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Tiananmen Papers (02 Edition)
Tiananmen Papers (02 Edition)
by Zhang Liang
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The headline-making book that exposed the inner workings of the Chinese government and the crackdown on Tiananmen... (read more)

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Liquid Life
Liquid Life
by William R. Lafleur
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Why would a country strongly influenced by Buddhism's reverence for life allow legalized, widely used abortion? Equally puzzling to many Westerners is the Japanese practice of mizuko rites, in which the parents of aborted fetuses pray for the well-being... (read more)

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The Fall of Hong Kong: Britain's Betrayal and China's Triumph, Updated
The Fall of Hong Kong: Britain's Betrayal and China's Triumph, Updated
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Chrysanthemum & the Sword Patterns Of
Chrysanthemum & the Sword Patterns Of
by Ruth Benedict
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Essential reading for anyone interested in Japanese culture, this unsurpassed masterwork opens an intriguing window on Japan. Benedicts World War II–era study paints an illuminating contrast between the culture of Japan and that of the United States.... (read more)

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Instant City (11 Edition)
Instant City (11 Edition)
by Steve Inskeep
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Morning Edition cohost Steve Inskeep presents a riveting account of a single harrowing day in December 2009 that sheds light on the constant tensions in Karachi, Pakistan—when a bomb blast ripped through a Shia religious procession, followed by... (read more)

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The Imperial Capitals of China: A Dynastic History of the Celestial Empire
The Imperial Capitals of China: A Dynastic History of the Celestial Empire
by Authur Cotterell
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From the third century B.C. Shang Emperor's obsessive--and fatal--attempts to engage the Immortals with cosmologically pleasing urban planning, Chinese emperors have designed their imperial capitals in ways that reveal the heart of their dynasty. In a... (read more)

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Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China (P.S.)
Oracle Bones: A Journey Through Time in China (P.S.)
by Peter Hessler
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From the acclaimed author of River Town comes a rare portrait, both intimate and epic, of twenty-first-century China as it opens its doors to the outside world.... (read more)

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Karma Cola: Marketing the Mystic East
Karma Cola: Marketing the Mystic East
by Gita Mehta
Review
"A witty documentary satire.... Mehta embraces an enormous variety of life and death. Her style is light without being flip; her skepticism never descends to cynicism. [Karma Cola is] a miracle of rationalism and taste." -- Time Sometime in the... (read more)

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The City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China
The City of Heavenly Tranquility: Beijing in the History of China
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"Becker pens an engrossing elegy for that vanished city, and a cri de coeur against China's contempt for its own past."--Publishers Weekly "Mr. Becker, a British journalist, offers something much richer than a work of reportage. City of Heavenly... (read more)

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Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
by Herbert P Bix
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For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History
For All the Tea in China: How England Stole the World's Favorite Drink and Changed History
by Sarah Rose
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"If ever there was a book to read in the company of a nice cuppa, this is it." -The Washington Post In the dramatic story of one of the greatest acts of corporate espionage ever committed, Sarah Rose recounts the fascinating, unlikely circumstances... (read more)

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Sources of Japanese Tradition, Volume 2, Second Edition, Abridged: Part 2: 1868 to 2000 (Introduction to Asian Civilizations)
Sources of Japanese Tradition, Volume 2, Second Edition, Abridged: Part 2: 1868 to 2000 (Introduction to Asian Civilizations)
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When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail
When America First Met China: An Exotic History of Tea, Drugs, and Money in the Age of Sail
by Eric Jay Dolin
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Brilliantly illuminating one of the least-understood areas of American history, best-selling author Eric Jay Dolin now traces our fraught relationship with China back to its roots: the unforgiving nineteenth-century seas that separated a brash, rising... (read more)

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Concise Dictionary of Modern Japanese History
Concise Dictionary of Modern Japanese History
by Janet E Hunter
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1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance (P.S.)
1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance (P.S.)
by Gavin Menzies
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The brilliance of the Renaissance laid the foundation of the modern world. Textbooks tell us that it came about as a result of a rediscovery of the ideas and ideals of classical Greece and Rome. But now bestselling historian Gavin Menzies makes the... (read more)

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Lost Paradise: From Mutiny on the Bounty to a Modern-Day Legacy of Sexual Mayhem, the Dark Secrets of Pitcairn Island Revealed
Lost Paradise: From Mutiny on the Bounty to a Modern-Day Legacy of Sexual Mayhem, the Dark Secrets of Pitcairn Island Revealed
by Kathy Marks
Review
"Tautly told and often troubling, Lost Paradise cracks open the celluloid myth of the world's most celebrated island to expose the dark human drama within. Like Jon Krakauer's Under the Banner of Heaven, it's unsettling, inspiring -- and very, very... (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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Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia Under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79 (3RD 08 Edition)
Pol Pot Regime: Race, Power, and Genocide in Cambodia Under the Khmer Rouge, 1975-79 (3RD 08 Edition)
by Ben Kiernan
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"Kiernan, the leading authority on modern Cambodia, meticulously examines Pol Pot's killing machine and clears up many misconceptions found in earlier studies. . . . An important book for students of genocide as well as scholars of Southeast Asia."&... (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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Tibet: An Unfinished Story
Tibet: An Unfinished Story
by Lezlee Brown Halper
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Tibet's enduring myth, animated by the tales of Himalayan adventurers, British military expeditions, and the novel, Lost Horizon, remains an inspirational fantasy, a modern morality play about the failure of brutality to subdue the human spirit. Tibet... (read more)

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