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History:Asia
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   -Japan
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This is Japan 1966 [Number 13]
1
This is Japan 1966 [Number 13]
Tokyo, Japan: Asahi Shimbun Publishing Company: 1965: Soft Cover in Slipcase: Very Good: Folio - over 12" - 15" tall: Some small pinhole marks and slight wear to spine. Slight wear at the tail of the spine. Slipcase in 1960s tie-dye painted cloth with paper labels on front, containing the title, and on the spine, containing the title and volume number. The spine label is barely starting to peel. Light wear with light, scattered spotting or foxing to the cloth. English language tourism magazine. Heavy oversized publication, 447 pages with Index of Advertisers. Numerous articles and photos about Japan, its people, history, culture, and lifestyles. Number 13 of an annual publication that began in 1954 and ended in 1971. Size and weight of this book may require extra postage.: 05883: 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Undermining the Japanese Miracle: Work and Conflict in a Coalmining Community, Allen, Matthew
2 Allen, Matthew
Undermining the Japanese Miracle: Work and Conflict in a Coalmining Community
Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press: 1994: 0521450098 / 9780521450096: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Light shelf wear and bumping. Clean copy. 290 pages, including Glossary, List of Abbreviations, Notes on Translation and Anonymity, Bibliographical Essay, Bibliography, List of Informants, and Index. Illustrated with black and white plates, maps, and figures (lists provided for each). An account of the coalminers of Chikuho, largely forgotten in the history of Japan's postwar industrialization efforts. Neglect of these miners by the coal companies and the Japanese government has created a region of poverty, unemployment, crime, and welfare.: 06437: 
Price: 39.00 USD
 
 
Whampoa: Ships on the Shore, Coates, Austin
3 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)
4 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
5 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
 
 
The Pacific Century: Asia and America in the Modern World, Gibney, Frank
6 Gibney, Frank
The Pacific Century: Asia and America in the Modern World
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1992: 0684193493 / 9780684193496: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Very Good: Light edge wear to book and jacket. Companion volume to the PBS TV Series. 596 pages with Selected Refrences and Index. Illustrated with maps and photos, including a section of color plates. Heavy volume that may require extrra postage for expedited or overseas delivery.: 07812: 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
A Million Truths: A Decade in China, Jakobson, Linda
7 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
 
 
Sang Thong : A Dance Drama from Thailand, King Rama II & the Poets of His Court
8 King Rama II & the Poets of His Court
Sang Thong : A Dance Drama from Thailand
Rutland, Vermont & Tokyo, Japan: Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1973: First Printing: Hard Cover: Near Fine: Near Fine: Bright, clean copy. Light suffing to top-edge of boards. Bottom of front flap clipped, but price in dollars intact at top.: 02132: 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Castles in Japan, Schmitz, Anthony (SIGNED)
9 Schmitz, Anthony (SIGNED)
Castles in Japan
Rutland, Vermont: Charles E. Tuttle Company: 1974: 0804811024 / 9780804811026: First Printing: Very Good+: Very Good+: Owner stamp on half-title. Light edge wear to jacket. 188 pp. with Notes, Glossary, Bibliography, and Index. 50 illustrations, mostly black & white photographs.: 02264: 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
China in Disintegration: The Republican Era in Chinese History, 1912-1949, Sheridan, James E.
10 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
11 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
12 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
 
 
Historical Sites in Burma, Thaw, Aung
13 Thaw, Aung
Historical Sites in Burma
The Ministry of Union Culture, Government of the Union of Burma: 1972: First Edition: Hard Cover: Very Good: Good: Light shelf wear. Previous owner name and some browning or staining on the front free endpaper. The dust jacket has some wrinkling (moisture exposure, no stains) on the rear panel, which was previously stuck to the rear cover. Protected now in a clear Mylar cover. 137 pages with Bibliography and Index. Numerous photos in both color and black and white.: 08317: 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Qin Terracotta Army: Treasures of Lintong, Wenli, Zhang
14 Wenli, Zhang
The Qin Terracotta Army: Treasures of Lintong
London: Scala Books and Cultural Relics Publishing House: 1999: 0856674508 / 9780856674501: Reprint: Hard Cover: Fine: Fine: Archaeological find at Lintong, the burial ground for Emperor Qin Shi Huang (second century B.C.) where more than 7,000 terracotta soldiers and horses and countless bronzes have been discovered. They were crafted by slaves over many years to serve the Emperor in the underworld.: 03209: 
Price: 7.50 USD
 

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