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Colors of the Mountain

Da Chen

Colors of the Mountain is a classic story of triumph over adversity, a memoir of a boyhood full of spunk, mischief, and love, and a welcome introduction to an amazing young writer. Da Chen was born in 1962, in the Year of Great Starvation. Mao Zedong's... (read more)


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The Secret History of the Mongol Queens: How the Daughters of Genghis Khan Rescued His Empire

Jack Weatherford

The Mongol queens of the thirteenth century ruled the largest empire the world has ever known. Yet sometime near the end of the century, censors cut a section from The Secret History of the Mongols, leaving a single tantalizing quote from Genghis Khan... (read more)


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Authenticating Tibet: Answers to China's 100 Questions (Philip E. Lilienthal Books)

Anne Marie Blondeau

"This book is a gold mine of extremely valuable information about Tibet not easily accessible otherwise. The contributors show perspective and balance in answering '100 Questions' about Tibet, and they provide a well-thought-out account that will be of... (read more)


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A Geek in Japan: Discovering the Land of Manga, Anime, Zen, and the Tea Ceremony

Hector Garcia

For every fan of manga, anime, J-pop, or Zen, A Geek in Japan is a hip, smart and concise guide to the land that is their source. Comprehensive and well informed, it covers a wide array of topics in short articles accompanied by sidebars and numerous... (read more)


Philippines
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Playing with Water

J Hamilton Paterson

James Hamilton-Paterson spends a third of each year on an otherwise uninhabited Philippine island, spear-fishing for survival. Playing with Water tells us why he does. Beyond that, it gives an account of life in that class-bound country as a whole. For... (read more)


Sri Lanka
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Enemy Lines: Childhood, Warfare, and Play in Batticaloa (07 Edition)

Trawick

Enemy Lines captures the extraordinary story of boys and girls coming of age during a civil war. Margaret Trawick lived and worked in Batticaloa in eastern Sri Lanka, where thousands of youths have been recruited into the Sri Lankan armed resistance... (read more)


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Cambridge History of Southeast Asia #02: The Cambridge History of Southeast Asia: Volume 1, Part 2, from C.1500 to C.1800

Nicholas Tarling

Volume 2 discusses Southeast Asia's interaction with foreign countries during the period c. 1500 to c. 1800. Of specific interest is increased trade with China, India and Europe. The spread of Islam and Christianity in the period is shown to change... (read more)


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Japanese Ghost Stories: Spirits, Hauntings, and Paranormal Phenomena (Tuttle Classics of Japanese Literature)

Catrien Ross

Japanese Ghost Stories is a collection of the eerie and terrifying from around Japan. This book opens a window into the hidden aspects of the Japanese world of the paranormal, a place where trees grow human hair, rocks weep and there's even a graveyard... (read more)


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