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A SHORT INTRODUCTION TO THE HISTORY AND POLITICS OF SOUTHEAST ASIA

By: Allen, Richard

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1970

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11841

Condition: Very good +


xi, 306p. Jacket edges scraped. Includes bibliography. Jacket design by Ronald Clyne. B&w map. (8-1/2"x5-3/4") View more info

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KOLOKASI DAN UNGKAPAN BAHASA MINANG (MINANG-KABAU COLLOCATIONS AND EXPRESSIONS)

By: Anwar, Khaidir

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Padang, Indonesia, Yayasan Pengkajian Kebudayaan Minangkabau: 1988

Seller ID: P6592

Condition: Very good


152p. Former owner's name on inside front cover, cover lightly rubbed. Phrases and expressions used by the Minangkabau people of Indonesia translated into English. 3 located in OCLC (9/18) (8"x5-7/8") View more info

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THE RAMAKIEN MURALS

By: Bunnag, Chiew; Acknowledgment by

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Bangkok, Van Chalerm Kanchanamongkoi, World Press Co.: 1967

Seller ID: P6281

Condition: Good +


[iii], [53p.] The first leaf is a ticket from which the top fore edge corner has been removed, rubbed wrap has small tears to edges. "This booklet is a guide for tourists who would like to know more about the story of the Ramakien. It will give you a background for the mural painting on the wall around the Temple of the Emerald Buddha." Oblong. Booklet. B&w illustrations. (5"x7-3/8") View more info

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BUSHWHACKING AND OTHER ASIATIC TALES AND MEMORIES

By: Clifford, Hugh

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Harper & Brothers: 1929

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11519

Condition: Very good


x, 331p. Cover corners lightly worn and spine sunned. Sir Clifford's recollections of the people and customs of the Malay Peninsula during the last years of the 19th century where he served as a British colonial administrator. B&w illustrations and 11 b&w plates and frontispiece. (8-1/4"x5-3/8") View more info

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KOWTOW

By: Der Ling, Princess

Price: $195.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Co.: 1929

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11028

Condition: Very good


[xiv], 322p. 4th printing (1932) Signed by author on half title page. Cover corners lightly worn and spine sunned. Author, lady-in-waiting to Empress Dowager Cixi of China during the Manchu dynasty, recounts her childhood. 5 green & black plates and frontispiece. (8-7/8"x5-7/8") View more info

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SON OF HEAVEN

By: Der Ling, Princess

Price: $145.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton-Century Co.: 1935

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H11027

Condition: Good +


[xii], 248p. Signed by author on front endpaper. Endpapers toned, cover sunned on front and spine. Author, lady-in-waiting to Empress Dowager Cixi of China during the Manchu dynasty, relates a fictional account of the life of Guangxu, Emperor of China. 7 b&w photo plates and frontispiece. (8-3/4"x5-7/8") View more info

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THE PAGEANT OF JAPANESE HISTORY

By: Dilts, Marion May

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Longmans, Green & Co.: 1947

Edition: New Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H12008

Condition: Good


[xviii], 418p. 2nd printing. Signed by author on title page. Cover edges and spine sunned with cloth unraveling on top and bottom of spine. Includes bibliography and glossary. Foldout sheet,"Eastern Successive Contrast List" that lists corresponding Korean, Japanese, and Chinese dates and eras with characters and Arabic numerals, from the S. Murakami Oriental Fine Art Curios Shop in Tokyo tipped in on front pastedown. B&w illustrations and plates. (8-1/4"x5-3... View more info

THE AFGHANISTAN STUDIES JOURNAL, VOL. 4, 1993

By: Farr, Grant M.; Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Omaha, Nebraska, Center for Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha: 1993

Seller ID: MG1380

Condition: Very Good


124p. Cover edges lightly worn. Includes articles on: health care in Afghanistan and of Afghans, orthopaedics in Afghanistan, childhood diarrhea beliefs among Afghan refugee mothers in Pakistan, health among San Francisco area Afghans, hypertension in Afghan immigrants in the United States, and Kabul 1978. 6 leaves of b&w photo plates Kabal: Fifteen (15) years later. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

THE AFGHANISTAN STUDIES JOURNAL, VOL. 1, ISSUE 2

By: Farr, Grant M.; Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Omaha, Nebraska, Center for Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha: [1990]

Seller ID: MG1377

Condition: Very Good


138p. Cover creased and edges worn, subscription label on back cover,bottom corner of text block bumped and creased. Includes articles on: Louis Dupree, female Afghan refugees, health care training and primary education in Afghanistan, fiction of Peregrine Hodson and Doris Lessing, educational support of the University of Nebraska at Omaha. 4 leaves of b&w plates. (8-1/2"x5-1/2") View more info

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NONALIGNMENT AND THE AFRO-ASIAN STATES

By: Jansen, G.H.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: New York, Frederick A. Praeger: 1966

Seller ID: H11947

Condition: Very good


432p. A few pages torn, price sticker on jacket front with stain on back and tears and chips to edges. (8-3/4"x5-3/4") View more info

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JAPAN BEGINS AGAIN

By: Kerr, William C.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Friendship Press: 1949

Seller ID: P5908

Condition: Good +


[xii], 180p. Top back cover corner torn off, spine sunned. Christianity in post-World War II Japan. Includes bibliography. (7-1/4"x4-3/4") View more info

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UTAMARO (HOIKUSHA'S COLOR BOOK, NO. 30)

By: Kikuchi, Sadao; Translated by Myra Fraser & Masaaki Tanaka

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Osaka, Japan, Hoikusha Publishing Co.: 1974

Edition: First

Seller ID: P6497

Condition: Very good


[124p.], 2 leaves of Hoikusha Color Book titles. Former owner's name on front endpaper. B&w and color illustrations. (5-7/8"x4-1/8") View more info

CHINA'S ISLAND FRONTIER: STUDIES IN THE HISTORICAL GEOGRAPHY OF TAIWAN

By: Knapp, Ronald G.; Edited by

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Honolulu, University Press of Hawaii & the Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii: 1980

Seller ID: H12643

ISBN: 082480743X

Condition: Very good


[xvi], 296p. Brown spots on top of page edges, corner clipped on half title page, jacket spine sunned and corners worn with small tears to edges. Collection of essays at the patterns and processes of Taiwan's historical geography of which five of the essays are expanded from papers presented at the 1977 meeting of the Association of American Geographers. Includes bibliographical notes and glossary. Jacket design by Kenneth Mayamoto. B&w illustrations. (9-1/2"x6-3/8&#... View more info

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LADY NIJO'S OWN STORY: TOWAZU-GATARI, THE CANDID DIARY OF A 13TH-CENTURY JAPANESE IMPERIAL CONCUBINE

By: Lady Nijo; Translated by Wilfrid Whitehouse & Eizo Yanagisawa

Price: $29.00

Publisher: Rutland, Vermont, Charles E. Tuttle: 1974

Edition: First

Seller ID: H9337

ISBN: 0804811172

Condition: Very Good


397p. 1st printing. Bookstore label on front pastedown, brown stains on top page edges, jacket corners lightly worn. Jacket design by H. Doki. (7-1/2"x5-1/4") View more info

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THE JEWS FROM THE KONKAN: THE BENE ISRAEL COMMUNITIES IN INDIA

By: Luxembourg, Daniella; Exhibition Curator & David Shaham, Catalogue Editor

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tel-Aviv, Beth Hatefutsoth, The Nahum Goldmann Museum of the Jewish Diaspora: 1981

Edition: First

Seller ID: P6599

Condition: Very good


Unpaginated (approx. 36p.) Wrap edges lightly worn. Text in English and Hebrew. Catalog to accompany an exhibition held at the museum in Summer 1981. B&w photographs. (8-5/8"x9-1/4") View more info

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EAST WIND RISING: A LONG VIEW OF THE PACIFIC CRISIS

By: Morin, Relman

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1960

Edition: First

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: H10639

Condition: Very Good


360p., [x]. Signed by author on front endpaper. Spine sunned and corners slightly bumped. (8-5/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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QUICK AND EASY THAI SPEAKING

By: P.M.S. (Samnakphim Pram ans n)

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Bangkok, Pramuan Sarnpublishing House: [198?]

Edition: 4th Edition

Seller ID: H11691

Condition: Good +


271p. Front hinge cracked, jacket corners lightly worn. (6-1/8"x3-7/8") View more info

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MY TWENTY-FIVE YEARS IN CHINA

By: Powell, John B.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Macmillan Co.: 1945

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11262

Condition: Very good


436p. 1st printing. Pages toned, price clipped jacket has chips and tears to edges. Journalist recounts his experiences in China beginning in 1917 through 1942, including his imprisonment by the Japanese. (8-5/8"x5-3/4") View more info

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INTRODUCTION TO SOUTH SULAWESI

By: Reid, Helen & Anthony Reid

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Ujang, Pandang, P.T. Bhakti Centra Baru: 1981

Seller ID: H11726

Condition: Very good


163p. Cover corners worn, top of page edges have brown spots. Stab stitched binding with black tape spine covering, text printed only on verso, and poorly printed. B&w maps. (8-1/8"x6-1/4") View more info

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RESTLESS INDIA

By: Rosinger, Lawrence K.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt & Co.: 1946

Edition: First

Seller ID: H11229

Condition: Very good


[x], 113p. 1st printing. Bookplate on front pastedown, cover corners bumped, jacket has chips and tears that have been tape repaired. "This volume is one of the Headline Series published by the Foreign Policy Association as a service to its members." Includes suggested reading. B&w illustrations. (7-3/4"x5-1/4") View more info