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Product Description: In the grand narrative of modern Chinese history, 1943 is usually passed over with little notice. Great attention has been paid to critical watersheds in Chinese history―the end of the empire in 1911, the outbreak of full-scale war with Japan in 1937, or the triumph of the Chinese Communist revolution in 1949...read more
By Matthew T. Combs (editor) and Joseph W. Esherick (editor)

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9781939161604 | Cornell Univ East Asia Program, October 15, 2015, cover price $45.00 | About this edition: In the grand narrative of modern Chinese history, 1943 is usually passed over with little notice.

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Product Description: In Mao Zedong s words, 1956 was a year of "big events," both at home and abroad. The "secret speech" delivered by Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev to the Communist Party of the Soviet Union s Twentieth Congress had, according to Mao, "opened the lid"; on the repressiveness of the postwar Soviet-style regimes, thereby "making a mess" by inspiring a wave of de-Stalinization that culminated in the massive demonstrations in Poland and Hungary...read more

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9781933947907 | Cornell Univ East Asia Program, June 30, 2014, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: In Mao Zedong s words, 1956 was a year of "big events," both at home and abroad.

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9781933947709 | Cornell Univ East Asia Program, June 30, 2014, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: In Mao Zedong's words, 1956 was a year of "big events," both at home and abroad.

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Product Description: Fifty years ago, India went through a tragic event that has remained a deep scar in the country's psyche; a border war with China. During the author’s archival peregrinations on the Himalayan border, he goes into some relatively little-known issues, such as the checkered history of Tawang, the British India policy toward Tibet, and even the possibility for India to militarily defend the Roof of the World...read more

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9781935501404 | Lancer Intl Lancer Pr, December 30, 2014, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: Fifty years ago, India went through a tragic event that has remained a deep scar in the country's psyche; a border war with China.

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Product Description: Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd famously said that China issues are part of 21st century Australia's very life-blood . This brings short-term challenges to the Australia-China relationship, from Chinese investments in our resources to visits to Australia by expatriate regional political and religious leaders, labelled splittists or terrorists , by the Chinese government...read more
By Mary Farquhar (editor)

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9781443812597 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, September 1, 2009, cover price $67.95 | About this edition: Australia's Prime Minister Kevin Rudd famously said that China issues are part of 21st century Australia's very life-blood .

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Product Description: Probably the best selling book on doing in business in China ever – and undoubtedly the best ever written – Carl Crow’s 400 Million Customers is both amusing and informed. First published in 1937, 400 Million Customers is the distillation of the experiences of one of the most successful foreign businessmen ever to wash up on the China coast...read more
By Paul French (foreword by)

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9789881762153 | Reprint edition (Paul & Co Pub Consortium, October 1, 2008), cover price $19.99 | About this edition: Probably the best selling book on doing in business in China ever – and undoubtedly the best ever written – Carl Crow’s 400 Million Customers is both amusing and informed.

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Product Description: Communism is dead in China. “China Inc.” is buying up the world. China has the United States over a barrel. The Chinese are just copycats. China is an environmental baddie, China is colonizing Africa. Mao was a monster. The end of the Communist regime is near...read more

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9781442236226 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, November 13, 2014, cover price $36.00 | About this edition: Communism is dead in China.

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9781157019183 | General Books, November 24, 2010, cover price $7.98

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9781156377017 | General Books, July 26, 2010, cover price $7.58

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9781156735275 | General Books, August 20, 2010, cover price $10.83

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9781157355472 | General Books, July 26, 2010, cover price $7.58

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Product Description: The descriptions Chinese and Japanese people attribute to themselves and to each other differ vastly and stand in stark contrast to Western perceptions that usually identify a 'similar disposition' between the two nations. Academic Nationals in China and Japan explores human categories, how academics classify themselves and how they divide the world into groups of people...read more

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9780415315456 | Routledge, January 1, 2004, cover price $195.00 | About this edition: The descriptions Chinese and Japanese people attribute to themselves and to each other differ vastly and stand in stark contrast to Western perceptions that usually identify a 'similar disposition' between the two nations.

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9780415864497 | Reprint edition (Routledge, December 22, 2014), cover price $54.95 | About this edition: The descriptions Chinese and Japanese people attribute to themselves and to each other differ vastly and stand in stark contrast to Western perceptions that usually identify a 'similar disposition' between the two nations.

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Product Description: A daily battle for rights and freedoms in cyberspace is being waged in Asia. At the epicenter of this contest is China--home to the world's largest Internet population and what is perhaps the world's most advanced Internet censorship and surveillance regime in cyberspace...read more
By Ronald Deibert (editor), John Palfrey (editor), Rafal Rohozinski (editor) and Jonathan Zittrain (editor)

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9780262016780 | Mit Pr, September 30, 2011, cover price $10.75 | About this edition: A daily battle for rights and freedoms in cyberspace is being waged in Asia.

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9780262516808 | Mit Pr, September 30, 2011, cover price $24.00 | About this edition: A daily battle for rights and freedoms in cyberspace is being waged in Asia.

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Product Description: In the last three decades China has experienced the largest population movement in human history. Millions have left behind homes to find work and new opportunities in the emerging mega-cities.Through months of sustained interpersonal contact with migrant workers and factory owners, Behzad Yaghmaian paints a unique portrait of a country experiencing the turmoil of rapid development...read more

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9780745332314 | Pluto Pr, March 15, 2012, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: In the last three decades China has experienced the largest population movement in human history.

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9780745332307 | Pluto Pr, March 15, 2012, cover price $30.00 | About this edition: In the last three decades China has experienced the largest population movement in human history.

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Product Description: The existence of two Chinese states―one controlling mainland China, the other controlling the island of Taiwan―is often understood as a seemingly inevitable outcome of the Chinese civil war. Defeated by Mao Zedong, Chiang Kai-shek’s Nationalists fled to Taiwan to establish a rival state, thereby creating the “Two Chinas” dilemma that vexes international diplomacy to this day...read more

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9780674659810 | Harvard Univ Pr, March 7, 2016, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: The existence of two Chinese states―one controlling mainland China, the other controlling the island of Taiwan―is often understood as a seemingly inevitable outcome of the Chinese civil war.

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Product Description: This in-depth comparative study demonstrates that the hospital established in China - its planning and architecture, financing, and all aspects of day-to-day operation - differed from its counterpart at home. These differences were never due to a single, or even dominant cause...read more

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9780415972857 | Routledge, April 1, 2005, cover price $130.00 | About this edition: This in-depth comparative study demonstrates that the hospital established in China - its planning and architecture, financing, and all aspects of day-to-day operation - differed from its counterpart at home.

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9780415645621 | 1 edition (Routledge, May 1, 2013), cover price $48.95 | About this edition: This in-depth comparative study demonstrates that the hospital established in China - its planning and architecture, financing, and all aspects of day-to-day operation - differed from its counterpart at home.

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Product Description: The ace pilots of the Republic of China Air Force have long been shrouded in mystery and obscurity, as their retreat to Taiwan in 1949 and a blanket martial law made records of the RoCAF all but impossible to access. Now, for the first time, the colorful story of these aces can finally be told...read more
By Chris Davey (illustrator)

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9781472805614 | Osprey Pub Co, May 19, 2015, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: The ace pilots of the Republic of China Air Force have long been shrouded in mystery and obscurity, as their retreat to Taiwan in 1949 and a blanket martial law made records of the RoCAF all but impossible to access.

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Product Description: Harbin of the 1920s was viewed by Westerners as a world turned upside down. The Chinese government had taken over administration of the Russian-founded Chinese Eastern Railway concession, and its large Russian population. This account of the decade-long multi-ethnic and multinational administrative experiment in North Manchuria reveals that China not only created policies to promote Chinese sovereignty but also instituted measures to protect the Russian minority...read more

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9780774816564 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, August 16, 2010, cover price $101.00 | About this edition: Harbin of the 1920s was viewed by Westerners as a world turned upside down.

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9780774816571 | Univ of British Columbia Pr, December 13, 2010, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Harbin of the 1920s was viewed by Westerners as a world turned upside down.

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Product Description: This multicultural children's book is a fun and interesting story that teaches kids about Chinese New Year and Chinese culture.New Year was coming, and a young teacher finished making an adorable doll which was to be one of the 100 toys that would be given to the children as New Year's presents...read more
By Lily L. Shi (trans)

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9781602202306 | Tuttle Pub, April 10, 2011, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: This multicultural children's book is a fun and interesting story that teaches kids about Chinese New Year and Chinese culture.

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Product Description: First published in 1938, this book aims to be a ‘true and objective’ account of China’s recent history and its present circumstances at the time, drawing on the author’s thirty years of experience as a member of the British consular service in China...read more

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9781138658936 | Routledge, April 4, 2016, cover price $155.00 | About this edition: First published in 1938, this book aims to be a ‘true and objective’ account of China’s recent history and its present circumstances at the time, drawing on the author’s thirty years of experience as a member of the British consular service in China.

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Product Description: From 1885–1924, China underwent a period of acute political struggle and cultural change, brought on by a radical change in thought: after over 2,000 years of monarchical rule, the Chinese people stopped believing in the emperor...read more

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9780804778688 | Stanford Univ Pr, March 28, 2012, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: From 1885–1924, China underwent a period of acute political struggle and cultural change, brought on by a radical change in thought: after over 2,000 years of monarchical rule, the Chinese people stopped believing in the emperor.

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9780804778695 | Stanford Univ Pr, March 28, 2012, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: From 1885–1924, China underwent a period of acute political struggle and cultural change, brought on by a radical change in thought: after over 2,000 years of monarchical rule, the Chinese people stopped believing in the emperor.

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Product Description: After Leaning to One Side traces the rise and fall of the Sino-Soviet alliance between 1949 and 1973, emphasizing tension over the Korean and Vietnam wars. Underscoring the theme of inherent conflict within the communist movement, this book shows that while that movement was an international campaign with an imposing theory and an impressive party structure, it was also a collection of sovereign states with disparate national interests...read more

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9780804770873 | Stanford Univ Pr, July 27, 2011, cover price $60.00 | About this edition: After Leaning to One Side traces the rise and fall of the Sino-Soviet alliance between 1949 and 1973, emphasizing tension over the Korean and Vietnam wars.

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