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A Hidden Life The Enigma of Sir Edmund Backhouse.
Trevor-Roper, Hugh
ISBN: 0333198832
MacMillan, London, 1976  1976 
  8vo. hardcover. 316pp. index. Very good, light foxing to endpapers & outer page edges. / Very good d/w. 
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 63817  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Bad Elements : Chinese Rebels from Los Angeles to Beijing
Buruma, Ian
ISBN: 0679457682
New York, Random House 2001.  2001 
  8vo. hardcover. 367pp. index, fine. / near fine d/w. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23871  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Changjiang..the Longest River in China
Liu, Jiang
Beijing. Foreign Languages Press, 1980. First edition.  0 
  Oblong 8vo. limp boards with laminated pictorial jacket cover. 163pp. colour photos. good condition, cover edges slightly curled. signatures for a tour group inside cover, fep. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5147  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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China's Second Revolution: Reform After Mao
Harding, Harry
ISBN: 0044421060
Allen & Unwin (Australia) Pty Ltd 1989  1989 
  8vo softcover 367pp index. very good. 
Price: $8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 34596  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Chinese Creeds & Customs. Volume I
Burkhardt, V R.
Hong Kong. South China Morning Post. 1972  1972 
  8vo. hardcover. 180pp. + index. colour frontis. b/w pen drawings by author. very good. / good+ d/w. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 6338  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Chinese Women Speak.
Cusack, Dymphna.
Sydney: Angus & Robertson, 1958, 1st edition.  0 
  8vo. hardcover. 263pp. b/w illus. near fine. / very good+ d/w. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30174  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Dragon Emperor. Treasures from the Forbidden City.
Pang, Dr Mae Anne
ISBN: 0724101357
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, 1988  1988 
  Square 4to. softcover. 138pp. colour illus. very good. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 36752  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Eldest Son: Zhou Enlai and the Making of Modern China,1898-1976
Suyin, Han
ISBN: 0712674152
Pimlico, London, United Kingdom, 1995.  1995 
  8vo. softcover. 483pp. index, b/w illus. good, page edges browned. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62400  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Elite China: Luxury Consumer Behavior in China
Lu, Pierre Xiao
ISBN: 0470822678
John Wiley & Sons 2008  2008 
  8vo. softcover. 208pp. index, b/w illus. Very good, small crease on bottom corner. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 58178  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China
Chang, Jung
ISBN: 9780224087445
Jonathan Cape, 2013.  2013 
  8vo. softcover. 436pp. index, colour & b/w ilus. Near Fine 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62401  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Fenby, Jonathan
Dealing With The Dragon: A Year In The New Hong Kong
New York, Little, Brown, 2000  2000 
  8vo. softcover. 312pp. + b/w plates. very good, remainder mark bottom edge. 
Price: $8.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22627  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Jan Wong's China - Reports from a not-so-foreign Correspondent
Jan Wong
ISBN: 0385259026
Doubleday 1999  1999 
  8vo. Hardcover in d/w. Very Good condition. On the fiftieth anniversary of the People's Republic of China, Jan Wong reflects on her work as a foreign correspondents. From a peasant tax revolt through the new consumerism (ads on television) to the closeted world of Chinese gays, Jan Wong's China is a highly personal, entertaining account of a country in transition. Jan Wong asks the questions no one else thinks to ask. Employing behind-the-scenes detail and her trademark humour, she brilliantly weaves her adventures into a rich journalistic tapestry. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 38883  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Jan Wong's China - Reports from a not-so-foreign Correspondent
Jan Wong
ISBN: 1863591435
Doubleday 1999  1999 
  8vo. Softcover. Very Good condition. On the fiftieth anniversary of the People's Republic of China, Jan Wong reflects on her work as a foreign correspondents. From a peasant tax revolt through the new consumerism (ads on television) to the closeted world of Chinese gays, Jan Wong's China is a highly personal, entertaining account of a country in transition. Jan Wong asks the questions no one else thinks to ask. Employing behind-the-scenes detail and her trademark humour, she brilliantly weaves her adventures into a rich journalistic tapestry. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 43419  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Jen
Wingate, Alfred (Mrs.)
London: Crosby Lockwood, 1928. First edition.  0 
  8vo. pink decorated cloth.286pp. fold-out map at rear. musical score good, minor wear to corners, two tiny tears top of spine. faded spine. light foxing. no d/w. Scarce original edition, later published as "The Talisman of Kubla Khan a Retitled and Popular Edition of Jen" 
Price: $35.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 5324  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Legacies - A Chinese Mosaic
Lord, Bette Bao
ISBN: 0394583256
Knopf, New York 1990  1990 
  8vo. hardcover. 245pp. Very good. / Very good d/w. Signed by author. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50276  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Liaison
Wadler, Joyce
ISBN: 0553181114
Bantam Books 1993  1993 
  8vo softcover 321pp index, b/w illus. very good. 
Price: $11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40051  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Madame Mao: The White-Boned Demon
Terrill, Ross
ISBN: 0868065781
Hale & Iremonger Pty Ltd  0 
  8vo softcover 466pp very good. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 50432  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Mao The Unknown Story
Chang, Jung and Jon Halliday
ISBN: 0224071262
Jonathan Cape, 2005  2005 
  8vo softcover 832pp very good, owner's inscription on fep. / Vedry good d/w. Illustrated with photo's. In the epilogue to her biography of Mao Tse-tung, Jung Chang and her husband and cowriter Jon Halliday lament that, 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 62395  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Marco Polo
Humble, Richard
Putnam 1975  1975 
  8vo hardcover 232pp index, colour & b/w illus. very good, stamp on half-title. / very good d/w. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37441  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Roads To Xanadu. East and West in the making of the modern world.
Mesron, John.
Sydney, Child and Associates, 1989  1989 
  4to. hardcover. 288pp. index. colour illus, near fine/near fine d/w. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20246  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Royal Doulton Exhibition 1979
Betterridge, Margaret
ISBN: 0724048847
Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Sydney. 1979  1979 
  8vo softcover 112pp very good. An exhibition of Doulton ceramics from the Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Sydney. October 17 to November 14, 1979. Illustrated throughout with descriptions in colour and b&w. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 45260  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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Ten Thousand Miles Without A Cloud - One Woman's search for her Roots
Shuyun, Sun
ISBN: 0007129734
Flamingo 2005  2005 
  Trade paperback. 464pp. Index. Sun Shuyun retraced Zuanzang's steps from China, though Central Asia to India, the journey he made to find treue Buddhism, and in doing so traverses four landscapes - historical, cultural, spiritual and personal and gives us a vivid and fascinating insight into China and its people, past and present. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 41321  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Chinese
Becker, Jasper
ISBN: 0719560365
John Murray Publishers 2002  2002 
  8vo softcover 464pp index, b/w illus. very good+. Becker has spent 20 years touring through China and meeting people in order to understand this vast and mysterious land. His vignettes on government types, shamans, and businessmen join to present a revealing look at China over time. The Chinese is a captivating and enlightening read for anyone interested in Asian or cultural studies. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 46499  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Clouds And The Rain: The Art of Love in China
BEURDELEY, Michel, Kristofer SCHIPPER, Chang FU-JUI and Jacques PIMPANEAU
Office du Livre, Fribourg Switzerland, 1969  1969 
  Large 4to. hardcover. 210pp. b/w illus. tipped-in colour plates. Very good+. / Very good d/w. 
Price: $65.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 48716  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The diaries of Genghis Khan
Cooper, Brian H.
ISBN: 0646266470
Maleny, Qld. House of Caladan 1996  1996 
  8vo softcover 252pp very good. Owner's inscription on fep. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37321  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Dragon's Teeth - Inside China's Armed Forces
Young, John Robert
ISBN: 0091706807
Hutchinson 1987  1987 
  4to. Hardcover in d/w. 224pp. Very good. Index. Illustrated throughout with colour photographs. Contents includes Historical Background, chronology, China, A Selection of conventional weapons and equipment current and under development. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 55108  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Good German of Nanking : The Diaries of John Rabe
Rabe, John
ISBN: 0316648078
Little Brown 1999  1999 
  8vo hardcover 314pp very good / very good d/w. In 1937, as the invading Japanese Army closed on Nanking, then the capital of China, all foreigners were ordered to evacuate. One man, a mild 55-year-old German named John Rabe who ran the local Siemens factory, refused on the grounds that it would show a bad example to his Chinese workers. Sending his wife and family to safety, he watched in horror as the Japanese began to wipe out the population. Hastily contacting the tiny remaining community of foreigners, and using the flimsy authority of a pact Hitler had made with the Japanese, Rabe spent months safeguarding and providing refuge for thousands of Chinese, often interposing himself physically between the executioners and their victims. It is estimated that he saved between 250,000 and 300,000 lives by his efforts. And every night, he would write up his diary of these extraordinary events. THE GOOD GERMAN OF NANKING is Rabe's story, in his own words: the amazing testament to one of the hitherto unsung heroes of the twentieth century. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 54956  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Last Empress: The She-Dragon of China
Laidler, Keith
ISBN: 0470848812
John Wiley & Sons November 2003  2003 
  8vo softcover 256pp very good. In 1856 Emperor Hsien Feng turned over an ornately carved jade name-plaque next to his bedchamber, an action with which he brought a much-desired new concubine to his bed and unwittingly sealed the fate of the Manchu dynasty. A centuries-old prophecy had foretold that Manchu rule in China would be brought to ruin by a woman from the Yeho-Nala tribe; in the darkness of the bedchamber those words became reality. The Emperor was entranced with the young woman he had chosen, and from that time her power over him was ensured. Her name was Yehonala. Forced to enter the Forbidden City at the age of sixteen Yehonala lost her family, her betrothed and the life she had sought. She was entering a world of opulence, scholarship, intrigue and power struggles; a world that had remained for centuries untouched by the outside world or the passing of time, ruled by etiquette and tradition but with danger in every word or gesture. The beautiful young girl proved herself equal to all the court. She rose to be one of the greatest female autocrats in history, the most powerful person in China, maintaining her power with a mixture of seduction, intrigue, manipulation and even murder. 
Price: $11.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 47212  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Last Governor: Chris Patten & the Handover of Hong Kong
Dimbleby, Jonathan
ISBN: 0751522724
Warner Books1998  1998 
  8vo softcover 550pp index, b/w illus. very good, small owner's name on fep. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 37222  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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The Making of a New Chinese Mind: Intellectuality and the Future of China.
Woo, Henry K. H.
ISBN: 9627794023
Hong Kong: China Foundation, 1993.  1993 
  8vo hardcover 221pp. very good+ / very good+ d/w. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28353  Bookseller: Dial a Book
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