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CITY OF PINES : the origins of Baguio as a colonial hill station and regional Capital

By: Robert Ronald Reed

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baguio City, Philippines, A-Seven Pub: 1999

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 1125507

ISBN: 9719134216

Condition: Fine


green cloth, gilt spine, xli, 248 pages : illustrations, maps, foreword, Paul Wheatley ; photographic research, Erlyn Ruth E. Alcantara. View more info

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JADE

By: Roger Keverne

Price: $55.00

Publisher: New York, Lorenz Books: 1995

Seller ID: 112557216

ISBN: 1859671918

Condition: Very Good


blck cloth, dust jacket, 376 pages : illustrations (some color), Includes bibliographical references (p. 356-370) and index.very good condition, CONTENTS: Cultural chronology chart -- Jade : a special gemstone -- A Chinese chronology -- Neolithic Chinese jades -- Post-neolithic to Han Chinese jades -- Han to Song Chinese jades -- The glorious age of Chinese jades -- Post-1800 Chinese jades -- Appraisal of Chinese jades -- Jade of the Pacific rim -- Jade in the South Pac... View more info

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A SENSITIVE INDEPENDENCE : Canadian Methodist women missionaries in Canada and the Orient, 1881-1925

By: Rosemary R Gagan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Montreal, McGill Queen's Univ. Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125336

ISBN: 0773508961

Condition: Very Good


cloth, xii.,281 pages, illustrated, (10 pp of plates) maps, index, Based on the author's thesis (Ph.D.)--McMaster University, 1987., " In contrast to their idealized image as Christian altruists, the women missionaries of the Woman's Missionary Society (WMS) responded pragmatically to the harsh social realities they faced. They established girls' schools in Japan and China, made efforts to curtail infanticide and footbinding in West China, and campaigned against the... View more info

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ECONOMIC COLD WAR : America's embargo against China and the Sino-Soviet alliance, 1949-1963

By: Shu Guang Zhang

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Stanford, Calif., Stanford University Press,: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125158

ISBN: 0804739307

Condition: Fine


black cloth, xvi, 375 pages : maps, bibliography, index, CONTENTS; Fostering the China embargo, 1949-1953 -- Standing up to build a new China, September 1949-June 1950 -- Countering the imperialist embargo, July 1950-September 1953 -- Holding the sanctions line, 1953-1955 -- Fending off prolonged western sanctions, October 1953-December 1957 -- The disintegration of multilateral sanctions, 1956-1959 -- The collapse of Sino-Soviet economic cooperation, 1957-1960 -- An ine... View more info

THE TRUCE IN THE EAST AND ITS AFTERMATH; Being a Sequel to the Re-Shaping of the Far East by...

By: Weale, B.L. Putnam; (Simpson, Bertrum Lenox),

Price: $50.00

Publisher: London, MacMillan.: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: TR-4400

Condition: Very Good


orig. red cloth, gilt spine, pp.,xv, 647,(2) pp pub. catalogue,illustrated,frontis.,16 full page plates,2 maps, (one large folding color map at rear, 2 folding charts, index, minor wear at edges, some rippling along spine at both front & back, ink sig.,tight,sound copy. A detailed analysis of the Anglo-Japanese alliance, with several chapters on Korea. View more info

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Trade and expansion in Han China; a study in the structure of Sino-barbarian economic relations.

By: Yingshi Yu

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Berkeley,, University of California Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1124719

Condition: Very Good


red cloth, gilt spine, ix, 251 pages. map. (on end papers) , View more info

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The Huaqiao warriors : Chinese resistance movement in the Philippines, 1942-45

By: Yuk-wai Yung Li

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Hong Kong, Hong Kong University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1125510

Condition: Fine


pict. paper covers, xvii, 224 pages: maps, as new copy, The book thus fills an important gap in Philippine historiography on the Second World War and in the understanding of the Philippine Chinese community and the effect of Japanese occupation upon it.. View more info