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A Blonde in the Bazaar.
Worrall, Jill.
ISBN: 1741100607
New Holland Auckland 2003 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, colour photos centre spread, scuff marks spine, minor edgewear. 227 pp. This book is a richly textured and vivid account of the author's extensive travels in Pakistan. The author's sense of humour makes this travel memoir thought-provoking and entertaining. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25812  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A History of Japanese Theology.
Furuya, Yasuo (editor).
ISBN: 0802841082
William B. Eerdmans Grand Rapids, MI 1997 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor rubbing edges. 161 pp. The first book written by Japanese theologists (Akio Dohi, Toshio Sato, Seiichi Yagi and Masaya Odagaki) about the tumultuous history of Christian theology in Japan. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 11882  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Little Bit One O'Clock: Living with a Balinese Family.
Ingram, William.
ISBN: 9799532205
Ersania Books Bali, Indonesia 2002 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, few black & white photos at rear, maps, charts, light foxing inside covers, spine ends little rubbed, crease fore-edge front cover, minor edgewear. 240 pp. The author writes with honesty and warmth about the very special moments spent with a Balinese family. He explores the web of relationships that tie the family members to each other, their community and their ancestors. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28045  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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A Quest for True Islam: A Study of the Islamic Resurgence Movement among the Youth in Bandung, Indonesia [Islam in Southeast Asia Series].
Rosyad, Rifki.
ISBN: 1920942327
Australian National University E Press (ANU E Press) Canberra 1995 
  Paperback wide octavo, very good plus condition. 110 pp. The focus is on factors contributing to the emergence, development and routinisation of contemporary Islamic resurgence, particularly among students. Also discusses how Islamic groups respond to social, cultural and political changes. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13005  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Among Muslims: Everyday Life on the Frontiers of Pakistan.
Jamie, Kathleen.
ISBN: 1580050867
Seal Press New York 2002 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, few black & white text-photos, thick remainder stripe. 250 pp. The author describes her time spent with the people inhabiting the remote and volatile northern areas of Pakistan (of current interest as a supposed hiding place for Islamic terrorists). As Jamie discusses arranged marriage, divorce, children, education, travel, and attitudes toward freedom and risk with the locals of the area, she gives a compelling and lively portrait of their lives and offers insights for everyone seeking to better understand this remote part of the world. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21651  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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An Introduction to Japanese Society.
Sugimoto, Yoshio.
ISBN: 0521427045
Cambridge University Press (CUP) Cambridge 2001 
  Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, tables. 286 pp. Written by a professor of sociology at La Trobe (Latrobe) University, Melbourne. This book examines contemporary Japanese society. Essential for all students of Japan and for professional and lay people seeking a general introduction to that society. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20356  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Asia: Cultural Politics in the Global Age.
Birch, David; Schirato, Tony; Srivastava, Sanjay.
ISBN: 0312293763
Palgrave New York 2001 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, figures, minimal edgewear. 225 pp. Drawing upon recent advances in critical communication and cultural studies, the authors engage with the cultural politics of information and the public sphere, diasporic movements, religion, the position of women, masculinity and sexuality, providing new insights into contemporary Asian cultures. With examples from countries across the region, this book provides the tools needed to recognise, understand and discuss Asian cultures and cultural difference. SALE PRICE. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22716  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Asian Eclipse: Exposing the Dark Side of Business in Asia.
Backman, Michael.
ISBN: 0471479128
John Wiley & Sons (Asia) Singapore 2001 
  Paperback octavo, card covers (with flaps), very good condition, tables, slight bump base spine. 329 pp. Examines some difficulties with doing some business with Asia today, including cultural conflicts. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23204  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Asian Values Western Dreams: Understanding the New Asia.
Sheridan, Greg.
ISBN: 1864484969
Allen & Unwin Sydney 1999 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages lightly toned as usual, minor edgewear. 326 pp. Australian reporter examines one of the most controversial issues in Asia today - how the region reconciles its homegrown values with the conflicting and often Western values of modernization, globalization and economic development. Each chapter is devoted to an Asian country. Based on interviews with people from rural peasant to president and prime minister, seeks to take the question of Asian values out of the realm of theory and into everyday life. Thematic chapters also allows him to examine what Asian values mean for human rights, political development, regional co-operation, economics and culture. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3731  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Bandung 1955: Little Histories [Monash Papers on Southeast Asia].
McDougall, Derek (editor); Finnane, Antonia (editor).
ISBN: 9781876924737
Monash Asia Institute / Monash University Press Melbourne, Caulfield 2010 
  Paperback small octavo, as new condition. 170 pp. The Bandung Conference (held in Bandung, Indonesia) was one of the great political events of the 1950s. Its glittering array of international stars - including Sukarno, Nehru, and Zhou Enlai - ensured headlines around the world. More than 50 years after the first great gathering of heads of independent Asian and African countries, this book presents some new and unusual perspectives. Focuses on under-researched individuals, countries, and themes - Lebanon's Charles Malik, Egypt's Gamal Abdel Nasser, Japanese intellectuals, Burmese socialists, Australian politicians. It brings fresh insights into an historic gathering and shows why the 'spirit of Bandung' remains a term full of significance, particularly in Asian countries. 
Price: $40.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16257  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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China Road: A Journey into the Future of a Rising Power.
Gifford, Rob.
ISBN: 9780747588924
Bloomsbury London 2007 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear. 326 pp. An illuminating personal account of life in modern China. The author has spent 20 years studying, visiting and reporting on China. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14128  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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China: The Waking Giant.
Mass, Nurino; Mass, Tess (illustrator).
The Writer's Press Sydney, Summer Hill 1966 
  Hardback small, no jacket, very good condition, pictorial cover, illustrated endpapers, black & white drawings, spine little faded, corner tip rear cover little rubbed, pages lightly toned, faint foxing covers, minor edgewear. 103 pp. This small collectible book for young adults has a big purpose in a changing world. It is a simple, friendly introduction to China. In its few pages and its simple language, this book sums up the country's remarkable history. The cover, and the expressive line drawings throughout, are the work of the author's 13-year-old daughter, Tess. (No date, but 1966, Trove.). 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40374  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Chinese "Panchsheela" in Burma.
Jain, Girilal.
Democratic Research Service Bombay 1956 
  Paperback very small, card cover, stapled pamphlet (staples rusted), good plus condition, map, rear cover creased, owner's written name. 45 pp. Panchsheela is a Buddhist notion guiding good relations between countries. However, despite signing a treaty, China continues to interfere in the border areas of northern Burma. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13124  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Demokrasi: Indonesia in the 21st Century.
McDonald, Hamish.
ISBN: 9781863956611
Black Inc. Melbourne, Collingwood 2014 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, pages faintly toned, small edge tear top edge few pages, minor edgewear. 312 pp. From Author's Note: This book is intended as a quick overview of contemporary Indonesia. The author, an Australian Indonesia expert, returns to the nation he loves, both to tell the story of its past, and to consider the possibilities of its future as a democratic nation. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 28827  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Descent into Chaos: The World's Most Unstable Region and the Threat to Global Security [Pakistan, Afghanistan and the Threat to Global Security].
Rashid, Ahmed.
ISBN: 9780141020860
Penguin Books London 2009 
  Paperback, very good condition, corner rear cover creased, minor edgewear. 498 pp. Explores the most volatile and dangerous region in the world: Pakistan and Afghanistan. The real crisis zone now lies in central Asia. Veteran Pakistani reporter has unparalleled access to the region and knows its leading players, from presidents to warlords. He documents how closely Pakistan's US-backed regime is linked with extremists; how broken promises in Afghanistan have led to a resurgent Taliban fed by drugs money; and how the largest landmass in the world is now a breeding ground for terrorism. In this story of squandered opportunities, misguided alliances and double-dealing, Rashid pinpoints with chilling accuracy where the true threat to our global security comes from. Ahmed Rashid is Pakistan's premiere journalist, an expert on Central Asia, on jihad and Muslim extremists movements, on the Taliban and Al Qaeda, on insurgency, and on the catastrophe of US policy in this region, on which he has reported for 25 years. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16520  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Exploring Ethnic Diversity in Burma.
Gravers, Mikael (editor).
ISBN: 8791114969
Nordic Institute of Asian Studies (NIAS) Copenhagen 2007 
  Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos. 283 pp. Although the image of modern Burma / Myanmar is couched in human rights terms (Aung San Suu Kyi), there are actually several ethnic and religious conflicts in Burma, About 30% of the population and most of the land area is non-Burman. A comprehensive discussion of ethnic identity in relation to British colonial rule and the repressive modern state. Includes anthropological data on the boundaries of the main ethnic groups (eg, Chin, Kachin, Karen, Kayah, Shan, Mon, Rakhine). SALE PRICE. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13691  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Flight to Formosa: A Holiday and Fact-finding Tour of Nationalist China's Fortress of Freedom and the Ports of Hong Kong and Macao.
Clune, Frank.
Angus & Robertson Sydney 1958 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, good condition (in good dustjacket), black & white photos (including frontispiece portrait), endpaper map, edges lightly foxed, reverse side jacket lightly toned & marked, chipped, corners jacket worn, closed tears top spine, bottom edge rear flap worn), corners rear cover little bumped. 272 pp. A five-week visit to Formosa (later Taiwan). He closely investigated the present political situation there. He interviewed president Chiang Kai-shek, Madame Chiang and leaders of the Nationalist Government. This fascinating book is full of interesting information on the progress that has been made under democratic government on Formosa since the exodus of the Nationalists from the mainland of China in 1949. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29067  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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India of My Dreams.
Gandhi, M. K.; Prabhu, R. K. (compiler); Prasad, Rajendra (foreword).
ISBN: 8172290020
Navajivan Publishing Ahmedabad, India 2006 
  Paperback small, very good condition, faint foxing top edge, small tear spine ends, rear cover lightly marked, tiny mark title page, covers lightly creased. 344 pp. This special little book contains passages from the writings and speeches of Mahatma Gandhi. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 24995  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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India Unbound: From Independence to the Global Information Age.
Das, Gurcharan.
ISBN: 1861974450
Profile Books London 2002 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, pages faintly toned as common, minor edgewear. 412 pp. Indian journalist and businessman has written part memoir, part journalism, part history - an insightful guide to the modern development and advance of India since independence from Britain in 1948. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 16719  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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India: A Wounded Civilization.
Naipaul, V. S.
ISBN: 0140048316
Penguin London 1979 
  Paperback, very good condition, spine faintly faded, pages faintly toned, minimal edgewear. 176 pp. In 1964, he published his semi-autobiographical account of a year in India. Two visits later he wrote the current followup in which he recapitulates the feelings that the vast, mysterious and agonized continent aroused in him. His conviction is that India, wounded by a thousand years of foreign rule, has still not found an ideology of regeneration. He defines problems better than a team of economists and other experts from the World Bank. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4499  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Indonesia: Social and Cultural Revolution [Oxford in Asia Paperbacks].
Alisjahbana, S. Takdir; Anderson, Benedict R. (translation).
ISBN: 0196380820
Oxford University Press (OUP) Oxford 1981 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, endpaper maps, minor edgewear, small bump top edge front cover, minor foxing edges, fore-edge creased few pages, owner's written name. 206 pp. This book is best described in the author's own words 'as a contemplation of Indonesian life'. The book is written in the form of essays rather than a reasoned series of chapters. It is the study of Indonesian culture, an autobiography, because the author writes in a personal manner and draws upon his own experiences to illustrate his points, and a commentary on the often obscure and baffling course of Indonesian politics before and after independence. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 27515  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Japan's Dual Civil Society [East-west Center Series on Contemporary Issues in Asia and the Pacific].
Pekkanen, Robert.
ISBN: 0804754292
Stanford University Press Stanford, CA 2006 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, figures, tables, minor edgewear, bottom corner tips first few pages little creased, tiny mark front cover. 252 pp. An overview of the state of Japan's civil society and a new theory, based on political institutions, to explain why Japan differs so much from other industrialized democracies. Demonstrates that political institutions - the regulatory framework, financial flows, and the political opportunity structure - are responsible for this pattern, with the result that civil groups have little chance of influencing national policy debates. 
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 26465  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Japan: A Short Cultural History.
Sansom, G. B.
ISBN: 4805303174
Charles E. Tuttle Tokyo 1991 
  Paperback, very good condition, fold-out map inside rear cover, black & white photos & drawings, maps, few tiny marks cover, minor edgewear. 548 pp. Revised edition. Provides students of Oriental art and letters a brief description of the cultural background of Japanese history, and it therefore pays attention to the growth of economic, social, and religious institutions in Japan. Originally published, 1931. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22324  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Japanese Culture [Getting Closer to Japan].
Takei, Naoki; Takano, Makoto (translation); Kondo, Miwako (illustrator); Shibata, Yu (illustrator).
ISBN: 4872170695
ASK Co., Ltd Tokyo, Japan 2001 
  Paperback octavo, dustjacket, card covers, very good plus condition, black & white drawings, minimal edgewear. 95 pp. This book is for business people new to Japan who may be having trouble in living, working, and understanding Japanese culture and the Japanese people. It will also interest anyone who would like to learn more about Japanese culture. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25410  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Japanese Mirror: Heroes and Villains of Japanese Culture.
Buruma, Ian.
ISBN: 0224020498
Jonathan Cape London 1984 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), black & white photos & drawings, small dent in first few pages, top edge lightly foxed, minor edgewear. 242 pp. A well-informed look at Japanese popular culture and its disturbing fantasies. The Dutch-born author lived in Japan for several years and was involved in Japanese theatre. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20118  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Killing the Khmer.
Pratt, Colin.
ISBN: 1876677082
Sea Tiger Marine Surrey Hills North, VIC 2000 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, black & white text-photos, few page corner tips bent, minor edgewear, fore-edge & bottom edge slightly marked, autograph (author's written dedication inside front cover). 303 pp. A history the Khmer Rouge, the extreme-left terrorist group, who - when in government - was responsible for the deaths of millions of Cambodians. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25772  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Kokoro: Hints and Echoes of Japanese Inner Life.
Hearn, Lafcadio.
Gay & Hancock London 1922 
  Hardback octavo, no jacket, red cloth cover (spine faded, as usual), good condition, base spine chipped, edges & first few pages lightly foxed, small edge tears few pages, minor edgewear & pencil annotation, old price marks, bookplate. 388 pp. Fifteen essays that cover Japanese emotional sense, spirit, courage, resolve, sentiment, affection and inner meaning. Because the essays cover the inner rather than the outer life of Japanese culture at the turn of the century, they are grouped under the title "kokoro" (heart). (Bookplate of bookplate collector Mark Ferson.). 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 14794  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Land Tenure and Political Authority: The Processes of Change in Land Relations and Land Attitudes in Vietnamese Villages of the Mekong Delta since 1945.
Pearce, R.
University Microfilms Ann Arbor, MI 1968 
  Paperback small, very good condition, cover lightly foxed, owner's written name. 211 pp. An authorised facsimile copy of a PhD thesis, University of Washington (reproduced, 1974). 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13314  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Like a Samurai: The Tony Glynn Story.
Glynn, Paul.
ISBN: 9780958184427
Marist Fathers Books Sydney, Hunters Hill 2008 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, black & white text-photos, minimal edgewear. 185 pp. This book by Father Paul is a well-researched story of his brother, Tony, a Marist Father, and his life in immediate post-war Japan, and his work in reconciliation with the Japanese people. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 23623  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Malaysia: Mahathirism, Hegemony and the New Opposition [Politics in Contemporary Asia].
Hilley, John.
ISBN: 1856499189
Zed Books London 2001 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, tables, minimal edgewear. 305 pp. Politics in contemporary Asia. This major new book on Malaysian politics offers a profound and up-to-date analysis of the Mahathir government and its projects, including ethical problems. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21770  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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