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Traveller Without a Map
By Brand: Stanford University Press
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ean: 9780804722384, isbn: 0804722382,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 49 reviews
This is the first American edition of an engagingly written memoir, published in Great Britain in 1990, by one of China's finest writers. Born in 1910, Hsiao Ch'ien joined the Communist Youth League and participated in demonstrations against the government in his early teens. He studied English, and in the late 1920's began working with Edgar Snow as a translator and also began publishing his own fiction. In the 1930's he went to work for, a liberal Chinese nespaper, which eventually sent him

John Rabe: A German Witness to the Nanjing Massacre
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ean: 9787119088037, isbn: 7119088033,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 199 reviews
John Rabe: A German Witness to the Nanjing Massacre contains 9 chapters with 3 parts: his teenage years, days in China and years back home which generally depicts a real, rich and vivid Rabe..

Joseph de Premare (1666-1736): Chinese Philology and Figurism (ACTA JUTLANDICA) (v. 65)
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ean: 9788772883441, isbn: 8772883448,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 245 reviews
Joseph de Premare came to China from France in 1698 and worked as a missionary in Jiangxi until 1724 when he was banished to Canton by the Chinese government. While in exile at Canton, he composed the Notitia Linguae Sinicae a treatise on the structure of the Chinese language which formed the basis of academic sinology in Europe for more than a century, and was reprinted as late as 1893. In this study, Knud Lundbaek provides a comprehensive picture of Premare's philological and theological

Foreign Devil: Thirty Years of Reporting in the Far East
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4.0 out of 5 stars with 34 reviews
For 30 years Hughes wrote newspaper stories for The Sunday Times and the Economist from and about Southeast Asia. Followed by readers around the globe, his reports were often harbingers of momentous events to come. In addition Hughes teases the reader with was or wasn't he-a spy, a double-agent and, most important, for whom? This is a rollicking read by a seasoned veteran who keeps his cards close and his enemies closer.Used Book in Good Condition.

China Ink: The Changing Face of Chinese Journalism (Asian Voices)
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ean: 9780742556683, isbn: 0742556689,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 252 reviews
This lively book explores individual and societal changes in contemporary China through the compelling personal accounts of young Chinese journalists. China's media are central to public life in the most populous nation on earth, and have also become increasingly relevant to communication and understanding on a global scale. Through a series of engaging oral histories, Judy Polumbaum puts a human face on vital political and philosophical issues of freedom of expression and information that will

Shop Signs of Imperial China
By Foreign Language Press
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Bold, gold calligraphy, three to five Chinese characters long, on a red board. You may have seen store names displayed this way in Chinatown, but did you know that this tradition of attention-getting signage traces back centuries in Imperial China? Learn more about these public works of art ranging from steam-bun sellers to bamboo-shoot peddlars to stores specialising in hemp-thread rope and more in this lavishly illustrated collection..

Allan Octavian Hume 'Father of the Indian National Congress' 1829-1912: A Biography (Oxford India Paperbacks)
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 165 reviews
This new edition of the only biography of Hume (1829-1912) offers a new introduction that throws new light on the early stages of Indian nationalism and the origins and development of the Indian National Congress.Used Book in Good Condition.

Freedom of the Press: The War on Words (1977-1978) (The Platinum Series)
By Oxford University Press
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ean: 9780199407330, isbn: 0199407339,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 235 reviews
An English translation of the Urdu title Sab Sai Bari Jang, the book is an honest, accurate, and concise account of the days of turmoil and struggle when President General Zia ul-Haq had enacted a series of draconian laws in order to suppress freedom of expression and free press. They left an indelible mark on the history of press in Pakistan. The struggle of some journalists against repressive rule has contributed in revamping the overall nature of movements for the freedom of expression, free

Shanghai Diary: A Young Girl's Journey from Hitler's Hate to War-Torn China
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4.1 out of 5 stars with 10 reviews
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 the last resort for tens of thousands of Jews desperate to escape Hitler's ''Final Solution.'' Against this backdrop, 11-year-old Ursula Bacon and her family made the difficult 8,000-mile voyage to Shanghai, with its promise of safety. But

Genghis Khan: His Life and Legacy
By Wiley-Blackwell
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ean: 9780631189497, isbn: 0631189491,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 263 reviews
Genghis Khan was the founder of the Mongol Empire, the largest continuous land empire ever. On his death in 1227, this extended from the Near East to the Yellow Sea, and was expanded by his successors to include what is now Iran, Iraq and southern Russia. By 1206, Genghis Khan had completed the unification by conquest of all the tribes of Mongolia, and was acclaimed as universal Khan. He then launched his assault on Northern China. Peking was captured in 1215, and the Chin were finally

Home, Uprooted: Oral Histories of India's Partition
By Fordham University Press
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ean: 9780823256440, isbn: 0823256448,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
The Indian Independence Act of 1947 granted India freedom from British rule, signaling the formal end of the British Raj in the subcontinent. This freedom, though, came at a price: partition, the division of the country into India and Pakistan, and the communal riots that followed. These riots resulted in the deaths of an estimated 1 million Hindus and Muslims and the displacement of about 20 million persons on both sides of the border. This watershed socioeconomic–geopolitical moment cast an

Cornelia Sorabji: India's Pioneer Woman Lawyer: A Biography
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ean: 9780198067924, isbn: 0198067925,

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Acknowledged as India's first woman barrister, Cornelia Sorabji's (1866-1954) life and activities have always perplexed public intellectuals and Indian nationalists. Sorabji occupies a significant place in Indian history as she played a vital role in opening up the legal profession to women much before they were formally allowed to plead before the courts of law. Through a careful analysis of Sorabji's writings, personal correspondence, and other writings, Suparna Gooptu unveils the life of

Journal Asiatique, Ou Recueil de Mémoires, d'Extraits Et de Notices Relatifs À l'Histoire, À La Philosophie, Aux Langues Et À La Littérature Des ... Vol. 12 (Classic Reprint) (French Edition)
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4.5 out of 5 stars with 20 reviews
Excerpt from Journal Asiatique, ou Recueil de Mémoires, d'Extraits Et de Notices Relatifs à l'Histoire, à la Philosophie, aux Langues Et à la Littérature des Peuples Orientaux, 1888, Vol. 12 La parole est donnée àm. Rubens Duval, qui lit, au nom de la Commission des censeurs, un rapport sur l'état des finances de la Société. Des remercie ments sont votés à MM. Les Censeurs et à la Com mission des fonds. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and

Children of the Atomic Bomb: An American Physician’s Memoir of Nagasaki, Hiroshima, and the Marshall Islands (Asia-Pacific: Culture, Politics, and Society)
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 107 reviews
Despite familiar images of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Japan and the controversy over its fiftieth anniversary, the human impact of those horrific events often seems lost to view. In this uncommon memoir, Dr. James N. Yamazaki tells us in personal and moving terms of the human toll of nuclear warfare and the specific vulnerability of children to the effects of these weapons. Giving voice to the brutal ironies of racial and cultural conflict, of war and sacrifice, his story creates an

Rajmata Gayatri Devi: Enduring Grace
By Roli Books Pvt Ltd
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ean: 9788174362940, isbn: 8174362940,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 239 reviews

Smritichitre: The Memoirs of a Spirited Wife
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ean: 9789386582607, isbn: 9386582600,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 228 reviews
Lakshmibai Tilak was born in 1868 into a strict Maharashtrian Brahmin family in a village near Nashik. And at the age of eleven, she was married off to poet Narayan Waman Tilak, a man much older than her.In Smritichitre, Lakshmibai candidly describes her complex relationship with her husband--their constant bickering over his disregard for material possessions, which quite often left them penniless, and his bouts of intense rage in these moments. But at the core of their relationship was their

An Autobiography Jawaharlal Nehru
By Penguin Books
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ean: 9780143031048, isbn: 014303104X,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 33 reviews
First published in 1936, and now available in a centenary edition, this book was written by Nehru almost entirely in prison from June 1934 to February 1935. His account, though replete with autobiographical details, is much more than a personal document; in the words of Rabindranath Tagore, ''Through all its details there runs a deep current of humanity which overpasses the tangles of facts and leads us to the person who is greater than his deeds, and truer than his surroundings.''.

Deaf in Delhi: A Memoir (Deaf Lives Series, Vol. 4)
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ean: 9781563682841, isbn: 9781563682841,

4.3 out of 5 stars with 32 reviews
In 1952, after two weeks of typhoid fever and the mumps, 11-year-old Madan Vasishta awoke one night to discover that he could no longer hear. He was horrified because in India, the word for “deaf” in all three main languages, Punjabi, Urdu, and Hindi, denoted someone who was not really human. But he was young, brash, and irrepressible, and his autobiography Deaf in Delhi: A Memoir reveals how his boundless optimism enabled him to persist and prevail.Vasishta’s story reflects the India of

The Struggle for Modern Tibet: The Autobiography of Tashi Tsering
By Routledge
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4.4 out of 5 stars with 85 reviews
This captivating autobiography by a Tibetan educator and former political prisoner is full of twists and turns. Born in 1929 in a Tibetan village, Tsering developed a strong dislike of his country's theocratic ruling elite. As a 13-year-old member of the Dalai Lama's personal dance troupe, he was frequently whipped or beaten by teachers for minor infractions. A heterosexual, he escaped by becoming a drombo, or homosexual passive partner and sex-toy, for a well-connected monk. After studying at

Looking for the Lost: Journeys Through a Vanishing Japan (Kodansha Globe)
By Brand: Kodansha USA
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ean: 9781568361482, isbn: 9781568361482,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 73 reviews
A VIBRANT, MEDITATIVE WALK IN SEARCH OF THE SOUL OF JAPAN Traveling by foot through mountains and villages, Alan Booth found a Japan far removed from the stereotypes familiar to Westerners. Whether retracing the footsteps of ancient warriors or detailing the encroachments of suburban sprawl, he unerringly finds the telling detail, the unexpected transformation, the everyday drama that brings this remote world to life on the page. Looking for the Lost is full of personalities, from friendly

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