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The Birth Of Communist China

By: C. P. Fitzgerald

Price: $9.00

Publisher: England, Great Britain, Pelican / Penguin Books: 1964

Seller ID: 002761

Condition: Good


288 pages. Pelican Books No. A694. A Pelican Original. First published by The Cresset Press 1952. Cover shows the last recruits of the K.M.T. in Peking. Tanning to pages. Cover edges rubbed. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 500 grams. Category: History; History; Countries::China. Inventory No: 002761. Paperback View more info

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China's Treaty Ports - Half Love and Half Hate

By: Chris Elder [Selected and Edited]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Oxford University Press: 1999

Seller ID: 226432

ISBN: 0195907264

Condition: Near Fine Condition


China's treaty ports were outposts of Western civilization to some and agents of foreign oppression to others. The ports were an unavoidable fact of life for foreigners in China, as well as for the Chinese who lived and traded in them. This anthology presents a combination of fiction, letters, verse, and anecdotes to dramatically resurrect a unique passage in China's opening to the outside world. 258 pages. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilo... View more info

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China Shakes The World

By: Jack Belden

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pelican / Penguin Books: 1973

Seller ID: 232453

ISBN: 0140210199

Condition: Good Condition


688 pages. Age tanning to pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Countries::China; History; History::Chinese History. ISBN: 0140210199. ISBN/EAN: 9780140210194. Inventory No: 232453. Paperback View more info

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In and Out of China Cities First Three: Anking, Changteh, Nanchow - Missionary Life, Experience and Adventure during the first of three periods of residence in China

By: James Gardiner

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Sydney, Donald F. Pettigrew [Printer]: 1947

Seller ID: 230146

Condition: Good Condition


26 years in China. 164 pages. Foxing to outer page edges. Dust jacket has rubbing and small tears to edges and corners and associated wear. Inscription to previous owner on inside cover. Illustrated. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::China; Australia; Biography & Autobiography; Autobiography::Memoir. Inventory No: 230146. Hardcover View more info

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Report from a Chinese Village

By: Jan Myrdal

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Great Britain, Pelican / Penguin Books: 1967

Seller ID: 226500

Condition: Good Condition


Pelican Books A868. A social classic in which the life story of one village brilliantly reflects in miniature the epic of Mao's China. 473 pages. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Illustrator: Gun Kessle. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; History; Countries::China. Inventory No: 226500. Paperback View more info

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A Season in Red: My Great Leap Forward Into The New China

By: Kirsty Needham

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Australia, Allen & Unwin: 2006

Seller ID: 245017

ISBN: 1741147557

Condition: Good Condition


By 2.30 a.m. I was in Poachers, where tabletop dancing and swinging off the stair rails were obligatory at this kind of hour. A hundred arms thrusting into the air with the techno beat, sweaty bodies twitching as if it were an electric current, not music, coursing through their veins. But the tall Chinese boy standing next to me wasn't dancing. He had a beer in his hand and he had a question. 'Are you a spy?' he asked. When Kirsty Needham moves to Beijing her expectation... View more info

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Old Tales of China - A Tourist Guidebook to Chinese Theatre, Cinema, Arts and Crafts

By: Li Nianpei

Price: $8.50

Publisher: China, China Travel and Tourism Press: 1998

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 226893

Condition: Near Fine Condition


Ancient tales that acquaint the newcomer with Chinese legend and folklore. 189 pages. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 250 grams. Category: Countries::China; Travel & Places; Travel. Inventory No: 226893. Paperback View more info

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The Forbidden City / La Cite Interdite

By: Li Xia (Editor), Zhang Quan (Editor)

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Die Verbotene Stadt: 1999

Seller ID: 248307

ISBN: 7800692981

Condition: Very Good Condition


This photograph album illustrates the Forbidden City in Chinese, English, Japanese, French and German. 96 pages. Illustrated in colour. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: History::Chinese History; History; Countries::China. ISBN: 7800692981. ISBN/EAN: 9787800692987. Inventory No: 248307. Paperback View more info

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China in Crisis

By: Sven Lindqvist

Price: $15.00

Publisher: London, Faber and Faber: 1965

Seller ID: 240268

Condition: Very Good Condition


Translated by Sylvia Clayton. 125 pages. Dust Jacket price-clipped. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: 1-2 kilos. Category: Countries::China; Inventory No: 240268. Hardcover View more info

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China

By: William Yang

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Australia, Currency: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 239046

ISBN: 0868198277

Condition: Very Good Condition


Photographer-storyteller William Yang returns to a motherland he never knew -- the Australian-born Chinese a stranger in his homeland. Yang takes his audiences from the streets of Beijing, where electronics superstores jostle with echoes of the Cultural Revolution and the Ming Dynasty, to the sacred mountain Huang Shan, a must-climb for every Chinese pilgrim-tourist; from a wild night in a Mongolian herdsmans hut, to the apartments of ordinary Chinese, a few months after... View more info