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GETTING HIGH IN THE HIMALAYAS

By Ramsey, James (signed by the author)

New York: Carlton Press, Inc, 1986. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover) signed by the author. ISBN 0806226013 103pp.

$10.00

TORTURED VOICES: PERSONAL ACCOUNTS OF BURMA'S INTERROGATION CENTRES

By All Burma Student's Democratic Front

Bangkok, Thailand: ABSDF, 1998. PB. fine, wraps (softcover). ISBN 9748645134 140pp.

$10.00

INTRODUCING ASIA

By Battistini, Lawrence H.

New York: The John Day Company, 1953. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations and maps. Thousands of years of history, one third of the earth's area, more than half its population - such is the scope of this compact, objective, readable account of the Asian countries." 289pp.

$7.50

BURMESE FAMILY

By Khaing, Mi Mi (introduction by Santha Rama Rau)

Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 1962. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). ill. by E. G. N. Kinch. With grace, affection, and gentle humor Miss Khaing relates the details of her childhood and the history of her family, skillfully weaving into her narrative a complete view of everyday life in Burma. 200pp.

$6.00

THE SPLENDORS OF TIBET

By Topping, Audrey (text and photographs by) (foreword by Seymour Topping)

New York: SINO Publishing Company, 1980. HC. very good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W and color illustrations. Topping has photographed for the first time much of the magnificent sacred art treasures that are hidden from public view in Tibet's three greatest structures: The Potala, Palace of the Dalai Lamas, and the Drepung Monastery known as the Rice Heap. 185pp, index.

$7.50

IN TIME LIKE GLASS - REFLECTIONS ON A JOURNEY IN ASIA

By Ames, Evelyn

Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1974. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). drawings by Joe Veno. ISBN 0395194199 174pp.

$5.00

A SHARE OF THE HARVEST: KINSHIP, PROPERTY, AND SOCIAL HISTORY AMONG THE MALAYS OF REMBAU

By Peletz, Michael Gates

Berkeley, CA: Univ. of California Press, 1988. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). B&W illustrations. ISBN 0520061535 Provides new perspective on the social history of Negeri Sembilan Malays as well as a critical assessment of the structure of kinship and property relations during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. 385pp.

$10.00

THE ASIAN CENTURY: THE ECONOMIC ASCENT OF THE PACIFIC RIM - AND WHAT IT MEANS FOR THE WEST

By Weiss, Julian

New York: Facts On File, 1989. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). ISBN 0816016879 A thorough country-by-country examination of the dynamic East Asian region. 231pp.

$5.00

THE TRADITIONAL TRADE OF ASIA
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THE TRADITIONAL TRADE OF ASIA

By Simkin, C. G. F.

London: Oxford University Press, 1968. HC. good w/good dustjacket (hardcover). B&W ill., B&W maps. ISBN 019215317X Economic, cultural and political links between the various parts of Asia were forged over many centuries by a widespread and remarkably durable system of trade. This book offers a comprehensive survey of that trade. 417pp.

$10.00

NATIONALISM AND THE CRISES OF ETHNIC MINORITIES IN ASIA
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NATIONALISM AND THE CRISES OF ETHNIC MINORITIES IN ASIA

By Kang, Tai S. (edited by)

Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1979. HC. very good, black cloth (hardcover) (no dustjacket as published). ISBN 0313206236 "Contributions in Sociology, Number 34." 148pp.

$12.00

ASIA RISING: WHY AMERICA WILL PROSPER AS ASIA'S ECONOMIES BOOM
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ASIA RISING: WHY AMERICA WILL PROSPER AS ASIA'S ECONOMIES BOOM

By Rohwer, Jim

New York: Simon & Schuster, 1995. HC. fine w/fine dustjacket (hardcover). B&W tables, charts, maps. ISBN 0684807521 A provocative business book which argues that the wealth generated by Asia's resurrection will create tides of business and financial opportunities for Western companies and their workers. 382pp.

$5.00

FAR EASTERN BEGINNINGS

By Vlahos, Olivia

New York: The Viking Press, 1976. HC. very good+ w/very good+ dustjacket (hardcover). illustrated by George Ford. ISBN 0670307394 The author's emphasis is on the people of this continent: a fascinating panorama of thousands of years of migrations, which left behind physical features and cultural creations. Discusses the history and customs of the diverse cultures found on the Asian continent, from India to Siberia - Juvenile literture. 292pp.

$5.00