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My Tibet, Text by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dali Lama of Tibet
My Tibet, Text by His Holiness the Fourteenth Dali Lama of Tibet
by Dalai Lama
About the Author
The Dalai Lama is the author of many books, including My Land and My People (1962) and The Buddhism of Tibet (1975). In 1989 the Nobel Committee awarded him the Peace Prize, recognizing him as "the religious and political leader of the Tibetan people... (read more)

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Living Faith: Windows Into the Sacred Life of India
Living Faith: Windows Into the Sacred Life of India
by Dinesh Khanna
About the Author
Dinesh Khanna, one of the most gifted color photographers in India, worked in advertising before taking up photography in 1990. Since then, exhibitions of his work have been held in India and the UK. His first book, Goa Bazaar, was published by Viking... (read more)

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Thailand, the Golden Kingdom
Thailand, the Golden Kingdom
by William Warren
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andlt;bandgt;With colorful, vivid photography and insightful commentary this pictorial and Thailand travel guide offers readers a glimpse at a dynamic country and its people.andlt;/bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Thailand has many claims on the title "... (read more)

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The Photographer: Into War-Torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders
The Photographer: Into War-Torn Afghanistan with Doctors Without Borders
by Emmanuel Guibert and Frederic Lemercier and Didier Lefevre
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In this timely and highly original merging of theory and practice, conflict photographer and critical theorist Rita Leistner applies Marshall McLuhanandrsquo;s semiotic theories of language, media, and technology to iPhone photographs taken during a... (read more)

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Vanished Kingdoms
Vanished Kingdoms
by Mabel H Cabot
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Cabot has carefully researched the lands and peoples visited in the 1920s by her mother, Janet Elliott Wulsin, and her mother's first husband, Frederick Wulsin, as part of a trip funded by the National Geographic Society. Cabot presents the results of... (read more)

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China: The Kingdom of the Dragon
China: The Kingdom of the Dragon
by Marco Moretti
About the Author
Marco Moretti lives and works in Turin. A freelance journalist specializing in the places and subjects of the Far East, Moretti received an award from the Pacific and Asia Travel Association and is the author of Pacific Islands (White Star, 2004).... (read more)

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Power Places of Kathmandu: Hindu and Buddhist Holy Sites in the Sacred Valley of Nepal
Power Places of Kathmandu: Hindu and Buddhist Holy Sites in the Sacred Valley of Nepal
by Kevin Bubriski
About the Author
Keith Dowman has been involved in the arena of Buddhism for more than forty years, living and raising a family in India and Nepal and in Tibetan refugee society. He received lay ordination in the Nyingma school of Tibetan Buddhism and is the author of... (read more)

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India: In Word & Image
India: In Word & Image
by Eric Meola
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"[An] ambitious and distinctive pairing of pictures and prose...The images are seductively beautiful; the texts are well-chosen and adroitly placed...What the book aims to convey by this weave of image and word is something essential about the... (read more)

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Inside North Korea
Inside North Korea
by Mark Harris
About the Author
Mark Edward Harris has traveled and photographed in more than 70 countries. He lives in Los Angeles. Bruce Cumings is the author of North Korea: Another Country and Korea's Place in the Sun, and the two-volume Origins of the Korean War, and is a... (read more)

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China's Vanishing Worlds: Countryside, Traditions, and Cultural Spaces
China's Vanishing Worlds: Countryside, Traditions, and Cultural Spaces
by Matthias Messmer
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Just a few kilometers from the glittering skylines of Shanghai and Beijing, we encounter a vast countryside, an often forgotten and seemingly limitless landscape stretching far beyond the outskirts of the cities. Following traces of old trade routes... (read more)

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Ardent Eye
Ardent Eye
by Hans Kemp
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The photographs that appear in this book have been taken during almost 20 years of travel and photography in and around Asia. This selection of images is a very personal one. The genesis of this book lies in a desire to preserve what cannot be maintained.... (read more)

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China: An Intimate Look at the Past and Present: A Photographic Journey of the New Long March
China: An Intimate Look at the Past and Present: A Photographic Journey of the New Long March
by Anthony Paul
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Through a stunning array of photographs, China captures the country today by revisiting one of the most legendary military routes. When the Red Army began a retreat across China in October 1934, the future of the Communist uprising looked bleak. But what... (read more)

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Cultural Atlas of Japan
Cultural Atlas of Japan
by Martin Collcutt
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Interrelates geography, history, archeology, anthropology, and the arts to trace the evolution of the country from its Ice Age beginnings and ancient history through its aristocratic and feudal ages and continuing to the modern era. A popular and... (read more)

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India: A Cultural Journey
India: A Cultural Journey
by Catherine Bourzat
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“ . . . this work is less a book about the Confessions as it is an insight into a twentieth century philosopher at the end of his life. . . . With prose bordering on the poetic, Lyotard entices and captivates throughout. His final insights here... (read more)

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Himalayas
Himalayas
by Blanche C Olschak
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A large-format text and picture book. Some 350 illustrations, including 17 maps and 297 color photos. It covers geological history and the Himalayas of today, describing the great Himalyan rivers, the mythology and religion of the region, art and... (read more)

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My Tibet
My Tibet
by Dalai Lama
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"I accept the Nobel Peace Prize in a spirit of optimism. . . . We must seek change through dialogue and trust. It is my heartfelt prayer that Tibet's plight may be resolved in such a manner and that once again my country, the Roof of the World, may serve... (read more)

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Nature of Borneo: A Natural History
Nature of Borneo: A Natural History
by Steve Yates
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Located along the equator just south of the Philippines and in the center of the Malay-Indonesian Archipelago, Borneo is the world's third largest island, famed for its rainforests, diverse culture, and unique wildlife and vegetation. Steve Yates... (read more)

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Maharaja: The Spectacular Heritage of Princely India
Maharaja: The Spectacular Heritage of Princely India
by Andrew Robinson
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The Maharajas were (and are) diverse aristocrats, including in their number descendants of Maratha chieftans and the Rajputs. In this volume, text and photos (some 100, all color) are combined to present the full spectacle of their lifestyle, past and... (read more)

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Geisha: a Unique World of Tradition, Elegance and Art
Geisha: a Unique World of Tradition, Elegance and Art
by John Gallagher
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A Day in the Life of India
A Day in the Life of India
by Michael Tobias
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