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  • 'This Culture of Ours': Intellectual Transitions in T'Ang and Sung China

    By Peter K. Bol

    Our Price: $70.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780804719209
    • Publisher: Stanford University Press
    • Published: May 1992
    "Bol's book is a major accomplishment, intellectual history at its best. Every serious student of the history and the literary and intellectual culture of traditional China will want to read Bol's study and will need to take it into account." --Choice
  • 'This Culture of Ours': Intellectual Transitions in T'ang and Sung China

    By Peter K. Bol

    Our Price: $29.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780804723619
    • Publisher: Stanford University Press
    • Published: August 1994
    Addressing one of the great themes in premodern Chinese history, this book traces the transformation of the shared culture of the Chinese learned elite from the seventh to the twelfth centuries.
  • 'liberal Utopianism Is Destroying the United States

    By Charles Keltz

    Our Price: $15.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781615790357
    • Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
    • Published: July 2009
  • 10-Minute Feng Shui: Easy Tips for Every Room

    By Skye Alexander

    Our Price: $6.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781931412889
    • Publisher: FAIR WINDS PRESS
    • Published: January 2002
    Feng shui, the ancient Chinese art of placement, can transform your love life, financial situation, health, and overall happiness. And itÆs easier than you think to reap the rewards of this amazing art! Just a few simple changes to your d¬cor can result in big benefits. -Put a vase of yellow flowers in your kitchen to increase your wealth. -Place a live plant in your bedroom to improve your love life. -Tie nine small bells on a red cord and hang it from your front door to bring happiness into your home. -Hang a mobile in a sick room to clear congestions and respiration problems.In just ten minutes, you can revive stagnant energy and bring "ch'i" into you home. Feng shui has been used successfully for centuries, and these tips are the best of what feng shui has to offer. TheyÆre simple, theyÆre fun, and they work!
  • The 1421 Heresy

    By Anatole Andro

    Our Price: $31.00
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9781420873498
    • Publisher: Authorhouse
    • Published: September 2005
  • 1421: The Year China Discovered America

    By Gavin Menzies

    Our Price: $15.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780061564895
    • Publisher: Harper Perennial
    • Published: June 2008
    On March 8, 1421, the largest fleet the world had ever seen set sail from China 'to proceed all the way to the ends of the earth to collect tribute from the barbarians beyond the sea.' When the fleet returned home in October 1423, the emperor had fallen, leaving China in political and economic freefall. The great ships were left to rot at their moorings and the records of their journeys were destroyed. Lost in the long, self-imposed isolation that followed was the knowledge that Chinese ships had reached America some 70 years before Columbus, had circumnavigated the globe a century before Magellan, and colonized America before the Europeans. Appendices, Notes, Index. Color/b&w illus. 650p.
  • 1421: The Year China Discovered America

    By Gavin Menzies

    Our Price: $12.50
    • Format: Hardcover
    • ISBN-13: 9780060537630
    • Publisher: William Morrow
    • Published: January 2003
    A history by the retired Royal Navy officer which argues that the Chinese discovered & colonized America before Columbus, who subsequently used their maps; a bestseller in Britain.
  • 1421: The Year China Discovered America

    By Gavin Menzies

    Our Price: $8.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780060540944
    • Publisher: HarperPerennial
    • Published: January 2004
    This historical investigation of the 1421 Chinese expedition that set sail 'to proceed all the way to the ends of the earth' reconceives the history of world exploration. It situates the 'discovery of America' some seventy years beforeColumbus as well as placing the circumnavigation of the earth a century prior to Magellan. Unveiling incontrovertible evidence, this captivating historical detective story reveals how the Chinese colonized America before the Europeans and transplanted in America and other countries the principal economic crops that have fed and clothed the world. Appendix, Notes, Index. Illus. 650p.
  • 1434: The Year a Magnificent Chinese Fleet Sailed to Italy and Ignited the Renaissance

    By Gavin Menzies

    Our Price: $18.99
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780061492181
    • Publisher: HarperCollins
    • Published: June 2009
    A reappraisal of the origins of the European Renaissance challenges popular beliefs about the roles of Greek and Roman ideology to identify the influences of fifteenth-century Chinese exploration, in an account that identifies China's period technological superiority. 50,000 first printing. Reprint.
  • 1587, A Year of No Significance: The Ming Dynasty in Decline

    By Ray Huang

    Our Price: $27.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780300028843
    • Publisher: Yale University Press
    • Published: September 1982
    Creates a portrait of the world and culture of late imperial China by examining the lives of seven prominent officials and members of the Ming ruling class
  • 36 Stratagems Plus

    By Teresa Tung

    Our Price: $21.14
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781426928062
    • Publisher: Author Solutions
    • Published: March 2010
  • The A to Z of Modern China (1800-1949)

    By James Z. Gao

    Our Price: $34.45
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780810876422
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
    • Published: May 2010
  • The A to Z of the Chinese Cultural Revolution

    By Guo Jian

    Our Price: $45.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780810868700
    • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc
    • Published: September 2009
  • Abandoning an Ally: The Real Story Behind 70 Million Killed in China and America's Forgotten War

    By James Fitzgerald

    Our Price: $13.86
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780692482117
    • Publisher: James Fitzgerald
  • Academic Nations in China and Japan

    By Margaret Sleeboom

    Our Price: $54.95
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9780415864497
    • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
    • Published: May 2013
    The descriptions Chinese and Japanese people attribute to themselves and to each other differ vastly and stand in stark contrast to Western perceptions that usually identify a 'similar disposition' between the two nations. Academic Nationals in China and Japan explores human categories, how academics classify themselves and how they divide the world into groups of people.Margaret Sleeboom carefully analyses the role the nation-state plays in Chinese and Japanese academic theory, demonstrating how nation-centric blinkers often force academics to define social, cultural and economic issues as unique to a certain regional grouping. The book shows how this in turn contributes to the consolidating of national identity while identifying the complex and unintended effects of historical processes and the role played by other local, personal and universal identities which are usually discarded.While this book primarily reveals how academic nations are conceptualized through views of nature, culture and science, the author simultaneously identifies comparable problems concerning the relation between social science research and the development of the nation state. This book will appeal not only to Asianists but also to those with research interests in Cultural Studies and Sinology.

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