destroy her home and torture her parents, whom they jailed. She was left to fend for herself and her younger brother. When she grew older, she herself became a Red Guard and was sent to the largest work camp in China. There she faced primitive conditions, sexual harassment,... more...

  • Pacific Crossingby Elizabeth Sinn

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2012; US$ 45.00

    During the nineteenth century tens of thousands of Chinese men and women crossed the Pacific to work, trade, and settle in California. Drawn initially by the gold rush, they took with them skills and goods and a view of the world which, though still Chinese, was transformed by their long journeys back and forth. They in turn transformed Hong Kong,... more...

  • Der Irak-Krieg 2003 im Lichte der Wiederkehr des gerechten Krieges.by Jan-Andres Schulze

    Duncker & Humblot 2011; US$ 67.92

    Hauptbeschreibung Der "gerechte Krieg" und seine widersprüchliche Bewertung - hochaktuelles wie klassisches Thema der Politischen Theorie - stehen im Mittelpunkt der vorliegenden Studie. Jan-Andres Schulze zieht bei der Frage nach der Legalität bzw. Legitimität des Vorgehens der USA gegen den Irak 2003 die bedeutendsten historischen und zeitgenössischen... more...

  • Look What I See! Where Can I Be?: Visiting Chinaby Dia L. Michels

    Platypus Media 2013; US$ 8.99

    Baby takes an enchanting trip to China with her family. Each day, she wakes from her nap to see extraordinary things: the Great Wall, a Terra Cotta Warrior, the Forbidden City. The family travels from place to place exploring Chinese history, culture, and heritage. more...