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Whampoa: Ships on the Shore

By: Coates, Austin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, South China Morning Post Limited: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07817


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. View more info

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One Day in China: May 21, 1936

By: Cochran, Sherman and Andrew C.K. Hsieh with Janis Cochran (Translated, Edited, and Introduced by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New Haven, Connecticut, Yale University Press: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08452


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 to... View more info

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Last Moments of a World

By: Gaan, Margaret

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 01475


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. View more info

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A Million Truths: A Decade in China

By: Jakobson, Linda

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, M. Evans & Company. Inc.: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 08627


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 sta... View more info

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China in Disintegration: The Republican Era in Chinese History, 1912-1949

By: Sheridan, James E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Free Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07637


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." View more info

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The Crippled Tree

By: Suyin, Han

Price: $12.50

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1965

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 08593


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." View more info

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The Road to Democracy: Taiwan's Pursuit of Identity

By: Teng-hui, Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tokyo, PHP Institute, Inc.: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 07806


229 pages with Index. Ribbon bookmark sewn into the binding. View more info