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We Have Friends All Over the World

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Published
1970
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Fine
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First Thus
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Peking: China Record Company, 1970 A collection of mostly rousing propagandist /patriotic songs Chinese (but musicallly in a more western style) undated but apparenyly issued during the Maoist "Cultural Revolution[1966-76] Songs included : Albania, Our Close Comrade And Brother; A Great Friendship Sealed In Blood; Song Of Friendship Between The Chinese And Vietnamese People; Song Of Friendship Between… Read more
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Blond China Doll: A Shanghai Interlude, 1939-1953

by Headley, Hannelore Heinemann

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2004
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New
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First Edition
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9780973580303
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St.Catherines. ON: Blond China Doll Enterprises, 2004 "Hannelore 's story begins in Berlin on the night of November 9, 1938 .. Kristallnacht ... ..her German-Jewish family fled for a safe haven from the terrot of the Nazis and the impendign Holocaust. Their destination : the port city of Shanghai ... by 1951 Shanghai had become politically dangerous under the Communists… Read more
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Da Xing Li Shi You Hua Yu Mei Ren

by Jiang Yun Zhong (1922-2013)

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Published
1998
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Fine
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First Thus
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Shanghai: Jiang Yun Zhong, 1998 English title " The huge size Chinese historic oil painting "Yu Mei Ren" This book describes the concept and execution of the artist's extraordinary mural painting. Using "a creative combination of murals from the West and Japan and screen printing from China" he began the project in 1990 and finished in 1998. It was assembled… Read more
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Blond China Doll: A Shanghai Interlude 1939-1953

by Headley, Hannelore Heinemann

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2004
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Near Fine
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1st Canadian Edition
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9780973580303
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St Catherines Ontario: Blond China Doll Enterprises, 2004 "Hannelore 's story begins in Berlin on the night of November 9, 1938 .. Kristallnacht ... ..her German-Jewish family fled for a safe haven from the terrot of the Nazis and the impendign Holocaust. Their destination : the port city of Shanghai ... by 1951 Shanghai had become politically dangerous under the… Read more
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The Magic Brush: A Story of Love, Family, and Chinese Characters

by Yeh, Kat

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Published
2011
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New
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1st US Edition
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9780802721785
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New York: Walker Childrens, 2011 Combining a heartwarming family story, a magical adventure, and a multilingual primer on Chinese language, The MagicBrush tells the story of Jasmine, a young girl who learns Chinese calligraphy from her Agong, or grandfather. As Jasmine learns how to paint the characters for dragon, fish, horse, friend, and more,she and Agong are magically transported to… Read more
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You tai ren zai shang hai =The Jews in Shanghai

by Guang, Pan [ed]

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Published
2000
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First Edition
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9787805301778
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Shanghai: Shanghai Pictorial Press, 2000 Text in Chinese and English Copiously illustrated introduction to the history of the Jewish community of Shanghai. Of particuler note is the presence of the thousands of Jews who found refuge in Shanghai from the persecutions in Nazi Germany. 90p. illus bibliography.. First Edition. Hardcover. As New/Fine.
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Touched By Indigo : Chinese blue-and-white textiles and Embroideryy = = Lan ran : Zhongguo lan yin hua bu yu tao hua zhan Lan

by Tsang, Ka Bo

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2004
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1st Canadian Edition
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Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 2004 Guide to an exhibition held at the Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, 9 Oct. 2004-10 Apr. 2005. Describes the fabrics and the decorating techniques and designs. Includes : Chronology, Indigo. Cotton, Woven fabrics plain and decorated, Pattern-dyed fabrics,Tie-dye, Wax-resist, etc. Embroidery. 80p. illus [col.] map. bibliography [Only 2 copies in WorldCat]. 1st Canadian Edition. Comb… Read more
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The Gunpowder Gardens: Travels Through India and China in Search of Tea

by Goodwin, Jason

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Published
1993
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Very Good
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9780099223610
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New York: Vintage, 1993 The author's grandmothers spent their lives in China and India, daily observing the imperial custom of afternoon tea. Inspired by their memories he set off to explore the fast-disappearing relics of their world - an exploration which reached back into the history of the tea trade. In a journey through the lost European cities of the… Read more
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The Peoples of China

by National Geographic, Cartographic Division

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Published
1980
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Fine
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Washington: National Geographic, 1980 Poster-sized folded map illustrating the various ethnic groups in China, with a large scale map of China, Mongolia. Vietnam and surrounding areas on the reverse.Originally issued with the National Geoegraphic magazine in July 1980.. Folded Map. Fine. Map.
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Anyang and Sanxingdui: Unveiling the Mystery

by Chen Shen

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Published
2003
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New
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1st Can Ed.
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9780888544414
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Toronto: Royal Ontario Museum, 2003 1st Can Ed.. Softcover. New.
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Cech cástecným Cínanem

by Ulc, Ota

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Published
2004
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Very Good
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First Edition.
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9788020012722
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Prague: Academia, 2004 Travel in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Japan. 407p. illus. Slight scuffing at foot of spine.. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good.
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Japan China

by Kazantzakis,Nikos

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Published
1963
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Very Good
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1st.US Ed..
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1963 A Journal of two voyages in the Far East 1935 and 1957."The people, the philosophies & the arts of the Far East had a special place in Nikos Kazantzakis' mind & a profound influence over his thoughts and work. . the color, the music,architecture, theatre and literature of these two great nations - all… Read more
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London: Uncovered Editions, 2001 Mr. Hosie's Journey to Tibet 1904 : A Report by Mr. A. Hosie, His Majestys Consul at Chengtu, on a Journey from Chengtu to the Eastern Frontier of Tibet by Tim Coates (2002, Paperback)[Buy it!]. Pbk. Good.
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The Trail of War. On the Track of Big Horse in Central Asia.

by Hedin, Sven

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Published
2009
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As New
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Reprint
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9781845117023
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New York: Tauris Parke Paperbacks, 2009 This is the first paperback edition of the classic book on Central Asia first published by Macmillan in 1936. Foreword by John Hare " Sven Hedin tells the story of a remarkable expedition he made to the remote Chinese province of Xinjiang. Commissioned by the Chinese to map a road through one of the… Read more
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Danziger's Travels Beyond Forbidden Frontiers

by Danziger, Nick

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Published
1989
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Very Good
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Reprint.
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9780586087060
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London: Paladin., 1989 Danzigers Travels is a riveting account of a daring 18 month journey from Istanbul to Peking. "After walking and hitch-hiking his way through southern Turkey and the Iran of the Ayatollahs, he entered Afghanistan illegally in the wake of a convoy of Chinese weapons and spent another two months dodging Russian helicopter gunships with rebel guerrillas. He… Read more
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Japan China

by Kazantzakis,Nikos

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Published
1963
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1st.US Ed..
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New York: Simon & Schuster, 1963 A Journal of two voyages in the Far East 1935 and 1957."The people, the philosophies & the arts of the Far East had a special place in Nikos Kazantzakis' mind & a profound influence over his thoughts and work. . the color, the music,architecture, theatre and literature of these two great nations - all… Read more
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Little Chinese Cookbook

by Tan, Terry

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Published
1990
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Fine
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Reprint.
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9780877017981
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San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 1990 Tiny neat book about Chinese food. 60p. illus. Would make a nice small gift. Reprint.. Hard Cover. Fine/Fine. Illus. by Susan Dray.
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The Good Earth

by Buck, Pearl S.

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Published
1964
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Very Good
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New York: Pocket Books, 1964 Cardinal Classic C III. Vintage paperback copy, clean tight, unmarked text, Small tear on rear cover, and a little piece shipped from the foot of spine.. Reprint. Pbk. Very Good.
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The Good Earth

by Buck, Pearl S.

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Published
1946
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Near Fine
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New York: Pocket Books, 1946 Cardinal Classic C III. Vintage paperback copy, exceptionally clean tight, unmarked text,. Reprint. Pbk. Near Fine.
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A History of the Ancient World

by Starr, Chester G

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Published
1991
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Fine
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4th.Ed..
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9780195066289
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1991 New edition of a standard work on ancient history. as well as Greece and Rome it covers Egypt, Mesopotamia, China and the Indus Civilization. "Reflecting five decades of teaching and research, and drawing on the most recent scholarship, the fourth edition of this widely-read history provides the same broad coverage, chronological framework, and absorbing… Read more
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