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Chinese History & Literature From C L Hawley


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Silver Sister
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Silver Sister

By Ng, Lillian

Melbourne: Mandarin,. Paperback. 307pp. + brief glossary.  Autobiography dealing with the plight of a girl in rural China as she struggles to escape her world.First runner up for the 1993 Angus Robertson Bookworld Prize.  Pages lightly tanned. Externally clean and bright. Very good copy. . Paperback. 1994.

$3.94

Beginning Chinese
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Beginning Chinese

By DeFrancis, John

New Haven: Yale University Press,. Paperback. 536pp. Completely revised edition. A set of basic lessons, using pinyin romanization, in spoken Pekingese or standard Mandarin. Although based on an alphabet familiar to Europeans there are also two lessons on Chinese characters. Glossary-index; supplementary vocabulary; detailed suggested study guide. Some external browning. Reading and shelf wear with some loss to surface of spine. A sound reading copy. Sound reading copy only . Paperback. 1974.

$15.76

The Future of China After Mao
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The Future of China After Mao

By Terrill, Ross

London: Andre Deutsch,. 331pp. A study of the dynamics of politics in China in the 1970s from the death of Mao, the role of Chou En-lai, the battle with the 'Gang of Four' and the emergence of Chairman Hua, this book provided portraits of key individuals along side an assessment of China within international affairs. Includes brief chronology of 1976-77, brief glossary of terms and names and a 60 page appendix with translations of several key Chinese political speeches and other documents. Indexed.  Slightly bumped to spine. Rubbed to top edge of dw. Price on inner dw flap has been inked through in red. Light black biro mark to outside of dw. Slightly faded to sine and browned to white areas. Near fine copy in very good dw . Hardcover. First edition. 1978.

$9.19

The British Government's China Policy 1945-1950
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The British Government's China Policy 1945-1950

By Feng, Zhong-ping

Keele: Ryburn / Keele University Press,. Hardback. 189pp. An analysis of British foreign policy and Britain's attitudes to Communism and Mao. Detailed bibliography. Indexed. Very clean and neat. Near fine copy in near fine dust wrapper. . Hardcover. 1994.

$9.85

An Introduction to Chinese Politics
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An Introduction to Chinese Politics

By Hinton, Harold C.

Newton Abbot: Davis & Charles,. Hardback. 323pp. A consideration of the events and politics since 1949. Useful appendix details research methods for Chinese politics. A number of maps and charts. Indexed. Very lightly bumped to spine. Dust wrapper is sunned to spine and rubbed to top edge. Near fine copy in very good dw . Hardcover. First edition. 1973.

$6.57

Three Major Struggles on China's Philosophical Front (1949-64)

By Ribao, Renmin; etc.

Peking: Foreign Languages Press,. P/b, 7'' x 5'', 66pp Four political Essays. Very clean and bright. Minimal wear. Light crease to back cover and last page. Good+, sound copy . 1973.

$3.94

The Birth of Communist China

By Fitzgerald, C. P.

Harmondsworth: Pelican,. Paperback. 288pp. Although earlier background in provided this account concentrates upon the events of 1911 and after. Some creasing to spine and other reading and edge wear. Lightly browned internally. Becoming weak to front internal joint. Reading copy only. . Paperback. 1971.

$2.63

The Southern Expansion of the Chinese People
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The Southern Expansion of the Chinese People

By FitzGerald, C. P.

London: Barrie & Jenkins,. Hardback. 230pp. Cultural, economic and political study. Bumped to bottom of spine. Dw is sunned to spine and rubbed to edges with a couple of small tears. Good+, sound copy in good dust wrapper . Hardcover. 1972.

$10.51

China's Cultural Legacy and Communism
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China's Cultural Legacy and Communism

By Crozier, Ralph C. (editor)

London: Pall Mall Press.. Hardback. 313pp. A well organised and varied anthology of essays, excerpts and commentaries by Chinese and non-Chinese observers. Organised into sections covering cultural policy, museums and monuments, history and archaeology, philosophy, religion, language and literature, opera, performing arts, painting, architecture, and the Cultural Revolution. Two small selections of black and white plates. Further reading. Red cloth with gilt titles. Slightly bumped to spine. Dw is worn to edges with some very small chips and more significant closed tears. White areas of dw are showing dust and handling marks. Near fine copy in good- dw. . Hardcover. First edition.

$9.19

Cultural Relics Unearthed in China

Peking: Foreign Languages Press,. Laminated card envelope with colour photograph to front. Contains 12 different unused postcards in fine condition. Each postcard shows one of a variety of archaeological finds photographed in colour. Card envelope is generally clean and bright but has some light bumping and creasing. Postcards are in fine condition. Near fine postcards in very good card envelope . None. 1973.

$5.25