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Sword's edge, part one: The sword and the maiden

by Kim, Sanho; with Michael Juliar

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1973
ISBN
9780914380016
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$20.00

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Southfield, MI: Iron Horse Pub. Co, 1973. Unpaginated paperback, light shelfwear, very good. Adventure comics by a Korean immigrant artist.
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The Amerasians: a study and research on interracial children in Korea

by Moen, Sveinung Johnson

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Published
1974
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$45.00

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Seoul; Los Angeles: Taewon, 1974. 119p., paperback, very good but for gift inscription on front endpaper. The author, a Norwegian Baptist clergyman and social worker, discusses the plight of children born to sex workers and other women around the US military bases in South Korea.
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Seoul: Office of Public Information, Supreme Council for National Reconstruction, 1961. 41p. staplebound pamphlet, minor handling wear. Issued to promote the ostensibly positive effects of Park Chung-hee's coup in South Korea.
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$25.00
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'United Nations' P.O.W's in Korea

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Published
1953
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$35.00

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Peking: Chinese People's Committee for World Peace, 1953. 92p. slender paperback, thoroughly illustrated, 8.5x10.25 inches, some corner wear, spine panel has some tears. Address of a Canadian communist publisher handwritten inside the rear cover. Arues that although Chinese and North Korean prisoners were treated horribly in UN POW camps during the Korean War, western POWs in North Korea had… Read more
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image of The Confucian Kingship in Korea. Yôngjo and the politics of sagacity

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New York: Columbia University Press, 2001. 329p., very good paperback.
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image of Shamans, Housewives, and Other Restless Spirits: Women in Korean ritual life

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Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1985. 234p., very good hardcover in dustjacket.
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image of Summary of Congressional Proceedings of General Interest Compiled from the Congressional Record of the United States of America, March - June, 1951

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Ottawa: Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (General Council), 1951. iv, pp.79-164, staple-fastened softbound in 9.5x6 inch plain printed grey wraps. Staples, which are exposed to view, are badly rusted, item is generally edgeworn and dust-soiled. Complete, clean within and unmarked, a good reference copy. The summaries are lucid with helpful annotations. Vol. VII, No. 2.
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Travel and comment; with illustrations from photographs

by Phelan, James D.

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Published
1923
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$15.00

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San Francisco: A. M. Robertson, 1923. xviii, 318p., hardcover, minor shelfwear. Phelan, a former San Francisco Mayor and U.S. Senator, completed a world tour in 1921-22. Most of his attention focused on Asia; three chapters are devoted to Japan, one to Korea ("crushed and humiliated"), China, the question of Philippine independnece, Gandhi in India, and more.
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Korean Women: View from the Inner Room

by Kendall, Laurel; Peterson Mark (editors)

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1983
ISBN
9780910825023
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$12.00

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New Haven, CT: East Rock Press, Inc, 1983. xi, 193 p., preface by Martina Deuchler. Front cover creased lower corner, else in very good condition. Bookstore sticker on the back cover. Essays on modern and traditional Korean women's lives and feminine cultural perspective.
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Voices in Diversity: Poets from Postwar Korea

by Won, Ko, selection, translation, and preface

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Published
2001
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$15.00

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Merrick, NY: Cross-Cultural Communications, 2001. Paperback. 124p., wraps, 5.5x8.5 inches, wraps lightly worn else very good condition.
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$15.00
image of Anvil, a student anti-war quarterly and student partisan. Vol. 3, no. 2, Fall Quarter 1951

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New York: New York Student Federation Against War, Socialist Club of Roosevelt College, Politics Club of University of Chicago, 1951. 47p., 8.5 x 11 inches, wraps worn with cover wrap begining to fray and chip, and toned, else good condition. Cover story on FDR, plus articles on the Korean War, the Twentieth Century political novel, and more. … Read more
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image of [Rubbing of part of the Lotus Sutra from a stone engraving, Kyongju, Korea]

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Kyongju, 1967. Approximately 16x14 inch sheet of soft paper with ink rubbing of the inscription from a broken fragment of a stone temple wall. A small card from the Dongguk University Museum paperclipped to the corner has a handwritten note, "(1967) Newly discovered Silla sutra "Lotus" (法華經) / Stone (one of fragments). 9th cent. Kyongju. Once constructed the wall… Read more
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$95.00
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What I saw in Korea

by Felton, Monica

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Published
1951
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$12.00

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London: the author, 1951. 11p., staplebound pamphlet, remnant of a paper label at the spine, otherwise minor handling. Sympathetic report by the British visitor to North Korea during the war; describes atrocities carried out by US and South Korean forces. Two black and white photos show mass graves, another shows a distraught woman who has learned of a relative's… Read more
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Korean lullaby

by Fast, Howard

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Published
[195-]
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$35.00

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New York: American Peace Crusade, [195-]. [12p.], staplebound pamphlet, old price rubberstamped on cover (apparently done by the issuer; it seems to be found on most copies), otherwise minor toning and handling. Anti-Korean War poetry by the author of Spartacus, published during his blacklisted period.
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Women in China today. No 10

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Published
1952
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n.p.: All-China Democratic Women's Federation, 1952. 17p., staplebound pamphlet, year penned in corner, otherwise mild handling. The last in a series of booklets published during the Korean War. This one includes "As a mother of eight children, I demand peace!" The author vows, "We will never allow the foreign invaders to come again to slaughter our children!
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Global Mom: Notes from a Pioneer Adoptive Family

by Noone, Lana; with Bryon, Jennie, and Jason Noone

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Published
2003
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Baltimore: Gateway Press, 2003. 26p., wraps, 5.5 x 8.5 inches, lightly worn else very good condition. Signed by Lana Noone on the title page. Memoirs of a white suburban couple who adopted two children from the Vietnam Babylift and one from Korea.
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image of Leverage of the Weak; Labor and Environmental Movements in Taiwan and South Korea

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Paperback. xv, 225p., illustrated with a few charts, tables and line maps, softbound in 9x6 inch colorphoto wraps; sound, clean and unmarked, a very good copy. Social movements, protest, and contention vol 42.
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image of Thailand at the Margins. Internationalization of the State and the Transformation of Labour

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Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. xvii, 241p., illustrated with tables only, hardbound first edition in 9.5x6 inch textured black boards gilt and glossy dust jacket. As-new condition: absolutely sound, clean and unmarked.
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$18.00
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Dragons in Distress; Asia's Miracle Economies in Crisis

by Bello, Walden and Stephanie Rosenfeld

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Bolerium Books Inc., ABAA/ILAB
Published
1990
ISBN
9780935028553
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$12.00

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San Francisco: A Food First Book / Institute for Food and Development Policy, 1990. Paperback. xvii, 428p., illustrated with tables, first edition of the softbound in 8x5.5 inch decorated wraps. Faintest edgewear to covers, paperstock mildly toned and bearing a few tiny dog-ears, a clean, sound, very good copy that is inscribed and signed by both authors on the… Read more
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image of Echoes of the Past, Epics of Dissent; A South Korean Social Movement

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Berkeley: University of California Press, 1996. Paperback. xviii, 306p., illustrated with b&w photos, some line maps and tables; softbound in 9x6 inch decorated wraps, mild signs of age and handling: paperstock is slightly toned, covers show a slight curl, a nice copy, quite sound, clean and unmarked.
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$12.00