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Family, Fields, and Ancestors: Constancy and Change in China's Social and Economic History, 1550-1949
Family, Fields, and Ancestors: Constancy and Change in China's Social and Economic History, 1550-1949
by Lloyd E Eastman
Publisher Comments
The first book to synthesize and make available important recent research on the social and economic history of China in late Imperial and modern times, this is a much-needed supplement to existing political histories. Lloyd E. Eastman clarifies the... (read more)

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Red China Blues: My Long March from Mao to Now
Red China Blues: My Long March from Mao to Now
by Jan Wong
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Jan Wong, a Canadian of Chinese descent, went to China as a starry-eyed Maoist in 1972 at the height of the Cultural Revolution. A true believer--and one of only two Westerners permitted to enroll at Beijing University--her education included wielding a... (read more)

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Seven Years in Tibet (09 Edition)
Seven Years in Tibet (09 Edition)
by Heinrich Harrer
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The astonishing adventure classic about life in Tibet just before the Chinese Communist takeover is now repackaged for a new generation of readers. In this vivid memoir that has sold millions of copies worldwide, Heinrich Harrer recounts his adventures... (read more)

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Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival
Bending Adversity: Japan and the Art of Survival
by David Pilling
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The Observer (UK) “Authoritative and entertaining... [Pilling] deftly manages the trick of illustrating grand sweep with small anecdote." In Bending Adversity, Financial Times Asia editor David Pilling presents a fresh vision of Japan, drawing on... (read more)

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Tibetan Civilization
Tibetan Civilization
by Rolf Alfred Stein
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An overall view of the Tibetan civilization, both ancient and modern Tibet. This book relates developments in Tibet to those in the rest of Asia.... (read more)

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Mao's Last Revolution
Mao's Last Revolution
by Roderick Macfarquhar
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Finalist, 2007 Independent Publisher Book Awards, History... (read more)

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River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze
River Town: Two Years on the Yangtze
by Peter Hessler
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In the heart of China's Sichuan province, tucked away amid the terraced hills of the Yangtze River valley, lies the remote town of Fuling. Like many other small cities in this vast and ever-evolving country, Fuling is shifting gears and heading down a... (read more)

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No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes (American Empire Project)
No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes (American Empire Project)
by Anand Gopal
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Told through the lives of three Afghans, the stunning tale of how the United States had triumph in sight in Afghanistan—and then brought the Taliban back from the dead In a breathtaking chronicle, acclaimed journalist Anand... (read more)

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First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
First They Killed My Father: A Daughter of Cambodia Remembers
by Loung Ung
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One of seven children of a high-ranking government official, Loung Ung lived a privileged life in the Cambodian capital of Phnom Penh until the age of five. Then, in April 1975, Pol Pot's Khmer Rouge army stormed into the city, forcing Ung's family to... (read more)

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Catfish & Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
Catfish & Mandala: A Two-Wheeled Voyage Through the Landscape and Memory of Vietnam
by Andrew X Pham
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Winner of the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize A New York Times Notable Book of the Year Winner of the Whiting Writers' Award A Seattle Post-Intelligencer Best Book of the Year Catfish and Mandala is the story of an American odyssey—a solo... (read more)

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Shanghai Diary 2ND Edition a Young Girls Journey
Shanghai Diary 2ND Edition a Young Girls Journey
by Ursula Bacon
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By the late 1930s, Europe sat on the brink of a world war. As the holocaust approached, many Jewish families in Germany fled to one of the only open port available to them: Shanghai. Once called "the armpit of the world," Shanghai ultimately served as... (read more)

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The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama
The Story of Tibet: Conversations with the Dalai Lama
by Thomas Laird
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Over the course of three years, journalist Thomas Laird spent more than sixty hours with His Holiness the Dalai Lama in candid, one-on-one interviews that covered history, science, reincarnation, and Buddhism. Laird brings these meetings to life in rich,... (read more)

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The Rise of Modern China
The Rise of Modern China
by Immanuel C Y Hsu
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This new edition of the classic history of modern China since the seventeenth century has been updated to examine the return of Hong Kong in 1997 and the upcoming return of Macao in 1999. In his new concluding chapter, Hsu discusses the end of the last... (read more)

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The Intimate Economies of Bangkok: Tomboys, Tycoons, and Avon Ladies in the Global City
The Intimate Economies of Bangkok: Tomboys, Tycoons, and Avon Ladies in the Global City
by Ara Wilson
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An unusually accessible and exciting ethnographic study of the effects of contemporary processes of globalization on gender and sexuality in Thailand.... (read more)

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Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land (Vintage Departures)
Tibet, Tibet: A Personal History of a Lost Land (Vintage Departures)
by Patrick French
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Far from a Hollywood interpretation, French's research on Tibet is enlightening, analytical, and passionate. This historical travel memoir may be the best of its kind.... (read more)

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The Most Dangerous Place: Pakistan's Lawless Frontier
The Most Dangerous Place: Pakistan's Lawless Frontier
by Imtiaz Gul
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"To understand the mess we're getting into in Pakistan's lawless tribal areas, there's no better book out there." -Robert Baer, bestselling author of See No Evil The tribal region bordering Afghanistan, known as FATA (Federally Administered Tribal Area),... (read more)

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Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Women #23: Chinese Women Organizing: Cadres, Feminists, Muslims, Queers
Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Women #23: Chinese Women Organizing: Cadres, Feminists, Muslims, Queers
by Ping Chun Hsiung
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In the process of helping women to help themselves, female activists have assumed a decisive role in negotiating social and political transformations in Chinese society. This is the first book that describes and analyzes the new phase of women's... (read more)

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Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
Across Many Mountains: A Tibetan Family's Epic Journey from Oppression to Freedom
by Yangzom Brauen
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A powerful, emotional memoir and an extraordinary portrait of three generations of Tibetan women whose lives are forever changed when Chairman Maos Red Army crushes Tibetan independence, sending a young mother and her six-year-old daughter on a... (read more)

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The Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia Under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79, Third Edition
The Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia Under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79, Third Edition
by Ben Kiernan
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The Khmer Rouge revolution turned Cambodia into grisly killing fields, as the Pol Pot regime murdered or starved to death a million and a half of Cambodia's eight million inhabitants. This book--the first comprehensive study of the Pol Pot regime... (read more)

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Japanese Lessons: A Year in a Japanese School Through the Eyes of an American Anthropologist and Her Children
Japanese Lessons: A Year in a Japanese School Through the Eyes of an American Anthropologist and Her Children
by Gail R. Benjamin
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When the Germans invaded her small Belgian village in 1914, Marthe Cnockaerts home was burned and her family separated. After getting a job at a German hospital, and winning the Iron Cross for her service to the Reich, she was approached by a neighbor... (read more)

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