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Japanese Colonialism In Taiwan: Land Tenure, Development, And Dependency In Taiwan, 1895-1945

by Ka, Chih-Ming

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1995
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9780813389226
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1995. Exploring the dynamics of development and dependency, this book traces the experience of Taiwan under Japanese colonial rule. Chih-ming Ka shows how, unlike in other sugar-producing colonies, Taiwan was able to sustain its indigenous family farms and small-scale rice millers, who not only survived but thrived in competition with Japanese sugar capital. Focusing on Taiwan’s… Read more
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T'ang Studies: Number Three

by Kroll, Paul W

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1985
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Boulder, CO.: T'ang Studies Society, 1985. Scholarly publication contains contributions from various academic authors including "The Princess Realized in Jade", "The Flight from the Capital and the Death of the Precious Consort Yang", recent archaeological discoveries on the Sui and T'ang: articles from Chinese Journals 1983; in the wake of Wei Chien's flotilla or "precious chicken, indeed!": some additional notes… Read more
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The Complete Works of Tao Yuanming

by Shilin, Tan

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1992
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First Edition
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9789575863555
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Taipei, Taiwan: Bookman Books Ltd., 1992. Scholarly text presents the first major detailed translation in English of the complete works of one of China's greatest poets, Tao Yuanming of the Eastern Jin Dynasty (A.D. 317-420). He was known as the "recluse poet of all times" and "the father of pastoral poetry" and "the poet unstained by worldly dust". The majority… Read more
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The Chinese Mosaic: The Peoples and Provinces of China

by Moser, Leo J

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1985
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9780865310858
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1985. Scholarly text presents an overview of the Han Chinese people, traces their historical and geographical backgrounds, and describes in detail the unique characteristics of each of the principal Han groups. The author examines the links in China between language and political culture and addresses the topics of race, religion, and ethnicity; provincial stereotypes; folk culture;… Read more
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The Two Vietnams: A Political And Military Analysis

by Fall, Bernard B

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1984
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Second Revised Edition
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9780813300924
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1984. Classic revised and expanded text which was completed by the author shortly before his untimely death in South Vietnam in 1967. Text presents a comparative study of the governmental, military and economic institutions of both North and South Vietnam, including topics covering Vietnamese colonialism; the war with Thailand; the birth of the Viet-Minh; rise of… Read more
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Nitobe Inazo: Japan's Bridge Across the Pacific

by Howes, John F

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1995
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9780813389240
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1995. A collection of essays which chronicles the career and works of Japan's premier internationalist and self-proclaimed "bridge across the Pacific", Nitobe Inazo. He was appointed Under-Secretary of the League of Nations before the Japanese invasion of Manchuria in 1931 led to his downfall. At the time of his death in 1933, Nitobe was the best-known… Read more
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Foreign Employees in Nineteenth-Century Japan

by Beauchamp, Edward R. & Iriye, Akira

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1990
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9780813375557
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1990. Scholarly text presents a comprehensive study of the oyatoi gaikokujin (foreign employees) and their contributions to the rapid development that characterized Meiji Japan (1868-1912). The importance of foreign advisors hired by central and local governments in late Tokugawa and early Meiji Japan is widely recognized by students of Japan's modern development. Definition of "yatoi" phenomenon… Read more
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The Status of Tibet: History, Rights, and Prospects in International Law

by Van Walt Van Pragg, Michael C

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1987
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9780813303949
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1987. Scholarly text presents a detailed study of the history of the Tibetan state from the nation's unification in the seventh century to its disputed incorporation into the People's Republic of China. Text addresses questions of statehood, the effects of interstate relations on independence, acquisition of territory, and self-determination. 381 pgs. Illustrated. Publisher's stamp on front… Read more
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Party-Military Relations in the People's Republic of China and Taiwan: Paradoxes of Control

by Cheng, Hsiao-shih

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1990
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9780813377384
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1990. In this scholarly study, Dr Cheng examines how Leninist party-states have been able to maintain stable civil-military relations. Challenging conventional western scholarship, which holds that the party effectively controls the military through the "Political Commissar System" (PCS), the author contends that military participation in politics is the key stabilizing factor. To support his argument, the… Read more
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A Military History of China

by Graff, David A. & Higham, Robin

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2002
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9780813337364
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 2002. Scholarly text presents a basic introduction to the military history of China from the second millennium B.C.E. to the present. Text is organized along both thematic and chronological lines, deals with such topics as Continuity and Change; Military Writings; Warlordism in Early Republican China; The Sino-Japanese War; and Recent Developments in Chinese Military. Text also… Read more
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Memoirs of Li Tsung-Jen

by Tong, Te-Kong & Tsung-Jen, Li

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1979
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9780891583431
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1979. Comprehensive scholarly text presents a detailed compilation of the recollections of revolution, wars, politics, and life of Li Tsung-Jen, supported by extensive research by Te-Kong Tong. Li Tsung-Jen rose from peasant origins to become one of the top leaders during the Nationalist rule of the Chinese mainland. For over a quarter of a century, Li… Read more
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Tibetan Nation

by Smith, Warren W

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1996
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9780813332802
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1996. This detailed history offers the most comprehensive account available of Tibetan nationalism, Sino-Tibetan relations and the issue of Tibetan self-determination. Warren Smith explores Tibet's ethnic and national origins, the birth of the Tibetan state, the Buddhist state and its relations with China, Tibet's quest for independence and the Chinese takeover of Tibet after 1950. 732… Read more
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Scarlet Memorial: Tales of Cannibalism in Modern China

by Yi, Zheng

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1996
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9780813326153
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1996. Comprehensive highly acclaimed text, written by a Chinese journalist who recently emigrated to the United States details over 100 incidents of cannibalism that allegedly occurred in Guangxi Province during the Great Proletariat Cultural Revolution (1966-76). Zheng Yi examined official documents and interviewed officials and relatives of the victims. Aside from the specific incidents, which he… Read more
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Ershiwu Shi: Twenty-Five Official Dynastic Histories: Complete 50-Volume Set

by Tan, Sima; Qian, Sima

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Shanghai, China: Yinwen Yinshu Guan The official histories of China are compilated to the corpus of Twenty-five Histories (Ershiwu Shi) which comprise this 50-volume complete set. The 25 (26) Official Dynastic Histories includes: Shiji, Records of the Grand Scribe, a universal history compiled by Sima Tan and his son Sima Qian, ends in 93 BC Hanshu, Book of (Former)… Read more
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The Japanese Communist Party 1922-1945

by Beckmann, George M. & Genji, Okubo

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1969
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9780804706742
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Stanford, CA.: Stanford University Press, 1969. Classic comprehensive highly acclaimed text presents the first detailed account of the founding and development of the Japanese Communist Party, with an emphasis on its peak period between 1922-1932. Obtained from never before accessible key party documents and materials, text traces the history of revolutionary socialism in Japan from 1898 to the founding of… Read more
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European Journal of East Asian Studies: Volume I, I

by Henriot, Christian & Waley, Paul

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2001
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Leiden, The Netherlands: Koninklijke Brill, 2001. Scholarly text presents East Asian interdisciplinary studies and research in the social sciences, law, economics, political science, anthropology, geography, and modern history. Topics include The Early Chinese Newspapers and the Chinese Public Sphere; Governing the Rice Market; Tribute and Treaties: East Asian Treaty Ports Networks in the Era of Negotiation, 1834-1894; Overcoming Modernity, Yesterday… Read more
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European Journal of East Asian Studies: Volume I, I

by Henriot, Christian & Waley, Paul

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2002
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Leiden, The Netherlands: Koninklijke Brill, 2002. Scholarly text presents East Asian interdisciplinary studies and research in the social sciences, law, economics, political science, anthropology, geography, and modern history. Topics include Reform and Deregulation Policies in Post-Crisis East Asia; Asian Crisis and Political Change: Discourses on Political Reform in East and Southeast Asia; Japan and the East Asia Financial Crisis; Vietnam… Read more
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Chinese Local History: Stone Inscriptions from Fukien in the Sung to Ch'ing Periods

by Vermeer, Eduard B

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Published
1991
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9780813384122
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 1991. Comprehensive scholarly text presents the first English-language collection of select inscriptions dating from the Sung Dynasty, covering social, economic, and religious issues, including translations, annotations, and commentary of stone texts found at Fukien, a province known for its maritime and commercial traditions and strong clans. The thirty-three texts provides direct documetary evidence of key dimensions… Read more
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China in the Post-Utopian Age

by Smith, Christopher J

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2000
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9780813319865
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Boulder, CO.: Westview Press, 2000. Comprehensive text presents a detailed study of the history and transformation of China's sociopolitical economy, including topics covering geographical imperatives; relationships between society and state; demographics and population policies; life and death in contemporary China and an assessment of its health care system; spatial organization of economic and social life during the Four Modernizations; economic… Read more
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The World's Greatest Collections: Oriental Ceramics: Vol.6 Percival David Foundation of Chinese Art, London

by Medley, Margaret

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1982
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9780870114458
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Tokyo, Japan: Kodansha International Ltd., 1982. Classic rare text contains some of the private collections of Chinese ceramics of Sir Percival David; the greater part of the collection is confined to the period between the tenth and the eighteenth century, predominantly the Sung and Ming periods, with some pieces dating earlier and later. Fourteen hundred of the pieces were donated… Read more
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