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Blowout Sale! Up to 83% off on Asia at Translate This Website. Top brands include Indiana University Press, Asian Educational Services, Brand: Hong Kong University Press, The University of North Carolina Press, Brand: Bantam, Brand: Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford University Press, Routledge, Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers, Brand: Univ of Hawaii Pr, Breviary Stuff Publications, Beijing Alain Charles Advertising Limited, Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, Peter Lang International Academic Publishers, Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften, & Austrian Academy of Sciences Press. Hurry! Limited time offers. Offers valid only while supplies last.

Edgar Snow: A Biography
By Indiana University Press
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ean: 9780253319098, isbn: 0253319099,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
''Hamilton's book illuminates the career of Edgar Snow... a fine job of relating Snow's remarkable story and his role in America's relations with China.'' -- J. William Fulbright''Hamilton's well-informed biography scrutinizes both Ed Snow's career and the America that lionized him in World War II and ostracized him during the Cold War.... Hamilton's objective and scathing critique of America's anti-communist obsession makes one hope that publication of this book marks our entrance into a more

Sketches of Some Distinguished Anglo-Indians
By Asian Educational Services
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ean: 9788120613058, isbn: 8120613058,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews

Carl Crow―A Tough Old China Hand: The Life, Times, and Adventures of an American in Shanghai
By Brand: Hong Kong University Press
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mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9789622098022, isbn: 9622098029,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 236 reviews
Carl Crow arrived in Shanghai in 1911 and made the city his home for the next quarter of a century, working there as a journalist, newspaper proprietor, and groundbreaking adman. He also did stints as a hostage negotiator, emergency police sergeant, gentleman farmer, go-between for the American government, and propagandist. As his career progressed, so did the fortunes of Shanghai. The city transformed itself from a dull colonial backwater when Crow arrived, to the thriving and ruthless

The Genius of Alexander the Great
By The University of North Carolina Press
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ean: 9780807823507, isbn: 0807823503,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 216 reviews
By the time of his death in 323 B.C., Alexander III of Macedonia had built an empire that stretched from the eastern Mediterranean coast through Asia Minor and into the Indus valley. Even before his sudden death, Alexander had achieved mythical status throughout his kingdom, and in the centuries that followed his life became the subject of countless chronicles and biographies. N. G. L. Hammond, the foremost expert on ancient Macedonian history, here presents a new account of Alexander's fabled

Gandhi & Churchill: The Epic Rivalry that Destroyed an Empire and Forged Our Age
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ean: 9780553804638, isbn: 9780553804638,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 84 reviews
In this fascinating and meticulously researched book, bestselling historian Arthur Herman sheds new light on two of the most universally recognizable icons of the twentieth century, and reveals how their forty-year rivalry sealed the fate of India and the British Empire.They were born worlds apart: Winston Churchill to Britain’s most glamorous aristocratic family, Mohandas Gandhi to a pious middle-class household in a provincial town in India. Yet Arthur Herman reveals how their lives and

"Alien Homage": Edward Thompson and Rabindranath Tagore (Oxford India Paperbacks)
By Brand: Oxford University Press, USA
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ean: 9780195647464, isbn: 0195647467,

4.1 out of 5 stars with 81 reviews
Edward John Thompson, a young English poet and Wesleyan missionary, wrote the first major English-language critical study of Tagore's poetry. This study by E.P. Thompson draws on his father's extensive collection of letters and journals to throw light on the unusual relationship between the two men and, by extension, between British and Bengali culture.Used Book in Good Condition.

Zaka Ullah of Delhi
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780195659092, isbn: 0195659090,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 142 reviews
Set against the backdrop of the mutiny of 1857, C.F. Andrews draws upon the story of Zaka Ullah's life to briefly trace the social and literary history of Delhi from the decline of the Mughal Empire in the eighteenth century to the emerging nationalist movement in the latter half of the nineteenth century. Two new introductions written especially for this volume place the book, its subject, and its author in a socio-historical context..

Human Bullets (Kegan Paul Japan Library)
By Routledge
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ean: 9780710308740, isbn: 9780710308740,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 45 reviews
First published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company..

The Japan Experience: The Missionary Letters of Belle Marsh Poate and Thomas Pratt Poate, 1876-1892 (American University Studies)
By Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 92 reviews
This expertly edited collection of the letters of a Protestant missionary couple in Japan in the years 1876-1892 offers vivid insights into the forces at work in that country during the period of rapid modernization known as the Meiji era. Nova Scotia-born Belle Marsh served first with the U.S. Presbyterian mission in Yokohama before becoming the wife of Thomas Pratt Poate, a young Englishman who left a government teaching post in Tokyo to become an American Baptist missionary and spearhead a

Wu Leichuan: A Confucian-Christian in Republican China (Asian Thought and Culture)
By Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
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ean: 9780820425313, isbn: 0820425311,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 270 reviews
Wu Leichuan (1870-1944) was the last Christian with the Metropolitan degree in China and the first Chinese chancellor of Yenching University. This book studies his intellectual odyssey from Confucianism to Christianity and analyzes his interpretation of Christianity and his attempts to utilize them in saving China from disintegration. He was grounded in Confucianism and his understanding of the Christian faith as well as other foreign ideas was shaped by his Confucian heritage..

Trading Cultures in the Classroom: Two American Teachers in China (Kolowalu Books (Paperback))
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4.7 out of 5 stars with 228 reviews
Book by Muehl, Lois Baker, Muehl, SiegmarUsed Book in Good Condition.

'Orator' Hunt: Henry Hunt and English Working Class Radicalism
By Breviary Stuff Publications
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ean: 9780956482785, isbn: 9780956482785,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 72 reviews
In the early 19th century, Henry Hunt became one of the most stirring orators of English Radicalism. His speech following the ''Peterloo'' massacre cost him three years in prison and gave him a reputation for inciting the rabble to violence. This book considers his place in the radical movement. This first full-scale biography finally brings to light Hunt's vital role in molding the English working-class into an effective political force. Converted to the reform cause during the wars against

A Parisian In Xi'an
By Beijing Alain Charles Advertising Limited
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ean: 9781910760222, isbn: 1910760226,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 112 reviews
Jean de Miribel arrived in China in July 1976. The tall, genial foreign-language expert joined the Xi’an International Studies University (XISU) that September, and immediately worked to inspire students to share a passion for literature and science.He adopted China and its people as his family and received admiration and respect from students and colleagues. He worked tirelessly, even in retirement, to build a Sino-French cultural exchange, and inviting friends in France and China to speak

Luo Ping: The Life, Career, and Art of an Eighteenth-Century Chinese Painter (Schweizer Asiatische Studien / Etudes asiatique suisse)
By Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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mpn: 61 illustrations, ean: 9783039102235, isbn: 3039102230,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 268 reviews
Luo Ping (1733-1799), known as the youngest of the Eight Eccentrics of Yangzhou and a follower of Jin Nong (1687-1763), was one of the most versatile and compelling artists of his time. While his work covers all major painting subjects and exhibits great stylistic and conceptual variety, his personality appears equally multifaceted. Contemporaries and later critics characterized him variously as a cultural arriviste, a Confucian scholar of great moral dignity, a Buddhist monk, a loving and

Ch'ien Wei-yen (977-1034) und Feng Ching (1021-1094) als Prototypen eines ehrgeizigen, korrupten und eines bescheidenen, korrekten Ministers der ... (Würzburger Sino-Japonica) (German Edition)
By Peter Lang International Academic Publishers
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ean: 9783261009258, isbn: 326100925X,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 78 reviews
Ch'ien Wei-yen, ehrgeiziger Abkömmling eines ehemaligen Herrschergeschlechtes, erstrebt mit allen Listen die politische Macht, und gerät in Konflikt zur geltenden konfuzianischen Staatsmoral. Feng Ching, Kollege und später Gegenspieler des mächtigen Reformpolitikers Wang An-shih, erringt sich Anerkennung durch seine Integrität. Beide werden nach traditionell chinesischen Klassifizierungen und neueren soziologischen Maßstäben beurteilt. Übersetzung, Zeittafeln, Indices..

Die Rani von Jhansi – Rebellin wider Willen: Biographie der legendären indischen Freiheitskämpferin von 1857/58 (German Edition)
By Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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ean: 9783631506486, isbn: 3631506481,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 65 reviews
1857/58: das britische Empire in Indien gerät durch den breitflächigen Aufstand einheimischer Regimenter an den Rand des Zusammenbruchs; in der letzten Phase der Großen Indischen Meuterei tritt eine junge, unerschrockene Frau an die Spitze der rebellischen Streitkräfte: Lakschmibai, die Rani von Jhansi. In Indien wird sie unverändert als hochherzige erste Kämpferin für nationale Unabhängigkeit verehrt. Die Briten bezeichneten sie als ein ruchloses Weibsbild und beschuldigten sie noch

Japanese Biographies: Life Histories, Life Cycles, Life Stages (Beitrage Zur Kultur- Und Geistesgeschichte Asiens)
By Austrian Academy of Sciences Press
SKU: #1001-WS1501-A02010-3700119690
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sku: 1001-WS1501-A02010-3700119690, ean: 9783700119692, isbn: 9783700119692,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 7 reviews
Dieses Werk bringt die Ergebnisse eines interdisziplinaren Symposions, das der japanischen Lebenslaufforschung gewidmet war. Es werden sowohl bisherige Forschungsleistungen als auch kuenftige Ansatzpunkte in vier Abschnitten aufgezeigt: ''Kindheit und Jugend'' (aus der Sicht von Schueleraufsatzen und anhand von Ergebnissen groaangelegter Umfrageforschungen) , ''Frauen'' (Lebenslaufe aus autobiographischen literarischen Werken moderner japanischer Schriftstellerinnen und aus langen

Joseph Franz Rock (1884-1962). Tagebuch der Reise von Chieng Mai nach Yuennan, 1921-1922. Briefwechsel mit C. S. Sargent, University of Washington, ... Geistesgeschichte Asiens (German Edition)
By Austrian Academy of Sciences Press
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ean: 9783700138303, isbn: 370013830X,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 149 reviews
Der aus Wien stammende Joseph Franz Rock (1884-1962) ist als Botaniker und als Ethnograph der in Suedwestchina lebenden Na-khi (Naxi), einer nichtchinesischen, einem Schamanenkult anhangenden und tausende von Manuskripten in ihrer eigenen Bilderschrift besitzenden Ethnie, hervorgetreten. Neben zehntausenden von botanischen Belegen (darunter ein groaer Teil der heute kultivierten Rhododendron-Arten) und etwa 2000 Vogelbalgen hat Rock zehntausend Na-hsi-Manuskripte gesammelt, das erste Worterbuch

Entwicklungsgeschichte des Koreanischen Rundfunks: Von den Anfängen bis zum Erlass der Rundfunkgesetze unter Berücksichtigung der Beiträge des ... Universitaires Européennes) (German Edition)
By Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der Wissenschaften
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ean: 9783820413762, isbn: 3820413766,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 120 reviews
Die koreanische Rundfunkgeschichte stellt sich in zwei Epochen dar, einmal 1927-1945 unter der japanischen Kolonialherrschaft, zum anderen 1945-1967 von der Nachkriegszeit bis zum Erlass der Rundfunkgesetze. Die empirischen Untersuchungen über die Wirkung des Rundfunks weisen die Beiträge des Rundfunks zur Modernisierung des Landes auf..

P. Joachim Bouvet S.J. Sein Leben und sein Werk (Monumenta Serica Monograph Series)
By Routledge
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ean: 9783877871973, isbn: 3877871976,

4.4 out of 5 stars with 64 reviews
Die vorliegende Arbeit beschaftigt sich mit dem Figurismus in China, der zu den interessantesten Kapiteln der chinesischen Missionsgeschichte gehort. Diese Studie von Claudia von Collani ist die bisher ausfuhrlichste Wurdigung des Figurismus als Theorie in der Chinamission. Neben der Biographie des Initiators des Figurismus, P. Joachim Bouvet S.J. (1656-1730), werden die wichtigsten Aussagen und Ziele des chinesischen Figurismus zusammengestellt. Die Verfasserin weist nach, dass viele Vorwurfe

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