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China

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History:Asia:China

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Whampoa: Ships on the Shore, Coates, Austin
1 Coates, Austin
Whampoa: Ships on the Shore
Hong Kong: South China Morning Post Limited: 1980: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Brown leatherette with gilt lettering on the spine. Dust jacket included, a bit of edge wear and protected now in a new Mylar cover. 266 pages, with Bibliography and Index. Illustrated with black and white and color photographs. History of the Hongkong and Whampoa Dock Company and the building of the docks in Hong Kong, which revolutionized the city.: 07817: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
One Day in China: May 21, 1936, Cochran, Sherman and Andrew C.K. Hsieh with Janis Cochran  (Translated, Edited, and Introduced by)
2 Cochran, Sherman and Andrew C.K. Hsieh with Janis Cochran (Translated, Edited, and Introduced by)
One Day in China: May 21, 1936
New Haven, Connecticut: Yale University Press: 1983: 0300028342 / 9780300028348: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good: Jacket has wear at the head of the spine and some rubbing to the rear panel. 290 pages with Appendixes, List of Passages Translated, Bibliography, and Index. Depicts the activities and experiences of people from all over China and at every level of society on an ordinary day, as related by the people themselves. Originally published in China in 1936, this is the first English edition and contains 84 of the original pieces. The selections are organized to focus on four topics that were of central importance to Chinese people at that time: Women, Local Authority, Popular Religion, and the Japanese Enemy.: 08452: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Last Moments of a World, Gaan, Margaret
3 Gaan, Margaret
Last Moments of a World
New York, NY, U.S.A.: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 1978: 0393056570 / 9780393056570: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Very light wear. Jacket's front flap clipped at bottom, price intact at top. Clean and unmarked. Stated First Edition. A true family saga set in Shanghai against the violent, incredible events of the Chinese civil war.: 01475: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
A Million Truths: A Decade in China, Jakobson, Linda
4 Jakobson, Linda
A Million Truths: A Decade in China
New York: M. Evans & Company. Inc.: 1998: 0871318733 / 9780871318732: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: 339 pages with Notes, Bibliography, and Index. Illustrated with black and white photos and endpaper maps. From the publisher: "First as a teacher and then as a Finnish foreign correspondent living in China, author Linda Jakobson describes the changes that have been taking place over the past ten years. A result of hundreds of interviews with Chinese of all ages and of all ranks, this personal, wide-reaching, and intelligent book speaks on several topics with some startling conclusions.": 08627: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
China in Disintegration: The Republican Era in Chinese History, 1912-1949, Sheridan, James E.
5 Sheridan, James E.
China in Disintegration: The Republican Era in Chinese History, 1912-1949
New York: The Free Press: 1975: 0029286107 / 9780029286104: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Very Good+: 338 pages with Index. From the jacket writing: "Complete study of the Republican Era... Contains the most thorough discussion of warlords and warlordism available [as of 1975], and also provides an incisive view of the republican revolution, the May Fourth intellectual movement, the Nanking decade of Kuomintang rule, and the origins of the Chinese Communist Party.": 07637: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
The Crippled Tree, Suyin, Han
6 Suyin, Han
The Crippled Tree
New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1965: First American Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Light shelf wear to book, some edge wear and slight chipping to jacket. 461 pages, illustrated with black and white photos. From the jacket: "The author explores China and her family's story from the Taiping Rebellion in the middle of the nineteenth century through the Kuomintang.": 08593: 
Price: 12.50 USD
 
 
The Road to Democracy: Taiwan's Pursuit of Identity, Teng-hui, Lee
7 Teng-hui, Lee
The Road to Democracy: Taiwan's Pursuit of Identity
Tokyo: PHP Institute, Inc.: 1999: 4569606512 / 9784569606514: First Edition: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: 229 pages with Index. Ribbon bookmark sewn into the binding.: 07806: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 



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