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Modern Girls, Shining Stars, and the Skies of Tokyo: Five Japanese Women
Modern Girls, Shining Stars, and the Skies of Tokyo: Five Japanese Women
by Phyllis Birnbaum
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The stunning biographical portraits in Modern Girls, Shining Stars, the Skies of Tokyo, some adapted from essays that first appeared in The New Yorker, explore the lives of five women who did their best to stand up and cause more trouble than was... (read more)

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China Wakes: The Struggle For the Soul of a Rising Power
China Wakes: The Struggle For the Soul of a Rising Power
by Nicholas D Kristof
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The definitive book on China's uneasy transformation into an economic and political superpower by two Pulitzer Prize-winning New York Times reporters. An insightful and thought-provoking analysis of daily life in China, China Wakes is an exemplary work... (read more)

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Crested Kimono: Power and Love in the Japanese Business Family
Crested Kimono: Power and Love in the Japanese Business Family
by Matthews M Hamabata
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This book is concerned with the lives of people known to be wealthy individuals whose families are engaged in private enterprise on regional, national, and international scales of operation. It documents the interplay of marital and filial relations in... (read more)

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Pakistan: The Eye of the Storm
Pakistan: The Eye of the Storm
by Owen Bennett Jones
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This thoroughly revised and updated edition of Bennett Jones market-leading account of this critical modern state includes fresh material on the Taliban insurgency, the Musharraf years, the return and subsequent assassination of Benazir Bhutto, and the... (read more)

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My Life's Journey: The Early Years 1966-1988
My Life's Journey: The Early Years 1966-1988
by Altaf Husaain
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Based on a long interview of Altaf Husain, the present day Chief of the now Muttahida Qaumi Movement (previously Mohajir Qaumi Movement), this book is an account of the protagonist's life and political career up to the year 1988. It provides illuminating... (read more)

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Forgotten Voices of Mao's Great Famine, 1958-1962: An Oral History
Forgotten Voices of Mao's Great Famine, 1958-1962: An Oral History
by Xun Zhou
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In 1958, Chinas revered leader Mao Zedong instituted a program designed to transform his giant nation into a Communist utopia. Called the Great Leap Forward, Maos grand scheme—like so many other utopian dreams of the 20th century&#8212... (read more)

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The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945 (Modern Library War)
The Rising Sun: The Decline and Fall of the Japanese Empire, 1936-1945 (Modern Library War)
by John Toland
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [883]-904) and index.... (read more)

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The Search for Modern China
The Search for Modern China
by Jonathan D Spence
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In this widely acclaimed history of modern China, Jonathan Spence achieves a fine blend of narrative richness and efficiency. Praised as "a miracle of readability and scholarly authority," (Jonathan Mirsky) The Search for Modern Chinaoffers a matchless... (read more)

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Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women
Land of the Unconquerable: The Lives of Contemporary Afghan Women
by Jennifer Heath
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“Land of the Unconquerable is a timely collection of insightful articles and reflections. The first person accounts by long-time Afghan activists are especially moving. It is far too rare to hear Afghans, particularly Afghan women, speak in their... (read more)

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Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China
Tibetan Buddhists in the Making of Modern China
by Gray Tuttle
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Over the past century and with varying degrees of success, China has tried to integrate Tibet into the modern Chinese nation-state. In this groundbreaking work, Gray Tuttle reveals the surprising role Buddhism and Buddhist leaders played in the... (read more)

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Live at the Forbidden City: Musical Encounters in China and Taiwan
Live at the Forbidden City: Musical Encounters in China and Taiwan
by Dennis Rea
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Live at the Forbidden City offers a singular look at the rapidly evolving Chinese popular music scene, as seen through the eyes of one of the first progressive Western musicians to perform extensively in both China and Taiwan. In the 1980s and 90s... (read more)

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China's Peasants
China's Peasants
by Sulamith Hei Potter
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This landmark study of Zengbu, a Cantonese community, is the first comprehensive analysis of a rural Chinese society by foreign anthropologists since the Revolution of 1949. The authors examine the revolutionary experiences of Zengbu's peasant villagers... (read more)

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Madame Sadayakko: The Geisha Who Bewitched the West
Madame Sadayakko: The Geisha Who Bewitched the West
by Lesley Downer
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Sadayakko was Japan's most notorious geisha--and its first international superstar. "Madame Sadayakko" is the true story of this extraordinary woman--muse to writers, artists, and fashion designers. Her adventures lift the veil on the secretive world of... (read more)

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The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine
The Road of Lost Innocence: The True Story of a Cambodian Heroine
by Somaly Mam
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A portion of the proceeds of this book will be donated to the Somaly Mam Foundation. A riveting, raw, and beautiful memoir of tragedy and hope Born in a village deep in the Cambodian forest, Somaly Mam was sold into sexual slavery by her grandfather when... (read more)

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The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future
The Impossible State: North Korea, Past and Future
by Victor Cha
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The definitive account of North Korea, its veiled past and uncertain future, from the former Director for Asian Affairs at the National Security Council Though it is much discussed and often maligned, precious little is known or understood about North... (read more)

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Gandhi, the Man
Gandhi, the Man
by Eknath Easwaran
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In 1892 Mohandas K. Gandhi was 23 years old, a shy, tongue-tied man whose past was full of failure; 30 years later he was the acknowledged leader of 400 million Indians in their struggle for independence through nonviolent revolution. Gandhi, the Man... (read more)

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The Idea of India
The Idea of India
by Sunil Khilnani
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The key book on India in the postnuclear era, with a new Introduction by the author.Our appreciation of the importance of India can only increase in light of the recent revelations of its nuclear capabilities. Sunil Khilnani's exciting, timely study... (read more)

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Introducing Japan
Introducing Japan
by Donald Richie
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From the metropolitan bustle of busy, modern Tokyo to the serenity of classical Kyoto, from the northern frontier land of snowy Hokkaido to distinctly colorful Kyushu and Okinawa in the southwest, Japan is a country of striking contrasts and frequent... (read more)

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Vietnam: Anatomy of a Peace
Vietnam: Anatomy of a Peace
by Gabriel Kolko
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Vietnam has experienced huge political and economic development since the war. In Anatomy of a Peace, Gabriel Kolko looks at the main economic phases the Communist Party has embarked upon since 1986 and outlines the transition to nascent capitalism. He... (read more)

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Women and Politics in Thailand
Women and Politics in Thailand
by Kazuki Iwanaga
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This is the first study in English to analyze in detail the position of women in Thai politics. It subjects various dimensions of women and politics in Thailand to both theoretical and empirical scrutiny; in so doing, it draws together into one volume... (read more)

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