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Image for The Centre of the World; Communism and the Mind of China

The Centre of the World; Communism and the Mind of China

By: Elegant, Robert S.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London :, Methuen,: 1963

Edition: 1st Ed.

Seller ID: BA0040


379 p. Map on endpapers. Issued in blue cloth with gold and red stamped spine. Top edge red. "The Chinese, the fundamentalists of international Communism, are animated by a mystical nationalism far more intense than any other great nation's." -- Front DJ flap. Text block slightly toned. Slight bumps top board spine corner, back bottom right. DJ with edgewear, toning at extremities and spine, delaminating. View more info

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Chinese Communism in Crisis; Maoism and the Cultural Revolution

By: Gray, Jack, 1926- and Cavendish, Patrick

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York; Washington; London :, Praeger Publishers,: 1968

Edition: 1st ed., 2nd Printing

Seller ID: AB0025


viii, 279 p. Includes bibliographical references. 2nd printing 1970. Written near the beginning of the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976. Contents: Foreward -- The Revolutionary Background -- Problems and Policies, 149-1965 -- The Thought of Mao Tse-tung -- The Revolution in Culture -- The Crisis, 1966-1967 -- Documentary Appendix. Issued in red cloth with gilt-stamped spine. DJ price clipped, slight edge wear, slight toning at edges. View more info

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The Autobiography of the Chung-Wang Translated from the Chinese, by W. T. Lay

By: Li, Hsiu-ch'eng, 1823-1864

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York :, Praeger Publishers,: 1970

Seller ID: AE0015


ix, 104 p. Translation of Li Hsiu-ch'eng kung. "Long regarded as one of the principal sources about the Taiping movement in the 1850's and early 1860's." Yet, a classic forgery whose accuracy is uncertain. Reprint of the 1865 ed. Bound in green cloth with black on 1/3 of spine with title in gold, translator's name continues on green cloth. Spine slightly scuffed at bottom, top board outer corner bumped, small scuff on the outer top lower board edge. Endp... View more info

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A New Account of Tales of the World [Shih shuo hsin yü]

By: Liu, I-ch'ing, 403-444

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Minneapolis :, University of Minnesota Press,: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: AE0025


xxxii, 726 p. "... with commentary by Liu Chün translated with introduction and notes by Richard B. Mather." A collection of stories, anecdotes, and characterizations largely from the Chin Dynasty (265-420). The commentary by Liu Chün (462-521) relies on many works which are no longer extant. Bound in gray cloth with Chinese title on top boards and on spine with English. DJ with spine sunned, slight shelf wear, small tear at top of spine, nick in fron... View more info

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Reform in Sung China; Wang An-shih (1021-1086) and His New Policies

By: Liu, James T. C., 1919-1993.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge :, Harvard University Press,: 1968

Edition: 1st ed., 2nd Printing

Seller ID: BA0055


xiv, 140, xix p. Includes bibliography and glossary. Harvard East Asian Series, no. 3. First printed 1959. Issued in tan cloth with black printed spine. " ... he led a far-embracing reform effort, the significance of which is still disputed among those who study Chinese institutions." -- DJ front flap. Slight bumping lower spine. DJ toned at extremities and esp. spine, price clipped, slight soiling, wear at top and bottom of spine, back outer tip. View more info

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The Long Revolution

By: Snow, Edgar, 1905-1972

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York :, Random House,: 1972

Edition: 1st ed., 2nd Printing

Seller ID: BA0025


x, 269 p., [16] p. of plates. ISBN: 0394468597. Issued in burgundy cloth with gold stamped spine and E | S in silver on top board, map on endpapers. "The Long Revolution adds immeasurably to our knowledge of 'the truth' about China and its leaders, both before and after the Cultural Revolution ... " -- DJ front flap. DJ with some shelfwear and soiling, toning at interior folds, edgewear at top with 3 small tears front top and spine. DJ tears repaired with Filmopla... View more info

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Han Civilization

By: Wang, Zhongshu, 1925-

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New Haven and London :, Yale University Press,: 1982

Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

Seller ID: AE0020


xx, 261 p. Translated by K. C. Chang and collaborators. Early Chinese Civilizations Series. "... a series of nine lectures on Han Dynasty archaeology ... given in Chinese ..." Map on frontis. running over to t.p. 320 photos. Bound in black cloth with spine stamped in red. DJ with slight shelf wear, spine sunned. View more info